|Instructor Info:||Kay Johnson|
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|TA Info:||Xiyao Du|
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.
Daily class attendance, active participation and prepartion for class, timely completion of homework assignments, effort and performance on quizzes and tests.
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.
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