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Chinese - Level 1   NEW!

Learn basic Chinese! In this weekly class, you will learn basic Chinese characters, vocabulary and expressions commonly used in everyday life. Practice pronunciation, tones, reading and writing as well as essential grammar. This class will prepare you to build basic Chinese conversational skills in familiar topics. You will also have the opportunity explore traditional and modern Chinese cultures. No prior knowledge and experience is required. Required textbook: Integrated Chinese 4th Edition, Volume 1 Textbook (Simplified Chinese), ISBN: 9781622911356. 

Learning Outcomes

By completing this class, you will:

  • Be able to read, write, pronounce, speak and listen to basic Chinese 
  • Identify first essential action words
  • Write and read basic Chinese characters
  • Learn daily vocabulary and expressions in real life situations
  • Read and comprehend short passages written in Chinese characters 
  • Practice sounds, tones and grammatical constructions 
  • Explore traditional and modern Chinese cultures outside/inside the U.S 

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Anyone who is interested in Chinese language and culture.
  • Travelers, business people, friends and family of Chinese speakers, and anyone else wanting to learn Chinese.
  • This class is a perfect choice for people who have never learned or have a very limited knowledge of the language -- no prior knowledge or experience is required.


Chinese - Level 1
Item: 5888    Yuanyuan Lin
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   Online
Sessions: 10 Tu   Room: Online, , WA
4/13/2021 - 6/15/2021   Fee: $249.00

This course is a real-time interactive video conference class. You will use Zoom to connect with your instructor and classmates throughout the quarter. The instruction and information about course access will be provided by the instructor. A portion of this course may be recorded for shared learning and review during this course only, and any recordings will be deleted after the end of the quarter. A personal computer with camera and microphone is required. Learn from the comfort of your own home!
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