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Chinese (Traditional)

Subtitles: Chinese (Traditional)

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

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

Chinese (Traditional)

Subtitles: Chinese (Traditional)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Greetings

9 videos (Total 36 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
Chinese and its Tones5m
1.0 Opening28s
1.1 I , You , He3m
1.2 My last name is wáng8m
1.3 Have a drink(tea), please.7m
1.4 Do you have any thing to do?3m
1.5 I am busy.4m
1.6 Ending1m
1 practice exercise
Week120m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Introduce yourself

7 videos (Total 21 min), 1 quiz
7 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
1 practice exercise
Week215m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Shopping

7 videos (Total 30 min), 2 quizzes
7 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
1 practice exercise
Week317m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Making an order

7 videos (Total 29 min), 1 quiz
7 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
1 practice exercise
Week417m
4.5
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Top reviews from Learning Chinese : Start From Scratch (零到一學中文)

By CCFeb 5th 2019

Clear videos with slow explanations, ideal for beginners. Some misunderstandings in the order of sentences part of exams and the in-video questions.\n\n希望可以繼續下一個部份

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

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