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An introduction to oral and written standard Chinese for students with no previous knowledge of the language. In the sequence of Chinese 1152A/B and Chinese 1153A/B, students will learn approximately 400 characters, 40 sentence structures, basic grammar, and will be able to write short passages and conduct brief, informal dialogues. The pinyin romanization system will be introduced. Prepares students for progression to Chinese 1153A/B.