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Instructor Info:Kay Johnson
Office Extension x5400
Danni Song
Qing Li
TA Info:Xiyao Du
Term: 2013F
Meeting Info: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
05:00 PM - 05:50 PM Franklin Patterson Hall (FPH) 101
05:00 PM - 05:50 PM Franklin Patterson Hall (FPH) 101
05:00 PM - 05:50 PM Franklin Patterson Hall (FPH) 101
05:00 PM - 05:50 PM Franklin Patterson Hall (FPH) 101
05:00 PM - 05:50 PM Franklin Patterson Hall (FPH) 101
Description:

Elementary Chinese I: This course will be taught by a visiting professor of Chinese from the Hampshire College China Exchange program and supervised by Professor Kay Johnson. It will cover the first semester of beginning Chinese. The second semester of beginning Chinese language will be offered during the spring semester. The course will follow the Integrated Chinese textbook series. The class will cover speaking, reading, and writing Chinese characters. Required books are: Integrated Chinese Textbook Level 1, Part 1; Integrated Chinese Workbook Level 1, Part 1; Integrated Chinese Character Workbook, Level 1, Part 1.

Evaluation Criteria:

Daily class attendance, active participation and prepartion for class, timely completion of homework assignments, effort and performance on quizzes and tests. 

Additional Info:

Work expectations:  Students are expected to spend at least 7 to 10 hours each week (60-90 minutes each day) of preparation and work outside of class. This time includes pre-viewing the lessons, memorizing words and characters, completing homework assignments, reviewing materials and preparing for quizzes and tests.