Introduction to Mandarin Chinese using the Pinyin system of pronunciation in Mainland China. For complete beginners (spoken and written) in Chinese. This course starts with basic tones and pronunciation to prepare students to speak the language. It also teaches basic grammar and the writing of about 150 Chinese characters.
CHIN 100 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.
This course is not appropriate for students with training or background in Chinese (Mandarin or other dialects, written or spoken).
Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).