Chinese (CHN)

All CHN courses numbered 100 and above may be used to fulfill the liberal education requirement for the Associate of Applied Science degree.

All CHN courses numbered 100 and above may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the AA and AS degrees.

CHN 101 Elementary Chinese I, CHN 102 Elementary Chinese II, CHN 201 Intermediate Chinese I, and CHN 202 Intermediate Chinese II require that students contact the language coordinator in order to gain proficiency credits.

CHN 101 Elementary Chinese I (4)(4,0)

Elementary Chinese is a beginning Chinese language course designed for students with no or minimal knowledge of Chinese. The course is built on a framework established by National Standards? 5C goal areas: Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities. The class uses a communicative approach to engage students in the learning process Students will engage in functional and communicative activities to practice listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The focus is to improve students? overall ability to understand and use the language accurately and appropriately, and demonstrate understanding of contemporary Chinese life and culture. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (3 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019:None. Students who are native speakers or who have previous knowledge of the language are strongly encouraged to take placement testing in the Testing Center. Students may apply to receive (proficiency) credit for each course for which they demonstrate mastery through placement testing.   Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

CHN 102 Elementary Chinese II (4)(4,0)

Elementary Chinese II is the second level of our sequence designed for students with no or minimal knowledge of Chinese. The course is built on a framework established by National Standards. The class uses a communicative approach to engage students in the learning process. The focus is to improve students? overall ability to understand and use the language accurately and appropriately, and demonstrate understanding of contemporary Chinese life and culture. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019: Grade of C or better in CHN 101; one year of H.S. Chinese with grade of C or better; one semester of Chinese in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.   Prerequisite: CHN 101

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

CHN 201 Intermediate Chinese I (4)(4,0)

Intermediate Chinese I is the third level of our sequence designed for students with elementary knowledge of Chinese. The course is built on a framework established of National Standards. The class uses a communicative approach to engage students in the learning process. The focus is to keep improving students overall ability to understand and use the language accurately and appropriately, and demonstrate understanding of contemporary Chinese life and culture. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available (2 HICT) Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019: Grade of C or better in CHN 101; one year of H.S. Chinese with grade of C or better; one semester of Chinese in college with a grade of C or better; or placement. Prerequisite:CHN 102

Semester(s) Offered: Varies

CHN 202 Intermediate Chinese II (4)(4,0)

Intermediate Chinese II is the fourth level of our sequence designed for students with elementary and some intermediate knowledge of Chinese. The course is built on a framework established by National Standards. The class uses a communicative approach to engage students in the learning process. The focus is to keep improving students overall ability to understand and use the language accurately and appropriately, and demonstrate understanding of contemporary Chinese life and culture. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $528 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2019:Grade of C or better in CHN 201; or three years of H.S. Chinese with grade of C or better; or three semesters of Chinese in college with a grade of C or better; or placement.   Prerequisite:CHN 201

Semester(s) Offered: Varies