Mandarin 2

Course No: 4620
Subject: Mandarin
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11
Course Length: Year
Course Type: Elective
UC/CSU Subject Approval: E
Prerequisite: Mandarin 1 or placement by examination
Criteria for Enrollment: Satisfactory completion of Mandarin 1 or placement by written and oral examination
Fulfillments: Meets one year of language graduation requirement

Mandarin 2 is a two-semester course that continues the study and development of Mandarin. This course will have combination of acquiring elementary to low intermediate level of Mandarin language use along with Chinese culture information. Students will continue developing skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and expanding knowledge of grammatical structures. Instruction in written Chinese will be a combination of simplified and traditional characters. The transcription of Mandarin sounds will be in Hanyu Pinyin.