New Concept Mandarin-A New Way to Learn Chinese with Julia
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New Concept Mandarin-A New Way to Learn Chinese with Julia

Learn Chinese with top Mandarin teacher in a fun and easy way
4.9 (33 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.
244 students enrolled
Created by Teacher Julia Zhu
Last updated 3/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 68 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Yes, you will learn Chinese communication skills, but more importantly, Julia will show you a better way to learn Chinese.
  • In the first lesson, you will learn how to say and write Chinese numbers from 0 to 9 in just 10 minutes. Julia will give you great ideas to help you remember these numbers. 六(6) is a six-year-old boy named Leo who likes dancing. 九(9) is a drunk person named Joe kneeling on the ground.
  • This video course teaches Survival Mandarin communication skills in a total of 30 studio-quality-level lessons.
  • Upon completing this level, you will master 425 common phrases, 60 useful sentence structures and 30 practical dialogues.
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Requirements
  • No previous knowledge of Chinese is needed.
  • Recommended study plan is 4 hours per week and you can finish this course within 2 months.
Description

Over 20,000 students have enrolled in New Concept Mandarin courses. Why not join them today?

This is a course which really cares about how students want to learn Chinese.

  • It doesn't assume any prior knowledge of the Chinese language. All new vocabulary is explained as it is introduced, and then basically it's just a gradual process of integrating new words and phrases into situations you are already familiar with.
  • Previously learnt material is regularly revised and built upon so that you can actually retain it. 
  • This course does not assume you are an expert in linguistic terminology.
  • It is for serious Chinese learners but teacher Julia uses an easy-to-follow and enjoyable approach to teach, such as stories, sound associations and other fun tricks.
  • Each video lesson comes with review activities including vocabulary, dialogue and test to help you to consolidate what you have learned.

If you are not sure whether this course suits you or not, I suggest you go and watch our PREVIEW VIDEO to get a sense of how you are going to learn with us. If this is how you want to learn Chinese, then click ENROLL to get started!

Who is the target audience?
  • If you are a total beginner this course is perfect for you to start from the very beginning. You do not need any previous knowledge of the Chinese language.
  • If you know some Chinese but want to start from the scratch, it will also be your good choice.
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Curriculum For This Course
31 Lectures
05:36:54
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Unit 1 Numbers
3 Lectures 39:14

In this lesson, you will learn how to say hello and introduce yourself. Then you will learn how to say and write the numbers from 0 to 9 in Chinese. At last you will be able to say your telephone number.

Preview 11:47

In this lesson, you will learn how to say “how are you” and the responses. And you will have a general idea of Pinyin and tones. Then you will learn how to show the hand signs of the numbers. Finally, you will be able to ask for people’s telephone numbers.

Preview 14:48

In this lesson, firstly you will learn how to say numbers from 10 to 99. Then you will learn how to tell days and dates. At last, you will be able to ask for people’s birthdays.

Lesson 3 When is your birthday?
12:39

Review lesson 1-3
6 questions
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Unit 2 Money
3 Lectures 35:48

In this lesson, you will learn how to say bigger numbers. And at last you will be able to ask for prices when going shopping.

Lesson 4 How much is this?
12:09

In this lesson, first you will learn how to say food and drinks. Then you will learn how to order food and drinks. At last, you will be able to tell about your likes and dislikes.

Lesson 5 What would you like to drink?
14:05

In this lesson, you will learn how to hold basic conversations in a shop. And then you will know how to bargain with the shop owners. And finally you will be able to talk about trips in Mandarin by using question words.

Lesson 6 Let’s bargain
09:34

Review lesson 4-6
6 questions
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Unit 3 Politeness
3 Lectures 32:15

In this lesson, you will learn how to say and respond to simple greetings in a Chinese way. Then you will learn two structures: “要(yào) + verb”  which means be going to and “verb + 了(le)” which means the completion of the actions.

Lesson 7 Greet in a Chinese way
10:53

In this lesson, you will learn the most frequently used polite phrases like sorry, it does not matter, thank you, you are welcome, please come in, please take a seat, may I ask and so on.

Lesson 8 Frequently used polite phrases
09:54

In this lesson, you will learn how to address people by their names. At last, you will be able to receive guests and say goodbye to them.

Lesson 9 How to address the Chinese people
11:28

Review lesson 7-9
6 questions
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Unit 4 Courtesy
3 Lectures 33:09

In this lesson, you will learn how to use the alternative question word 还是(háishi). And then you will learn how to express “coffee with milk” or “coffee with sugar”. At last you will be able to exchange business cards with someone.

Lesson 10 This is my business card
10:45

In this lesson, you will learn how to ask someone to wait for a moment when receiving a guest. And at last, you will be able to describe where a person is and what he or she is doing.

Lesson 11 Where is Mr. Wang?
10:54

In this lesson, you will learn how to sing the “Happy Birthday” song in Chinese. And then you will learn how to talk about the plan for birthday party. Finally you will know some commonly used measure words like “a cup of” and “a bottle of”.

Lesson 12 Happy birthday!
11:30

Review lesson 10-12
6 questions
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Unit 5 Introduction
3 Lectures 31:32
In this lesson, you will learn how to use personal pronouns and possessive adjectives like I, me, my, mine and we. At last, you will be able to introduce yourself and others like your father, mother, wife, husband, friend or colleague
Lesson 13 He is my friend
10:10

In this lesson, you will first learn how to ask for people’s names. And then you will know how to ask and tell nationalities. Finally you will be able to exchange personal information with other people.

Lesson 14 Where are you from?
12:05

In this lesson, you will review what you have learned in Unit 1 to Unit 5, including the key words, sentence structures, question words and frequently used sentences in daily life.

Lesson 15 Review lesson 1 - 14
09:17

Review lesson 13 - 15
6 questions
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Unit 6 Job
3 Lectures 39:10

In this lesson, you will learn how to say the most commonly used jobs, like waiter, driver, housewife, boss, teacher, doctor, engineer, chef and so on. At last you will be able to ask for people’s jobs.

Lesson 16 What do you do?
11:40

In this lesson, you will learn how to hold basic conversations with drivers and waiters. Also you will learn how to say job titles for a company.

Lesson 17 Taxi and restaurant conversations
12:35

In this lesson, you will learn how to talk with someone about your job, like: What’s your job? How long have you been doing this job? Which company do you work in? Where is your company? Do you like your job?

Lesson 18 Do you like your job?
14:55

Review lesson 16 - 18
6 questions
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Unit 7 Yourself
3 Lectures 35:57

In this lesson, you will learn how to say the family members like father, mother, daughter, son, sister and brother. Then you will be able to introduce your family. At last, you will be able to ask for people’s ages.

Lesson 19 This is my family
11:55

In this lesson, you will learn how to talk with someone about your personal information, such as: Are you married? How long have you been married? Do you have boyfriend or girlfriend? Do you have kids? How many kids do you have? Then you will learn the word 没有(méiyǒu) which means “don’t have” or “have not”.

Lesson 20 Are you married?
12:05

In this lesson, you will learn how to use the two types of questions: general yes-no question and affirmative-negative question. Then you will learn a reading about Jim’s family.

Lesson 21 Jim’s family
11:57

Review lesson 19 - 21
6 questions
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Unit 8 Question
3 Lectures 28:44

In this lesson, you will learn the meanings of 意思(yìsi) in different situations like giving a gift, saying excuse me or finding something interesting. At last you will be able to ask for the meaning of a Chinese word.

Lesson 22 What is the meaning of this?
09:34

In this lesson, you will learn how to ask for the Chinese word of an English word. Then you will learn the word 怎么(zěnme) which means how.

Lesson 23 How do you say this in Chinese?
09:52

In this lesson, you will learn how to raise questions when you don’t understand something. And then you will be able to let other people speak slowly or repeat the sentence when you have difficulty in understanding.

Lesson 24 I don’t understand
09:18

Review lesson 22 - 24
6 questions
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Unit 9 Mandarin
3 Lectures 29:21

In this lesson, you will learn how to say the Chinese words for different languages. Then you will know how to use the word 会(huì) which means be able to. At last you will learn more useful words and sentences used in a Mandarin class.

Lesson 25 I can speak Chinese
10:09

In this lesson, you will learn some nice words to compliment other people. And then you will learn how to praise someone and respond to the compliments in the Chinese way.

Lesson 26 Don’t flatter me!
09:00

In this lesson, you will learn two passages about two Mandarin teachers. Then you will know how to interview a Mandarin teacher in Chinese.

Lesson 27 How to recruit a Mandarin teacher?
10:12

Review lesson 25 - 27
6 questions
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Unit 10 Time
4 Lectures 31:45

In this lesson, you will learn how to tell and ask for the time. Then you will know how to say the exact time and time duration. Finally you will be able to make an appointment with someone.

Lesson 28 What time is it?
11:14

In this lesson, you will learn how to say the daily activities like getting up, having a meal, going to work, having a meeting, making telephone calls, going off work, watching TV, sleeping and so on. Then you will be able to describe what you do in one day.

Lesson 29 Daily activities
09:54

In this lesson, you will review what you have learned in Unit 6 to Unit 10, including the key words, sentence structures, question words and frequently used sentences in daily life.

 

Lesson 30 Review Lesson 1 - 29
10:28

Review lesson 28 - 30
6 questions

Congratulations on the completion of our Mandarin Survival 1 course!
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About the Instructor
Teacher Julia Zhu
4.8 Average rating
58 Reviews
2,046 Students
2 Courses
Top Mandarin Teacher at New Concept Mandarin

Hi everyone!

I am Julia from the leading Mandarin Training Institute-New Concept Mandarin. I have been teaching Chinese for more than six years. 5,000+ people have been learning Chinese with me online and face to face. I always give 150% of myself to my students.

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Eric Alexander, Uber’s head of Asia enjoys learning with me.

Josh Grob, owner of an IT company flies from the Us to China to learn with me.

Philip Stam, an English teacher in China regards me as a friend.

Kallie Kuch, a 11-year-old girl has been learning with me for 5 years.

Learning Chinese is challenging but I will keep you motivated in an approachable way.  

New Concept Mandarin

New Concept Mandarin specializes in teaching Mandarin by using a “Flipped Learning Approach”. It provides both classroom-based and online courses.

Unlike traditional schools, with New Concept Mandarin students can achieve 3 times more learning results with the Flipped Learning model by integrating Course Books, Apps, Videos, and Online Tools. Mandarin learning does not stop outside classroom. In addition to a face to face or online practice class with our teachers, students can continue their Mandarin study throughout the day without extra costs. Students can watch our video lecture before the class, prepare their lesson with our website anytime, and review the contents with our mobile APPs anywhere.