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College Mandarin Chinese Curriculum Intermediate Level 1

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Course Description

This course, College Mandarin Chinese Curriculum Intermediate Level 1 allows you to learn in just one month a full semester's (six months) college Chinese curriculum based on the same range of vocabulary, grammar and situational dialogue topics, and allows you to achieve the same degree of proficiency at the convenience of your home and available time. It is a sequel of my course College Mandarin Chinese Curriculum Beginning Level 1 and 2, five-star-rated courses praised unanimously by my students as "an extremely thorough and systematic introduction of Chinese language". Through studying this course, you will be able to converse fluently on daily topics such as seeing a doctor; dating and courtship; renting an apartment; popular sports in China and America; Travel; booking air tickets from travel agency; checking in luggage and boarding at the airport; and the historic/mythic origin and real-life practice of major Chinese festivals, etc.

In terms of methodology, this course combines the benefits of Rosetta Stone Chinese, classroom teaching, and online Chinese courses and avoid their shortcomings. For example, it adopts the proficiency-based instantaneous instruction-testing methods at every short turn similar to that of Rosetta Stone, but avoids its lack of the presence of a personal instructor as in classroom setting who explains and clarifies; it has a personal instructor as in a classroom teaching and simulates the same degree of teacher-student interaction through its diverse, image-entertaining exercises which are adapted from classroom teaching methods, but avoids shortcomings of classroom teaching: the students' lack of individual attention and practice because of the class size, the hearing of many inaccurate pronunciation of other students,etc; it benefits from the convenience of online teaching, at the same time avoids most online language courses' lack of systematic and thorough introduction of grammar, sound and writing system, as grammar and systematic study are extremely important for the students' ability of re-creating and multiplying of language on their own, and the introduction of sound system is important for the students' accuracy of pronunciation, while the knowledge of writing system is important for amass writing skills and learn writing on their own.
Through your persistent study in this sequence of college Mandarin Chinese courses at beginning, intermediate and advanced level, you will truly be able to learn three years' college Chinese curriculum in just six months and save 36000 dollars of college tuition and achieve the same degree of proficiency. You will be equipped to learn further in specialized Chinese such as business Chinese and advanced level of cultural and social Chinese with me in my future published courses. Through learning this sequence of courses, middle and high school students will be well-placed in Chinese AP test and college placement test, college students can save tons of tuition while speeding up learning process. Any open learners would acquire a truly systematic and thorough knowledge and skill (both spoken and written) in Mandarin Chinese. As the students in my previous course in this language sequence proclaimed enthusiastically, "it really works!"

    After taking this course, you will be able to:

    • Learn one semester's intermediate college Chinese curriculum in just 1 month based on the same range of vocabulary, grammar and situational dialogue topics; be able to converse fluently on daily topics such as seeing a doctor; dating and courtship; renting an apartment; popular sports in China and America; Travel; buying air ticket from travel agency; check-in luggage and seeing people off at the airport; the kinship terms of the extended Chinese family; the historic/mythic origin and real-life practice of major Chinese festivals; Being able to write 600 Chinese written characters.

    This course is for professionals within the following business functions:

    • For students or adults who are learning Chinese in the classroom, this course also provides additional reviewing materials and strengthens your language ability and performative level.

      1. Chapter 1: Introduction - 6 Minutes

        1. Introduction of the Course
        2. Study Guide
      2. Chapter 2: Lesson 15, 16: See a Doctor; Dating - 130 Minutes

        1. Lesson 15 Vocabulary and grammar 1 See a Doctor
        2. Lesson 15 Vocabulary and grammar 1 PDF See a Doctor
        3. Lesson 15 dialogue 1 text See a Doctor
        4. Lesson 15 dialogue 1 text PDF see a doctor
        5. Lesson 15 dialogue 1 acting video see a doctor
        6. Lesson 15 Vocabulary and grammar 2 See a Doctor
        7. Lesson 15 Vocabulary and grammar 2 PDF
        8. Lesson 15 dialogue 2 text See a Doctor
        9. Lesson 15 dialogue 2 text PDF See a Doctor
        10. Lesson 15 review acting video See a Doctor
        11. Lesson 16 Vocabulary and grammar 1 part 1 Dating 
        12. Lesson 16 Vocabulary and grammar 1 part 2
        13. Lesson 16 Vocabulary and grammar 1 PDF Dating
        14. Lesson 16 dialogue 1 text Dating
        15. Lesson 16 dialogue 1 text PDF Dating
        16. Lesson 16 Vocabulary and grammar 2 Dating
        17. Lesson 16 Vocabulary and grammar 2 PDF Dating
        18. Lesson 16 dialogue 2 text Dating
        19. Lesson 16 dialogue 2 text PDF Dating
        20. Lesson 16 Review Acting Video Dating
        21. Lesson 15 and 16 Unit Test and answer sheet
      3. Chapter 3: lesson 17, 18: Rent an Apartment; Sports - 110 Minutes

        1. Lesson 17 Vocabulary and grammar 1 Rent an Apartment
        2. Lesson 17 Vocabulary and grammar 1 PDF Rent an Apartment
        3. Lesson 17 Dialogue 1 Text Rent an Apartment
        4. Lesson 17 dialogue 1 text PDF Rent an Apartment
        5. Lesson 17 Vocabulary and grammar 2 Rent an Apartment
        6. Lesson 17 Vocabulary and grammar 2 PDF
        7. Lesson 17 Dialogue 2 Text Rent an Apartment
        8. Lesson 17 Dialogue 2 Text Rent an Apartment PDF
        9. Lesson 17 Dialogue 2 Acting Video Rent an Apartment
        10. Lesson 17 Review Acting Video Rent an Apartment
        11. Lesson 18 Vocabulary and grammar 1 Sports
        12. Lesson 18 Vocabulary and grammar 1 PDF
        13. Lesson 18 dialogue 1 text Sports
        14. Lesson 18 dialogue 1 text PDF sports
        15. lesson 18 dialogue 1 acting video sports
        16. lesson 18 Vocabulary and grammar 2 Sports
        17. Lesson 18 Vocabulary and grammar 2 PDF Sports
        18. Lesson 18 dialogue 2 text Sports
        19. Lesson 18 Dialogue 2 text PDF Sports
        20. Lesson 18 Review Video Sports
        21. Lesson 17, 18 unit test and answer
      4. Lesson 19, 20: Book Air Ticket; At the Airport - 100 Minutes

        1. Lesson 19 Vocabulary and grammar 1 Book Air Ticket
        2. Lesson 19 vocabulary and grammar 1 PDF Book Air Ticket
        3. Lesson 19 Dialogue 1 text Book Air Ticket
        4. Lesson 19 Vocabulary and grammar 2 Book Air Ticket
        5. Lesson 19 Vocabulary and grammar 2 PDF
        6. Lesson 19 Dialogue 2 text Book Air Ticket
        7. Lesson 19 Dialogue 2 Text PDF
        8. Lesson 19 Dialogue 2 acting video Book Air Ticket
        9. Lesson 20 Vocabulary and grammar 1 At the Airport
        10. Lesson 20 Vocabulary and grammar 1 PDF At the Airport
        11. Lesson 20 dialogue 1 text At the Airport
        12. Lesson 20 dialogue 1 text PDF At the Airport
        13. Lesson 20 Vocabulary and grammar 2 At the Airport
        14. Lesson 20 Vocabulary and grammar 2 At the Airport PDF
        15. Lesson 20 dialogue 2 text 
        16. Lesson 20 dialogue 2 text PDF
        17. Lesson 20 review acting video At the airport
        18. Lesson 19, 20 Unit test and answer
      5.  Chapter 5: Lesson 21 Chinese Festivals - 70 Minutes

        1. Lesson 21 vocabulary and grammar 1 Chinese Festivals
        2. Lesson 21 vocabulary and grammar 1 PDF Chinese Festivals
        3. Lesson 21 dialogue 1 text Chinese Festivals
        4. Lesson 21 dialogue 1 text PDF Chinese Festivals
        5. Lesson 21 dialogue 1 acting video Chinese Festivals
        6. Lesson 21 Vocabulary and grammar 2 
        7. Lesson 21 Vocabulary and Grammar 2 PDF
        8. Lesson 21 dialogue 2 text Chinese Festivals
        9. Lesson 21 dialogue 2 text PDF Chinese Festivals
        10. Lesson 21 dialogue 2 acting video Chinese Festivals

      About the Expert

      Hong Zeng

      Hong Zeng

      I am an award-winning professor of Chinese. I have taught Mandarin Chinese at all levels in prestigious American colleges altogether for 16 years. I have taught nine years as a tenure-track professor of Chinese at Carleton College, ranked No. 1 in undergraduate teaching in all liberal arts colleges in America, and have directed the Chinese program for two years at Hamline University (the first university in Minnesota). In both my second year coming to Carleton and Hamline, I more than doubled their Beginning Chinese Class enrollment. I have also taught at Swarthmore College, College of William and Mary and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. I have two PhDs, one in Chinese and comparative literature from UNC, Chapel Hill, the other in second language education, literary translation and English literature from Beijing Foreign Studies University. I have published five books in America (including two from Macmillan) on Chinese and comparative literature, film study, language study and language philosophy that are well-endorsed by world-renowned experts and book review journals in my field. I have earned 30000 dollars large grant from Asian Network in Chinese study.
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