Mandarin

MANDARIN BEGINNER 1

Description: Using a balanced instruction approach, students will comprehend by listening and speaking, reading and writing, basic Mandarin. Learners will have frequent opportunities to practice in context-rich, authentic scenarios, as well as with direct instruction of Mandarin grammar.

This class is intended for students who have never studied Mandarin, or who have studied previously but are out of practice.

Duration: One semester, 1.5 hours a week.

Teenagers aged 16+ are welcome to join our adult language classes.

NOTE: Upon completion of Beginners 1, students automatically progress to start the Beginners 2 class at the same time (but have the option of opting out of automatic renewal at the end of the semester if they wish).

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MANDARIN BEGINNER 2

Description: This class is intended for students who have completed Mandarin Beginners 1, or a similar class at another institution, and are able to communicate basic ideas, personal information, and requests already.

Duration: One semester, 1.5 hours a week.

Teenagers aged 16+ are welcome to join our adult language classes.

NOTE: Upon completion of Beginners 2, students automatically progress to start the Intermediate 1 class at the same time (but have the option of opting out of automatic renewal at the end of the semester if they wish).

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MANDARIN INTERMEDIATE 1

Description: A thorough, guided exploration of communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities. Students expand their ability to understand others in the Mandarin language and to express themselves through speaking and writing. Students will learn how to communicate confidently during everyday interactions with native-Mandarin speakers when traveling and expand their ability to voice opinions and ideas.

This class is intended for students who have completed Mandarin Beginners 1 and 2, or similar classes at another institution.

Duration: One semester, 1.5 hours a week.

Students may enroll in this class at any time during the semester. Billing will be adjusted accordingly.

Teenagers aged 16+ are welcome to join our adult language classes.

NOTE: Upon completion of Intermediate 1, students automatically progress to start the Intermediate 2 class at the same time (but have the option of opting out of automatic renewal at the end of the semester if they wish).

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MANDARIN INTERMEDIATE 2

Description: Students are introduced to more complex texts on a variety of subjects, while refining their usage of advanced grammatical structures to communicate opinions and arguments with spontaneity and increasing fluency.

Duration: One semester, 1.5 hours a week.

Students may enroll in this class at any time during the semester. Billing will be adjusted accordingly.

Teenagers aged 16+ are welcome to join our adult language classes.

NOTE: Upon completion of Intermediate 2, students automatically progress to start the Mandarin Advanced 1 class at the same time (but have the option of opting out of automatic renewal at the end of the semester if they wish).

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MANDARIN ADVANCED 1

Description: A thorough, guided exploration of communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities. Students expand their ability to understand others in the Mandarin language and to express themselves through speaking and writing.

Learners are introduced to complex texts on a variety of subjects applying appropriate grammatical structures to communicate opinions and arguments with spontaneity and increasing fluency.

Duration: Two semesters, 1.5 hours a week.

Students may enroll in this class at any time during the semester. Billing will be adjusted accordingly.

Teenagers aged 16+ are welcome to join our adult language classes.

NOTE: Upon completion of Advanced 1, students automatically progress to start the Advanced 2 class at the same time (but have the option of opting out of automatic renewal at the end of the semester if they wish).

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MANDARIN ADVANCED 2

Description: Students are introduced to more complex texts on a variety of subjects, while refining their usage of advanced grammatical structures to communicate opinions and arguments with spontaneity and increasing fluency.

Duration: Two semesters.

Students may enroll in this class at any time during the semester. Billing will be adjusted accordingly.

Teenagers aged 16+ are welcome to join our adult language classes.

Email me when registration opens