EALC 10121: Hybrid First Year Chinese I
This course covers the same materials as regular First Year Chinese. It is a 5-credit course designed for highly motivated students who are willing to spend more time improving their oral proficiency. The course adopts an innovative format that combines traditional classroom instruction and online self-learning. Students learn grammar through vivid and feasible online tutorials and quizzes. Class time is optimized for enhancing students’ proficiency through intense drill work and authentic communicative tasks. The class meets four times a week and requires one additional hour of online study by students. Students who complete this course may take either Hybrid First Year Chinese II or First Year Chinese II in the following spring semester.