Learn Mandarin Chinese Specialization

Started Sep 19

Learn Mandarin Chinese Specialization

Learn Mandarin Chinese

Learning Chinese in real-life situations with ease and fun.

About This Specialization

Come and learn the language which is spoken by more than 1 billion people and is getting more and more learners. This may enable you to know and do business with people from one of the world's biggest economies. This specialization may also help you to pass HSK (the only official proficiency test of Chinese language) level 1 or 2.

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courses
4 courses

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projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Projects Overview

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for Beginners

    Current session: Sep 19 — Oct 30.
    Commitment
    5 weeks, about 3 hours per week.
    Subtitles
    English, Chinese (Simplified)

    About the Course

    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.
  2. COURSE 2

    Mandarin Chinese 2: Chinese for Beginners

    Current session: Sep 19 — Oct 30.
    Commitment
    5 weeks, about 3 hours per week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Mandarin Chinese 2: Chinese for beginners is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese in continuation of Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners. 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-lesson course, the learners will reach the following proficiency: ♦ 300 words ♦ 40 language points ♦ handling 10 real-life situations Completing "Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners" or having attended Chinese courses of any types for at least 15 hours is the prerequisite.
  3. COURSE 3

    Mandarin Chinese 3: Chinese for Beginners

    Upcoming session: Oct 2 — Nov 13.
    Commitment
    5 weeks, about 3 hours per week.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Mandarin Chinese 3: Chinese for beginners is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese in continuation of Mandarin Chinese 2: Chinese for beginners. 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-lesson course, the learners will reach the following proficiency: ♦ 500 words ♦ 60 language points ♦ handling 15 real-life situations. Completing "Learn Mandarin Chinese 2: Chinese for beginners" or having attended Chinese courses of any types for at least 30 hours is the prerequisite.
  4. COURSE 4

    Learn Mandarin Chinese: Capstone Project

    Upcoming session: Oct 16 — Dec 4.
    Subtitles
    English, Spanish

    About the Course

    Learn Mandarin Chinese: Capstone Project is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese in continuation of Mandarin Chinese 3: Chinese for Beginners. In this course, learners are required to complete a few tasks of using Chinese languages in simulated real life situations. Some guidance on taking and passing HSK (Chinese proficiency test) will also be provided. By completing this course, the learners will finish the learning of the whole series and be standing at the threshold of intermediate Chinese proficiency.

Creators

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University

    SJTU provides one of the best online/onsite Chinese learning programs in China. www.sie.sjtu.edu.cn/en/

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a leading research university located in Shanghai, China, has been regarded as the fastest developing university in the country for the last decade. With special strengths in engineering, science, medicine and business, it now offers a comprehensive range of disciplines in 27 schools with more than 41,000 enrolled students from more than one hundred countries.

  • Wang Jun

    Wang Jun

    Associate Professor
  • An Na

    An Na

    Ph.D., Lecturer

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