Mandarin II

This course is designed as an entry course to basic Mandarin. The course includes developing interpretive communication skills in Mandarin, building up a solid foundation in character-writing, and practicing basic greetings. The course emphasizes spelling with the pinyin system, tone accuracy, numbers, days of the week, months, telling time, basic greetings, character writing, and grammar structures. In-class writing drills, vocabulary quizzes, conversation practices, and sentence-making (grammar) drills are given on a regular basis.