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This course utilizes Julian Wheatley. Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin. Part 1, which can be found in the readings section.


ses # Topics key dates
1-10 Introductory Matters

Orientation

Background

Sounds and Symbols

Unit 1

Character Lesson (Chars) 1
Test 1 due on Ses #8
11-18 Begin Unit 2

Chars 1 (cont.)
19-21 Unit 2 (cont.)

Begin Chars 2
22-31 Begin Unit 3

Chars 2 (cont.)
Test 3 due on Ses #31
32-33 Unit 3 (cont.)

Begin Chars 3
34-44 Begin Unit 4

Chars 3 (cont.)
Test 4 due on Ses #44
45-52 Practice Dialogues

Conversational and Pronunciation Practice

Class Presentations

Oral Interview