Third Year Chinese 1


This course is offered regularly in the fall.


This course is designed for students who have completed two years of college-level training in Chinese to continue to develop their skills of aurally understanding, speaking, reading and writing. The instruction will direct students toward continuing to improve their linguistic skills with a manageable degree of challenge. At the functional level, this course aims at helping students solidify their ability to comprehend and produce paragraph-level Chinese. It seeks to enable students to understand face-to-face conversations on most familiar topics, give factual accounts, read materials written in formal expression, and write simple essays, reports and other types of correspondence.



Class Size

Up to 48 for lecture; 12 for recitation

Number of Credits


Course prerequisites

C- or better in CHIN 0004 or equivalent.