(Beginning Chinese Language II, in Cultural Context) This course is the continuation of CHIN 110. Students will advance their elementary knowledge of modern spoken and written Mandarin Chinese through building vocabulary and enhancing communication in cultural context. The course exposes students to aspects of modern Chinese culture, by integrating language learning with the study of contemporary cultural forms. These may include Chinese reality TV shows, film, pop music, popular literature, and other forms of mass media. Prerequisite: CHIN 110 or permission of instructor. (Satisfies GEC Humanities requirement).