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
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.