About this Course
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Welcome to HSK level 2 course! This course is called “Chinese for HSK Level 2”, which is also the second step towards HSK Level 6. At the end of the 6 weeks, you will be able to express your views towards some simple and common daily life topics. In this course, we have  24 lecture videos and in class exercises  44 short videos in complement to the context of learning material  Over 150 new vocabularies, 62 new grammar points as well as relevant pictures and examples  Downloadable practice charts for over 100 basic Chinese Characters  Weekly online quiz and final simulation exam questions This course covers the entire content that stated in the HSK Level Two Outline. It does not matter if you complete HSK Level 1 or not, as long as you have obtained basic Chinese language competency, I would like to welcome you to join the journey of learning Chinese with us. I believe you will continue enjoying the happiness that Chinese brings to you....
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Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
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3 hours to complete

Week 1 Talk about your daily life 1

This week we will be learning expressions related to our daily life,like introducing yourself and meeting each other,daily activities and hobbies. (37 new words,10 grammar points)...
Reading
4 videos (Total 29 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
第2课7m
第3课6m
第4课8m
Reading12 readings
第1课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表1(optional)10m
第2课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表2(optional)10m
第3课(Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表3(optional)10m
第4课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表4(optional)10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz, Lesson 1~440m
Week
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3 hours to complete

Week 2 Talk about your daily life 2

This week we will be continuing our learning with daily life expressions, including topics like the weather, habits, dining, shopping , etc. (36 new words,13 grammar points)...
Reading
4 videos (Total 33 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
第6课7m
第7课8m
第8课9m
Reading12 readings
第5课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表5(optional)10m
第6课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表6(optional)10m
第7课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表7(optional)10m
第8课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表8(optional)10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz, Lesson 5~840m
Week
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3 hours to complete

Week 3 Help and ask for help

This week we will be learning basic questions relate to studying, asking for direction and ways of asking for help as well as expressing gratitude. (38 new words,12 grammar points)...
Reading
4 videos (Total 35 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
第10课10m
第11课7m
第12课8m
Reading12 readings
第9课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表9(optional)10m
第10课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表10(optional)10m
第11课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表11(optional)10m
第12课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
汉字练习表12(optional)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz, Lesson 9~1240m
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Week 4 Invitation and Reply

This week we will be learning the way of inviting and responding someone in Chinese, as well as expressions regarding acceptance or refusal. (34 new words,10 grammar points)...
Reading
4 videos (Total 32 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
第14课8m
第15课7m
第16课8m
Reading12 readings
第13课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表13(optional)10m
第14课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF OF PPT [WITH ENGLISH](optional)10m
汉字练习表14(optional)10m
第15课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表15(optional)10m
第16课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表16(optional)10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz, Lesson 13~1640m
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By FGMar 6th 2017

Increíble curso. ¡Parece increíble que con seis semanas y mucho trabajo se pueda conseguir un A2 de Chino! Mil gracias a la Universidad de Beijing por brindarnos un curso como este.

By MYMar 23rd 2018

i am very thankful to coursera give me this opportunity . i have three training Chinese language experience and special thanks for teacher. love coursera.

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LIU Lixin

Associate Professor
School of Chinese as A Second Language

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About the Learn Chinese: HSK Test Preparation Specialization

This specialization consists of three elementary language courses, aims to improve your Chinese language skills effectively and systematically. This specialization introduces everyday language and includes activities to practice all four language skill: conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. You will learn about Chinese culture and basic Chinese Characters more, will possess the ability to further your Chinese language studies....
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