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Chen, Jin Instructor


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  • 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


courses taught

  • CHIN 1010 - Beginning Chinese 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    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 1020 - Beginning Chinese 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2021
    Continuation of CHIN 1010.
  • CHIN 2110 - Intermediate Chinese 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    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 2120 - Intermediate Chinese 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Continuation of CHIN 2110.
  • CHIN 3110 - Advanced Chinese 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    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.
  • CHIN 3120 - Advanced Chinese 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Continuation of CHIN 3110.


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global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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