Chinese Program

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中文课程
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Richard Liao Chinese Program Director
and Professor:

RICHARD MAOJYUN LIAO

MA:  Ethnology Institute of
Chinese Culture University

MA:  Asian Languages and
Culture, UCLA

 

liaorm@lacitycollege.edu

 

ext. 2731
Grace Yang Adjunct Professor:

GRACE YANG

MA:  East Asian Studies
ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY, NY
yanggh@lacitycollege.edu  

 Chinese Language and Civilization Courses

Always Check Class Schedules for current semester/session offerings
Check the LACC Catalog for Degree/Course Descriptions

CHINESE 1: Elementary Chinese I (5 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Mandarin Chinese corresponds to the first year of high school Chinese. Pronunciation, grammar, practical vocabulary, and basic facts on the geography, customs and culture of China.

CHINESE 2: Elementary Chinese II (5 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Chinese 1 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
Completes the elementary Mandarin Chinese grammar; introduces reading and writing of elementary texts.

CHINESE 3: Intermediate Chinese I (5 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

Advisory: Chinese 2 or equivalent.
A review of grammar with vocabulary building for conversational fluency, written composition and advanced reading.

CHINESE 4: Intermediate Chinese II (5 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

Advisory: Chinese 3 or equivalent.
Continues a review of grammar, advanced composition and reading of everyday and literary subjects to study idiomatic expressions.

CHINESE 10: Chinese Civilization (3 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

Geography, history, government, and institutions of China; the life and customs of the people; the literature and arts, and the contributions to civilization. Conducted in English.

CHINESE 21: Fundamentals of Chinese I (3 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.
Chinese 21 is the first half of Chinese 1. Chinese 22 is the second half of Chinese 1. This course is designed to provide the basic knowledge of Chinese grammar for beginners with no preparation.
UC limit: 5 Units from Chinese 21, 22.

CHINESE 22: Fundamentals of Chinese II (3 UNITS) – (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Chinese 21 with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.
This course continues the basic knowledge of Chinese Grammar at second level of the Chinese language for beginners.
UC limit: 5 units from Chinese 21, 22.