Faculty of Arts


Beginning Modern Chinese 1

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for CHINESE 100.


Designed to provide basic written and spoken skills in modern standard Chinese (Mandarin, Putonghua, Guoyu, Hanyu, Huayu) for students without previous knowledge of the language. By the end of the course, students will be able to communicate orally in Chinese on simple topics of everyday life, to read simple texts written in Chinese characters and to write about 300 Chinese characters. Students will be required to attend one stream of lectures five days a week (check nDeva).

Availability 2012

Summer School, repeated Semester 1


Coordinator(s)  Nora Yao


Fundamental Spoken Chinese Fundamental Written Chinese

Recommended Reading

Fundamental Spoken Chinese Fundamental Written Chinese


Coursework + exam


CHINESE 100: 15.0 points


CHINESE 110, 210, 310. May not be taken if a more advanced language acquisition course in this subject has previously been passed

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