About CHIN 2100 A

A continuation of CHIN 1200 designed to give students more basic Chinese grammar and vocabulary for daily communication purposes. Prerequisite: CHIN 1200 or equivalent.


Prereqs enforced by the system: CHIN 1200; Open to degree and PACE students; Fourth hour required online

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Section Description

CHIN 051 “Intermediate Chinese I” is the first semester of the 2nd Year College Chinese at UVM. During the course, students will: 1) Based on what has been learned in CHIN 001 and CHIN 002, continue to develop communicative competence in Chinese for daily purposes, being able to speak with correct tones and write with good penmanship. 2) Understand basic Chinese grammatical concepts, including the complement of degree with de 得; auxiliary verbs huì 会, néng 能, kěyǐ可以, yīngāi应该, le 了and their usages; the time-measure complement; the aspect particle indicating experience guo 过; the subjectless sentence the continuous aspect of an action zhe 着; and comparison with bi 比. 3) Be aware of Chinese cultural connotations imbedded in texts.

Section Expectation

This is a hybrid course that contains both face-to-face and online components. Students are expected to meet three times a week in class and do online practice during the week. A typical week includes: Meet three times a week in class and do online practice during the week. A typical week includes: 1) Monday (face-to-face): New words and expressions and major grammatical concepts; 2) Wednesday (face-to-face): Rhythmic verse recitation, meaningful and communicative practice; 3) Thursday (online): Online practice and translation homework; 4) Friday (face-to-face): Interactive practice and weekly quiz.


Attendance, homework, quizzes, and final exam.

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