CORE 1411

Elementary Putonghua for Non-Chinese Language Background Students

Exclusion(s) CORE 1412, CORE 1413, CORE 1415, CORE 1416, CORE 1421, CORE 1422, CORE 1423, LANG 1117, LANG 1120 (prior to 2022-23), LANG 1121 (prior to 2022-23), LANG 1122 (prior to 2022-23), LANG 1123 (prior to 2022-23), LANG 1124 (prior to 2022-23), LANG 1125 (prior to 2022-23), LANG 1126 (prior to 2022-23), LANG 1127 (prior to 2022-23)

CORE 1411 is a three-credit, one semester core course offered to non-Chinese language background students who have learned Chinese for less than 50 tuition hours. Students attend three hours of class and complete up to Six hours of out-of-class work, per weekThe course is offered in Fall and Spring semesters. It aims to equip the students with listening and speaking skills for communicating in Putonghua for daily and social purposes through a range of learning activities. After successfully completing the course, students will have developed basic pronunciation ability in Putonghua, and fundamental listening and speaking skills necessary for daily communication.