Fall 2023

Second-Year Chinese I

Listed in: Asian Languages and Civilizations, as CHIN-201


Xiaoping Teng (Section 01)


This course is designed for students who have completed first-year Chinese classes. The emphasis will be on the basic grammatical structures. The course reinforces the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) through vigorous drills and practices. There will be three class meetings and two drill sessions each week.

Requisite: CHIN 102 or equivalent. Fall semester. Senior Lecturer Teng.

How to handle overenrollment: Majors, Amherst seniors, juniors, and then sophomores and first-years

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: The Chinese language courses at Amherst emphasize the basic linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students who enroll in these classes will be expected to engage in intellectual skills and modes of learning, practice, and assessment such as: --- Pronunciation and the tones --- Listening comprehension --- Speaking --- Grammar --- Reading comprehension --- Memorizing and hand-writing of characters --- Essays, translations, and other written works --- Weekly assignments (listening, written, voice recording) --- Quizzes and exams

Cost: $100 ?

CHIN 201 - LEC

Section 01
M 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Tu 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
W 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Th 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Integrated Chinese Vol 3 Essential Edition Cheng & Tsui; 4 edition Yuehua Liu, Tao-chung Yao, Nyan-Ping Bi, Liangyan Ge, Yaohua Shi TBD


Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024