Jan 21, 2022
CHI 201 - Intermediate Mandarin I [SUN# CHI 2201] 5 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
5 lecture periods 0 lab periods
Continuation of CHI 102 . Includes intermediate selection of grammar structures, oral and aural transactions, political, economic, and social vocabulary in readings and writings, intermediate literary works, and norms, values, and beliefs.
Prerequisite(s): CHI 102
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - OTHER and G; Meets CTE A&H and G.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Analyze and compose with Intermediate Chinese grammar and structure.
- Develop answers to unanticipated questions on familiar material.
- Employ literary, political, economics and social vocabulary in appropriate dialogues.
- Interpret simple literary works.
- Discuss understanding of norms, values, and beliefs in geographical areas where the Chinese language is spoken.
- Intermediate Selection of Grammar Structures
- Time-measure complement
- Approximate number indicators
- Action-measure complement
- Subjectless sentence
- Modal particles
- Structural particles
- Continuous aspect of an action
- Aspects of verbs
- Complements of quantity
- Oral and Aural Transactions
- Communicating in Chinese dealing with daily activities to
- Social issues
- Objects in daily life
- Summarize a story with a paragraph
- Information necessary for daily survival
- Current events
- Answering questions
- Political, Economic, and Social Vocabulary in Readings and Writings
- Literary works by Chinese writers from China
- Working with descriptions and instructions
- Asking and answering related questions to topics
- Write about related topics
- Communism in mainland China and capitalism in Taiwan
- Industrialized Hong Kong
- Intermediate Literary Works
- Short articles
- Short modern stories
- Poetry of modern Chinese writers
- Norms, Values, and Beliefs
- Social and cultural differences between Mainland China (including Hong Kong and Macao) and Taiwan
- Chinese arts: calligraphy and painting styles
- Contemporary music trends, pop music, traditional Chinese opera.
- Religious beliefs
- Lost traditional values in mainland China
- Taiwan values and Chinese traditions
- Cultural norms differ in mainland China and Hong Kong.
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