2020 Chinese: Basic Course 1 C09

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Academic unit or major
Second foreign language courses
Instructor(s)
Fujita Rina 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed1-2(2ラボ, , Language Lab 2)  
Group
C09
Course number
LAL.C201
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2020/3/24
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

"Chinese: Basic Course" is intended for students who have no knowledge of Mandarin Chinese. The course will begin with the exercise of the Chinese Pinyin Romanization system: tones, rules of phonetic spelling, and pronunciation drill. We also learn simple conversation and basic grammar, to build up rudimentary communication ability of Chinese. As the first step, "beginner's class 1" will focus on the Chinese Pinyin Romanization system, greetings, and basic construction of the sentence

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to
1 Acquire pronunciation of Chinese, Pinyin Romanization system,
2 Exchange greetings and introduce himself in Chinese.
3. Understand the constitution of the sentence and make rudimentary sentences in Chinese.

Keywords

Chinese,greetings,Chinese Pinyin Romanization system

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Practice repeatedly pronunciation and listening through words,expressions from daily life, explain basic grammar and practice rudimentary sentences and conversations.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction – Language and culture of Mandarin Chinese, the basics of the Chinese pronunciation. To be announced during classes.
Class 2 Pronunciation and daily greetings,the elements of sentence and basic constitution of the sentence. To be announced during classes.
Class 3 Pronunciation and daily greetings,the elements of sentence and basic constitution of the sentence. To be announced during classes.
Class 4 Pronunciation and daily greetings,the elements of sentence and basic constitution of the sentence. To be announced during classes.
Class 5 Pronoun of person and expressions of the affirmation and negative, Self-introductions. To be announced during classes.
Class 6 Pronoun of person and expressions of the affirmation and negative, Self-introductions. To be announced during classes.
Class 7 Demonstrative pronoun,Expression of a question, Self-introductions. To be announced during classes.

Textbook(s)

Four Step Chinese for College Students

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None requaired

Assessment criteria and methods

Students’ course scores are based on midterm exam(30%) and final exam(70%).

Related courses

  • LAH.H110 : Introduction to Foreign Languages 1
  • LAH.H111 : Introduction to Foreign Languages 2

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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