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Intermediate Chinese II
Course: CHI202

First Term: 2011 Fall
Lec + Lab   5 Credit(s)   6 Period(s)   5.7 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Advanced development of speaking, reading, and writing skills in Mandarin Chinese, and continued exploration of Chinese culture

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Define and use vocabulary necessary for common tasks, such as checking into a hotel, asking for and giving directions, and going shopping. (I)
2. Define and use business-related vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. (I, III)
3. Describe basic elements of Chinese culture. (I, II, III)
4. Apply principles and rules of Mandarin Chinese grammar in oral and written discourse. (II)
5. Read and write approximately 200 additional characters. (I, II, III)
6. Write a personal letter and a diary in Mandarin Chinese. (III)
7. Compose and present a short speech in Mandarin Chinese. (III)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Vocabulary and Dialogue
   A. Shopping
   B. Good wishes
   C. The Great Wall
   D. At the hotel
   E. Asking for directions
   F. Travel
   G. How did they learn Chinese?
   H. Farewells
   I. Listening to a speech
   J. News
   K. Recreations
   L. Politeness
II. Grammar
   A. Verb suffix zhe
   B. Structural particle de
   C. Resultative verb compounds
   D. Comparison and similarity
   E. Placing emphasis within a sentence
   F. Medal particles
   G. Pattern
III. Reading Skills
   A. Letters to friends
   B. Writing contest
   C. Chinese anecdotes
   D. Chinese customs and traditions
   E. Letters home
   F. Business banquets
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 12/13/1994

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