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Chinese for Beginners, Peking University

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About this Course

Nowadays, there is an increasing number of people who are interested in Chinese culture and language. And it is useful to know about the language when coming to China for travel or business. This is an ABC Chinese course for beginners, including introduction of phonetics and daily expressions. After taking this class, learners can have a basic understanding of Chinese Mandarin and make basic conversations of daily living such as exchanging personal information, talking about daily arrangements and food, asking about price, introducing the city and the weather, telling your hobbies etc. Selected topics and situations come from real life scenarios and can be used for everyday communications. In addition to the dialogues, the selection of reading materials and practice activities will make the content as rich and varied as possible, in order to stimulate the learners’ interests. This is an elementary course on Chinese speaking. The learners don’t need to study Chinese characters, so it is easier to follow and complete this course....

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Sep 17, 2016

Thanks for this course. I like it and this language really so necessary for me and my job. My company in New Zealand - ESKA Ltd (, and we are work with aliens from China.


Mar 02, 2016

This course is excellent. It gives thorough introduction into language without going into too much unnecessary details. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to start learning Chinese from scratch.

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By Muhammad Awais

May 16, 2019

Good For beginners. Sounds and pronunciation is good


May 15, 2019

quality teaching with easy to learn approach

By DIALLO Amadou Diouldé

May 13, 2019

Très instructif

By Benjamin Aaron Carl Hill

May 12, 2019

Highly recommend.

By Libia Martin Coto

May 11, 2019


By Diana M. Villa

May 11, 2019

Good job, thanks.

By Marcelo Colazo

May 04, 2019

Excellent course, very clear and complete

By Oksana Salakheeva

May 03, 2019

This course of Chinese was very helpful for me. There are lots of expressions for daily life that every person can use. 谢谢 你 🙏