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Mandarin 11

The prerequisite for this course is Introductory Mandarin 11.

Course Description

In Mandarin 11, students will further develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. We will practice skills like ordering food from a restaurant, describing our own body and health, and shopping. We will also be writing short essays about our daily lives and our dream home, etc.

Course Topics/Modules

Read this before you start:

  • You must read the section before you start each module and work on the assignments. The course related information and useful resources will help you understand and complete the course successfully.

 Module 1: My Body 

  • Module 1 contains 2 lessons regarding different body parts.

 Module 2: Illness

  • Module 2 contains 2 lessons regarding seeing a doctor, writing a sick leave note, and so on.

 Module 3: Money and Food

  • Module 3 contains 4 lessons that talk about topics regarding money and different kinds of food.

 Module 4: Health and Nutrition

  • Module 4 contains 2 lessons that talk about health and nutrition.

Module 5: Shopping

  • Module 5 contains 4 lessons regarding shopping in a store, bargaining, and everyday articles.

 Module 6: Visiting Friends

  • Module 6 contains 2 lessons that talk about visiting a friend’s new place and asking for a direction.


The Mandarin 11 course is graded as follows:

  • StartUp Assignment                                                            5%
  • Assignments, project and oral presentation          25%
  • Participation (online discussions)                                 5%
  • Online Quizzes                                                                     15%
  • Midterm                                                                                  20%
  • Final Exam                                                                             30%

'Chinese Made Easy Book 3' and online materials.

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