21F.107 Chinese I (Streamlined), Fall 2002
Author(s)Chen, Tong; Zhang, Jin
Chinese I (Streamlined)
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Designed for students who already speak some basic Chinese but who have no, or very little reading and writing ability. Focuses on standard pronunciation and usage, on reading both in full form and simplified characters, and on basic composition. For graduate credit see 21F.157. From the course home page: Course Description This course is an introduction to modern standard Chinese, colloquially called Mandarin. It is intended for students with some conversational ability, but little or no reading (or writing) skills. The emphasis of the course is on standard pronunciation (and accurate tones); standard usage and grammar; and reading and writing characters in context.
Chinese language, Chinese usage, written Chinese