Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 101 F  Elementary Chinese - Mandarin I 5 Units

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course focuses on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to acquire these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Chinese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Chinese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (Degree Credit) (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE

CHIN 102 F  Elementary Chinese - Mandarin II 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 101 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or one year of high school Chinese with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 90 hours lecture per term. This course continues to focus on the four major skills of language learning - listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing - and the grammar and vocabulary necessary to achieve these skills. Included is an introduction to customs, culture, and civilization of Chinese-speaking countries. This course is conducted primarily in Chinese and requires completion of weekly lab assignments. (Degree Credit) (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

CHIN 203 F  Intermediate Chinese - Mandarin III 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 102 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or two years of high school Chinese with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course includes development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Chinese based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes oral communication and provides an expanded review of key grammatical concepts. (Degree Credit) (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

CHIN 204 F  Intermediate Chinese - Mandarin IV 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 203 F with a grade of C or better or Pass or three years of high school Chinese with a grade of C or better

Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass option. 72 hours lecture per term. This course continues the development of listening and reading comprehension, speaking and writing Chinese based on cultural and literary materials. This course emphasizes intermediate-advanced oral communication, provides an extended review of key grammatical concepts and vocabulary, and fosters understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture by introducing literary readings. This course is conducted entirely in Chinese. (Degree Credit) (CSU) (UC) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC