Maricopa Community Colleges  CHI202   19952-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 12-13-1994

CHI202  1995 Spring – 2011 Summer II

L+L  5.0 Credit(s)  6.0 Period(s)  5.7 Load  Acad

Intermediate Chinese II

Advanced development of speaking, reading, and writing skills in Mandarin Chinese, and continued exploration of Chinese culture.

Prerequisites: CHI201 or equivalent or permission of Instructor.


Course Attribute(s):

General Education Designation: Global Awareness - [G]

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


CHI202  1995 Spring – 2011 Summer II

Intermediate Chinese II



Define and use vocabulary necessary for common tasks, such as checking into a hotel, asking for and giving directions, and going shopping. (I)


Define and use business-related vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. (I, III)


Describe basic elements of Chinese culture. (I, II, III)


Apply principles and rules of Mandarin Chinese grammar in oral and written discourse. (II)


Read and write approximately 200 additional characters. (I, II, III)


Write a personal letter and a diary in Mandarin Chinese. (III)


Compose and present a short speech in Mandarin Chinese. (III)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


CHI202  1995 Spring – 2011 Summer II

Intermediate Chinese II


I. Vocabulary and Dialogue

A. Shopping

B. Good wishes

C. The Great Wall

D. At the hotel

E. Asking for directions

F. Travel

G. How did they learn Chinese?

H. Farewells

I. Listening to a speech

J. News

K. Recreations

L. Politeness

II. Grammar

A. Verb suffix "zhe"

B. Structional particle "de"

C. Resultative verb compounds

D. Comparison and similarity

E. Placing emphasis within a sentence

F. Medal particles

G. Pattern

III. Reading Skills

A. Letters to friends

B. Writing contest

C. Chinese anecdotes

D. Chinese customs and traditions

E. Letters home

F. Business banquets


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