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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks for study, 1-2 hours/week....
Available languages

Chinese (Traditional)

Subtitles: Chinese (Traditional)...
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks for study, 1-2 hours/week....
Available languages

Chinese (Traditional)

Subtitles: Chinese (Traditional)...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Greetings

Starting from the first step of cultural communication, the course introduces how Chinese people greet others and respond to greetings. Students will learn 25 simple words and form short phrases, beginning to communicate with others....
Reading
9 videos (Total 34 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Chinese and its Tones5m
1.0 Openingm
1.1 I , You , He3m
1.2 My last name is wáng8m
1.3 Have a drink(tea), please.6m
1.4 Do you have any thing to do?3m
1.5 I am busy.3m
1.6 Ending1m
Reading1 reading
Pre-Course Survey10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week120m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Introduce yourself

This week’s lesson uses ‘Studying Chinese’ as its main theme. Students will learn how to make a self-introduction, meet classmates from different countries, learn vocabulary commonly used in the classroom, use 31 new words, talk about themselves and their classmates, and understand how Chinese words are formed from individual characters as well as their meaning and the ways they can change. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 21 min), 1 quiz
Video7 videos
2.1 Chinese5m
2.2 Teach & Study3m
2.3 Listen & Write3m
2.4 I understand.3m
2.5 It is not difficult.3m
2.6 Ending1m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week215m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Shopping

Learn everyday simple statements, such as being able to talk about: time, temperature, making choices when shopping, and personal likes and dislikes. Using 33 new words, make statements about one’s everyday life, talk about the things one wants to buy....
Reading
7 videos (Total 30 min), 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
3.1 Today4m
3.2 I like...6m
3.3 A book6m
3.4 The tea is great.5m
3.5 Who is he ?5m
3.6 Ending1m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week317m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Making an order

Learn numbers and measure words while eating food, understand how eating food is an expression of Chinese culture, and use 41 new words to make statements about eating food as well as express desires, preferences, and opinions. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 29 min), 1 quiz
Video7 videos
4.1 I have my meal with chopsticks.5m
4.2 one ,two ,three ,four ,five5m
4.3 six ,seven ,eight ,nine ,ten2m
4.4 Delicious Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner5m
4.5 Making an order7m
4.6 Ending1m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week417m

Instructor

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竺靜華

助理教授 (Assistant Professor)
華語教學碩士學位學程 (Graduate Program of Teaching Chinese as a second Language)

About National Taiwan University

We firmly believe that open access to learning is a powerful socioeconomic equalizer. NTU is especially delighted to join other world-class universities on Coursera and to offer quality university courses to the Chinese-speaking population. We hope to transform the rich rewards of learning from a limited commodity to an experience available to all. More courses information, the official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/ntumooc2017/...

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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