|CHIN 1002||Elementary Chinese II|
|Prerequisites||CHIN 1001 with grade of C or higher, or placement into 1002|
As a continuation of CHIN 1001, this course is designed for beginners to reinforce the fundamental skills in Chinese language (Mandarin) and to continue learning about the key elements of Chinese culture and society. Students will develop communicative competence in handling daily situations (e.g., making appointments, shopping, discussing school life, talking about transportation) through carefully designed pedagogical activities and assignments. The development of speaking and listening skills will be emphasized throughout the semester. Reading and writing skills will also be cultivated. Students will also have opportunities to develop their independent learning ability. This course is not open to Chinese native speakers.