About the Course

Chinese Language, Basic, Part III (NCAA Approved)

  • Grade 7+
  • CTY-Level
  • Session-Based

In this course, a continuation of Chinese Language, Basic, Part II, you will continue to reinforce your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills as you focus on your ability to speak Chinese accurately and fluently.

You’ll become more familiar with Chinese customs and will communicate about daily tasks and be able to recognize and write most Chinese characters. In addition, you’ll read short stories and develop basic grammar and sentence structure skill. Topics you’ll study in this course include birthdays, making phone calls, describing the rooms of a house, interviews, and final exams.

During virtual class meetings your instructor will guide you through lessons, discussions, and other resources designed to enhance your learning. You will also participate in one-on-one virtual meetings with your instructor and teaching assistant. 

Meeting times: Monday, Wednesday – 8-9 p.m. ET

Time Commitment: 4 - 5.75 hours per week (2 hours class time, 0.75 hours optional meeting, 2-3 hours independent work).

Important Dates
Registration for Winter Session Closes

Classes

Register for an Online course by selecting an open class below. If no open classes are listed, then course enrollment is currently closed. Note: You will need to have an active CTY Account to complete registration through MyCTY.

Winter

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12 weeks
$1,335

Spring

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12 weeks
$1,335

Summer

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12 weeks
$1,335
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12 weeks
$1,335

Testing and Prerequisites

  Math Verbal
Required Level CTY-Level or CTY-Level
Check your eligibility using existing test scores If you do not have existing test scores:

Students must achieve qualifying scores on an advanced assessment to be eligible for CTY programs. If you don’t have qualifying scores, you have several different testing options. We’ll help you find the right option for your situation.

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Course Prerequisites

Chinese Language, Basic, Part III (NCAA Approved) requires:

1 prerequisite

Cost and Financial Aid

  • Tuition
    • Varies
  • Application fee
    • Nonrefundable Application Fee - $15 (Waived for financial aid applicants)
    • Nonrefundable International Fee - $20 (outside US only)
Financial Aid is available

We are committed to serving all talented youth regardless of financial circumstances. Financial assistance is available based on need.

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Course Materials

Please acquire all course materials by the course start date. If you have questions about these materials or difficulty locating them, please contact ctyinfo@jhu.edu.
 

Book Title: Chinese Odyssey, Volume 2 Combined Textbook (Traditional and Simplified) Innovative Chinese Courseware
Author: Xueying Wang, Li-Chuang Chi, Liping Feng
ISBN: 9780887275401

Book Title: Chinese Odyssey, Volume 2 Combined Workbook (Traditional and
Simplified) Innovative Chinese Courseware
Author: Xueying Wang, Li-Chuang Chi, Liping Feng
ISBN: 9780887275418

  • Headset with microphone 

Earning School Credit

NCAA Approved

Recommended school credit: One half of an academic year

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Technical Requirements

This course requires a computer with high-speed Internet access and an up-to-date web browser such as Chrome or Firefox. You must be able to communicate with the instructor via email. Visit the Technical Requirements and Support page for more details.

This course uses a virtual classroom for instructor-student communication. The classroom works on standard computers with the Zoom desktop client, and on tablets or handhelds that support the Zoom Mobile app. Recorded meetings can only be viewed on a computer with the Zoom desktop client installed. The Zoom desktop client and Zoom Mobile App are both free to download.

Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but some assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.

You will need to install Respondus LockDown Browser proctoring software for designated assessments. View system requirements.

Terms & Conditions

Students may interact in online classrooms and meetings that include peers, instructors, and occasional special guests.

Courses may include videos from the web. Recommendations or links at the end of videos are provided by the video host and are not CTY recommendations. 

Virtual class meetings may be recorded for students to review.

After a you complete a course, your projects may be used to illustrate work for future students. 

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