Chinese, Advanced Beginning I


Winter 2014 quarter

Taught by

media and Chinese studies


One quarter of college-level Chinese or equivalent

This course is designed for students who have some prior experience in Chinese language and know the use of Chinese pinyin system. The course will begin with a review and assessment from which the starting points for new learning will be determined. The emphasis is placed on continued introduction of standard Mandarin Chinese listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing, with special attention to the building of useful vocabularies through interactive practice and small group activities. Learning activities may also include speaker presentations and field trips. The class is fast-paced with use of internet and computerized software to accelerate the learning. Chinese history and culture will be included as it relates to each language lesson. The course is highly recommended for those who want to take part in the summer Chinese travel study program.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Academic Website

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening

Advertised schedule: 5:30-7:30p Tue/Thu


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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning: Access to web-based tools required, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Required Fees

$10 museum admission fee


Date Revision
November 8th, 2013 New course added Nov 7, 2013.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Winter)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 24


Course Reference Number

(4 credits): 20392

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