Chinese 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Chinese 2 is a continuation of concepts learned in Chinese 1. Students will expand the knowledge of Chinese characters, words, sentence patterns, and grammar that will enhance their skills in speaking, reading, understanding, and typewriting the Chinese language. At the end of this course, students will be able to: (1) talk to someone on a phone; (2) schedule an appointment with someone; (3) discuss someone’s exam performance and study habits; (4) describe a student’s daily activities; (5) exchange conversations with a salesclerk while shopping for clothes and shoes; (6) discuss transportation; and (7) talk about weather. Students will also study Chinese idioms, history, culture and customs related to the lesson themes.