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Over 85 million people in the world speak Cantonese.  It is the third most spoken language in China, and it is also widely spoken amongst Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia, and throughout the Western world. This three-credit introductory course is designed for heritage Cantonese speakers, Mandarin speakers and non-Chinese speaking learners who are interested in Cantonese language and culture. In this course, introduction to Cantonese Phonetic Jyutping, and topics of daily life such as basic greetings and conversations, numbers, dates and times, money, and family will be taught. The course focuses primarily on speaking skills and listening comprehension and will be oriented towards proficiency in basic Cantonese characters and sentence patterns.

Course Number: LACH-40021
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)

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