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Dec 5th 2016

More Chinese for Beginners (Coursera)

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This is an advanced course for Chinese for beginners. Learners will expand vocabularies about personal information, daily life, food and drink, healthy, and expressions about greeting, suggestion, agreement, comparison, complaint, prohibition, experience, plan, recommendation, etc. Learners can improve their listening and speaking and know much more about Chinese social cultures.

As the same as Chinese for beginners, the course doesn’t ask the learners to know Chinese characters.


Recommended Background:

For learners with certain English language ability and better have attended Chinese for beginners.


Syllabus


WEEK 1

What do you know about him/her?

You’re going to learn how to welcome, introduce, exchange greeting, talk about job, tell phone number and address in this module.

Graded: 1.Please give the correct addressing according to the information given.There is a new word in the 5th one. Can you guess the meaning?

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Choose the correct response.

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Choose the correct position(among (A)(B)(C)(D)) of the given word.

Graded: 1.Choose the correct expression accordingly

Graded: 2.Choose the correct answer according to what you hear


WEEK 2

I’m very busy!

How about your life? Are you busy at working, learning, cooking? Or you are quite relaxed to enjoy sport and art? Let’s talk about the life arrangement in this module.

Graded: 1.Tell true or false according to the video

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Tell true or false according to the video

Graded: 3.Fill in the blank with the appropriate word

Graded: 1.Tell true or false according to the video.

Graded: 1.Give the response accordingly


WEEK 3

It’s so delicious!

What Chinese drink and food have you heard? Have you ever tried some? You’re going to learn some name of them in this module and try to describe the taste, and compare them.

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Fill in the blank with the appropriate word


WEEK 4

What’s the matter?

In this module, you are going to learn how to worry, comfort, complain, prohibit in Chinese.

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 1.Match


WEEK 5

I’m not feeling well.

You’re going to talk about healthy including slight illness, environment, sports exercise in this module.

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Fill in the blank with correct phrase.


WEEK 6

When will be the next holiday?

Do you have a lot of holidays? How do you spend them? Let’s talk about transportation, plan, experiences about holiday and travelling. And you can also know some famous site of China.

Graded: 1.Match

Graded: 2.Rearrange the following words accordingly(Please answer with 'abc')

Graded: 1.Choose the correct questions for the answers.(not according to the video.)

Graded: 1.Choose the correct direction in Chinese