• Modern Languages: Chinese

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    Modern Languages
    MS-B1805
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    651-523-2295

    Maria Jesus Leal
    Department Chair
    651-523-2603
    mleal01@hamline.edu

     

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    Chinese Courses

    CHIN 1110 - Beginning Chinese I

    Goals: To introduce students to 350 individual Chinese characters and to basic vocabulary and grammar; to enable students to do simple translation and make conversation.

    Content: Reading, writing, speaking and listening are all equally emphasized in this course. The vocabulary covered includes words for familiar topics and those that deal with everyday situations.

    Taught: Annually, in fall term.

    Credits: 4 credits

    CHIN 1120 - Beginning Chinese II

    Goals: To introduce students to 400 individual Chinese characters and to basic vocabulary and grammar; to enable students to do simple translation and make conversation.

    Content: Reading, writing, speaking and listening are all equally emphasized in this course. The vocabulary covered includes words for familiar topics and those that deal with everyday situations.

    Taught: Annually, in spring term.

    Prerequisite: CHIN 1110.

    Credits: 4 credits

    CHIN 3110 - Intermediate Chinese I

    Goals: To enable students to read and comprehend short essays and stories in simple non-technical prose, to develop conversational ability and to master the vocabulary and grammar introduced in their readings.

    Content: Stories about daily experiences in China.

    Taught: Annually, in fall term.

    Prerequisite: CHIN 1120.

    Credits: 4 credits

    CHIN 3120 - Intermediate Chinese II

    Goals: To enable students to read and comprehend short essays and stories in simple non-technical prose, to develop conversational ability and to master the vocabulary and grammar introduced in their readings.

    Content: Stories about daily experiences in China.

    Taught: Annually, in spring term.

    Prerequisite: CHIN 3110.

    Credits: 4 credits

    CHIN 3600 - Advanced Intermediate Chinese I

    Goals: To enhance the ability to communicate in Chinese by further developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing; to further awareness of Chinese culture.

    Content: Emphasis on reading comprehension and speaking; acquisition of new characters and grammatical structures; review of characters and grammar already studied.

    Taught: Annually.

    Prerequisite: CHIN 3120 or equivalent.

    Credits: 4 credits

    CHIN 3620 - Advanced Intermediate Chinese II

    Goals: As a continuation of CHIN 3600, to enhance the ability to communicate in Chinese by further developing listening, speaking, reading, and writing; to further awareness of Chinese culture.

    Content: Emphasis on reading comprehension and speaking; acquisition of new characters and grammatical structures; review of characters and grammar already studied.

    Taught: Annually.

    Prerequisite: CHIN 3600 or equivalent.

    Credits: 4 credits