This class is designed for introductory-level beginners. The course places emphasis on helping students use phrases and sentences relevant to their everyday lives. The chosen vocabulary and sentence structures are based on familiar topics such as greetings, thanks and apologies, exchanging names, family, shopping, time expressions, activities and abilities, etc.
The beginner level is made up of 10 colorfully illustrated lessons. Each lesson covers new vocabulary and simple sentence structures with particular emphasis on listening and speaking skills. Adult Chinese 1 provides a solid foundation for continuing study.GO 100 can be completed in two semesters (roughly 30 weekends). Upon completion of this level for beginners, the students will have acquired approximately 150 Chinese characters and 200 common phrases.
GO! Chinese - GO 100 Textbook & Workbook
Pen/Pencil A notebook
Attendance (10%) Class Participation (10%) Homework (20%) Mid-term exam (30%) Final exam (30%)
Course Schedule: This book includes 4 units and 12 lessons.