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CHN-101 Introduction to Chinese 1

3 Hours lecture, 1 Hour Lab, 3 credits


This is a Chinese language course designed for beginners. Chinese pronunciation and phonetic system, as well as approximately 200 Chinese characters in Simplified form will be introduced in this course. Students will engage in basic daily conversations such as self-introduction and making phone calls, and be able to write short notes in Chinese at the end of the semester. Students will also explore contemporary culture through "Culture Notes" in each lesson.


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CHN-102 Introduction to Chinese 2

3 Hours lecture, 1Hour lab, 3 credits


This is the second course of introductory Chinese designed for beginning learners. More Chinese expressions and grammar, as well as approximately 200 Chinese characters in simplified form will be introduced in this course. Students will be able to engage in conversations on various topics and write longer paragraphs in Chinese by the end of the semester. Students will also explore traditional and contemporary culture through "Culture Notes" in each lesson.


Prerequisite(s):

  • CHN 101 or equivalent

For more information visit our timetable

For information about transferability: BCTransferGuide.ca