ASIANLAN 101 - First Year Chinese I
Fall 2022, Section 002
Instruction Mode: Section 002 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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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:


This is the very first course of basic level Chinese. In this course, students learn about the sound system of Modern Chinese (especially the four tones) and gain some control of basic sentence patterns, aural comprehension skills, simple daily-life conversations, and character writing. About 350 characters are introduced.

Students will be able to converse and read on daily topics such as greetings, introducing oneself and family, hobbies, shopping, college life, and transportation. Students will also learn how to hand-write and type Chinese characters.

Course Requirements:

Quizzes, homework assignments, unit tests, oral presentations, class participation and attendance, and final exam

Intended Audience:

ASIANLAN 101 is an introductory course for students who have zero prior knowledge of Chinese. This course is not for heritage speakers.


ASIANLAN 101 - First Year Chinese I
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
MTuWThF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (REC)
 In Person
MTuWThF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (REC)
 In Person
MTuWThF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (REC)
 In Person
MTuWThF 4:00PM - 5:00PM

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