Beginner Mandarin Chinese (HSK 2) Course A
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Beginner Mandarin Chinese (HSK 2) Course A

Structured language course with vocabulary, grammar, quizzes, practice activities and projects
4.6 (5 ratings)
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306 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 8 Articles
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Read and write 300 Chinese words as specified in the HSK 2 curriculum
  • Acquire more grammatical constructs to communicate basic ideas in Chinese, both verbally and in writing
  • Ace the HSK 2 test
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Requirements
  • Preview our videos. If you can follow along, this course is probably for you.
  • Your Chinese should be at the "upper beginner" level (A2/HSK 2).
  • Take placement test at HSChinese, if they place you in HSK 2, this course if for you.
  • Download a mock HSK 1 test at the HSK official website, if you score well, this course if for you
  • You should know the 150 basic Chinese words as required by HSK 1, and be able to read and write them in Chinese characters. If not, try learning them using Skritter or Memrise first.
Description

This is part A of a 2-part Course

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

- Course B (Lessons 9-15)


Continue on your Chinese-learning journey!

Expand your vocabulary and grammatical constructs in Mandarin Chinese, and bridge the gap between the beginner level and the intermediate level. You will also be prepared to pass the HSK 2 test (Chinese language proficiency test, level 2).

Following the standard curriculum as set forth by the official HSK 2, this online course will:

  • help you expand your vocabulary and learn the 150 words covered in the HSK 2 curriculum, such as: 踢足球 (play soccer), 眼睛 (eyes), 报纸 (newspaper), 红色 (red), 快乐 (happy)
  • help you with correct usage (e.g. compare 能 and 会, 怎么 and 怎么样, etc)
  • help you grasp the grammar points covered in the HSK 2 curriculum (total of 44 grammar points)
  • help you continue developing your ability to read and write Chinese characters


Ace HSK 2 Test!

After you finish this course, you will be well prepared to take the HSK 2 test.

Who is the target audience?
  • Chinese learner at the "upper beginner" level (A2 / HSK 2)
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Curriculum For This Course
51 Lectures
03:30:51
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Welcome!
1 Lecture 09:05
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Lesson 2 - 我每天六点起床 I get up at six every day
6 Lectures 20:10
HSK2.02 Warm-Up
02:39

HSK2.02 Vocabulary
05:30

HSK2.02 Grammar 2.2.1 - Yes or no questions with V不V or A不A
04:02

HSK2.02 Grammar 2.2.2 - Expressing "every" with 每
03:45

HSK2.02 Grammar 2.2.3 - Asking "how much" with 多
03:19

Activity, Homework and Project 2
00:55
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Lesson 3 - 左边那个红色的是我的 The red one on the left is mine
6 Lectures 24:19
HSK2.03 Warm-Up
02:55

HSK2.03 Vocabulary
05:55

HSK2.03 Grammar 2.3.1 - Omitting nouns after 的
06:46

HSK2.03 Grammar 2.3.2 - Expressing short actions with 一下
03:15

HSK2.03 Grammar 2.3.3 - Expressing "very" or "truly" with 真
04:31

Activity, Homework and Project 3
00:57
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Lesson 4 - 这个工作是他帮我介绍的 He recommended me for this job
6 Lectures 23:51
HSK2.04 Warm-Up
03:15

HSK2.04 Vocabulary
04:53

HSK2.04 Grammar 2.4.1 - Emphasizing the subject with 是……的
05:35

HSK2.04 Grammar 2.4.2 - Indicating time with ……的时候
04:55

HSK2.04 Grammar 2.4.3 - Expressing "already" with 已经
04:21

Activity, Homework and Project 4
00:52
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Lesson 5 - 就买这件吧 Take this one
6 Lectures 22:57
HSK2.05 Warm-Up
02:41

HSK2.05 Vocabulary
06:34

HSK2.05 Grammar 2.5.1 - Drawing conclusions with 就 "just (do this) then"
04:15

HSK2.05 Grammar 2.5.2 - Expressing "so so" with 还 (Part 1)
03:36

HSK2.05 Grammar 2.5.3 - Expressing "a bit" with 有点儿
04:52

Activity, Homework and Project 5
00:59
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Lesson 6 - 你怎么不吃了 Why don't you eat more
6 Lectures 26:39
HSK2.06 Warm-Up
02:23

HSK2.06 Vocabulary
05:43

HSK2.06 Grammar 2.6.1 - Asking "how come" with 怎么
09:24

HSK2.06 Grammar 2.6.2 - Expressing "every" with MM都
04:10

HSK2.06 Grammar 2.6.3 - Expressing "because... so" with 因为……所以
04:05

Activity, Homework and Project 6
00:54
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Lesson 7 - 你家离公司远吗 Do you live far from your company
7 Lectures 28:14
HSK2.07 Warm-Up
02:57

HSK2.07 Vocabulary
05:58

HSK2.07 Grammar 2.7.1 - Expressing "still" and "yet" with 还 (Part 2)
05:01

HSK2.07 Grammar 2.7.2 - Expressing "as early as," "as quickly as" with 就
04:04

HSK2.07 Grammar 2.7.3 - Indicating distance with 离
04:13

HSK2.07 Grammar 2.7.4 - Adding emphasis with 呢
05:06

Activity, Homework and Project 7
00:55
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Lesson 8 - 让我想想再告诉你 Let me think about it and I'll tell you later
7 Lectures 25:28
HSK2.08 Warm-Up
03:54

HSK2.08 Vocabulary
04:42

HSK2.08 Grammar 2.8.1 - Making suggestions with 好吗
02:37

HSK2.08 Grammar 2.8.2 - Expressing "again" with 再
03:54

HSK2.08 Grammar 2.8.3 - Expressing "to invite," "to let," "to ask" with 请, 让, 叫
04:34

HSK2.08 Grammar 2.8.4 - Expressing short actions by doubling the verb
05:08

Activity, Homework and Project 8
00:39
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We are a team of instructors dedicated to provide the highest quality of online Mandarin Chinese learning experience.  We believe that a communicative approach to language learning, coupled with extensive reading and writing, putting to practical use of what you learn.  Our aim is to release a series of courses that takes the learner from the very beginning stage to a very advanced level, following the HSK curriculum.