Subject Area: Chinese Studies
This course in open to students who have completed Intermediate Chinese A, or acquired a reasonable level of spoken Chinese and a working knowledge of 1000 characters. In this course, you will improve your Chinese skills in the areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing, and will make significant gains in the acquisition of vocabulary and grammar. You will also be introduced to cultural issues related to the textbook topics. Work in the language laboratory or on the Internet is coordinated with class work in lectures and tutorials.
This course is divided into two groups: Group A for “non-background speakers” and Group B for “background speakers” (student who come from an environment where Chinese, whether Mandarin, Cantonese or any other dialect, is or has been used).