Elementary Chinese" is a course designed for individuals who are at the beginning stages of learning the Chinese language. It typically covers the basics of Mandarin Chinese, the most widely spoken dialect, and focuses on building fundamental language skills
Elementary Chinese" is an entry-level language course that aims to provide students with a foundational understanding of Mandarin Chinese. This course is suitable for beginners who have little to no prior knowledge of the language. The curriculum emphasizes speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, with the goal of enabling students to communicate effectively in basic everyday situations.
The main objectives of an Elementary Chinese course include:
An "Elementary Chinese" course typically covers the following topics:
Introduction to Chinese Language: Understanding the significance of learning Chinese, an overview of Chinese dialects, and an introduction to Pinyin (Chinese Romanization) for pronunciation.
Chinese Pronunciation and Tones: Mastery of the four Chinese tones, learning initial and final sounds, and practicing tone change rules.
Basic Chinese Characters: Introduction to stroke order and character radicals, as well as basic writing and reading skills for simple characters.
Greetings and Self-Introduction: Learning common greetings and expressions, and practicing self-introduction.
Numbers, Counting, and Time: Learning numbers from 1 to 100, counting objects and people, and expressing time and dates.
Daily Life and Essentials: Vocabulary related to food, shopping, transportation, and more. This module covers asking for directions, ordering food, and basic transactions.
Conversational Skills: Expanding vocabulary and phraseology for more complex conversations, role-playing scenarios, and interactive exercises.
Cultural Insights and Etiquette: Understanding Chinese customs and etiquette, learning about Chinese celebrations and festivals, and gaining basic knowledge of Chinese history and traditions.
For students to be ready for the future, we are having a programme designed to teach students vocabulary, characters, tones, and Pinyin. You will learn from a wonderful Mandarin teacher who connects and empowers students to learn this complex language.