24402 Chinese I

World LanguagesHigh School (9–12)Middle School (6–8)

The Chinese I course helps students develop the ability to communicate about themselves and their immediate environment using simple sentences containing basic language structures. Students will learn the four language skills in Mandarin Chinese—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—with an emphasis on the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for Modern Non-Roman Alphabet Languages.


Survey of World Languages & Culture (recommended)

Course Texts and Materials


  • Integrated Chinese, Level 1, Part 1 (3rd Edition)
    Publisher: Cheng & Tsui
    ISBN: 9780887276385

Terms Offered

  • Full Year


  • 1 Credit