8-WEEK (20 LESSONS) BEGINNER LEVEL I MANDRIN CHINESE REFRESHER COURSE
(GAIN A BRAND-NEW LEARNING EXPERIENCE BY ATTENDING THIS WELL-RECEIVED FLAGSHIP PROGRAM)

We are pleased to announce that our upcoming 8-Week (20 Lessons) Beginner Level I Mandarin Chinese Refresher Course will be taught in person at our downtown building located at 231 S LaSalle Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60604, start at 6:00pm, Tuesday, April 2, 2024. 

 

This program will be taught on Tuesday evenings (6:00pm – 7:45pm). 

 

All in person classes will end on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

 

FOCUS OF THIS REFRESHER COURSE
This Beginner-Level I Mandarin Chinese Refresher Course is an ideal and appropriate course for those who have taken it previously but wish to gain a better knowledge and skill in Mandarin Chinese. This well-received course mainly focuses on speaking, reading and listening comprehension.  Besides linguistic learning, Chinese culture & business etiquette are also part of this program.

 

STRUCTURE OF THIS REFRESHER COURSE

This featured refresher course is composed of 20 lessons, of which the first 8 lessons will be taught in person at our new downtown building. (Each in person class runs for about 1 hour 45 minutes). After the 8-week in person classes, all attendees will receive 12 FREE e-Learning videos so that they can complete the 12 extra lessons at their own pace with the skills, tools and knowledge gained during the 8-week in person classes.

 

TOTAL FEE FOR THIS REFRESHER COURSE

Our discounted offer for this 8-Week (20 Lessons) Beginner Level I Mandarin Chinese Refresher Course is $179

WHAT ARE INCLUDED

  • 8-Week in person classes (each class runs for about 1 hours 45 minutes)
  • 8 summary e-learning videos for each lesson PLUS 12 extra FREE E-learning courses that help you to learn at your own pace.  
  • 32 FREE short videos showing the writing & usage of frequently used characters (new)
  • A FREE  physical Book “Mandarin Chinese Beginner-Level I” (Valued at $20, Authored by Andy Zhang) (new)
  • FREE audio recordings for all text lessons in the Beginner Level I Book (new)
  • FREE flashcards of all text lessons and extra vocabulary words related to this program
  • FREE writing worksheets for all vocabulary character included in the Level I Book (new)
  • A FREE e-Dictionary covering the most frequently used Chinese characters.
  • FREE to make up any missed lesson when it is taught again (at different dates & time)
  • Upon completion, receive a certificate that validates your language proficiency level.

SYLLABUS OF THIS PROGRAM

LESSON ONE: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Introduction to Mandarin Chinese

Pronunciations (Initials, Finals & Tones)

Topic: Daily Greetings 

– How to use Adjectives

LESSON TWO: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Personal Pronouns

– How to use Personal Pronouns
Topic: Meeting for the First Time 

– How to use Verbs

LESSON THREE: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Topic: Introduction & Getting to Know Each Other
– How to use three Negation Words

– How to use interrogative pronouns

LESSON FOUR: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Topic: Asking for Help/substitutional drill

– How to use Nouns and Verbs

– How to use Interrogative Pronouns, Nouns & Verbs

LESSON FIVE: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Topic: Talking About Mandarin Chinese Study

– How to use Particles
Topic: What would you like to drink?

– How to use interrogative pronouns 

LESSON SIX: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Topic: Talking about traveling  

– How to ask questions
Topic: Talking about Personal Hobbies in Music

– How to use prepositional phrases

LESSON SEVEN: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Topic: Reserving a Hotel Room

– How to use interrogative pronouns & adverbs
Topic: Asking Help to Call a Taxi 

– How to answer question

– How to use frequently used verbs, nouns and adverbs to formulate sentences

– How to express and count numbers

LESSON EIGHT: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Topic: Looking for a Restaurant for a Meal

– How to express personal interests
Topic: Ordering Chinese Dishes at a Restaurant

– How to ask recommendations
Chinese Food Menu

– How to make suggestions

Lesson 9 – 20 here below are e-learning lessons that you can complete at your own pace. Video links will be provided then.

E-LEARNING LESSON NINE

Topic: Talking about plan for a business trip

E-LEARNING LESSON TEN
Topic: Talking about life in China

E-LEARNING LESSON ELEVEN
Topic: Talking about weather condition

E-LEARNING LESSON TWELVE
Topic: Asking for direction

E-LEARNING LESSON THIRTEEN
Topic: On the way to airport

E-LEARNING LESSON FOURTEEN
Topic: Talking about Chinese meal

E-LEARNING LESSON FIFTEEN
– Talking about Mandarin Chinese studies

E-LEARNING LESSON SIXTEEN
– (A topic tailored to the the class participants’ interests)

E-LEARNING LESSON SEVENTEEN
– (A topic tailored to the the class participants’ interests)

E-LEARNING LESSON EIGHTTEEN
– (A topic tailored to the the class participants’ interests)

E-LEARNING LESSON TWENTY
– (A topic tailored to the the class participants’ interests)

E-LEARNING LESSON NINETEEN
– (A topic tailored to the the class participants’ interests)

A Certificate of Completion will be issued for full attendance of this program.

 

OUR ENROLLMENT PROCESS

1) Submit your registration for this program with the button below (it takes less than 1 minute).

2) After we receive your registration, we will email you an admission letter to confirm your seat.

3) The tuition payment can be made online one day before the first lesson begins (Fee link will be sent upon request). Payment made by check, money order and cash is also acceptable.

Enrollment for this program is now open, and we encourage you to secure your spot at the earliest. 

 

Should you have any questions or require further assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our dedicated support team at (312) 880-9798.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to an enriching educational journey!

Beginner Level I Mandarin
Chinese Textbook

The front cover of Beginner Level I Mandarin Chinese book by Andy Zhang
  • Size of the book: 8.5″X11″.
  • Total Pages: 172.
  • First Edition Published on: December 2012
  • Second Edition Published on: January 4, 2018
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