Chinese for Daily Life Communication
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Chinese for Daily Life Communication

Talk fluently with a native mandarin speaker in most daily life topics.
5.0 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
105 students enrolled
Created by Anna Lee
Last updated 5/2015
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Introduce yourself and answer basic personal questions
  • Convey your interests and hobbies in an understandable manner
  • Explain to others the skills you have and work you can do
  • Talk about Chinese meals and food
  • Order food, ask for service and pay the bill when eating at a restaurant
  • Buy clothes and describe one's dress
  • Ask for directions and describe a location
  • Book train ticket and plane tickect
  • Book a hotel room
  • Rent a house
  • Understand most of the grammar rules of Mandarin Chinese
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  • Know the Chinese phonetic system (Chinese pinyin)

Mandarin Chinese is one of the largest groups of languages spoken worldwide and of the major languages of China, along with Cantonese. It has been the lingua franca of China since 14th Century and is spoken by a huge number of Chinese expats abroad as well.

This course gives you a good jumpstart to learning Mandarin Chinese the easy and fun way. Your oral commination competence will increase greatly and you will develop a fervent ability to converse in Mandarin Chinese. The training will begin with the introduction of keywords and sentence structures of the spoken language. You will learn to communicate effortlessly about everyday things and will know how to be fluent in generic conversations.

Mandarin Chinese is a world language and is spoken by as many as 1026 million total speakers, both native and those who learn it as a second language. Enroll now and learn the second language of the world, as it were.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for anyone who wishes to learn to speak in Chinese; people who want to improve their speaking and listening skills quickly and anyone who will be living or studying in China
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Curriculum For This Course
40 Lectures
Greetings and introduction
5 Lectures 34:32

Introduce the basic contents of this course.

Preview 00:56

Ask name, nationality and identity

Preview 09:46

How are you?

Send regards to friends, families and ask about one's job.

How many people are there in your family?

Ask about number and family members.

Who is this?
6 Lectures 35:26

Ask about hobbies.

What's your hobby?(1)

Ask about interests

What's your hobby?(2)

Ask about skills

Can you play tennis?(1)

Ask about the place and participants of some activity

Can you play tennis?(2)


Time and dates
4 Lectures 11:42

Ask about the time and the time for something

What time is it now?

Ask about the time for a past event

What time did you go to bed last night?

Ask about the date and some special occassion

What's the date?

1 page
8 Lectures 27:43

Ask if something is done

Did you eat breakfast?(1)

Ask about three meals of a day

Did you eat breakfast?(2)

Ask about wish and choices

Did you eat breakfast?(3)

Order food

Please take your order(1)

Ask for drinks

Please take your order(2)

Ask for service in a restaurant and pay the bill

How much is the meal?

Ask about experience and ask for opinions and comments

Have you eaten Chinese food?

2 pages
Clothes and dress
4 Lectures 13:57

Buy clothes and try on clothes

I want to buy a shirt

Ask ways of paying

How much are the socks?

Ask for or give advice on dressing

Is that white skirt pretty?

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9 Lectures 29:52

Ask where a place is

Where is the bathroom?

Ask how to get to a place

How can I get to the second classroom?

Look for a place

Is there a bank nearby?

Ask how far a place is

Is the library far from here?

Ask which bus to take

How can I take a bus to the library store?

Ask how long it takes to get to a place by bus

How long does it take from here to the city center?

Book a train ticket to a place

What ticket do you want to book?

Book an airplane ticket to a place

I want to book an airplane ticket

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4 Lectures 16:10

Choose a hotel room

There are single rooms and double rooms in our hotel

Describe what type of apartment you hope to rent

How big house do you want to rent?

Ask about rent and ways of paying

How much is the rent?

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About the Instructor
Anna Lee
5.0 Average rating
3 Reviews
106 Students
2 Courses
Online Mandarin Tutor

Anna Lee is an experienced Mandarin Chinese teacher. She's very easygoing, patient and energetic. She loves communicating with people from all over the world.

She has been teaching Mandarin Chinese online and offline for around five years. Until now She has given over thousands of sessions of Chinese course and taught hundreds of students all over the world. She's proficient in teaching Chinese pronunciation, grammar, listening, speaking, writing and test preparation. Besides knowledge transfer, she believes a wonderful class should be full of interest, energy and challenge.