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CHI210/220/230: Intermediate Chinese

This sequence of courses is offered fall (CHI210), winter (CHI220) and spring (CHI230). The second year of courses builds heavily upon previously-learned vocabulary and grammar structures.

This sequence of courses is offered fall (CHI210), winter (CHI220) and spring (CHI230). The second year of courses builds heavily upon previously-learned vocabulary and grammar structures. All four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) continue to bolster the students' grasp of the language, ultimately allowing them to discover ways to express themselves more fully. Supplementary readers reinforce both individual diction and reading comprehension, and serve as a model for particular Mandarin situational contexts. Upon completion of the second year, students are expected to have increased their Mandarin vocabulary to over 700 words and have mastered upwards of 600 simplified characters.