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Basic Mandarin and Chinese Culture CINT 1210

BCIT International Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This three credit basic language and culture course is designed for students who have no Chinese background and who have never studied Mandarin before. By passing this course, students will develop four basic language skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Mandarin Chinese as well as to have basic knowledge in Chinese culture. The course will include communicative classroom activities and on-line practices to enable students to have a good command of the Chinese pronunciation system and basic grammar knowledge. At the end of the course, students will be able to conduct simple daily conversations and to read and write short sentences. This CINT1210 addresses practical needs in real-life situations. Each class is based on a few scenario(s) that contain the most commonly used expressions. In addition, the course covers many aspects of the Chinese culture. Verbal, non-verbal and multimedia materials will be employed to help enhance all four language skills.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Students who do not speak Mandarin and do not have previous knowledge of Chinese language.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$497.61 - $507.76 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of CINT 1210 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 61356

Duration

Wed Apr 17 - Wed Jul 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61356
  • Domestic fees $497.61
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 17 - Jul 03 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

Jessie Li

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$497.61

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Please contact Eva Wong (Eva_Wong@bcit.ca) for registration approval.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of CINT 1210 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 38134

Duration

Wed Sep 11 - Wed Nov 27 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 38134
  • Domestic fees $507.76
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$507.76

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Please email to Eva_Wong@bcit.ca for registration approval.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Respond to the most frequently used daily conversations.
  • Communicate in Mandarin in the listed scenarios:
    • Say greeting and farewell in person.
    • Introduce yourself, friends and family members in person and in writing.
    • Ask and tell about date and time.
    • Ask for and give directions.
    • Borrow and return things.
    • Express holiday wishes in person and in writing.
    • Shop in a Chinese store.
    • Tell about personal favorite foods and hobbies.
  • Read Chinese sentences with Pinyin given.
  • Recognize 200 common Chinese words.
  • Write 100 most common Chinese characters.
  • Utilize the Chinese culture knowledge to interact in a Chinese social life.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2013

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