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Mandarin Chinese 1-2 (P) (2351, 2352)


Grade Range:
 7–12
 Prerequisites:
 Successful participation in a Mandarin Chinese immersion program or equivalent
 Course duration:
 One year
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 World Language
 UC subject area satisfied:
 e - Language Other than English
Notes:
 Students enrolled in an advanced version of this course as part of dual-language immersion program will see an immersion designator (IM) added to the course number on their transcripts.
Course Description:
 This introductory course, open to all students who wish to learn Mandarin Chinese, is intended to develop limited facility in each of the major communication skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. Major emphasis is on development of the ability to speak fluently with accurate pronunciation and intonation, while fostering an appreciation of the culture.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Yuehua Liu et al, Integrated Chinese, Level 1 Part 1, 3rd Edition, Cheng & Tsui Chinese Language Series, 2009.