CICL 101 teaches students very basic Chinese language skills that are closely related to their everyday life such as greeting others or responding to greetings from others, making simple expressions of their basic needs, giving others instructions by using a few words, and making simple requests or asking for help.
CICL 102 is a sequential class to CICL 101. This course will teach more spoken Chinese and start to introduce Chinese culture to the class. It will help students to lay down a stronger foundation of listening, speaking, reading, and basic writing skills in Chinese. After finishing this course, students will be able to make simple conversations about one's hobbies and daily life routines, express their needs, give others instructions by using simple sentences, and speak Chinese more fluently.