21F.107 / 21F.157 Chinese I (Streamlined)

Fall 2005

Pinyin syllable for light.
Pinyin syllable for 'light.' (Image courtesy of Carrene Tracy.)

Course Highlights

This course features sample assignments and a sample quiz in the exams section.

Course Description

This course, along with 21F.108/158 offered in the spring, form the elementary level of the streamlined sequence, which is for students who have some basic conversational skills gained, typically, from growing up in a Chinese speaking environment, but lack a corresponding level of literacy. The focus of the course is on learning standard everyday usage, on reading in both traditional and simplified characters, and on writing.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. Tong Chen
Prof. Jin Zhang

Course Meeting Times

Three sessions / week
1 hour / session


Undergraduate / Graduate


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