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CHN 2201 Intermediate Chinese I

This intermediate Chinese class intends to help students reach a higher level of Chinese proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in the cultural context. While continuing to enhance speaking and listening skills, competency in contextual readings and character writing will be emphasized.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Chinese
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: CHN 1102  with a grade of C or better 


  • Understand the cultural context of the language topics and be able to use language expressions to substantiate cultural implications and reality.
  • Recognize all major sentence patterns and understand intermediate level passages on familiar topics with highly contextualized words and phrases.
  • Learn simplified characters at intermediate level and be able to write clearly and effectively on daily topics or short essays with 100-150 words.
  • Be able to converse and explain in more comprehensive settings with complex Chinese syntax like compound sentences.
  • Comprehend level-appropriate vocabulary and conversations and be able to identify idiomatic expressions in narratives and presentations at the intermediate level.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3