Class Availability – Spring 2018

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CHNS 101: Elementary Mandarin I

CHNS 101 is designed for beginners of Chinese. Study of basic structures of the Mandarin Chinese language with emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students will gain these four skills in standard Mandarin Chinese, attaining approximately the Novice-High level on the ACTFL-ETS (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) proficiency scale.
4.000 Credit hours
60.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Sciences Division
Languages, Linguistics & Lit Department

Gen. Ed./Focus:
HSL – Hawaiian or Second Lang Req


Important Registration and Withdrawal Deadline Information

01/12/2018 Last day to register
01/12/2018 Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to receive 50% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to drop (No "W" on transcript)
04/02/2018 Last day to withdraw from class ("W" on transcript)



If you have taken Chinese in the past prior to enrolling into College, taking the Chinese placement test or seeing a Chinese instructor is recommended.

This CHNS 101 class section (CRN 33068) is conducted on the Internet. Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email. Students are required to have a Chinese-ready computer or device that can play and record mp3 sound files, and that has a microphone, a web camera, ability to play back Quicktime movie files, and reliable access to a high-speed Internet connection. For additional information, please contact the instructor via email (

After registering for this section, students need to check their MyUH email for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email.

Thinking about taking an online class? Go to and take the free distance-learning self-assessment quiz.

RESERVED SEATING: This CHNS 101 class section (CRN 33261) has reserved seats for first-year students, which may appear as open seats. If you receive a "RESERVED -CLOSED" error in MyUH, you are attempting to register for a seat reserved for a first-year student. Please search for an alternate section.


Course Details

Term: Spring 2018
CRN: 33068
Subject: Chinese (CHNS)
Course Number: 101
Course Title: Elementary Mandarin I
Instructional Method: Distance – Completely Online
Credits: 4
Gen. Ed/Focus: FY,HSL
Grading Options: Standard Letter A-F, Credit/No Credit, or Audit
Instructor: Carl Polley
Course Dates: 01/08-05/11
Meeting Times:
TBA TBA WWW 01/08-05/11

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