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Introduction to Mandarin Chinese (2171)

Grade Range:
 Course duration:
 One year
Course Description:
 This is a yearlong, introductory course in Mandarin Chinese for middle-school students who plan to enroll in regular Mandarin Chinese 1-2 in grades 7 or 8. Students in this course will study the language and cultures of the mandarin-speaking world and begin to acquire basic interpersonal and academic language skills appropriate to the novice learner. By the end of the course, students will be able to speak and understand simple words, phrases, and characters that relate to their immediate world and interests.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Site-selected materials.