Elementary Chinese I

This course is for students with no previous experience in the Chinese Language. Students who can understand and speak conversational Mandarin related to daily-life situations but have not learned to read/write Chinese characters should enroll in EAST-UA 231. A permission code is required to register for this course. To better assist with your placement, please review this information: 1. Please take the placement test before registering for the course. (https://www.nyu.edu/cas/flpexam/login.html) 2. Inquiries regarding proficiency level should be directed to Xiaoxiao Jiao, Chinese Language Coordinator, at xxj1@nyu.edu.

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.






Spring 2022

Chen Gao
MTWR: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM; MTWR: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM 7E12 131
Xin Li
MTWR: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM; MTWR: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM SILV 510

Fall 2022

Chen Gao
MTWR: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM 25W4 C-18
Feng Liang
MTWR: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM TISC LC1
Hui Huang
MTWR: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM 60FA C04