Chinese Language Course for Adults

 

Level 1:

  • Course Description: A beginners' course focuses on developing the skills of listening and speaking in Chinese. The course aims to equip the learners with useful words and phrases for practical use, and covers greetings, asking for time and date, introducing families, purchasing items and ordering food, etc.
  • Learning Outcomes:
    • Acquire the confidence and basic everyday conversational ability to speak with native Chinese speakers, especially helpful for those who want to travel to China.
    • Establish a core vocabulary of 150 Chinese words used in everyday contexts.
    • Recognize up to 50 basic characters.
Learning Materials: Textbook "Experiencing Chinese--Living in China" and handouts prepared by the teacher.
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Level 2:
  • Course Description: A beginners' course focuses on developing the skills of listening and speaking in Chinese. This level 2 course will help learners to deal with some topics in Level 1 in more detail, and will also cover new topics such as making a request for help, making an appointment, describing appearances, talking about sports, work and study, talking about climate and weather, etc.
  • Learning Outcomes:
    • Acquire the confidence and basic everyday conversational ability to speak with native Chinese speakers, especially helpful for those who want to travel in China.
    • Establish a core vocabulary of 300 Chinese words used in everyday contexts.
    • Recognize up to 100 basic characters.
Learning Materials: Textbook "Experiencing Chinese--Living in China (Advanced)" and handouts prepared by the teacher.
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Level 3:

  • Course Description: This level 3 course will help learners to learn some topics in Level 2 in a more detailed way, and will also cover new topics such as seeing the doctor, getting a haircut, talking about Chinese learning, talking about study life and methods, etc.
  • Learning Outcomes:
    • Acquire everyday conversational ability to speak with native Chinese speakers, especially helpful for those who want to study and travel in China.
    • Establish a core vocabulary of 400 Chinese words used in everyday contexts.
    • Recognize up to 200 basic characters.

Learning Materials: Textbook “Experiencing Chinese Elementary Course(1)” and handouts prepared by the teacher.
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Level 4:

  • Course Description: This is a course for both adult and teenage learners (age 16+) focusing on preparing to take the HSK (Level 3) exam. This level 4 course will help learners to learn some grammar rules of HSK 3, such as complements of result and possibility, simple and compound complements of direction, the Ba-sentence andBei-sentence, expression of approximate numbers, etc.
  • Learning Outcomes:
    • Acquire more conversational ability to speak with native Chinese speakers, especially helpful for those who want to study in China.
    • Establish a core vocabulary of 600 Chinese words.

Learning materials: Textbook “HSK STANDARD COURSE (3)” and handouts prepared by the teacher.

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Level 5:

  • Course Description: This is a course is focusing on developing the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing in Chinese. This level 5 course will help students to learn more topics in a more detailed way, and will also cover new language points such as flexible use of interrogative pronouns, complex complements of state, reduplication of monosyllabic adjectives and disyllabic verbs, the Bei-sentence and many usages of new words and phrases, etc.
  • Learning Outcomes:
    • Acquire conversational ability to speak with native Chinese speakers, especially helpful for those who want to study and travel in China.
    • Establish a core vocabulary of 900 Chinese words used in the correct contexts.
    • Recognize up to 800 basic characters.

Learning materials: Textbooks and Workbooks “HSK Standard Course(3) and (4 plus)”.

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