MANDARIN CHINESE FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS
Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE: Chinese teacher approval
Note: This course if only offered through R7 Online Academy
This online course is for intended to support heritage language learners who have native or near native speaking ability in Chinese
Mandarin, but have little or no knowledge in written Chinese. Building upon the students’ spoken and aural skills, this course is to
develop students’ communicative skills in speaking and listening for formal, colloquial and idiomatic expression of Chinese
language, with special emphasis on reading and writing. Students are expected to read and write actively each week while
engaging in the book discussions with the instructor and class asynchronously. Students will be selecting books to read in their
level from a leveled Chinese reading platform. NOTE: Chinese for Heritage Speakers I and II will meet in combined classes.
Pre-testing results will determine the student’s placement.