Intermediate Chinese 2-2

East China Normal University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Intermediate Chinese 2-2

  • Host University

    East China Normal University

  • Location

    Shanghai, China

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, Chinese

  • Language Level


  • Prerequisites

    Course 2-2 is designed for students who are more advanced than students in course 2-1. 

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    234 - 252
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    15 - 16
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    22 - 24
  • Overview

    Course 2-2
    Students will take four courses: “Intermediate Intensive Reading I”, “Intermediate Oral Course II”, “Intermediate Listening Course II” and “Intermediate Newspaper-reading Course I”.


    • Developing Chinese – Intermediate Comprehensive Course I发展汉语 – 中级综合 I
    • Developing Chinese – Intermediate Speaking Course II发展汉语 – 中级口语 II
    • Developing Chinese – Intermediate Listening Course II发展汉语 – 中级听力 II
    • Times: Newspaper Reading Course of Intermediate Chinese I 时代:中级汉语报刊阅读教程(上册) 

    Intermediate Intensive Reading I
    Course 2-2 is designed for students who are more advanced than students in course 2-1. It will cover lessons 6-15 in the textbook. Students will learn approximately 500 new vocabulary words and 80 new patterns during the semester and learn to use appropriate language styles in different situations.

    Intermediate Oral Course II
    This course is a continuation of the 2-1 Intermediate Oral Course II. We will begin from lesson 6 and advance students to lesson 13. The material students learn will be more difficult than in course 2-1. Students will be trained to speak in much longer paragraphs. After successful completion of this course, students will have command of approximately 100 new oral patterns and 50 functional structures.

    Intermediate Listening Course II
    This course is a continuation of the 2-1 Chinese Listening course. We will begin from lesson 11 and finish 14 lessons. More literary articles will be studied than in course 2-1. Students will practice HSK Test skills during this course.

    Intermediate Newspaper-reading Course I
    Students will read articles selected from newspapers, magazines and other contemporary reading materials according to their language proficiency. The articles will be about all aspects of Chinese society and peoples’ lives. This course will cover lessons 1-5 in the textbook. Through reading and studying these materials, students will learn a great deal about modern Chinese society, as well as the language style of news in Chinese. Their reading and writing ability will be drastically improved as well.  

Course Disclaimer

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.