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CHIN 101 - Chinese I

Unit(s): 4.50

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This introductory course focuses on Chinese language and culture. The course stresses oral and written proficiency through fundamental use of Chinese pronunciation and the Pinyin spelling system; students are also introduced to Chinese characters. Various facets of Chinese history, culture, and civilization are analyzed via cross-cultural comparisons. In addition to classroom discussion, students are required to complete at least 27 hours of intensive, individualized oral-aural practice via interactive websites, audio CDs, video programs, and films in the RHC Language Laboratory, where work focuses on vocabulary, grammar, and cultural practices. This course is intended for students interested in learning to speak Chinese, as well as those seeking a degree in Chinese language.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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