CHINESE I and II

Did you know that Chinese is the most spoken language in the world? In this class you will learn:
• Listening, speaking (Mandarin), reading and writing Chinese
• Appreciation of Chinese culture through traditions, history, film, cuisine and pop culture
• Chinese calligraphy, poetry, handcrafts
• UNM Dual Credit is a possibility for those students who meet the requirements of UNM and CEC Chinese language program. Qualified students may enroll in the UNM Dual Credit program and earn UNM credit for CHIN 101 and 102, CHIN 201 and 202, and/or CHIN 301 and 302.

Chinese I introduces the student to the basic skills- listening, speaking, reading, and writing – and to the basic structures of Chinese taught within the culture context. Areas of study include expression, comprehension, language and culture, cultures, language functions, and personal applications. Emphasis is placed on oral and written communication skills and the student is made aware of the importance of Chinese in his/her world. All students meet or exceed district, state, and national standards – communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities. References in parentheses following each performance standard refer to and are aligned with the New Mexico Modern, Classical, and Native Language Content Standards (NM), National Standards for Foreign Language Learning (NSFLL), and the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts (CCSS-ELA).

Chinese II continues the focus on the basic language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as encourages deeper appreciation of the Chinese culture and language. Areas of study include expression, comprehension, language and culture, cultures, language functions, and personal applications. Emphasis is placed on applying oral, written, communication skills to personal, academic, and cultural activities.

Course Number: 
CRN10050
Course Name Abbreviation: 
Chinese I-II
Important Notes: 

Lab Fee: $10.00
Dual Credit Available: Qualified students who meet UNM Dual credit and Chinese course requirements may possibly earn UNM credit in Chinese 101 and 102.

Credits Per Semester: 
1.0
Grades: 
09
10
11
12
Course Length: 
Full Year
Credit Information: 
2.0 elective credit or 1.0 per sem
Prerequites: 
Recommended: 2.5 cumulative GPA
Session: 
Session IA
Periods 1 and 2 7:30-8:50am Mondays and 7:30-9:50am Tuesdays and Thursdays