L 171 abc
9 units (3-0-6)
first, second, third terms
Prerequisites: placement exam results or instructor's permission.
A fast-paced course for students who have had prior exposure to the language. Students are introduced to the basic principles of written and oral communication. Emphasis will be placed on consolidating basic grammar, and developing the ability to use the language creatively in talking about oneself and in dealing with daily situations within a Chinese cultural context.
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