CHIN 243

Non-Intensive Basic Chinese II – Part II

CHIN 243 (3 credits) (4hrs/week)

CHIN 243 is a continuation of CHIN 241 for heritage language learners . This course continues to develop students’ communicative competence in listening, speaking, reading and writing in spoken Mandarin and modern written Chinese, with special emphasis on reading and writing. By the end of CHIN 243, students are expected to be able to master an active vocabulary of 1,200 Chinese characters, to have a good command of the basic grammar, idiomatic expressions, sentence patterns, to conduct short conversations and discussion with standard Mandarin pronunciation, to comprehend and write short stories and essays in modern Chinese.

Textbook : A Primer for Advanced Beginners of Chinese Vol. II (Li et al. 2004) (Simplified character edition)

Prerequisite : CHIN 241 or equivalent

Placement interview : required (except for continuing students with advancement approval from previous class)

Continued Area of Study : CHIN 341

Winter 2021

CHIN243 Basic Chinese II: Part 2 (Heritage) Sections

Continuation of CHIN 241. Credit will be granted for only one of CHIN 243 or CHIN 117 or CHIN 244.