Roanoke College

Chinese Course Descriptions

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A major in Chinese is not offered at Roanoke College.

101, 102 Elementary Chinese I, II
A study of the fundamentals of Chinese with emphasis on pronunciation and aural comprehension. Includes oral and written work, cultural material, and selected readings. (1, 1)
Lecture: 3hrs/wk.
Prerequisite: CHIN 101, or its equivalent, is a prerequisite for 102.

201 Intermediate Chinese I
A review of the essentials of Chinese grammar with the introduction of advanced structures, continued development of essential language skills, and further acquisition of vocabulary. An emphasis will be placed on cultural issues and on conversational skills to handle situations of everyday life and to increase the range of personal expression; inclusion of cultural materials. (1)
Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
Prerequisite: CHIN 102.

202 Intermediate Chinese II
A continuation of the advancement of Chinese grammar with the introduction of advanced structures, continued development of essential language skills, and further acquisition of vocabulary. An emphasis will be placed on cultural issues and on conversa- tional skills to handle situations of everyday life and to increase the range of personal expression; inclusion of cultural materials. (1)
Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
Prerequisite: CHIN 201.

306 Advanced Studies in Chinese
Guided independent learning to continue the acquisition of the Chinese language and the study of culture beyond the 202 level. (1)
Lecture: 3hrs/wk.
Prerequisite: CHIN 202.