This is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese. It uses video lectures, short plays, interactive exercises and cultural tips to help learners build fundamental capability of oral Chinese in real-life situation. At the end of the 15-week specialization, the learners will reach the following proficiency: 1000 words, 75 language points, and handling 30 real-life situations.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a leading research university located in Shanghai, China, has been regarded as the fastest developing university in the country for the last decade. With special strengths in engineering, science, medicine and business, it now offers a comprehensive range of disciplines in 27 schools with more than 41,000 enrolled students from more than one hundred countries.
Can I just enroll in a single course?
Can I take the course for free?
此课程是 100% 在线学习吗？是否需要现场参加课程？
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
Simply follow the order from Hello Chinese (1) to (3).
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
You will be able to use spoken Chinese in most real-life situations. You may also attempt taking HSK (the only official Chinese proficiency test) level 1 or 2 online and pass it.