Mrs. Chen teaches Chinese at a college setting. She takes great interest in Chinese pedagogy, communication-based learning. She also enjoys incorporating culture into her teaching.
Chinese language, culture, pedagogy and grammar
CHIN 1010 - Beginning Chinese 1
Introduces modern Chinese (Mandarin), developing all four skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) and communicative strategies. Students learn both traditional full-form characters and the principles for converting them into simplified characters.
CHIN 2110 - Intermediate Chinese 1
Emphasizes reading, speaking, and writing modern Chinese, including continued study of both full-form and simplified characters. Introduces dictionaries and principles of character formation.
CHIN 3110 - Advanced Chinese 1
Surveys a variety of authentic-language materials, including films, plays, newspaper articles, essays, and short stories. Emphasizes proficiency-oriented approach to reading, writing, and oral communication.