Chinese Language Program Overview


The following four are the principles of our lower-division Chinese language classes: 
(1) Innovative approach with emphasis on the four fundamental skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. 
(2) Taught in Mandarin Chinese whenever possible, using the Pinyin system of Romanization and both full form and simplified form characters. 
(3) Chapter tests, weekly homeworks, essays, midterm, oral interview, skit, group activities and final exam. 
(4) Classroom activities include open discussions, debates, presentations, skits, game playing, movie watching, and field trips.