SRJC Course Outlines

6/21/2024 7:55:58 AMCHIN 2 Course Outline as of Summer 2022

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  CHIN 2Title:  ELEMENTARY CHINESE 2  
Full Title:  Elementary Chinese - Part 2
Last Reviewed:5/11/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CHIN 52

Catalog Description:
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Continuation of elementary Mandarin Chinese grammar and further development of appropriate language skills required for communication in social, academic, and work-related situations.

Course Completion of CHIN 1 ( or CHIN 51)

Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Continuation of elementary Mandarin Chinese grammar and further development of appropriate language skills required for communication in social, academic, and work-related situations.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CHIN 1 ( or CHIN 51)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 2019
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 6ALanguage Other Than EnglishFall 2019
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2018Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2019Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course

Approval and Dates
Version:04Course Created/Approved: 1/22/2018
Version Created:2/2/2022Course Last Modified:6/2/2024
Submitter:Jessica PardoeCourse Last Full Review:5/11/2020
Version Status:Approved Changed CoursePrereq Created/Approved:5/11/2020
Version Status Date:2/14/2022Semester Last Taught:Spring 2024
Version Term Effective:Summer 2022Term Inactive:


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Engage in level appropriate conversations about past, present and future
    activities with acceptable degree of spontaneity.  
2. Express preferences, facts, and requests and provide information in a formal
    and informal setting using level appropriate and more advanced language structures,
    verb tenses, vocabulary and Mandarin Chinese pronunciation.
3. Expand and comprehend ideas, questions, instructions and requests in
    Mandarin Chinese.
4. Construct and organize comprehensible written sentences, paragraphs
    and brief compositions using accurate Chinese syntax and cohesive elements.
5. Identify and utilize appropriate present, past, and future forms of common verbs.
6. Increase the ability to read Traditional and Simplified Chinese characters with the Pinyin system and write simplified Chinese characters.  
7. Express thoughts in written form utilizing appropriate traditional Chinese

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Formulate compound and complex sentences and questions and interpret responses to other
    speakers using common vocabulary.
2. Generate ways to communicate in a casual and formal speech style regarding present, past,
    and future events and activities.
3. Initiate and maintain face-to-face conversations in Mandarin Chinese dealing with common
    everyday topics.
4. Identify and evaluate main ideas of a conversation in Chinese spoken at a natural speed.
5. Compare and contrast key similarities and differences among the cultures of the
    Chinese-speaking world.
6. Compare and contrast between two or more items.
7. Communicate with 350 written Chinese characters and spoken Mandarin Chinese.

Topics and Scope
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I. Sentences
    A. Read and analyze written texts in Mandarin Chinese characters and the Pinyin system
     B. Compose and write more complex sentences
    C. Understand idiomatic expressions
II. Common Vocabulary
    A. Counting with appropriate numeral classifiers
     B. Expand vocabulary in the following areas: Dining out, going to a party, seeing a doctor,
         dating, parts of the house, sports, and travel
    C. Times duration
    D. Numbers 1000 +
    E. The dynamic particle guo4
    F. Verbs + le+ numeral + measure word + noun + le
    G. Potential complements with verb + bu2 xia4
    H. Questions pronouns as indefinite references (whoever, whatever, etc.)
    I.  Kinship terms
III. Conversation
    A. Listening to Chinese at a close to or natural speed
    B. Making various different levels of informal and polite requests
    C. Asking directions
    D. Expressing extreme situations
    E. Using descriptive, potential and directional complements
IV. Part of Speech
    A. Indicating continuation
    B. Reduplication of verbs and adjectives
    C. Inquiring present, past, progressive and future activities  
     D. Duration of actions and non-actions
V. Grammar
    A. Adjectives and adverbs
    B. Reduplication of verbs and adjectives
    C. Actions in progress
    D. Duration of actions and non-actions

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1.   Studying lessons from the textbook (ungraded)
2.   Reviewing for quizzes and tests (ungraded)
3.   Researching cultural and literary topics (ungraded)
4.   Memorizing vocabulary and verb conjugations (ungraded)
5.   Weekly or bi-weekly quizzes; chapter tests and final
6.   Group activities and projects
7.   Dictation and translation
8.   In-class oral participation
9.  Class performances and group activities, such as storytelling, role playing, simple debates,
     information gap, forming group consensus, and problem solving
10. Exercises to practice writing and recognizing Chinese and Pinyin characters
11. Completing exercises in textbook and workbook
12. Writing two to four compositions, including a story with visuals
13. Viewing and extracting information from cultural videos or films

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Written homework, diction and translation, compositions including a story with visuals
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Homework problems, group activities, projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performances, in-class oral participation, and Chinese and Pinyin character exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Weekly or bi-weekly quizzes; chapter tests and final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Completion of exercises; extracting information from cultural videos or films

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Integrated Chinese, Volume 2. 4th ed. Liu, Yuehua and Yao, Tao-chung and Bi, Nyan-Ping. Cheng & Tsui. 2018
Instructor prepared materials


Student Preparation
 Matric Assessment Required:ERequires English Assessment
 Prerequisites-generate description:AAuto-Generated Text
 Advisories-generate description:AAuto-Generated Text
 Prereq/coreq-registration check:YPrerequisite Rules Exist
 Requires instructor signature:NInstructor's Signature Not Required
 Method of instruction:02Lecture
 71Internet-Based, Simultaneous Interaction
 72Internet-Based, Delayed Interaction
 Area department:WLANGWorld Languages
 Division:71Language Arts & Academic Foundations
 Special topic course:NNot a Special Topic Course
 Program Status:1Certificate Applicable Course
 Repeatability:00Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
 Repeat group id:  
 Audit allowed:YAuditable
 Open entry/exit:NNot Open Entry/Open Exit
 Credit by Exam:NCredit by examination not allowed
 Budget code: Program:0000Unrestricted
 Budget code: Activity:1101Modern and Classical Languages
Disciplines:Foreign Languages
 Basic Skills:NNot a Basic Skills Course
 Level below transfer:YNot Applicable
 CVU/CVC status:YDistance Ed, Not CVU/CVC Developed
 Distance Ed Approved:YEither online or hybrid, as determined by instructor
 Emergency Distance Ed Approved:YFully Online
Partially Online
Online with flexible in-person activities
 Credit for Prior Learning:NAgency Exam
NIndustry Credentials
 Non-credit category:YNot Applicable, Credit Course
 Classification:YLiberal Arts and Sciences Courses
 SAM classification:ENon-Occupational
 TOP code:1107.00Chinese
 Work-based learning:NDoes Not Include Work-Based Learning
 DSPS course:NNO
 In-service:NNot an in-Service Course

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