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Mandarin Chinese 7-8 (P) (2357, 2358)


Grade Range:
 10–12
 Prerequisites:
 Mandarin Chinese 5-6 with a grade of C or higher; recommendation of teacher
 Course duration:
 One year
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Elective
 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 course is designed for students who have successfully completed Mandarin Chinese 5-6. It is a continuation of the preceding course and is intended to increase students’ ability to communicate in the world language. A limited number of simple literary works, selected articles from periodicals, essays, and other narratives of general interest may be used as the basis for continued development of the students’ proficiency in the major skills. Emphasis on fluency with accurate pronunciation and intonation continues, as well as emphasis on cultural awareness and appreciation.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Yuehua Liu et al, Integrated Chinese, Level 2 Part 1, 3rd Edition, Cheng & Tsui Chinese Language Series, 2009.