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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Chinese for Beginners by Peking University

18,135 ratings

About the Course

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Chinese culture and language with our ABC Chinese course for beginners. This comprehensive course provides an introduction to Mandarin phonetics and essential daily expressions, enabling learners to achieve a fundamental understanding and confidently engage in basic conversations. Our carefully crafted curriculum covers practical topics and real-life situations, ranging from exchanging personal information and discussing daily schedules to conversing about food, prices, city life, weather, and hobbies. The diverse selection of reading materials and interactive activities ensures a rich and stimulating learning experience, piquing learners' interests throughout the course. No need to worry about learning Chinese characters – this course focuses on speaking skills, making it accessible and enjoyable. Elevate your learning with a thrilling bonus feature: virtually travel to China and hone your speaking skills with our immersive game, playable on a VR headset or desktop. Embark on a scavenger hunt, talk to vendors, encounter fellow travelers, and explore a traditional market, all while applying your Chinese skills in a real-world environment....

Top reviews


Apr 24, 2020

She teaching very well! Easy to understand, her accent is very clear to understand, lesson is very useful to and might can use it for real. Thank you for lovely teaching and lovely lesson

Thank you


Sep 16, 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.

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By Savannah B

Sep 9, 2015

This class is awesome! I wish that there were some written notes or something to help but the videos are awesome to help with pronunciation.

By Chonnakarn S

Apr 20, 2020

7th week final review have some wrong pinyin correlating to Chinese characters. Otherwise is good. he professor pronunciation is very good!

By Aaron H

Jan 24, 2020

Good course. I think using pinyin along with the Chinese-character to represent the pinyin would be nice to get familiar with the language.

By Pierre C D M

Nov 4, 2019

This course is simple but good. I guess taken seriously it could be a nicefirst step in the chinese language. The quizz re too easy though.

By Por S C

Apr 11, 2021

the lesson was good, though it will be even better if during each lesson, simplified Chinese also written on the slides (not only pingyin)

By Animita S

Jan 26, 2020

The course is alright but a little more explanation may be more useful. The instructor was good. But the notes need to be a bit elaborate.

By Michelle L

Jul 5, 2020

I learned the basic mandarin and its pronunciation, although I would have like to learn their characters, nevertheless I learned so much.

By Sinai M

May 8, 2017

I like it to know a little bit of Chinese is good. I would like more examples and also the use of Chinese symbols sometimes. Really nice.

By Pratik

Jul 16, 2020

It was very fascinating and knowledgeable to be the part of this course.I have learned a lot in this course from the basics.thank you.

By Anderson R T

Sep 13, 2015

This course is enjoyable and easy to learn from. A minor drawback is that some pictures are difficult to distinguish in the exercises.

By Jessica Z

Mar 29, 2021

Very well planned lessons, however, there could be more items added in the quiz parts to help students practice their knowledge more.

By Mehjabin Z M

Jul 18, 2020

It was so helpful, the instructor explained everything so nicely! So glad that I've learned some basic of CHINESE LANGUAGE. xiè xie!

By Konrad G

Jul 4, 2020

Good basics for beginners and to get started. A little more gramatical explanations would be good to really understand the language.

By Andrew K

Jun 13, 2021

The Course offers an excellent foundation into the Chinese language especially for everyday use words. Thank you Peking University.


Oct 23, 2021

Este curso me ha brindado una experiencia magnífica del mundo chino, me incentiva a seguir aprendiendo más de este hermoso idioma.

By Javier G

Dec 22, 2019

Me encantó tanto este curso que ahora estoy super-motivado a seguir aprendiendo más sobre la lengua y cultura de China. Excelente!

By Isabel R

Mar 13, 2021

Es bastante bueno para iniciar con el idioma, solo hay un par de errores a la traducción al español pero igual se puede entender.

By Alejandro A P

Sep 26, 2020

你好!,es un muy buen curso, bastante basico, pero tiene lo necesario para que te desenvuelvas, siento que falto mas de la escritura

By Josh

Mar 12, 2016

Quizes got glitchy however, overall content is fantastic!!!

(Wouldnt recomend taking for certification... better suited for fun ;)

By DE L L M (

Jun 8, 2021

It would have been better if there were chinese characters included in the lessons apart from pinyin. Nonethless, it was great.


Oct 3, 2015

I found very interesting and useful this course. All modules are nicely designed and framed in relation to learner prospective.

By Lea C

Apr 22, 2022

A few typos, but a bit more attention to Chinese basics and grammar than the HSK courses from this university that I've taken.

By Mirella M

Dec 3, 2021

Solo me hubiera gustado que fuera más largo. Tengo varias anotaciones de palabras y frases que daré buen uso gracias al curso.

By Vaishali R

Apr 7, 2020

It's a great course to learn the basics of pronunciation of the Chinese words. It also helps with improving listening skills.