After studying this course, you should be able to:
demonstrate an awareness of the varieties of the Chinese language
understand how the sound system of Mandarin Chinese (pinyin and tones) works
understand that there are simplified and traditional forms of Chinese characters and have an awareness of how they are combined together to form new meanings
demonstrate basic vocabulary and pronunciation related to greetings, numbers, names and nationalities
demonstrate a cultural understanding of how professional titles are used to address people.