Course Details

Chinese Mandarin 1 (Conversational)

Course Code LANG-925
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This course is for adults who have little or no previous exposure to Chinese Mandarin. Although some attention will be given to acquiring reading and writing skills, thie principal aim of this course will be the introduction to (Hanyu) Pinyin (the Chinese simple phonetic system) and the development of conversational skills. The course is designed to meet the practical needs of beginners to speak Mandarin with the help of Pinyin. Useful expressions as well as basic grammatical rules are also introduced in texts and exercises.