Curriculum for regular group classes:

   
 
Course Levels
Text Topics
Objectives & Goals
 

Beginner I       (30 hrs)

Beginner II      (30 hrs)

Beginner III     (30 hrs)

• Phonetics (Pinyin)
• Greetings
• Self-introduction
• Expressing thanks
• Making friends
• Asking directions
• At the restaurant
• Numbers & amounts
• Money
• Time & dates
• Shopping & bargaining
• Seeing a doctor

• Recognize about 600 basic words  & 200 sentence patterns

• Express oneself and communicate in a simple and efficient way

• Able to survive in daily communication

 

Intermediate I (30 hrs)

Intermediate II (30 hrs)

Intermediate III (30 hrs)
• Describing work and family
• The weather
• Hobbies
• Arts and culture
• Locations and directions
• Traveling and transportation
• At the post office
• Making appointments
• Making suggestions
• Making complaints
• Expressing opinions

• Recognize up to 1,600 words

• Can communicate comfortably

• More about routine needs

• Begin to understand native conversation

• Learn more sophisticated expressions

• Start simple characters writing

 

Advanced I      (30 hrs)

Advanced II      (30 hrs)

Advanced III      (30 hrs)

• Discussing issues
• Health & medical services
• Trade & business
• Joining an exhibition
• Negotiating price
• Entertainment
• Comic dialogue
• Current affairs in China
• Places names & others
• Recognize up to 2,000 words

• Learn more idiomatic & sophisticated language patterns

• Explore in depth a wide range of social, business and cultural topics

 
   
 
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