Ratings for Lin, H

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85
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95
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Lin, H (CHINESE 1Y, Fall 2014)
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Comment: I love Lin Laoshi. She was so great at explaining and she helped me develop my Mandarin so quickly. I actually understood Mandarin fairly well before and it wasn't fair because some students started out knowing nothing while others knew a lot more. I had to spend so much time learning how to write and she does not curve. I messed up by not studying for the first test (which was the easiest test) and i ended with a 93.4% and that was an A- which I was disappointed in because I studied so hard for this class. Make sure you take the time and learn how to write it's so important for the success in this class. Overall, I loved this class and it was probably my favorite class at Berkeley. I definitely recommend this class I'm pretty sure it improved my Mandarin by 60%.

Submitted June 15th, 2015

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Lin, H (CHINESE 1Y, Fall 2012)
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83
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86
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88
Enthusiasm
88

Comment: Lin laoshi was fun to learn from. She was very helpful during office hours and always tried to answer our questions, if we asked. The classroom was a friendly environment because we all saw each other every day and worked with each other on the oral tests. It is not an easy class without a basis in the basics, because you learn speaking in addition to reading and writing traditional characters. I believe anyone can do well if they allot ten hours a week studying as suggested. I am glad I took the course.

Submitted Jan. 5th, 2013

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Lin, H (CHINESE 1Y, Fall 2012)
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50
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100
Enthusiasm
100

Comment: Work hard for that A because although most get A's, you're going to have to work for it. She's an amazing Chinese professor for Berkeley but be ready for constant everyday, day-to-day required work. It's not just weekly assignments but you also have a composition due one day, oral skit due the next, unit test the next day after, and so on. If you're going to take this course, make sure you have around 3 hours at least to study for it everyday. This is for at least an A-. I wanted to take Chinese 10Y with Lin laoshi next semester however as a CS major I doubt I can for a letter grade. I did enjoy learning Chinese in this class but wish I had more time for assignments (unrealistic, I know) or just less of a workload, more concept, anything....

Submitted Jan. 3rd, 2013

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Lin, H (CHINESE 1Y, Fall 2012)
Assignments
81
Exams
84
Helpfulness
80
Enthusiasm
95

Comment: Really cute and nice! Wish I could've seen more of her throughout the week instead of the GSI (GSI took three days, she took two). The class might seem really fast-paced at first, but the sudden immersion into the language makes you learn the material faster since it keeps you on your toes and forces you to study. Character quizzes and unit tests aren't that hard if you study for them. Homework everyday, but it's pretty simple and they don't mark you down if you don't do it.

Submitted Dec. 17th, 2012

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Lin, H (CHINESE 10Y, Spring 2012)
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97
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98
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98
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95

Comment: She happened to teach this class as well, I chose 8am but who'd know it'd turn out to be her teaching it ^.^ Made 8am Chinese that much better haha

Submitted Oct. 14th, 2012

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Lin, H (CHINESE 1Y, Fall 2011)
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97
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Comment: Simply loved her, enough said.

Submitted Oct. 14th, 2012

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Lin, H (CHINESE 10Y, Spring 2012)
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100
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100
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100
Enthusiasm
100

Comment: Really effective teacher! Her powerpoint slides were really helpful! Take this class with her if possible!! I think she's the best teacher in the Chinese department (I've had three different teachers and Lin Laoshi is by far the best) Take this class!!

Submitted Oct. 3rd, 2012

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Lin, H (CHINESE 10Y, Spring 2012)
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79
Exams
86
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94
Enthusiasm
83

Submitted April 29th, 2012

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Lin, H (CHINESE 10Y, Spring 2012)
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Exams
100
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Enthusiasm
100

Comment: Lin laoshi has so much enthusiasm for this class. Her lectures are fun and engaging as well. However, the homework can get annoying sometimes.

Submitted March 20th, 2012

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Lin, H (CHINESE 1Y, Fall 2011)
Assignments
100
Exams
73
Helpfulness
100
Enthusiasm
98

Comment: Lin laoshi was very enthusiastic and taught the class using powerpoints. Her exams were pretty easy. There was daily homework but it was also very easy. She even recommended me to go to the native speaker class for the next semester.

Submitted March 20th, 2012