Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free


Learn how to use Chinese words in the right context

Are you new to the Chinese language? Gain an introduction to Chinese conversation with this fun and interactive course. On this course, you will learn useful words and expressions that will help you navigate your way through China.

You will cover greetings and introductions as well as basic tasks like asking for directions and ordering meals. You will also build your knowledge of traditional and popular Chinese culture. By the end of this course, you will have learnt approximately 150 new words that will help you with more advanced Chinese language courses in the future.

What topics will you cover?

  • Greetings and Self-introduction
  • Family Members and Different Jobs
  • Ordering Things and Making Payments
  • Dates and Time
  • Weather and Health
  • Directions and Plans

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is for beginners wanting to learn Chinese and become more familiar with Chinese culture.

Who developed the course?

Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)

Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), established in 1949, is one of the earliest institutions where China’s higher education in foreign languages took shape.