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Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for Beginners

Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese. It uses lectures, short plays, interactive exercises and cultural tips ...
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Platform: Coursera
Video: 1h 49m
Language: English

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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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There is no prerequisite, anyone can begin this course.. This course is also great for beginners without any Other Languages knowledge.

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This course is suitable for beginners.
School of Humanities
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Wang Jun is currently the vice director of Institute of Chinese Language at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In addition, he is an associate professor of linguistics at the School of Humanities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and a member of China Association for Comparative Studies of English and Chinese (CACSEC). He has also taught at Confucius Academy co-founded by Global Education Group (Malaysia) and SJTU at Kuala Lumpur. He received a Bachelor of Arts and a doctorate from East China Normal University. His research interests mainly concern second language acquisition and the teaching of Chinese as a second language. He has published more than 10 academic papers in leading academic journals in China and directed and completed a National Social Sciences Fund Project.
Platform: Coursera
Video: 1h 49m
Language: English

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