Associate Degree in Language Studies

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An associate degree often is earned in general areas of study that include the humanities, business, social science, science and technical fields. Credits earned in pursuit of an associate degree can be used toward obtaining a bachelor’s degree.

 

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Associate Degree in Languages

Irvine Valley College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Irvine

The goal of the LAC is to help the students make the most of their language learning at Irvine Valley College. Our tutoring and resources are available to all students enrolled in our half-unit language conference class. [+]

Best Course Studies in Language Studies 2017/2018. The goal of the LAC is to help the students make the most of their language learning at Irvine Valley College. Our tutoring and resources are available to all students enrolled in our half-unit language conference class. Chinese The Chinese language (also called Hanyu, zhongwen, or huawen­) is a member of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. About one-fifth of the world speaks some form of Chinese as its native language, making it the most spoken language in the world. IVC Chinese program teaches Standard Mandarin Chinese, known as common words or national language (pu-tong-hua, or guo-yu ­), which is based on the dialect of Beijing. Standard mandarin is the official language of the People's Republic of China and Taiwan, one of the four official languages of Singapore, and one of six official languages of the United Nations. Standard Mandarin also corresponds to the written Chinese forms - hanzi (Chinese characters) used by all Chinese speakers around the world. To Learn Chinese Listening Patience is the first key to your success. Exposing your ears to native Chinese speaking or using audio programs will help you to get used to this unfamiliar sound system. Don't be frustrated with yourself when you find that you can only understand a few words. Speaking Practice is the second key. Activities such as practicing with a Chinese teacher, pairing with a language partner, or visiting a Chinese restaurant or market can help you to use the language, and create... [-]