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Subtitles: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Vietnamese, German, Urdu, Russian, Thai, English, Spanish...

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12%

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100% online

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Approx. 15 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Vietnamese, German, Urdu, Russian, Thai, English, Spanish...

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

What do you know about him/her?

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 13 min), 8 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Pleased to meet you.1m
Long time no see.3m
They are both teachers.4m
May I have your phone number, please?2m
8 readings
New words list10m
Additional Information: Appellation10m
New words list10m
Additional Information: Greetings10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Cartoon10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Address and Date10m
7 practice exercises
1.Please give the correct addressing according to the information given.There is a new word in the 5th one. Can you guess the meaning?10m
1.Match8m
2.Choose the correct response.8m
1.Match12m
2.Choose the correct position(among (A)(B)(C)(D)) of the given word.8m
1.Choose the correct expression accordingly8m
2.Choose the correct answer according to what you hear8m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

I’m very busy!

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 11 min), 8 readings, 8 quizzes
4 videos
When are you going to get off the work?3m
Do you have time on Saturday?2m
What are you doing?3m
8 readings
New words list10m
Additional Information:Work Overtime and Homework10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Breakfast10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Folk Music10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Chinese Calligraphy10m
8 practice exercises
1.Tell true or false according to the video8m
2. Tell what he/she/they are doing according to the pictures.(You can type in Pinyin or Chinese characters)12m
3.Ask for some help with the words given(you can type in Pinyin or characters)2m
1.Match10m
2.Tell true or false according to the video10m
3.Fill in the blank with the appropriate word8m
1.Tell true or false according to the video.8m
1.Give the response accordingly8m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

It’s so delicious!

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 13 min), 8 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
Coffee or tea?2m
I eat a lot!4m
This is much better than that.3m
8 readings
New words list10m
Additional Information:Chinese cuisine10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Tea and Tea Set10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Spring Festival10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Mid-Autumn Festival10m
3 practice exercises
1.Match6m
2.Fill in the blank with the appropriate word6m
3.Describe one of the pictures that you like most with “zuì(the most)” and the word given.(You can type in Pinyin or Chinese characters)8m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

What’s the matter?

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 12 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
You can’t buy anymore!3m
May I exchange?2m
Be quiet, please.2m
7 readings
New words list10m
Additional Information:Chinese Films10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:National Dress10m
New words list10m
New words list10m
Additional Information:Chinese painting10m
3 practice exercises
1.Match12m
1.Match10m
1.Please tell the meaning of following signs(you can type in Pinyin or characters)6m

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