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    Stonehill College
   
 
  Jan 20, 2018
 
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020)

CHN 131 - Elementary Chinese I

Three Credits
Fall Semester

An introduction to modern standard Chinese commonly referred to as Mandarin. Focus of the course is on basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and Pinyin (spelling the sound) system. Students will learn common vocabulary, simple sentence structures and everyday conversational Chinese. Both simplified and traditional character formations will be introduced but the writing will emphasize the simplified form. Chinese culture, customs and history will be incorporated into the course curriculum.

Course may be applied to the Asian Studies minor.