English and Modern Languages
Russell Sage College 2017-2018 Catalog

CHN 101 - Introduction to Mandarin Chinese

An introduction to speaking, writing and reading Chinese. The emphasis is on speaking and understanding spoken Chinese. It will focus on idiomatic expressions used in daily speech, pronunciation, and vocabulary building. Reading and writing may be done as reinforcement to oral communication skills. The study of culture is embedded throughout the course, and the study of culture is additionally enhanced through the use of weblogs that focus students’ attention on many important topical, historical, and useful themes.  [RSC-GenEd-Breadth-2016: Humanities- Literature & Languages]

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