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Beginner Mandarin Course

Although the actual content of the Beginner Mandarin Course can vary it broadly covers the following areas. Please remember that all of our courses are taught by a native speaker who are experienced at making the courses as lively and fun as possible.


  • Greetings and introductions
  • Mandarin phrases for use in shops, hotels, bars and restaurants
  • Mandarin for travelling around a city
  • Introduction to Grammar, nouns verbs, word order and numbers, starting to build up confidence in speaking Mandarin
  • Use of adjectives, pronouns and adverbs
  • Addition of more common phrases like 'how much or many’
  • Chinese Alphabet equivalent (basic stroke order, radicals)
  • Dates (days of the week and months)
  • Subject words and phrases describing your job, family, nationality
  • Expanding on your vocabulary of common items such as clothing, food and drinks
  • Additional key adjectives, verbs, adverbs, connectives

  • Included in learning the above is:

  • Speaking/active practice
  • Lots of listening to Mandarin pronunciation
  • First steps on reading/writing Mandarin
  • A background to the Mandarin culture

Mandarin Course Content Descriptions

  • Beginner Mandarin Course
  • Post Beginner Mandarin Course
  • Intermediate Mandarin Course
  • Advanced Mandarin Course

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