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Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Week 1 Talk about your daily life 1

4 videos (Total 29 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
第2课7m
第3课6m
第4课8m
12 readings
第1课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表1(optional)10m
第2课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表2(optional)10m
第3课(Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表3(optional)10m
第4课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表4(optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz, Lesson 1~440m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Week 2 Talk about your daily life 2

4 videos (Total 33 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
第6课7m
第7课8m
第8课9m
12 readings
第5课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表5(optional)10m
第6课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表6(optional)10m
第7课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表7(optional)10m
第8课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表8(optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz, Lesson 5~840m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Week 3 Help and ask for help

4 videos (Total 35 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
第10课10m
第11课7m
第12课8m
12 readings
第9课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表9(optional)10m
第10课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表10(optional)10m
第11课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表11(optional)10m
第12课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
汉字练习表12(optional)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz, Lesson 9~1240m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Week 4 Invitation and Reply

4 videos (Total 32 min), 12 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
第14课8m
第15课7m
第16课8m
12 readings
第13课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表13(optional)10m
第14课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF OF PPT [WITH ENGLISH](optional)10m
汉字练习表14(optional)10m
第15课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表15(optional)10m
第16课 (Dialogue and Vocabulary)10m
PDF of PPT (with English) [optional]10m
汉字练习表16(optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Weekly Quiz, Lesson 13~1640m
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Top reviews from Chinese for HSK 2

By MYMar 23rd 2018

i am very thankful to coursera give me this opportunity . i have three training Chinese language experience and special thanks for teacher. love coursera.

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Great Course, perfect for those with some foundation of Chinese, looking to improve reading comprehension and overall fluency. Thanks again!

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LIU Lixin

Associate Professor
School of Chinese as A Second Language

About Peking University

Peking University is determined to make its education openly accessible to students in China and around the world. With over 3000 faculty members, Peking University offers excellence in teaching and learning. Founded in 1898, Peking University (PKU) was the first national comprehensive university in China. For the past 115 years, with its hundreds of thousands of outstanding alumni, Peking University has made prominent contributions in the humanities and sciences to further China's prosperity and progress....

About the Learn Chinese: HSK Test Preparation Specialization

This specialization consists of three elementary language courses, aims to improve your Chinese language skills effectively and systematically. This specialization introduces everyday language and includes activities to practice all four language skill: conversation, comprehension, reading and writing. You will learn about Chinese culture and basic Chinese Characters more, will possess the ability to further your Chinese language studies....
Learn Chinese: HSK Test Preparation

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