Elementary Chinese I

This course is for students with no previous Mandarin Chinese experience. If you can speak in Mandarin Chinese about matters related to everyday life situations but can not read and write at the same level, you should enroll in EAST-UA 231 Elementary Chinese for Advanced Beginners.

Designed to develop and reinforce language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing as it relates to everyday life situations. The objectives are: to master the Chinese phonetic system (pinyin and tones) with satisfactory pronunciation; to understand the construction of commonly used Chinese Characters (both simplified and traditional) and learn to write them correctly; to understand and use correctly basic Chinese grammar and sentence structures; to build up essential vocabulary; to read and write level appropriate passages; to become acquainted with aspects of Chinese culture and society related to the course materials.

Term

Section

Instructor

Schedule

Location

Summer 2018

6W1
Qiuxia Shao
MTWR: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM 19UP 228
6W2
Jiayi Xu
MTWR: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM; MTWR: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM 19UP 228

Fall 2018

1
Chen Gao
MTWR: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM; MTWR: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM SILV 512
1
Jiayi Xu
MTWR: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM 7E12 LL21
1
Qiuxia Shao
MTWR: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM SILV 512
1
Wenteng Shao
MTWR: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 7E12 LL21