Chinese Mandarin in 7 days - Perfect for Beginners

Learn Mandarin Chinese in fun and interactive ways with Ned!
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  • Lectures 22
  • Length 40 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Learn Chinese this week!

This is the right course for you are just starting to learn Mandarin because... you will master the Mandarin basics in 7 days!

Over 1b+ people speak Mandarin, in and out of China, compared to 500m+ of English. May your purpose for learning Mandarin is for business, for travel or a personal goal, this beautiful language is an asset.

  1. Pin Yin (a.k.a spelled out sounds)
  2. 4 Tones (this is super fun!)
  3. Everyday phrases (Xiè xie = Thank you)
  4. Numbers, people and food (yumm!)
  5. Descriptive words
Is this the right course for me?

KISS - Keep It Short and Simple. This is exactly what I have in this course. If you're not happy, i'm ready to hear what I can do to make it an awesome learning experience for you :)

Where do you go next after this course?

I am working on the next course (Intermediate level) where we will start building phrases and help you to understand some Chinese characters, recognize and respond to conversations in Mandarin.

What are the requirements?

  • No pre-knowledge required!
  • Complete handouts and exercises after each lesson to help you on the next one
  • If you are new to Mandarin, watch the videos as many times as you need to gain mastery
  • Recommendation: Watch the videos for 7 days, everyday, to master the basics of Mandarin Chinese

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will be able to speak and understand basic Mandarin words and phrases
  • You will say the Chinese words with proper tones by reading the accents
  • Your personal access to me for any questions or help. I respond within hours!
  • Learn and understand basic and everyday phrases
  • Learn numbers, people, days and months
  • Learn food and drinks
  • Learn descriptive words

What is the target audience?

  • This is for you if you are looking to start or improve your foundation on Mandarin-Chinese.
  • For anyone who wants to learn basic Mandarin words and phrases as their way to learn more advanced lessons.
  • For anyone who needs training in proper Mandarin tones and accents.
  • Not for someone who knows tones, accents and everyday Mandarin conversational phrases.

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: Pin Yin and the 4 Tones
In case you missed the Introduction
Preview
01:19
03:17

Basic of the basics: You will need to know this before you can move onto other lessons.
Pin Yin and the 4 tones will serve as your guide in reading and speaking the words the right way.
I will teach you the basics here, and we will learn more about the Initial and Final sounds in the Intermediate course (coming soon).

The 4 Tones
Preview
01:50
The 4 Tones
4 questions
Section 2: Basic Mandarin Phrases
02:24

You definitely need to learn this commonly used phrases.
Here, you will learn the basic phrases that you can use almost everyday.

1 page

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next lesson.

Section 3: Introducing yourself
02:11

Want to make friends? Here is how to say it.
Learn how to introduce yourself.

Introduction
3 questions
Section 4: Count Numbers from Yī to Shí!
02:17

Everything is about numbers. I will teach you from 1 to 10 first.
We will learn more about the numbers in our Intermediate course (coming soon).

1 page

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next lesson.

Numbers
4 questions
Section 5: Family, friends and colleagues
02:02

You don't want to call a person by saying “Hey!” right?
Learn the basic words like father, brother, mister and more.

1 page

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next lesson.

People
4 questions
Section 6: Days and Months: Míngtiān is Tomorrow and so on...
03:25

Setting an appointment? A date or an occasion?
We will learn about the time in our Intermediate course (coming soon).

1 page

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next lesson.

Days and Months
4 questions
Section 7: Common Fruits and Vegetables
02:11

Time to get healthy by learning these words.
Learn common fruits and vegetables in Chinese.

1 page

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next lesson.

Fruits and Vegetables
4 questions
Section 8: Countries in Chinese.
03:15

It's time to go international!
Learn some of the countries in Chinese.

1 page

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next lesson.

Countries
4 questions
Section 9: Food and Drinks
02:29

Yummy!!!
Learn common food and drinks in Chinese.

1 page

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next lesson.

Food and Drinks
4 questions
Section 10: Opposites: Yin and Yang
Opposites (Video Lesson)
02:15
1 page

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next lesson.

Opposites
4 questions
Section 11: This is the end of the Beginner's Journey
3 pages

Make sure to answer the worksheet before you move on to the next course.

00:34

Congratulations for finishing the course. Watch out for the Intermediate course (coming soon).

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Instructor Biography

Alden Tiu, Founder & Teacher at Nedteaches

Ní hǎo. I am Ned, a Chinese and a real life Mandarin teacher.

I will guide you to learn the language that I grew up loving, Mandarin!

It took me years of professional teaching to put together a fun, experiential and structured courses in teaching this Chinese language. You, my student, are in for a great treat and it will fulfill my goal to help you understand and speak the tongue!

A little about myself -- my parents are Chinese; coming from a family of Chinese has given me first-hand experience of its traditions and practices.

I grew up in Taiwan with my dad as he had to work there (retired 26 years later :) I naturally developed Mandarin as my first language. Over 10 years did I not only experience the culture... I lived it!

So everything that I see growing up is Chinese: people, places, food, conversations up to games. Later, I decided to teach school kids Mandarin and from there, I came with the idea of teaching Mandarin by providing online instructional videos.

Experience Madarin with me starting on words then moving to definitions. We will then slowly build basic sentences and questions as we progress with your learning.

Don't worry, I have very well prepared the handouts for your guide!

Ned

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