Chinese III (Regular)

Lots of beads on strings.

Chinese good luck charms. (Image courtesy of Daniel Bersak.)


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Fall 2003



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The study materials for this course feature animations of how to write Chinese characters. The section also includes content from the course discussion boards that is used to teach students about Chinese language and culture.

Course Description

This course is designed to consolidate the foundation built in Elementary Chinese and continue developing students skills in aural comprehension, reading, and writing.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to speak Chinese with some fluency on basic conversational topics, achieve a basic level of reading competence within simplified and traditional characters learned plus common compounds, and be able to write short compositions.

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Tong Chen. 21G.103 Chinese III (Regular). Fall 2003. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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