Chinese - CHNS

CHNS F100A Chinese Culture and Conversation IA

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

An introductory course in Chinese language and culture with an emphasis on the spoken pronunciation, and contemporary use of the language. This class does not meet Perspectives on the Human Condition requirements, or Foreign Language major or minor requirements. (3+0)

CHNS F100B Chinese Culture and Conversation IB

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

A continuation of introduction to the Chinese language and culture with an emphasis on the spoken and written language. Course will focus on language skills to include grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and contemporary use of the language. This class does not meet Perspectives on the Human Condition requirements, or Foreign Language major or minor requirements. Prerequisites: CHNS F100A or permission of the instructor. (3+0)

CHNS F100C Chinese Culture and Conversation IIA

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

This is the first semester course of second-year examination of Chinese culture and conversation (a continuation of CHNS F100B). The student will continue to progress in the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing by learning more characters/vocabulary and broadened sentence patterns. Grammar and sentence pattern analysis will be presented systematically with respect to the course materials to help students establish a solid foundation for the use of language. Prerequisites: CHNS F100B or permission of the instructor. (3+0)

CHNS F100D Chinese Culture and Conversation IIB

3 Credits
Offered As Demand Warrants

The second semester course of second-year examination of Chinese culture and conversation (a continuation of CHNS F100C). The student will continue to progress in the basic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing by learning more characters/vocabulary and broadened sentence patterns. Grammar and sentence pattern analysis will be presented systematically with respect to the course materials to help students establish a solid foundation for the use of language. Prerequisites: CHNS F100C or permission of the instructor. (3+0)

CHNS F101 Elementary Chinese I (h)

5 Credits
Offered Fall Odd-numbered Years

First year spoken and written Chinese. Emphasis on the basic elements of the language to acquire skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. About 300 characters will be taught. Cultural aspects will be presented. (5+0)

CHNS F102 Elementary Chinese II (h)

5 Credits
Offered Spring Even-numbered Years

First year spoken and written Chinese. Emphasis on the basic elements of the language to acquire skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Approximately 300 characters will be taught. Cultural aspects are presented. Prerequisites: CHIN F101 or equivalent. (5+0)

CHNS F201 Intermediate Chinese I (h)

4 Credits
Offered Fall Even-numbered Years

Continuation of CHNS F102. Continue to gain language skills by learning more characters/vocabulary and broadened sentence patterns. About 200 characters and 700 vocabulary words will be taught. Prerequisites: CHNS F102 or equivalent. (4+0)

CHNS F202 Intermediate Chinese II (h)

4 Credits
Offered Spring Odd-numbered Years

Continuation of CHNS F102. Continue to gain language skills by learning more characters/vocabulary and broadened sentence patterns. About 200 characters and 700 vocabulary words will be taught. Prerequisites: CHNS F201 or equivalent. (4+0)