Course Description

Learn conversational Mandarin in this course intended for those with little or no background in the language. Cover some culture and business etiquette, and learn practical phrases, as well as a grammatical framework for further study.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this Mandarin 1 course, you will be able to:

  • Introduce yourself and use greetings and farewells
  • Count numbers and go shopping
  • Talk about dates and days of the week
  • Exchange telephone numbers
  • Talk about family
  • Retain approximately three hundred Mandarin words and phrases
  • Create a short story with the vocabulary you have learned in class
  • Have a better understanding of Chinese culture
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Online Synchronous
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Jan 25, 2022 to Mar 22, 2022
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $265.00
Reading List / Textbook

TEXT 1: Contemporary Chinese 1 (Revised Edition) by Zhongwei; Sinolingua, ISBN: 9787513806176

TEXT 2: Contemporary Chinese Exercise 1 (Revised Edition) by Zhongwei; Sonolingua ISBN: 9787513806183

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Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

No class on February 15, 2022

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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