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CHINESE I

CHINESE I

 

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Commitment: 6 hours of videos and quizzes

 

How To Pass:   Pass all graded assignments to complete the course.

 

How To Submit: Once course is complete, take a screenshot of your FINAL GRADE and email it to mc2mastery@gmail.com

 

Chinese I - Syllabus

 

WEEK 1

Who Are You?

When we first meet someone, we need to learn about each other. In this module, we are going to learn some ways to introduce yourself, including name, nationality, identity, and discussing your family. We are also going to study Chinese Mandarin phonetics.

5 videos, 13 readings

  1. Video: Welcome to "Chinese for beginners"

  2. Video: Lecture: What is Your Name?

  3. Reading: Extended Exercise: What is Your Name?

  4. Reading: Additional Information: Chinese Mandarin(普通话)

  5. Reading: Self-study Video—Tones and Simple Finals

  6. Video: Lecture: Where Are You From?

  7. Reading: Extended Exercise: Where Are You From?

  8. Reading: Additional Information: Chinese Pinyin(汉语拼音简介)

  9. Reading: Self-study Video—Initials

  10. Video: Lecture: Are You a Student?

  11. Reading: Extended Exercise: Are You a Student?

  12. Reading: Additional Information: Spelling Rules of Pinyin(汉语拼音拼写规则)

  13. Reading: Self-study Video—Compound Finals

  14. Video: Lecture: Who is He/She?

  15. Reading: Extended Exercise: Who is He/She?

  16. Reading: Readings

  17. Reading: Review: Who are You?

  18. Reading: Self-study Video—Finals with Nasal Endings

Graded: What is your name?

Graded: Where are you from?

Graded: Are you a student?

Graded: Who is he/she?

WEEK 2

When Do You Go To School?

How do you plan your daily life? In this module, we are going to learn how to describe our daily schedule, including numbers, time, periods, and some corresponding actions.

4 videos, 4 readings

  1. Video: Lecture: Can You Count?

  2. Video: Lecture: What Time is it Now?

  3. Reading: Extended Exercise: What Time is it Now?

  4. Video: Lecture: Morning or Afternoon?

  5. Reading: Extended Exercise: Morning or Afternoon?

  6. Video: Lecture: Do You Have a Busy Life?

  7. Reading: Extended Exercise: Do You Have a Busy Life?

  8. Reading: Review: When Do You Go To School?

Graded: Numbers

Graded: Time (1): O'clock

Graded: Time (2): Periods

Graded: Daily Arrangements

WEEK 3

What Do You Like to Eat?

Food is our most important need. In this module, we are going to talk about Chinese main courses, fruits, vegetables and meat, as well as drinks. Have you seen or tried any of these Chinese dishes? Maybe you have already learned to say them in Chinese!

4 videos, 5 readings

  1. Video: Lecture: Do You Like Dumplings?

  2. Reading: Extended Exercise: Do You Like Dumplings?

  3. Video: Lecture: I Like Apples.

  4. Reading: Extended Exercise: I Like Apples.

  5. Video: Lecture: I Like Chicken.

  6. Reading: Extended Exercise: I Like Chicken.

  7. Video: Lecture: Do You Want a Cup of Tea?

  8. Reading: Extended Exercise: Do You Want a Cup of Tea?

  9. Reading: Review: What Do You Like to Eat?

Graded: Main Courses

Graded: Fruits

Graded: Vegetables and Meat

Graded: Drinks

WEEK 4

I Like Shopping!

Shopping! Shopping! Some people love to go shopping, while others feel it is a headache. Still, shopping is an essential part of our life. In this module, we are going to learn how to express our color and size preference, how to ask about price, and how to bargain. Do you know what the most popular color is in your country? How about in China?

4 videos, 5 readings

  1. Video: Lecture: What is Your Favorite Color?

  2. Reading: Extended Exercise: What is Your Favorite Color?

  3. Video: Lecture: This is Too Big.

  4. Reading: Extended Exercise: This is Too Big.

  5. Video: Lecture: How Much is This?

  6. Reading: Extended Exercise: How Much is This?

  7. Video: Lecture: It’s Too Expensive!

  8. Reading: Extended Exercise: It’s Too Expensive!

  9. Reading: Review: I Like Shopping!

Graded: Colors

Graded: Sizes

Graded: Prices

Graded: Learn to Bargain

WEEK 5

Do You Live in a Big City?

Do you live in a big city or a small town? How do you get to work or school every day? In this module, we are going to learn how to give directions and how to speak about transportation. This module is valuable in case you need to talk about directions with a Chinese friend or you need to go somewhere when you are in China.

4 videos, 2 readings

  1. Video: Lecture: I Go To Work By Car.

  2. Video: Lecture: Is There a Supermarket Near Here?

  3. Video: Lecture: The Bank is on the Left.

  4. Video: Lecture: How Do I Get to the Underground Station?

  5. Reading: Extended Exercise: How Do I Get to the Underground Station?

  6. Reading: Review: Do You Live in a Big City

Graded: Transportation

Graded: Public Places

Graded: Locations and Directions

Graded: Ask For Directions

WEEK 6

How About the Weather?

Weather can influence our daily life and personal health. In this module, we are going to talk about temperature, seasons, and personal health. China is a very big country and the weather can be quite different across regions and seasons; we will learn to talk about all sorts of weather.

4 videos, 2 readings

  1. Video: Lecture: What is the Temperature Today?

  2. Video: Lecture: Is it Cold in January?

  3. Video: Lecture: I Like Spring.

  4. Video: Lecture: I Caught a Cold.

  5. Reading: Extended Exercise: I Caught a Cold.

  6. Reading: Review: How About the Weather?

Graded: Temperature

Graded: Time (3): Months

Graded: Seasons

Graded: Health

WEEK 7

What is Your Hobby?

What do you like to do in your spare time? We have so many choices nowadays and lead such colorful lives. In this module, we are going to talk about weekday pastimes, sports, TV programs, and some other activities related to the internet, reading, music, and travel!

4 videos, 3 readings

  1. Video: Lecture: What Day is it Today?

  2. Video: Lecture: I Like Swimming.

  3. Video: Lecture: I Watch TV News Everyday.

  4. Video: Lecture: We Can Do a Lot of Things on the Internet.

  5. Reading: Extended Exercise: We Can Do a Lot of Things on the Internet.

  6. Reading: Review: What is Your Hobby?

  7. Reading: Chinese for Beginners-Notes in English

Graded: Time (4): Weeks

Graded: Sports

Graded: TV Programs

Graded: Internet, Books, Music, and Travel