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Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for Beginners, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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About this Course

Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese. It uses lectures, short plays, interactive exercises and cultural tips to help learners build a fundamental capability of oral Chinese in real-life situations. At the end of the 5-week course, the learners will reach the following proficiency: ♦ 150 words ♦ 20 language points ♦ handling 5 real-life situations This is a beginners' course, therefore no prerequisite is required....

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Nov 09, 2017

This a great course to learn Chinese for real-life purposes. The pace is perfect for adult learners. It's also fun and not stressful at all.


Jul 12, 2017

This course gives you the option to learn the characters or to simply learn the pinyin. The dialogue videos and scripts are very helpful.

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64 Reviews

By Asbin Sitaula

Nov 19, 2018

great lessons for beginner speakers

By Mayane Costa Lopes

Nov 13, 2018

Curso muito bom e didático. Você começa desesperançoso e quando vê já tá dando Nihao pra todo mundo, rs.

By Diego Brusetti

Nov 05, 2018

Very funny and useful course!


Sep 26, 2018

Nice tutorial lessons easy and very pleasant and very good thank you

By Lien Chu

Sep 23, 2018

Easy to follow, however, I find the pace a bit too slow for me.

By Mehboob Alam

Sep 23, 2018

Extra Ordinary.

By Angeles

Sep 23, 2018

The best course, it was easy, fun and accesible. Now I want to continue learning Chinese. Thanks!!

By Guillermo Sánchez Estrada

Sep 10, 2018

Very complete course! Easy to follow and understand!

By Orrathip Geerativudhipong

Sep 07, 2018

I learn more from this course. I love Chinese.

By Dennis Becker

Aug 25, 2018

Very well done course