Mandarin 4

Generic 1

Prerequisites: Completion of Mandarin 3 or 3 Honors with a grade of C minus or better is required.

Course Description: The course is designed to further improve the students’ proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students will develop more advanced linguistic skills, expand on vocabulary and idiomatic expressions, and systematically review previously studied materials. In addition to the basic textbook, students will also read more extensively on a variety of topics adapted from authentic texts. By the end of the year, students will have learned about 1500 simplified characters. They will also develop a more in-depth understanding of Chinese culture through projects and field trips. This course will be conducted primarily in Chinese.

UC / CSU Approved