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Intermediate Level

Having a proficiency level of or equal to HSK 2, or a vocabulary size of 300 words, or having about 50 hours total previous class time.

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Chinese (Simplified)

Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified)

Skills you will gain

Mandarin Chineseforeign languageHSK3

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Intermediate Level

Having a proficiency level of or equal to HSK 2, or a vocabulary size of 300 words, or having about 50 hours total previous class time.

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Chinese (Simplified)

Subtitles: Chinese (Simplified)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

LESSON 1 你也喜欢跑步吗? Do you also like running? PART 1

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 14 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
你也喜欢跑步吗?Do you also like running?11m
4 readings
Before you start learning lesson 110m
New words 生词10m
Grammar points10m
Written Text (don't read before watching the video)10m
2 practice exercises
Practice 练习6m
Quiz 测验30m
1 hour to complete

LESSON 1 你也喜欢跑步吗?Do you also like running? PART 2

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 10 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Cultural appreciation 文化赏析1m
3 readings
New words 生词10m
Grammar points10m
Written Text (don't read before watching the video)10m
2 practice exercises
Practice 练习6m
Quiz 测验30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

LESSON 2 你学得怎么样?How well do you learn? PART 1

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 8 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 readings
New words 生词10m
Grammar points10m
Written Text (don't read before watching the video)10m
2 practice exercises
Practice 练习6m
Quiz 测验30m
1 hour to complete

LESSON 2 你学得怎么样?How well do you learn? PART 2

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 13 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Cultural appreciation 文化赏析5m
3 readings
New words 生词10m
Grammar points10m
Written Text (don't read before watching the video)10m
2 practice exercises
Practice 练习6m
Quiz 测验30m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

LESSON 3 肉夹馍比汉堡包好吃 Roujiamo tastes better than hamburgers PART 1

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 10 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 readings
New words 生词10m
Grammar points10m
Written Text (don't read before watching the video)10m
2 practice exercises
Practice 练习6m
Quiz 测验30m
1 hour to complete

LESSON 3 肉夹馍比汉堡包好吃 Roujiamo Tastes Better Than Hamburgers PART 2

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 9 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Cultural appreciation 文化赏析1m
3 readings
New words 生词10m
Grammar points10m
Written Text (don't read before watching the video)10m
2 practice exercises
Practice 练习6m
Quiz 测验30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

LESSON 4 你是跟谁一起去的?Who did you go with?

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 11 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
3 readings
New words 生词10m
Grammar points10m
Written Text (don't read before watching the video)10m
2 practice exercises
Practice 练习6m
Quiz 测验30m
1 hour to complete

LESSON 4 你是跟谁一起去的?Who did you go with? PART 2

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 7 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Cultural appreciation 文化赏析1m
3 readings
New words 生词10m
Grammar points10m
Written Text (don't read before watching the video)10m
2 practice exercises
Practice 练习6m
Quiz 测验30m

About the Learn Mandarin Chinese: Intermediate Specialization

If you have fundamental proficiency in Mandarin Chinese, join us now to practice and improve your skill of the language spoken by more than 1 billion people. This may enable you to know and do business with people from one of the world's biggest economies. This specialization may also help you to pass HSK 3 test....
Learn Mandarin Chinese: Intermediate

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