The aim of this course is enable students to understand the main points of clear standard spoken and
written Chinese on familiar matters encountered regularly at work and in school and leisure etc.
They will be able to deal with situations most likely to be encountered, and write simple
coherent text to describe experiences and events, and express briefly the reasons and
explanations for their opinions and plans. After this course, students can attend Advanced
Intermediate Chinese (MPAS2097/2098).