Academic Catalog: 2016–2017
- Nan Li (Visiting 2016–2017)
101, 102 Chinese Culture and Everyday Mandarin I, II (1 course, 1 course) This two-course sequence enables students to develop elementary proficiency in speaking Mandarin in daily life and to learn about basic Chinese cultural norms. By the end of the courses, students are expected to use learned material to communicate basic information, such as self-introduction, greetings, counting numbers, and using common nouns to refer to objects, people, and places. Students are also expected to correctly use and differentiate tones. These courses will allow students to experience Chinese culture first hand, such as practicing Chinese calligraphy and tasting Chinese food. Fall semester, GLOBL, Spring semester.