Basic Chinese II (Mandarin)

Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Modern Languages
Course Code
MODL 1192
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 weeks
Max Class Size
22
Method Of Instruction
Lab
Seminar
Typically Offered
To be determined
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
This course is designed for students who have completed MODL 1191 or its equivalent. It is designed to strengthen basic oral and written communicative skills through the study of vocabulary, grammar and culture. Chinese is used in class as much as possible.
Course Content

Systematic introduction of:

  1. Basic syntactic structures (daily expression and some idiomatic phrases)
  2. Basic lexicon (to a minimum of an additional  200 lexical items)
  3. Basic strokes and components of Chinese characters
  4. The phonological system of Mandarin (Pinyin or romanized Chinese, phonetic transcription including tones)
  5. Some aspects of Chinese culture
Methods Of Instruction

The functional and communicative approach is used where appropriate. Classroom activities include: presentation of material by the instructor, practice in pairs and small groups, listening comprehension, audio-visual presentations, on-line materials and conversation in labs in small groups with a Native Language Assistant.

Means of Assessment
Written Evaluations
(May include but not limited to writing and reading exercises, chapter tests, paragraph writing, written homework, preparation, Final Written Exam)
60%
Oral Evaluations
(May include but not limited to oral tests, oral presentations, listening comprehension, conversation lab, attendance, preparation, class participation, Final Oral Exam)
40%

No single evaluation will be worth more than 20%.

Learning Outcomes

The student will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in Mandarin at the basic level in:

  1. Aural comprehension of simple discourse
  2. Reading comprehension of simplified texts, in both Pinyin and Chinese
  3. Speech delivery: cope with everyday situations, tell stories in the equivalent of the present, the past and the future tenses
  4. Written expression: simple guided paragraphs in Chinese characters
  5. Understanding target cultures
Textbook Materials
  • Chinese Link Level 1 Part 2 Intermediate Chinese Wu and Yu Prentice Hall (Pearson Publishing)
  • Chinese character book for Chinese Link Level 1 Part 2  Wu and Yu
  • My Chinese Lab with Pearson E text

Requisites

Prerequisites

MODL 1191 (Minimum grade of C) or Assessment (see calendar).                                 

Corequisites

No corequisite courses.

Equivalencies

No equivalent courses.

Requisite for

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Alexander College (ALEX) ALEX HUMN 1XX (3) 2016/05/01 to -
Camosun College (CAMO) CAMO CHIN 101 (3) 2013/01/01 to 2014/12/31
Coquitlam College (COQU) COQU CHIN 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU MAND 1101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Langara College (LANG) LANG CHIN 1215 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU CHIN 1XX (3), See department for placement. 2004/09/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU MLAN 2XX (3) 2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU MLAN 2XXX (3) 2010/09/01 to -
Trinity Western University (TWU) TWU CHIN 102 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO) UBCO LANG 1st (3) 2005/05/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV CHIN 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to 2006/08/31
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV CHIN 133 (3) 2006/09/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC INTS 162 (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV GE 1XX (3) 2004/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) DOUG MODL 1191 (3) & DOUG MODL 1192 (3) = UVIC PAAS 110 (3) 2009/09/01 to 2014/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC CHIN 1XX (1.5) 2004/09/01 to 2009/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC PAAS 1XX (1.5); DOUG MODL 1191 (3) & DOUG MODL 1192 (3) = UVIC PAAS 118 (3) 2014/09/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC PAAS 1XX (1.5); DOUG MODL 1191 (3) & DOUG MODL 1192 (3) = UVIC PAAS 110 (3) 2009/09/01 to 2014/08/31
University of Victoria (UVIC) DOUG MODL 1191 (3) & DOUG MODL 1192 (3) = UVIC PAAS 118 (3) 2014/09/01 to -
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU CHIN 101 (3) 2004/09/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2020

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
32413
Tue Thu
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Huang
Hong
Open
Online
MODL 1192 001 - Students must ALSO register in conversation lab MODL 1192 L01, L02, or L03.

This course can count as a relevant course in an Associate of Arts specialization in Intercultural and International Studies.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
22
7
15
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
14:30 - 16:20
Thu
14:30 - 16:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
32414
Thu
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Huang
Hong
Open
Online
MODL 1192 L01 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1192 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
2
6
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
10:30 - 11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
32415
Thu
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Huang
Hong
Open
Online
MODL 1192 L02 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1192 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
3
5
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
11:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
32416
Thu
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Huang
Hong
Open
Online
MODL 1192 L03 is a CONVERSATION LAB - Students must FIRST register in MODL 1192 001. Conversation lab starts in week 2.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
8
2
6
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
12:30 - 13:20