Chinese for Heritage Speakers
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Languages
Department: Foreign Languages
Course Number: NCHM 3701
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course is designed for people who can communicate orally in Mandarin Chinese in daily life but cannot read or write the language. By the end of the course, students should expect to 1) master the Chinese phonetic system (pinyin); 2) be able to present and discuss topics on Chinese culture introduced in class; 3) be able to read simple texts with the help of a character dictionary; 4) be able to write a short essay (about 200 characters). Both traditional and simplified Chinese characters are used in the course.
Course Open to: Degree Students