Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for Beginners

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Platform
Coursera
Provider
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Effort
3 hours/week
Length
5 weeks
Language
English
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Paid Certificate Available
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Overview
Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese. It uses lectures, short plays, interactive exercises and cultural tips to help learners build a fundamental capability of oral Chinese in real-life situations. At the end of the 5-week course, the learners will reach the following proficiency:
♦ 150 words
♦ 20 language points
♦ handling 5 real-life situations
This is a beginners' course, therefore no prerequisite is required.

Syllabus
Lesson 1 Nǐ hǎo 你好 Hello! Part 1
Learning how to greet people; Learning how to introduce one's name and nationality

Lesson 1 Nǐ hǎo 你好 Hello! Part 2
Learning how to greet people; Learning how to introduce one's name and nationality

Lesson 2 Xiànzài jǐ diǎn ? 现在几点? What's the time? Part 1
Learning how to express numbers; Learning how to express time: the time, years, month and dates

Lesson 2 Xiànzài jǐ diǎn ? 现在几点? What's the time? Part 2
Learning how to express numbers; Learning how to express time: the time, years, month and dates

Lesson 3:Nǐ mǎi shénme? 你买什么? What do you want to buy? Part 1
Learning how to talk about money; Learning the expressions used in shopping

Lesson 3:Nǐ mǎi shénme? 你买什么? What do you want to buy? Part 2
Learning how to talk about money; Learning the expressions used in shopping

Lesson 4 Nǐ jiā yǒu jǐ kǒu rén ? 你家有几口人? How many people are there in your family? Part 1
Learning how to talk about family, occupations and age.

Lesson 4 Nǐ jiā yǒu jǐ kǒu rén ? 你家有几口人? How many people are there in your family? Part 2
Learning how to talk about family, occupations and age.

Lesson 5 Nǐ xiǎnɡ chī shénme? 你想吃什么? What would you like to eat? Part 1
Learning how to order and talk about food.

Lesson 5 Nǐ xiǎnɡ chī shénme? 你想吃什么? What would you like to eat? Part 2
Learning how to order and talk about food.

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Wang Jun and An Na
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