Chinese 4B

This course is the second in a two-course sequence and is designed for students who have at least 3-4 years of prior experience in learning Chinese. Aiming at preparing students for Advanced Placement (AP) Chinese course, this course focuses on developing students’ integrated skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing through project-based language learning activities. Topics in this level include protecting environments, finance, China’s history, job interview, and adjusting life. Using a flipped design, students will be instructed to complete preview and review activities asynchronously with a suggested pacing-guide. Students are also required to take a 50-minute lab session per week and interact with their instructor and classmates for synchronous learning.

Terms Offered

(23-24) Semester 2
(24-25) Semester 2

NCAA Approved?


Course Type

MSU - Chinese


American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages: World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages
Michigan World Language Standards and Benchmarks