An introduction to basic grammar, vocabulary, usage, and the writing system of the Chinese language for students with little or no background in the language. It aims at developing overall competence in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Classes meet for 1 1/2 hours, 4 days a week, for a total of 6 hours per week. Students cannot enroll in CHI 101 after successfully completing CHI 102, CHI 201, or CHI 202 or higher.
Semesters: Fall, Spring