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FLC 241 - Intermediate Chinese I

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
Review of essential grammatical construction emphasizing major areas of difficulty for English speakers. Use of Chinese cultural and literary materials to develop conversational skills.
Prerequisite: FLC 142  or instructor permission
Competencies
  1. Respond correctly to both written and oral instruction given in the target language
    1. Follow directions for homework and classwork exercises and test procedures given the target language.
    2. Ask for information in the target language
  2. Summarize, in written and oral form, class discussions and lectures on grammatical constructions as well as cultural information
    1. Demonstrate familiarity with grammatical terms in the target language.
    2. Demonstrate mastery of basic grammatical constructions, such as subject, verb, and adjective forms.
    3. Demonstrate familiarity with general cultural features of areas where the target language is spoken
  3. Describe selected aspects of the culture of areas where the target language is spoken.
    1. Identify individual countries and/or regions of the world where the target language is spoken
  4. Interpret, in written form, various representations of authentic print material used in the classroom.
  5. Interpret, in written and oral form, selected short essays and short stories.
  6. Discuss, with other class members, assigned stories, essays and other readings.
  7. Demonstrate expanded knowledge of basic vocabulary to include some specialized terms or idiomatic expressions
  8. Interpret, in oral form, dialogues or television and radio broadcasts done by native speakers
  9. Describe one’s family, friends, places and personal reactions in the target language.
  10. Comment on an event in progress (sports event, theater, television, or some observed action).
  11. Discuss selected current and past actions and events.
  12. Discuss events and gossip in a restaurant setting.
  13. Discuss selected cross-cultural topics and issues, mostly in the target language, but occasionally in English
  14. Demonstrate academic self-discipline
    1. Meet assigned deadlines
    2. Attend class regularly 



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