University of Notre Dame

Elementary Chinese I

Course Number: EALC 10001
Instructor: Nini Li

This is the beginning course of the sequence of two three-credit courses, a sequence that covers the same materials as First Year Chinese I. This course is offered only in the spring semester. It is designed to help students who have not studied Chinese before become familiar with the Chinese phonetic system, the pinyin, and some of the most frequently used characters. Students will learn the basic rules of Chinese grammar and become acquainted with the basic language forms.