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Start From Scratch (零到一學中文)

This is a six-week introductory course in Mandarin Chinese conversation. The course will be taught completely in Mandarin, however students are not expected to have any experience learning Chinese. This course’s main objective is to study practical conversation. By watching videos showing various kinds of situations, learners will recognize and understand vocabulary, pair everyday words together with grammar to form short phrases, and learn the correct way to express words used in day-to-day life.
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Rating 4.7 based on 16 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks for study, 1-2 hours/week.
Starts Sep 2 (next week)
Cost $39
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Instructor 竺靜華
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Language Chinese
Subjects Languages
Tags Language Learning Other Languages

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correct stroke order.while in one review

I also would have appreciated some time dedicated to learning correct stroke order.While the teacher is clearly very passionate about teaching Chinese, and the course uses many interesting and at times funny video role plays, I found the course difficult for the above reasons.

first time.xie xie in one review

very useful for those who are studying mandarin for the first time.xie xie 谢谢 你们!

hard work making in one review

I hope some of the information I learned in this course with help me in my studies.Thank you to the course creators for all their hard work making this course, and I hope I provided some helpful feedback for future courses.

include zhuyin phonetics in one review

Thank you and hopefully more will follow!Suggestion - As an option, please include ZhuYin phonetics in the course.

sometimes hilarious skits in one review

The additional staff add interesting and sometimes hilarious skits to introduce new sentences to Chinese learners.

subtitles and/or materials in one review

Unfortunately, it's lacking in English subtitles and/or materials, which I was desperately trying to volunteer and add.

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National Taiwan University

Rating 4.7 based on 16 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks for study, 1-2 hours/week.
Starts Sep 2 (next week)
Cost $39
From National Taiwan University via Coursera
Instructor 竺靜華
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language Chinese
Subjects Languages
Tags Language Learning Other Languages

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