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101. Chinese IIntroductory Chinese
A course for beginners of Chinese. The primary goal of this course is to acquire the basic skills necessary to begin communicating in Chinese. The secondary goal of gaining insight in the Chinese language world comes by means of performing the language with an understanding of cultural and contextual appropriateness. Emphasis is placed on four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing, with a primary focus on oral communication. Class meets two evenings per week. Conducted both in Chinese and English.
Four Credits. Fall Semester. Hope Catalog.

102. Chinese II
A continuation of Chinese I. This course is designed to continue to develop appropriate communicative skills in the Chinese language world. Emphasis is placed on all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing, with a primary focus on oral communication. Conducted primarily in Chinese.
Prerequisite: Chin 101, placement or equivalent.
Four Credits. Spring Semester. Hope Catalog.

195. Studies in Chinese
A course offered in response to student and instructor interest. Topics are not generally covered in the regular course listings. Course may be taken multiple times if topics are different.
One to Four Credits. As Needed. Hope Catalog.

201. Chinese III- Intermediate Chinese
A continuation of Chinese II. Further study of basic Chinese grammar and continued study of the Chinese writing system, with equal emphasis on speaking and reading. In this course, writing simple essays in Chinese will also be introduced. This course helps students to develop more advanced linguistic skills, to expand on vocabulary and expressions appropriate to different occasions, and to systematically review previously studied materials. The textbook used for the class is Integrated Chinese Level One Part II.
Four Credits. Fall Semester. Hope Catalog.

202. Chinese IV
A continuation of Chinese III. This course completes the study of basic Chinese grammar and gives further study of the Chinese writing system, with continued emphasis on both speaking and reading. In this course, we continue improving skills required for writing essays in Chinese. This course helps students to further expand their vocabulary bank, to communicate in Chinese on wider and deeper topics, and also to get a greater insight into Chinese language and culture. The textbook used for the class is the second half of Integrated Chinese Level One Part II.
Four Credits. Spring Semester. Hope Catalog.

295. Studies in Chinese
A course offered in response to student and instructor interest. Topics are not generally covered in the regular course listings. Course may be taken multiple times if topics are different.
One to Four Credits. As Needed. Hope Catalog.

301. Advanced Chinese Language I
Advanced Chinese language and culture focuses on grammar review, conversation, and the study of Chinese and Asian cultures. Students will gain increased communicative competency and cultural knowledge through the study of a variety of texts. Conducted in Chinese.
Prerequisite: Chin 202.
Four Credits. Fall Semester. Hope Catalog.

302. Advanced Chinese Language II
A continuation of advanced Chinese I. This course is designed to expand on the communicative skills acquired in the sequence of Chinese IIV, and advanced Chinese I. The secondary objective is to provide the student with basic translation skills.
Prerequisite: Chin 301.
Four Credits. Spring Semester. Hope Catalog.

395. Studies in Chinese
A course offered in response to student and instructor interest. Topics are not generally covered in the regular course listings. Course may be taken multiple times if topics are different.
One to Four Credits. As needed. Hope Catalog.