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English Language Requirements
Beginning Fall, 2007 students registering in post-secondary level courses (numbered 100 to 499) will be required to meet the English language entrance proficiency requirements. Students in ESL or the University Foundations programs can register in those courses identified in the University Foundations program with lower levels of language proficiency.

MAND 1013 credits
Introduction to Mandarin I
Prerequisite(s): None
This course introduces students to the basic skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Mandarin Chinese, and to Chinese culture.

MAND 1023 credits
Introduction to Mandarin II
Prerequisite(s): MAND 101 or instructor's permission
Students will build on basic skills acquired in Mandarin 101 and continue to develop oral, listening, reading, and writing skills and to further explore Chinese culture.

MAND 2013 credits
Intermediate Mandarin I
Prerequisite(s): MAND 102
This course is a continuation of MAND 102. Students will practice and enhance all four skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing developed in MAND 102 and will acquire additional grammatical structures and vocabulary for achieving intermediate proficiency in conversation, reading, writing and translation as well as further understanding of the Chinese culture and customs. Composition in Mandarin is introduced. At the end of MAND 201, the student is expected to be able to use all the basic sentence patterns in modern Mandarin and to know about 1000 -- 1200 Mandarin words.

MAND 2023 credits
Intermediate Mandarin II
Prerequisite(s): MAND 201
This course is a continuation of MAND 201 with emphasis on practising and enhancing the four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing developed in MAND 201. Through the course, students will acquire additional grammatical structures and vocabulary for achieving intermediate proficiency in conversation, reading, writing, and translation, obtain further understanding of the Chinese culture and customs, and learn approximately 200-300 new words. Composition in Chinese will be strengthened.

Last updated: March 31, 2007Top


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