Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Chinese (CHIN)

CHIN 100  Introductory Mandarin Chinese I  Units: 6.00  

For students with no previous knowledge of Chinese. Students familiar with Cantonese or Mandarin will not be permitted to enroll. Introduction to the basic structural patterns and functional usage of the language including an emphasis on oral communication (both listening and speaking), reading and writing basic Chinese characters, as well as Chinese culture.
NOTE Students will have their level of competence assessed by the instructor during orientation week in September.
LEARNING HOURS 240 (72L;24T;144P)

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 1 or (Level 2 or above and a cumulative GPA of 1.90 or higher). Note Students will have their level of competence assessed by the instructor during orientation week in September.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
CHIN 200  Introductory Mandarin Chinese II  Units: 6.00  

For students with some knowledge of Cantonese who wish to acquire a command of Mandarin or for students with some knowledge of Mandarin who want to improve their Chinese language skills. Continued study of basic structural patterns of the language with the emphasis on oral communication, reading and writing using the simplified forms of Chinese characters.
NOTE Students will have their level of competence assessed by the instructor during orientation week in September.
LEARNING HOURS 240 (72L;24T;144P)

Requirements: Prerequisite CHIN 100 and permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Note Students will have their level of competence assessed by the instructor during orientation week in September.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
CHIN 300  Intermediate Mandarin Chinese  Units: 6.00  

Continuing study of the functional usage of Mandarin Chinese with intensive training in listening, speaking, reading and writing using the simplified forms of Chinese characters.
NOTE Students will have their level of competence assessed by the instructor during orientation week in September.
LEARNING HOURS 240 (72L;168P)

Requirements: Prerequisite CHIN 200 and permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. Note Students will have their level of competence assessed by the instructor during orientation week in September.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science