Chinese (Mandarin) Levels 1,2 &3 Certification

  • Course provided by New Skills Academy
  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: £37.20£120

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Course Description

Chinese (Mandarin) – Level 1

Learning Chinese may seem like an overwhelming task due to the completely unique alphabet that is far from the common Latin alphabet. However, it’s not actually as hard as it seems to tackle the Chinese language! Chinese is the most spoken language in the world, with billions of speakers concentrated especially in China, Taiwan, and other Asian countries. Learning Chinese opens up your abilities to connect with a huge part of the world’s population and explore the interesting aspects of Asian culture. A part of the Sino-Tibetan language family, this course will focus on Mandarin or Standard Chinese. The goal of Level 1 is to leave you with a wide basis of vocabulary, an ability to converse freely in Chinese, and a beginner’s knowledge of Chinese grammar, sentence structure, and syntax. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to have conversations in Chinese and will have a strong foundation to continue learning the language and new vocabulary.

You Will Learn:

  • How to converse in Chinese at a basic level
  • The Chinese alphabet and Chinese sentence structure to kick start your understanding of the language
  • A wide array of Chinese vocabulary
  • A selection of the most used Chinese verbs and how they are conjugated
  • A beginner’s guide to Chinese grammar and how to use it in conversation and writing

Benefits of Taking This Course:

  • Start off your Chinese education with a solid foundation and important details of the language
  • Learn useful skills and pieces of conversation to start speaking Chinese as soon as possible
  • Complete this course with a basic ability to speak and understand Chinese
  • Focus on Chinese grammar, syntax, and sentence structure to ensure proper comprehension and the ability to use written Chinese
  • You will understand how to identify, understand, and respond to basic questions in Chinese

Chinese (Mandarin) – Level 2

If you already know some Chinese, Level 2 Chinese is a great course for you. Throughout Level 2, you will get the chance to practise your existing skills while also continually adding to your knowledge. Level 2 focuses on some of the most important verbs in Chinese as well as some common topics of conversation. The goal of Level 2 is to reinforce your current knowledge while sustainably adding additional information to your repertoire. You will dive a little deeper into the rules and intricacies of the Chinese language as well as the interesting culture behind this ancient and historic language. Upon completion of Level 2, you will be equipped with a wide variety of new speaking, writing, and listening skills in Chinese. Each level is aimed to give you additional confidence to use your newfound language skills in the real world, and the modules will give you the tools you need to do just that. You will be able to absorb information sustainably and quickly with the expertly designed and paced modules.

You Will Learn:

  • About the main and most used verbs in Chinese and how to conjugate and use them
  • Chinese spelling and more about the alphabet
  • Useful day-to-day knowledge like how to speak about professions, answer questions, and describe things
  • How to use and identify Chinese words like prepositions, adjectives, and pronouns
  • The most common verb tenses in Chinese and when to use them appropriately

Benefits of Taking This Course:

  • Improve your Chinese skills and learn more about the form and function of the language
  • Gain better Chinese speaking abilities
  • Learn how to ask and answer a variety of questions and types of questions
  • Gain a deeper mastery of the Chinese language- both spoken and written
  • Expand your Chinese vocabulary and your knowledge of grammar, syntax, and structure

Chinese (Mandarin) – Level 3

If you already have a basis of knowledge and are somewhat confident in Chinese but want to take your skills to the next level - Level 3 Chinese is the ideal course for you. Level 3 focuses on giving you the tools to tackle some of the most complex and irregular parts of the Chinese language. In Level 3, you will learn about specific words that are important in Chinese. You will also get the chance to reinforce and practise your knowledge of the Chinese writing system- one of the toughest parts about learning Chinese! Level 3 is ideal for ensuring that you truly understand the ins and outs of the Chinese language. This will help with Chinese writing skills and make it easier and easier for you to converse in Chinese, even with native speakers! This is the final level in your Chinese course, and it aims to give you the necessary tools to use your Chinese in day-to-day life and truly understand when you read or hear it elsewhere.

You Will Learn:

  • How and when to use each of the verb tenses
  • A more in-depth look at some other Chinese verbs and how they are conjugated
  • How to describe things and people in Chinese
  • How to ask and answer more complex questions in Chinese
  • How to use and identify each type of Chinese word, like verbs, prepositions, adjectives and others

Benefits of Taking This Course:

  • Hone in your knowledge and understanding of the Chinese language by diving into even more details and complex ways of using it
  • Learn specifics that can be used in situations like ordering meals, asking questions about the past, or others
  • Add to your existing knowledge of Chinese by expanding your vocabulary even further
  • Learn about negating sentences and questions
  • Learn about the irregularities of the Chinese language and some of the most common irregular verbs