Mandarin is the official language of China and is used by about one-fifth of the world's population. This course is designed for students who are interested in learning how to communicate in Mandarin at an introductory level in a healthcare setting. Students will learn the structure of the Mandarin language and how to express themselves accurately using simple sentences. Students will write and orally present a short story in written Mandarin characters. A working knowledge of Mandarin may be particularly useful for the student who plans to incorporate eastern approaches and modalities, such as acupuncture and Oriental medicine, into his or her practice.

Credits: 3.00
Lecture Hours: 3.0

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