ASIANLAN 101 - First Year Chinese I
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASIANLAN 100, 102, 103, or 104.
Waitlist Capacity:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Native or near-native speakers of Chinese are not eligible for this course.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

In this course, students are expected to achieve control of the sound system (especially the 4 tones), basic sentence patterns, aural comprehension, daily conversations and writing characters. 374 characters will be introduced in this course.

Textbooks: Integrated Chinese (Level One, Part I) — Textbook, Workbook, Character Workbook (all in Simplified Character Edition).

Course Requirements:

Students are required to perform skits in front of the class almost every week. A written quiz or test will be given every Tuesday and Thursday. Attendance is taken every day.

Intended Audience:

ASIANLAN 101 is an introductory course for students who do not understand or speak any Chinese. (If you speak Chinese, the right course for you is ASIANLAN 104, Reading and Writing Chinese I.)

Class Format:

Students have class one hour per day. Tuesdays and Thursdays are lectures; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays are recitations. Students are required to register for both a lecture section and a recitation section.

ASIANLAN 101 - First Year Chinese I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MTuWThF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (REC)
MTuWThF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (REC)
MTuWThF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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ISBN: 9780887276385
Integrated Chinese = Zhong wen ting shuo du xie : textbook simplified characters., Author: Yuehua Liu ... [et al.], Publisher: Cheng & Tsui 3rd ed. 2009
ISBN: 9780887277450
Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 3rd ed ONLINE WORKBOOK. Available only at (ignore other bookstores), Author: Yuehua Liu, et al, Publisher: Cheng & Tsu 3RD 2009
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