• 6-week
  • Course
Introduction to Chinese

This course is designed to introduce non-heritage learners to the basic skills of Mandarin Chinese. There is a focus on Mandarin tones, sounds, and numbers, as well as writing characters in standard simplified form using the proper stroke order. Fundamental grammar patterns are also introduced. Other goals include reading and speaking dialogues that feature activities such as asking directions, telling time, making requests, and addressing family members. Students are exposed to the traditions, culture, and current affairs of China.

  • 6-week
  • Academic Bridge Class
  • Block 6
  • High School & Middle School

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