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Mandarin High Beginner 2 Virtual
Sep 30, 2021 - Dec 16, 2021

CMN-HI-BEG-2. FIRST part of the three-course long Mandarin High-Beginner 2 sequence.

An all-adults class.

Materials are not included in tuition.

High-Beginner 2 level description: A great course for those who have completed Mandarin High-Beginner 1 level or similar.

Here is a summary of what students will learn by the end of the High-Beginner 2 level:

Objective: To provide students the abilities to actively participate in most informal and limited formal conversations related to work, school, home or leisure activities; to make structured arguments.

Learning Outcome: By the end of this course, students can expect to write paragraphs with ease as well as carry conversations with greater fluency. Students will be able to politely accept and decline an appointment, describe current and ideal living quarters, name common pieces of furniture, discuss and negotiate rent, talk about sports, present vacation plans, describe and compare cities, book airplane tickets, and check in at the airport.

Topics: Verbal complements — descriptive, potential and directional complements, approximate number, question pronouns used in statement sentences, continuation, duration of actions, status particle (zhe), passive-voice sentences, question pronouns as indefinite references (whoever, whenever, etc.).

Next Level: Mandarin High-Beginner 2.2 or greater.

Schedule
Date
Sep 16, 2021 - Nov 18, 2021
Staff
Days
Thu
Time
5:00 - 6:30pm
Date
Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 16, 2021
Staff
Days
Thu
Time
5:00 - 6:30pm
$449.09
10 Sessions
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Mandarin High Beginner 1.3 Virtual
Sep 28, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021
CMN-HI-BEG-1.3. THIRD part of the three-course long Mandarin High-Beginner 1 sequence.
An all-adults class.
Materials are not included in tuition.
 
High-Beginner 1 level description: 
A great course for those who have completed Mandarin Beginner 3 level or similar.

Here is a summary of what students will learn by the end of the High-Beginner 1 level:

Objective: To comprehend and compose more complex sentences; to study etymology of basic characters; to converse with much advanced vocabularies and be understood by interlocutors who accustomed to dealing with non-natives.

Learning Outcome: Upon completion of this course, students can expect to compose complete paragraphs, apply sophisticated vocabulary and construct compound-complex sentences. Students should also be able to talk about climate and the weather, order dishes and drinks in a restaurant, ask for and give directions, make suggestions, describe durations of time, describe someone's appearance, and talk about common illnesses with a doctor.

Topics: Weather patterns, complex comparison structures, ordering Chinese dishes, partially agree or disagree with others, reduplication of adjectives and verbs, action in progress, verbal phrases and subject-predicate phrases used as attributives, time duration, describe a past tense action, (ba) construction, location adverbs.

Next Level: Mandarin High-Beginner 2 or greater.

Schedule
Date
Sep 17, 2021 - Nov 19, 2021
Staff
Days
Tue
Time
6:30 - 8:00pm
Date
Dec 3, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021
Staff
Days
Tue
Time
6:30 - 8:00pm