Mandarin II is an intermediate language course. After studying Chinese in Mandarin IA and IB at IMS or equivalent, the students will continue to develop their language skills on the following topics: school experiences, hobbies, career, giving tours of the school campus, neighborhood, and a student’s own house, as well as organizing events with invitations. Approximately 200 new characters will be learned in the course. The students are expected to have learned approximately 700 characters in total upon completion of the intermediate-mid level. The students will be able to use sentences or series of sentences to hold conversations on familiar topics and handle short social interactions in everyday situations.