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Mandarin Chinese 2Download PDF

Credit Hours: 1.0

Course Length: 2 Semesters

Course Description

This course is a continuation of a beginning level course which will introduce the student to a variety of areas of language learning. In this course, the student will learn listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through activities based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. Throughout the five units of material (daily routine, animals, hobbies, the body, and descriptions), students learn to express themselves using an ever increasing vocabulary, present tense verbs, articles, and adjectives. Grammar is introduced and practiced in innovative and interesting ways with a variety of learning styles in mind. Culture is sprinkled throughout the course in an attempt to help the learner focus on the Chinese-speaking world and their culture, people, geographical locations, and histories. The course is aligned to the national Foreign Language standards.

Course Prerequisites

Mandarin Chinese 1

Required Textbook(s) and/or Materials

Mandarin Chinese-English Dictionary

Course Outline

Semester 1:

  1. Daily routine
  2. Animals
  3. Hobbies
  4. Body
  5. Descriptions
Semester 2:

  1. House
  2. Shopping
  3. Entertainment
  4. Sports
  5. Travel