Note: To be transferable to UC, Chinese courses must be taken for letter grade.
Modern Language Center: since imitation, response, and independent practice are integral
features of the study of a modern language at the College, students enrolled in certain
courses in modern language are recommended to use the language laboratory as prescribed
by each department.
Minimum Grade for Prerequisites
Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
A continuation of CHIN 112 Elementary Chinese II with further development of listening,
speaking, reading, and writing skills. This course covers the basics of Chinese language
and culture with emphasis on practical topics, common sentence structures and vocabulary.
Students will practice in various class activities, using authentic materials. The
additional video, audio and internet exercises will promote proficiency.
CHIN 121 covers the first half of the second semester work of Chinese as taught at
a four-year university.