8-WEEK (20 Lessons) Beginner Level I Mandarin Chinese In Person Program

(GAIN A BRAND-NEW LEARNING EXPERIENCE BY ATTENDING THIS AWARD-WINNING PROGRAM)

June 6, 2024 – We are pleased to announce our open enrollment for a new 8-Week (20 Lessons) Beginner Level I Mandarin Chinese program, which will be taught in-person at our downtown office building located at: 231 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60604.

 

This new Beginner-level I Mandarin Program is scheduled on Thursday evenings (6:00pm-7:45pm), starting at 6:00pm, Thursday, July 25, 2024. The entire program will end on Thursday, September 12, 2024.

 

Size of Class: 10-12 participants

 

FOCUS OF THIS PROGRAM
Our Beginner-Level I Mandarin Chinese program is an ideal and appropriate starting course helping learners to master Mandarin Chinese language systematically. 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 PROGRAM

This featured program is composed of 20 lessons, of which the first 8 lessons will be taught in-person at our new downtown building at 231 South LaSalle Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60604 (Each in-person lesson 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 from the 1st 8-week in-person classes.

 

TOTAL FEE FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • Those who sign up for this program before July 15, 2024 will enjoy a special discounted rate at: $295 (down from our regular $360).
  • Application Fee: $40 (this fee is required at the time you sign up for this program)

WHAT ARE INCLUDED

  • 8-Week in-person lessons (each lesson runs for about 1 hour 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, Thursday, July 25, 2024
Introduction to Mandarin Chinese

Pronunciations (Initials, Finals & Tones)

Topic: Daily Greetings 

– How to use Adjectives

LESSON TWO: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Thursday, August 1, 2024

Personal Pronouns

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

– How to use Verbs

LESSON THREE: 

6:00pm-7:45pm, Thursday, August 8, 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, Thursday, August 15, 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, Thursday, August 22, 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, Thursday, August 29, 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, Thursday, September 5, 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, Thursday, September 12, 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 registration for this program with the button below (it takes less than 1 minute to complete).

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

3) A non-refundable registration fee ($40) is required at the time your registration.

4) 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!

NOTE: A Registration/Application fee ($40) is required for all first-time registrant. This fee can be paid after you submit the registration form. The fee button can be found at the bottom of the registration form. Thanks!

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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We Have the Following Options Facilitating Your Course Fee Payment

1) The course fee ($295) can be directly submitted to our Zelle Account Here

Our Zelle Email Account: Ganlincorporation@gmail.com 

2) The course fee($295)  can be submitted online here

3) If you choose to pay the course fee ($295) by check/money order or cash, please contact us by email: info@chicagomcc.com or call us at 312.880.9798 for instructions. Thanks!