Course Detail

Course No. Title Units

CHNSE 150A

CHINESE FOR BUSINESS AND TRAVEL

2.0

Course Description:

Practical conversational Chinese for business and travel. Contemporary culture in Chinese-speaking areas. Total of 36 hours lecture.

This course is designed for the people who do not have any previous Mandarin Chinese background and interested in acquiring the basic conversational Chinese for business and travel.. We will practice, discuss, and exchange information together in a simulated Chinese speaking environment. Contemporary culture in Chinese-speaking areas will also be introduced in the class.

Student Learning Outcomes:

After the completion of this course, the student will:
  1. Employ appropriate conversational Chinese necessary for basic business interaction and/or travel information, family, profession
  2. Construct formal and informal conversations related to personal information and survival needs.
  3. Demonstrate awareness of the most common Chinese cultural practices and traditions for traveling and doing business in Chinese speaking areas.

Revised June 23, 2011