Fall 2021 First-Year Chinese I
Asian Languages and Civilizations, as CHIN-101
Formerly listed as: CHIN-01
Course (Login required) Faculty Xiaoping S. Teng (Section 01) Description
This course, along with CHIN 102 in the spring semester, is an elementary introduction to Mandarin Chinese offered for students who have no Chinese-speaking backgrounds. The class takes an integrated approach to basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and it emphasizes pronunciation and the tones, Chinese character handwriting, and the most basic structure and patterns of Chinese grammar. The course meets five times per week (lectures on MWF and drill sessions on TTh).
Fall semester. Senior Lecturer Teng.
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: The Chinese language courses at Amherst emphasize the basic linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students who enroll in these classes will be expected to engage in intellectual skills and modes of learning, practice, and assessment such as:
--- Pronunciation and the tones
--- Listening comprehension
--- Reading comprehension
--- Memorizing and hand-writing of characters
--- Essays, translations, and other written works
--- Weekly assignments (listening, written, voice recording)
--- Quizzes and exams Students with documented disabilities who will require accommodations in this course should be in consultation with Accessibility Services and reach out to the faculty member as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations can be made in a timely manner.
If Overenrolled: Majors, Amherst seniors, juniors, and then sophomores and first-years Cost: 45 ? Keywords
Languages Other Than English
Course times and locations CHIN 101 - LEC Section 01 M 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM WEBS 217 W 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM WEBS 217 F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM WEBS 217 CHIN 101F - DIS Section 01 Tu 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM SCCE C101 Th 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM SCCE C101 Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; click on the the price field to see detailed pricing information.
This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.
ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Price
9781622911721 Integrated Chinese 4E, Vol 1, ChengTsui Web App Cheng & Tsui Company, 2017 Liu, Yuehua and Yao, Tao-chung et.al. https://www.cheng-tsui.com/browse/integrated-chinese-4th-edition/integrated-chinese-4e-vol-1-chengtsui-web-app?id=21222 TBD Offerings 2022-23:
Fall 2022 Other years: