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CHIN 221 Colloquial Chinese I, Advanced Elementary

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Modern Language Information

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 courses.

Course Description

Continuation of the second semester elementary colloquial Mandarin Chinese course. Extensive oral communication training in Mandarin Chinese. Emphasis on further development of real-world vocabulary, clear pronunciation and idiomatic usage, with sufficient grammar to give flexibility to the spoken language. Use of the Pinyin phonetic system to represent the sounds in Mandarin, and substitute for the characters in writing. Course designed for students who would like to further develop their oral communication skills in spoken Mandarin Chinese.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU