Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 101
Chinese I
5 Units (AA/AS; Citrus C2; CSU; UC; IGETC 6A; CSUGE C2)
90 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

A course in elementary Chinese (Mandarin) grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation which aims at understanding, speaking, reading and writing simple Chinese and serves as an introduction to Chinese geography and culture.

CHIN 102
Chinese II
5 Units (AA/AS; Citrus C2; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 6A; CSUGE C2)
90 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 101 or two years of high school Chinese.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

Chinese 102 continues to present the fundamentals of Chinese grammar. Students are further trained to pronounce Mandarin correctly, to build their conversational and written vocabulary, and to read and write approximately 300 more Chinese characters.

CHIN 201
Chinese III
5 Units (AA/AS; Citrus C2; CSU; IGETC 3B; UC; IGETC 6A; CSUGE C2)
90 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): CHIN 102 or two years of high school Chinese.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

Chinese 201 is the third semester of Chinese. This intermediate level course is for the further study of the Chinese language with an emphasis on developing communicative skills. Students will utilize what they learned from previous courses (Chinese 101 & 102). Students will learn how to use the language in an in-depth way to express themselves. Class will emphasize grammatical structures, reading, writing skills and language culture.