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Dec 13th 2016

Mandarin Chinese 2: Chinese for Beginners (Coursera)

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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 fundamental capability of oral Chinese in real-life situation.

At the end of the 5-lesson course, the learners will reach the following proficiency: 300 words, 40 language points, and handling 10 real-life situations. Completing "Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners" is the prerequisite.
Who is this class for: The example learner: Anyone who is interested in Chinese language and/or has the need to learn Chinese for business or academic purposes, especially if he/she focuses on oral proficiency.


Course 2 of 4 in the Learn Mandarin Chinese Specialization.


Syllabus


WEEK 1

Lesson 6 Qù túshūɡuǎn zěnme zǒu ? 去图书馆怎么走? How to get to the library? Part 1(Please complete Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners before you start this module)

Learning how to ask for directions and places; Learning how to talk to taxi drivers

Graded: Quiz 测验

Lesson 6 Qù túshūɡuǎn zěnme zǒu? 去图书馆怎么走? How to get to the library? Part 2

Learning how to ask for directions and places; Learning how to talk to taxi drivers

Graded: Quiz 测验


WEEK 2

Lesson 7 Nǐ de diànhuà hàomǎ shì duōshǎo? 你的电话号码是多少?What's your phone number? part 1

Learning how to ask for phone numbers; Learning how to talk about hobbies and leisure activities

Graded: Quiz 测验

Lesson 7 Nǐ de diànhuà hàomǎ shì duōshǎo? 你的电话号码是多少?What's your phone number? part 2

Learning how to ask for phone numbers; Learning how to talk about hobbies and leisure activities

Graded: Quiz 测验


WEEK 3

Lesson 8 Nǐ zhǎo wǒ yǒu shénme shì? 你找我有什么事? What's up? Part 1

Learning how to make phone calls; Learning how to make an appointment

Graded: Quiz 测验

Lesson 8 Nǐ zhǎo wǒ yǒu shénme shì? 你找我有什么事? What's up? Part 2

Learning how to make phone calls; Learning how to make an appointment

Graded: Quiz 测验


WEEK 4

Lesson 9 Wǒ de shǒujī ne? 我的手机呢? Where is my cell phone? Part 1

Learning how to express the location of things and places

Graded: Quiz 测验

Lesson 9 Wǒ de shǒujī ne? 我的手机呢? Where is my cell phone? Part 2

Learning how to express the location of things and places

Graded: Quiz 测验


WEEK 5

Lesson 10 Nǐ zěnme le? 你怎么了? Are you feeling sick? Part 1

Learning some vocabulary for the human body; Learning how to ask about and describe one’s health

Graded: Quiz 测验

Lesson 10 Nǐ zěnme le? 你怎么了? Are you feeling sick? Part 2

Learning some vocabulary for the human body; Learning how to ask about and describe one’s health

Graded: Quiz 测验

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