[CHIN 103] Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture
Open to students with no Chinese language background, this course introduces some basic elements of Chinese such as its dialectal systems, the history and methods of its writing form, the pictographic signs related to myth and legends of cultural origins, and some basic grammatical patterns of Mandarin. The course also teaches basic vocabulary of everyday communication and Chinese character-writing. May be repeated for credit if topic is different. Taught in English.
Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture