This course is intended for students from advanced beginners to intermediate level learners who want to improve Chinese conversational skills and fluency. In this course, students will learn Chinese expressions and phrases encountered in daily situations, and will also learn to read and type Chinese characters. This is a multimedia course and will utilize videos, movies, authentic language materials for instruction and learning. By the end of semester, students should attain the abilities to use accurate pronunciation, tones, vocabulary, expressions and grammar in connected speech; to hold conversations in daily situations; to build up speaking and listening fluency; to use appropriate manners, verbally and nonverbally, in conversations; and to acquire basic knowledge of Chinese socio-cultural values and pragmatics.
Prerequisites: permission of instructor
Course Attributes: BU Hum; AS LCD; EN H