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Chinese (Traditional)

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Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks for study, 1-2 hours/week....

Chinese (Traditional)

Subtitles: Chinese (Traditional)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Greetings

Starting from the first step of cultural communication, the course introduces how Chinese people greet others and respond to greetings. Students will learn 25 simple words and form short phrases, beginning to communicate with others....
9 videos (Total 36 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
Chinese and its Tones5m
1.0 Opening28s
1.1 I , You , He3m
1.2 My last name is wáng8m
1.3 Have a drink(tea), please.7m
1.4 Do you have any thing to do?3m
1.5 I am busy.4m
1.6 Ending1m
1 practice exercise
Week120m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Introduce yourself

This week’s lesson uses ‘Studying Chinese’ as its main theme. Students will learn how to make a self-introduction, meet classmates from different countries, learn vocabulary commonly used in the classroom, use 31 new words, talk about themselves and their classmates, and understand how Chinese words are formed from individual characters as well as their meaning and the ways they can change. ...
7 videos (Total 21 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
2.1 Chinese5m
2.2 Teach & Study3m
2.3 Listen & Write3m
2.4 I understand.3m
2.5 It is not difficult.3m
2.6 Ending1m
1 practice exercise
Week215m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Shopping

Learn everyday simple statements, such as being able to talk about: time, temperature, making choices when shopping, and personal likes and dislikes. Using 33 new words, make statements about one’s everyday life, talk about the things one wants to buy....
7 videos (Total 30 min), 2 quizzes
7 videos
3.1 Today4m
3.2 I like...6m
3.3 A book6m
3.4 The tea is great.5m
3.5 Who is he ?5m
3.6 Ending1m
1 practice exercise
Week317m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Making an order

Learn numbers and measure words while eating food, understand how eating food is an expression of Chinese culture, and use 41 new words to make statements about eating food as well as express desires, preferences, and opinions. ...
7 videos (Total 29 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
4.1 I have my meal with chopsticks.5m
4.2 one ,two ,three ,four ,five5m
4.3 six ,seven ,eight ,nine ,ten2m
4.4 Delicious Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner5m
4.5 Making an order7m
4.6 Ending1m
1 practice exercise
Week417m
Week
5
1 hour to complete

Taking bus to school

Recognize different modes of transportation and describe walking on the street, learn to use 41 simple words and form short phrases, make statements based on observations of urban streetscapes and the perceived distance of objects. ...
7 videos (Total 25 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
5.1 I go to school by car.6m
5.2 City3m
5.3 near & far3m
5.4 store4m
5.5 Get sick5m
5.6 Ending52s
1 practice exercise
Week512m
Week
6
1 hour to complete

Daily Dialogue

Learn to talk about attending school, going to work, forms of communication, and leisure activities. Use 40 words to form short phrases, talk about one’s work and relations with other people at school. ...
7 videos (Total 28 min), 2 quizzes
7 videos
6.1 Running3m
6.2 Mountain climbing4m
6.3 Go to class5m
6.4 Boss6m
6.5 Surfing on the internet5m
6.6 Ending1m
1 practice exercise
Week617m
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By CCFeb 5th 2019

Clear videos with slow explanations, ideal for beginners. Some misunderstandings in the order of sentences part of exams and the in-video questions.\n\n希望可以繼續下一個部份

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竺靜華

助理教授 (Assistant Professor)
華語教學碩士學位學程 (Graduate Program of Teaching Chinese as a second Language)

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