Course Description

In this continuation of Mandarin 1, enhance further your conversational abilities and cultural understanding. Cover some culture and business etiquette and learn practical phrases, as well as a grammatical framework for additional study.



Course Details

The language is taught from the official Romanization system, Hanyu Pinyin. Mandarin 2 is to expand the learner’s vocabulary through new clusters of words and phrases under various themes, e.g. colours and getting around.

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Talk about colours, sizes and comparisons
  • Ask or give directions
  • Talk about travel plans and getting around
  • Explain your daily routine
  • Exchange foreign currencies and banking
  • Enhance understanding of the Chinese sentence structure
  • Create a short story with the vocabulary you have learned in class
  • Deepen understanding of contemporary Chinese culture
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Online Synchronous
6:30PM to 9:00PM
Apr 19, 2022 to Jun 07, 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

Available for purchase at U of C Bookstore. Visit www.calgarybookstore.ca or phone 403-220-5937.

Section Notes

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

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, 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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