24402 Chinese I

The Chinese I course helps students develop the ability to communicate about themselves and their immediate environment using simple sentences containing basic language structures. Students will learn the four language skills in Mandarin Chinese—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—with an emphasis on the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for Modern Non-Roman Alphabet Languages.


Course Texts and Materials


  • Integrated Chinese, Level 1, Part 1 (3rd Edition)
    Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
    ISBN: 9780887276385


  • 1 credit

Terms Offered*

  • Full Year
  • Summer Session

*See explanation of academic terms offered

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