Chinese for Daily Life Communication

Talk fluently with a native mandarin speaker in most daily life topics.
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  • Lectures 40
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Know the Chinese phonetic system (Chinese pinyin)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What 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

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Greetings and introduction
00:56

Introduce the basic contents of this course.

09:46

Ask name, nationality and identity

How are you?
07:27
08:02

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

08:21

Ask about number and family members.

Section 2: Hobbies
07:18

Ask about hobbies.

05:43

Ask about interests

04:06

Ask about skills

07:43

Ask about the place and participants of some activity

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Section 3: Time and dates
04:07

Ask about the time and the time for something

02:14

Ask about the time for a past event

05:21

Ask about the date and some special occassion

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Section 4: Eating
02:44

Ask if something is done

02:56

Ask about three meals of a day

02:47

Ask about wish and choices

04:07

Order food

05:14

Ask for drinks

05:30

Ask for service in a restaurant and pay the bill

04:25

Ask about experience and ask for opinions and comments

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Section 5: Clothes and dress
04:44

Buy clothes and try on clothes

04:10

Ask ways of paying

05:03

Ask for or give advice on dressing

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Section 6: Traveling
04:08

Ask where a place is

04:35

Ask how to get to a place

02:34

Look for a place

02:25

Ask how far a place is

03:26

Ask which bus to take

02:43

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

04:30

Book a train ticket to a place

05:31

Book an airplane ticket to a place

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Section 7: Accommondation
06:43

Choose a hotel room

04:58

Describe what type of apartment you hope to rent

04:29

Ask about rent and ways of paying

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Instructor Biography

Anna Lee, 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.

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