Mandarin Chinese II Course Description:
In Mandarin Chinese II , students continue to build communication skills developed in Mandarin Chinese I. Specifically, students participate actively in extended oral and written discourse, using compound and complex sentences with cohesive devices to provide information in a coherent and fluent manner. They learn to initiate and sustain a conversation, discussion, or debate. Students narrate, describe, and predict events within context. Culture is a critical part of Mandarin Chinese II curriculum. Students will be immersed in cultural intricacies through learning about traditional and contemporary cultural perspective.