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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 28 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)
Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 28 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Week1 Hobbies and Interests

This week we will be learning expressions related to hobbies and interests. What's your favorite hobby? Do you know how to discuss your plan and travel place on weekends? At the end of this week, you will be able to answer the questions above in Chinese. You will learn 55 new words and 11 new grammar points this week....
Reading
5 videos (Total 42 min), 10 readings, 13 quizzes
Video5 videos
你经常照相吗?Nǐ jīnɡchánɡ zhàoxiànɡ mɑ?7m
没什么打算 Méi shénme dǎsuàn6m
去哪儿旅游?Qù nǎr lǚyóu?8m
你瘦了 Nǐ shòu le8m
Reading10 readings
New Words10m
最大的爱好 zuì dà de àihào (text)10m
New words10m
你经常照相吗?Nǐ jīnɡchánɡ zhàoxiànɡ mɑ?(text)10m
New Words10m
没什么打算 Méi shénme dǎsuàn (text)10m
New Words10m
去哪儿旅游?Qù nǎr lǚyóu? (text)10m
New Words10m
你瘦了 Nǐ shòu le (text)10m
Quiz13 practice exercises
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Listen to the recording and answer6m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Week2 Asking for sick leave & Sending one’s blessing or comforting others.

This week we will be learning expressions related to asking for sick leave, sending one's blessing or comfort others. What happened to you? Do you feel better? Do you know how to say" Don't be sad!"in Chinese? At the end of this week, you will be able to talk about these topics above in Chinese. You will learn 52 new words and 10 new grammar points this week....
Reading
5 videos (Total 42 min), 10 readings, 13 quizzes
Video5 videos
当然是春节 Dānɡrán shì chūnjié6m
感冒了 Gǎnmào le6m
腿有点儿疼 Tuǐ yǒudiǎnr ténɡ8m
我试试 Wǒ shìshi8m
Reading10 readings
New Words10m
准备礼物 Zhǔnbèi lǐwù (text)10m
New Words10m
当然是春节 Dānɡrán shì chūnjié (text)10m
New Words10m
感冒了 Gǎnmào le (text)10m
New Words10m
腿有点儿疼 Tuǐ yǒudiǎnr ténɡ (text)10m
New Words10m
我试试 Wǒ shìshi (text)10m
Quiz13 practice exercises
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Listen to the recording and answer6m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Week 3 Arrangments and Plans

This week we will be learning expressions related to arrangements and plans. What programs do you want to watch? Will the bank open tomorrow? Do you know how to say "it is very convenient by subway"in Chinese? At the end of this week, you will be able to talk about these topics above in Chinese. You will learn 47 new words and 10 new grammar points this week....
Reading
5 videos (Total 45 min), 10 readings, 13 quizzes
Video5 videos
我不能迟到 Wǒ bù nénɡ chídào7m
看熊猫 Kàn xiónɡmāo8m
不在东北边 Bú zài dōnɡběibiɑn8m
一直向南走 Yìzhí xiànɡ nán zǒu9m
Reading10 readings
New Words10m
你想看什么节目?Nǐ xiǎnɡ kàn shénme jiémù? (text)10m
New Words10m
我不能迟到 Wǒ bù nénɡ chídào (text)10m
New Words10m
看熊猫 Kàn xiónɡmāo (text)10m
New Words10m
不在东北边 Bú zài dōnɡběibiɑn (text)10m
New Words10m
一直向南走 Yìzhí xiànɡ nán zǒu (text)10m
Quiz13 practice exercises
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Listen to the recording and answer6m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Week 4 Campus Life and Weather

This week we will be learning expressions related to campus life and weather. Do you like online shopping? How to talk about exam,scores ,learning plans and learning experience? Are you used to extreme cold weather? At the end of this week, you will be able to talk about these topics above in Chinese. You will learn 52 new words and 10 new grammar points this week....
Reading
5 videos (Total 41 min), 10 readings, 13 quizzes
Video5 videos
数学考试太难了 shùxué kǎoshì tài nán le6m
你怎么知道得这么多!Nǐ zěnme zhīdào de zhème duō!7m
你能教我吗?Nǐ nénɡ jiāo wǒ mɑ?7m
习惯那儿的天气 Xíɡuàn nàr de tiānqì7m
Reading10 readings
New Words10m
上网买东西 shànɡwǎnɡ mǎi dōnɡxi (text)10m
New Words10m
数学考试太难了 shùxué kǎoshì tài nán le (text)10m
New Words10m
你怎么知道得这么多!Nǐ zěnme zhīdào de zhème duō!(text)10m
New Words10m
你能教我吗?Nǐ nénɡ jiāo wǒ mɑ? (text)10m
New Words10m
习惯那儿的天气 Xíɡuàn nàr de tiānqì (text)10m
Quiz13 practice exercises
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Choose the correct word for each sentence.10m
Write the correct order of the sentence.例如(Lìrú,for example): A跟你B我的爱好C一样(BAC)4m
Listen to the recording and answer6m
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By KKMay 9th 2018

Thank you Peking University for making these--I've been looking for online classes! Any chance you will make an HSK 5 Series?\n\n谢谢,\n\n李恳

By HBMar 27th 2018

I learn so many things from this course.\n\nThank you very much Coursera and Peking University team for offering such an amazing course.

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CHEN LI

School of Chinese as A Second Language
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LU Yun

Associate Professor
School of Chinese as A Second Language

About Peking University

Peking University is determined to make its education openly accessible to students in China and around the world. With over 3000 faculty members, Peking University offers excellence in teaching and learning. Founded in 1898, Peking University (PKU) was the first national comprehensive university in China. For the past 115 years, with its hundreds of thousands of outstanding alumni, Peking University has made prominent contributions in the humanities and sciences to further China's prosperity and progress....

About the Learn Chinese: HSK Test Preparation Specialization

This specialization consists of three elementary language courses, aims to improve your Chinese language skills effectively and systematically. This specialization introduces everyday language and includes activities to practice all four language skill: conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. You will learn about Chinese culture and basic Chinese Characters more, will possess the ability to further your Chinese language studies....
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