CHNS 3104

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.
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Summer 2022 Language Schools

CHNS3104A-L22 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2021 Language Schools

CHNS3104A-L21 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2019 Language Schools

CHNS3104A-L19 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2018 Language Schools

CHNS3104A-L18 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2017 Language Schools

CHNS3104A-L17 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2016 Language Schools

CHNS3104A-L16 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2015 Language Schools

CHNS3104A-L15 Lecture (Chen)

Summer 2014 Language Schools

CHNS3104A-L14 Lecture (Chen, Gao, Guo, He, Tsai)

Summer 2013

CHNS3104A-L13 Lecture (Chen, DiResta, Guo, Harris, Hu, Liu, Luan, Zhai)

Summer 2012

CHNS3104A-L12 Lecture (Chen, Guo, Tsai, Xu)

Summer 2011

CHNS3104A-L11 Lecture (Chen, Chen, Comstock-Gay, Guo, Pollard, Wang, Yu)

Summer 2010

CHNS3104A-L10 Lecture (Chen, Chen, Guo, Li, Sisk, Song)

Summer 2009

CHNS3104A-L09 Lecture (Chen, Chen, Guo, Honey, Lin)

Summer 2008

CHNS3104A-L08 Lecture (Zhang, Chen, Guo, Liu, Lu, Wang)

Summer 2007

CHNS3104A-L07 Lecture (Zhang, Chen, Feng, Guo, Honey)

Summer 2006

CHNS3104A-L06 Lecture

Summer 2005

CHNS3104A-L05 Lecture (Honey, Chen, Guo, Hsu, Shen, Zhang)

Summer 2004

CHNS3104A-L04 Lecture (Zhang)