CHNS 3102

Beginning Chinese

This course is designed to help students develop functional language ability in spoken and written Mandarin Chinese in order to meet the basic needs in their personal and academic lives requiring the use of Chinese.

Activities designed for the course include intensive drills on sounds and tones, vocabulary, grammatical constructions, and traditional and simplified characters in meaningful contexts. There is extensive practice in using Chinese in culturally authentic situations. Both pedagogically prepared texts and authentic materials including a wide variety of regalia will be used in this course.

Required Texts: Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1: Textbook, Workbook, Character Workbook; Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 2: Textbook, Workbook, Character Workbook, Cheng & Tsui Company, Boston.

Recommended Dictionary: Concise English-Chinese Chinese-English Dictionary, New Haven: Commercial Press.
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:


Summer 2020 Language Schools

CHNS3102A-L20 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2019 Language Schools

CHNS3102A-L19 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2018 Language Schools

CHNS3102A-L18 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2017 Language Schools

CHNS3102A-L17 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2016 Language Schools

CHNS3102A-L16 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2015 Language Schools

CHNS3102A-L15 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2014 Language Schools

CHNS3102A-L14 Lecture (Chen, Gao, Guo, He, Tsai)

Summer 2013

CHNS3102A-L13 Lecture (Chen, DiResta, Guo, Harris, Hu, Liu, Luan, Zhai)

Summer 2012

CHNS3102A-L12 Lecture (Chen, Guo, Tsai, Xu)

Summer 2011

CHNS3102A-L11 Lecture (Chen, Chen, Comstock-Gay, Guo, Pollard, Wang, Yu)

Summer 2010

CHNS3102A-L10 Lecture (Chen, Chen, Guo, Li, Sisk, Song)

Summer 2009

CHNS3102A-L09 Lecture (Chen, Chen, Guo, Honey, Lin)

Summer 2008

CHNS3102A-L08 Lecture (Zhang, Chen, Guo, Liu, Lu, Wang)

Summer 2007

CHNS3102A-L07 Lecture (Zhang, Chen, Feng, Guo, Honey)

Summer 2006

CHNS3102A-L06 Lecture

Summer 2005

CHNS3102A-L05 Lecture (Zhang, Chen, Guo, Honey, Hsu, Shen)

Summer 2004

CHNS3102A-L04 Lecture (Zhang)