This program is designed to further increase the conversational ability of students proficient in levels 1-5 above. Conducted entirely in Mandarin, this course provides students with an opportunity to markedly improve their speaking and listening skills. Magazines, video and audio tapes, and other resources designed to provide practical opportunities...
Mandarin Chinese is spoken by over one billion people around the world. This course will introduce you to the sounds and sentences of Mandarin Chinese. You will be provided with the basic listening and speaking skills essential for touring, adopting, or doing business in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan. Our course includes a glimpse of Chinese characters...
In the advanced level, students will be given more time to make daily conversation based on the text. The students will be able to talk about learning Chinese, seeing a doctor, making appointments, etc. Grammar includes: measure words, to have, expressions of desire and necessity, adverbial modifiers, etc.
After completing Level 2, students should be able to converse with greater ease about topics including sports, meeting people, family members, etc. Chinese characters including strokes, stroke order and radicals will be introduced. Students will practice on character writing and character recognition.
Upon completion of this course, students can expect to read text based on the recognition of characters. They will comprehend more complex sentences. Students will make dialogues on the topics including age, shopping, etc. Grammar learned in this level includes: verb + object; tag questions, prepositional phrases, etc.
Upon completion of this course, students can expect to converse in simple sentences as well as to read and write basic words. This course emphasizes oral expression and phonetics. Four tones and pronunciation will be practiced repeatedly. The Pin-Yin spelling system will be introduced and drills will help students master the correct intonation. Topics...
Spoken by one out of every five people in the world, Mandarin Chinese is a major world language. We’ll emphasize conversation, focusing on social situations and activities, such as dining out, shopping, and planning a trip. We’ll practice listening, speaking, reading, and pronunciation. Our Chinese instructor will also introduce the culture, traditions,...