Mandarin Chinese Course: Beginners Level 2 | Sydney Short Courses

Mandarin Chinese Course: Beginners Level 2

What you'll learn

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You had a taste of Mandarin Chinese in our Mandarin Chinese Course: Beginners Level 1 and would like to build on your language skills? Our Chinese Mandarin Course: Beginners Level 2 will give you the platform to practice and improve your basic language skills by looking at new situational topics such as going to the market, asking for directions, transportation, and more.

You can be confident that you will widen your vocabulary and have plenty of opportunities to apply your speaking, listening, and reading skills. Our class sizes are kept small to ensure that you will receive the individual attention you need to keep progressing and learning.

Please note, our Mandarin Chinese courses will be held online over Zoom.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Chinese Mandarin beginners course, you should be able to:

  • Speak more confidently, with better pronunciation and a wider vocabulary
  • Conduct small talk, including making appointments, asking for assistance, etc.
  • Discuss your likes and dislikes
  • Have a deeper understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture, geography, and customs
  • Expand your understanding of the written language, with recognition and use of more of the characters

Course content

What will be covered in this Chinese Mandarin beginners course?

Topics

  • Hobbies
  • Likes and dislikes
  • Inviting and hosting guests
  • Making bookings/appointments and plans
  • Asking for assistance
  • Small talk and phone conversation
  • Chinese culture and customs

Grammar

  • Chinese etiquette
  • The affirmative-negative question
  • Particle and modal verbs
  • Pronunciation
  • Chinese Characters - Introducing basic rules of stroke order of Chinese characters
  • Sentence structure
  • Alternative questions

Intended audience

Who is this Chinese Mandarin beginners course for?

This course is for students who have attended our Mandarin Chinese Course: Beginners Level 1, or who have a very basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection.

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen

Textbook

Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for the Learn Mandarin Chinese for Beginners: Level 1 Course and Learn Mandarin Chinese for Beginners: Level 2 Course.

Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 1, 4th Edition (3rd Edition is okay)
ISBN: 9781622911356

You can order the textbook from Abbey's Bookstore (131 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000).

We recommend purchasing your textbook after your course has been confirmed (usually within three working days of the proposed start). The textbook is not included in the enrolment fee. If you would like to inquire about the current price, please call Abbey's Bookstore on 02 9264 3111.

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Fang has been teaching Mandarin to adult English speakers in Australia since 2001. She has a Postgraduate/Advanced Certificate in Education and Training from Hebei Normal University in China, as...

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