Final written projects should be a one-page essay (15-20 complete sentences) about you, your family, and your house, or a transcript of an interview with a native speaker.
You can type your write your essay, or interview transcript.
Please submit a rough draft in class for review before submitting final paper.
The final project is due the day of the final examination.
The best essays will be submitted for consideration in the Asian and Asian American Studies annual Chinese Essay Contest during the spring semester.
Present a dialogue with one or two of your classmates. Use a dialogue from one of the lessons covered this semester as a base. You can make changes to include additional vocabulary and grammar from different lessons. You can make the presentation in class, or submit a video presentation.
Please see the Presentation Rubric for grading guidelines.
The test results for lesson 17 have been posted to your gradebook. The average score was 43/50.
If you would like to improve your score you can get some extra points by improving and expanding on your original response in the short passage question.
大家好 (dà jiā hăo) and welcome to Chinese 102! It is great that you can continue your study of Chinese. I hope that this semester will be an interesting and rewarding experience.
My name is Jeff Winters. I will be the instructor for this course. I'm the Language Lab Director at CSULB. I also have the great opportunity to teach Chinese 102 this semester. I have been studying Chinese for 30 years now, and teaching Mandarin for over ten. I hope that you will find the Chinese language and culture as interesting as I have.
Use the menu at the top of the page to access information related to the course. In the Faculty area, you'll find faculty office hours for the semester, and additional contact information.
In the Syllabus area, you will find details about the course, my expectations, an overview of all assignments, and information about grading and assessment. This is the first information you should read.
The Schedule area lists the topics discussed and the homework assignments due each class meeting.
The Study Guides and Grammar areas contain detailed information about each lesson including interesting links to Chinese language and cultural sites. The Assignments area is where you'll find information about each assignment. These are the two areas you will probably use most during the semester.
In the Gradebook area you will be able to access up-to-date grade information for each assignment, quizzes, and other graded activities.
There is much information available on this site and on the Internet which can enhance your Chinese learning experience. I encourage you to take advantage of this resource.