Beginner Mandarin Chinese (HSK 1) Course A
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Structured language course with vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, character writing, guided practices, projects and HS
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Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 10 Articles
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Read and write 150 Chinese words as specified in the HSK 1 curriculum
  • Learn the most basic grammatical constructs to start communicating in Chinese, both verbally and in writing
  • Ace the HSK 1 test
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Requirements
  • No prerequisites
Description

This is part A of a 2-part Course

- Course A (Lessons 1-8) – this course

- Course B (Lessons 9-15)


Start on an exciting journey of Chinese learning!

Learn the vocabulary and grammatical constructs to communicate basic ideas in Mandarin Chinese, and build a solid foundation for future levels. You will also be prepared to pass the HSK 1 test (Chinese language proficiency test, level 1).

Following the standard curriculum as set forth by the official HSK 1, this online course will:

  • introduce you to Mandarin Chinese, including pinyin phonetics and Chinese character writing
  • help you learn the basic vocabulary with HSK 1 characters and words (e.g. 你好,女儿,喝茶,什么,饭店)
  • help you with correct usage (e.g. compare 能 and 会, 怎么 and 怎么样, etc)
  • clearly explain all 45 HSK 1 grammar points to help you complete the most essential tasks in Mandarin Chinese
  • get you started with reading and writing text in Chinese characters


Ace HSK 1 Test!

After you finish this course, you will be well prepared to take the HSK 1 test.

Who is the target audience?
  • Absolute beginner Chinese learner who wishes to start on a path to fluency.
Compare to Other HSK Courses
Curriculum For This Course
52 Lectures
03:47:54
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Welcome
1 Lecture 07:20
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Lesson 2 - Thank You 谢谢你
4 Lectures 10:39
HSK1.02 Warm-Up & Vocabulary
04:29

HSK1.02 Pronunciation 1.2.3.1 - Putting tone marks on the right letter
03:15

HSK1.02 Pronunciation 1.2.3.2 - Pronouncing iu, ui and un
02:06

HSK1.02 Activity, Homework and Project
00:49
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Lesson 3 - What's Your Name 你叫什么名字
10 Lectures 51:23
HSK1.03 Warm-Up & Vocabulary
10:23

HSK1.03 Grammar 1.3.1 - Asking "what" with 什么
04:41

HSK1.03 Grammar 1.3.2 - Expressing "to be" with 是
03:12

HSK1.03 Grammar 1.3.3 - Asking yes or no questions with 吗
03:39

HSK1.03 Pronunciation 1.3.1.1 - Pronouncing j, q and x
04:11

HSK1.03 Pronunciation 1.3.1.2 - Pronouncing zi, ci and si
08:44

HSK1.03 Pronunciation 1.3.2 - Pronouncing ü and ue
04:37

HSK1.03 Pronunciation 1.3.3 - Pronouncing the character 不
04:40

HSK1.03 Pronunciation 1.3.4 - Omitting the 2 dots on ü
06:20

HSK1.03 Activity, Homework and Project
00:56
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Lesson 4 - She's My Chinese Teacher 他是我的汉语老师
8 Lectures 43:26
HSK1.04 Warm-Up & Vocabulary
08:17

HSK1.04 Grammar 1.4.1 - Asking who and which with 谁, 哪
06:08

HSK1.04 Grammar 1.4.2 - Expressing "of" with 的
04:28

HSK1.04 Grammar 1.4.3 - 呢 - Part 1 (Expressing "What About")
03:25

HSK1.04 Pronunciation 1.4.1 - Pronouncing zhi, chi, shi and ri
09:43

Additional Resources for Pronunciation 1.4.1
00:18

HSK1.04 Pronunciation 1.4.3 - Pronouncing the character 一
10:18

HSK1.04 Activity, Homework and Project
00:48
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Lesson 5 - Her daughter is 20 years old this year 她女儿今年二十岁
7 Lectures 31:27
HSK1.05 Warm-Up & Vocabulary
08:12

HSK1.05 Grammar 1.5.1 - Asking "how many" with 几
02:55

HSK1.05 Grammar 1.5.2 - Counting from 1 to 99
05:27

HSK1.05 Grammar 1.5.3 - Expressing change with 了
02:30

HSK1.05 Grammar 1.5.4 - Asking age with 多大
03:18

HSK1.05 Pronunciation 1.5.1 - Pronouncing er and using erhua
08:17

HSK1.05 Activity, Homework and Project
00:48
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Lesson 6 - I can speak Chinese 我会说汉语
5 Lectures 17:31
HSK1.06 Warm-Up & Vocabulary
07:52

HSK1.06 Grammar 1.6.1 - 会 - Part 1 (Expressing “know how to")
03:05

HSK1.06 Grammar 1.6.2 - Describing things with Adjectives
03:15

HSK1.06 Grammar 1.6.3 - Asking "how" with 怎么 - Part 1
02:24

HSK1.06 Activity, Homework and Project
00:55
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Lesson 7 - What's the date today 今天几号
5 Lectures 18:43
HSK1.07 Warm-Up & Vocabulary
07:31

HSK1.07 Grammar 1.7.1 - Telling dates - Part 1
04:38

HSK1.07 Grammar 1.7.2 - Omission of 是 "to be" when expressing age and time
02:38

HSK1.07 Grammar 1.7.3 - Expressing consecutive actions 去 + location + V - Part 1
02:59

HSK1.07 Activity, Homework and Project
00:57
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Lesson 8 - I'd like some tea 我想喝茶
6 Lectures 21:51
HSK1.08 Warm-Up & Vocabulary
08:45

HSK1.08 Grammar 1.8.1 - Expressing "to want" with 想
02:16

HSK1.08 Grammar 1.8.2 - Asking "how much" with 多少
03:22

HSK1.08 Grammar 1.8.3 - Expressing quantities with measure words 个 and 口
03:32

HSK1.08 Grammar 1.8.4 - Expressing amounts of money
03:05

HSK1.08 Activity, Homework and Project
00:51
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Lessons 9-15 - See Course B
1 Lecture 00:03
This course isn't finished yet! Please proceed to Course B.
00:03
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