Introduction to Chinese: Video Lessons 1-4
Learn your first 20 characters, sentences and conversation through "7 Must-Know about Chinese"! Best video course with unlimited access + exercises! Enroll Now!
Preview1. Which Chinese are we going to learn? (1:26)
Preview2. Difference between Chinese and English (0:39)
Preview3. Pinyin & Tones for Spoken Chinese (2:01)
Preview4. Characters & Words for Written Chinese (1:01)
Preview5. No conjugation! 150 words for HSK 1 level (1:48)
Preview6. Learning Chinese = Playing a puzzle game? (0:50)
Preview7. “8 principal strokes” in the character “永” (yǒng, eternity) (1:10)
Start1.1. Start from counting "one, two, three 一，二，三" (3:48)
Start✓ How to input "一，二，三" into your computer? (1:47)
Start1.2. Magic combination of "一" and "丨" : “十” (1:24)
Start✓ Learn more numbers with "一，二，三，十“ (0:56)
Start1.3. “王” is the one between heaven and earth (1:17)
Start✓ Write characters with correct stroke order (0:39)
Start1.4. “人” : a person standing on his two legs (0:38)
Start✓ “工人” v.s. “人工” : general rule of Chinese words (1:36)
Start✓ Crowds in China “人人“ and Chinese Facebook "人人网“ (0:47)
Start1.5. “大” : a person with opening arms (1:08)
Start1.6. “天” : Heaven on top of head (2:05)
Start✓ Do you want to try Chinese hot pot? (0:52)
Chinese sounds difficult, but it's not true. Chinese language is just very different from your languages.
In this introduction course, we will introduce you the "7 Must Knows" about Chinese language. Then you will find Chinese quite logical and won't be scared anymore to start your learning.
We will also guide you to master your first characters and sentences in a "Western way" which emphasizes logical and structural detailed learning. After completing this introduction, you will be able to understand, speak, read and write the whole conversation that made you stunned at the very beginning of our video course. You will possess the ability to further your Chinese language studies as well.
One famous Chinese proverb says, "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step". Make your first step and join us!
Who should take this coure?
☑️ NO experience with Chinese language required
☑️ Anyone who is interested in Chinese but hesitates to start the study
☑️ Students who want to learn Chinese as a foreign language
☑️ Parents who want to learn a new language with their children and to discover a new culture
☑️ Professionals who work with Chinese or want to work in the Greater China region
☑️ Businessmen who want to do business with Chinese or to develop Greater China's market
What am I going to get from this course?
☑️ Understand "7 Must-Knows" about Chinese language
☑️ Know 8 principal strokes and general rules of stroke orders
☑️ Master your first 30 Chinese characters through 8 principal strokes
☑️ Understand word meaning by knowing characters
☑️ Know how to make declarative, negative and interrogative sentences
☑️ Understand, speak, read and write your self-introduction in Chinese
☑️ Conduct your first conversation with your Chinese friends
☑️ Understand the logic of Chinese language and some must-know culture tips
Thank you so much for taking time to check out our course. We know you're going to absolutely love it, and we can't wait to share our knowledge and experience with you on the inside! See you soon!
Ge is a native Chinese speaker. After graduated from the prestigious Peking University ("Beida") in 2006, she went to France to further her studies, and got her Master’s degrees in law at Montesquieu University Bordeaux IV and in Comparative Politics at Sciences Po. Paris. In 2010, Ge moved with family to Singapore, the crossroads of East and West. She worked for a local law firm and for the Xinhua News Agency (China's official press agency) 's Singapore website before setting up her own Mandarin school.
Aurélie is a French. Graduated from Paris VII University (Master Degree in Chinese language and civilization), she has an extensive knowledge about China. She studied in Beijing in 1997-1998. Then, after 7-year work experience in banking industry, she moved to China and worked in several Chinese cities (Guizhou, Shenzhen and Shanghai) in training and human resources industries from 2007 to 2012. After over 5 years in China, Aurélie moved to Singapore with her family in 2012.
Ge and Aurélie founded a Mandarin school for expatriates in Singapore in 2014. They are both trilingual Mandarin teachers (Chinese, English, French). After 3-year teaching experience, they create their online Mandarin schools: linglongchinese.com for Anglophones and linglongchinois.com for Francophones. They are dedicated to making their creative Mandarin courses accessible to more and more learners all over the world.
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