Chinese for Beginners

VU Course ID: 00154
Curriculum: 6 hours of videos and activities
Fee: FREE
Textbooks: None
Prerequisites: None
Instructor: Xiaoyu Liu
Provider: Peking University (via Coursera)
Recordable: This course can be recorded in your VU transcript.

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Course Description

Today, growing numbers of people are interested in Chinese culture and language. And it is useful to know about the language when coming to China for travel or business. This is an ABC Chinese course for beginners, including introduction of phonetics and daily expressions. After taking this class, learners will have a basic understanding of Chinese Mandarin and make basic conversations of daily living such as exchanging personal information, talking about daily arrangements and food, asking about price, introducing the city and the weather, telling your hobbies etc. This is an elementary course on Chinese speaking and knowledge of Chinese characters isn’t necessary.

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