This course is your first crucial step to learning Mandarin Chinese. Learn essential skills for communicating in Chineseincluding tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures all within the context of a business environment.
Chinese is a critical language for all global organizations. Mandarin Chinese Essentials features a thorough basic Chinese virtual learning experience at your pace! Switching from Latin alphabet or other phonogram languages to Chinese can be intimidating and frustrating. This prerequisite course breaks down all basic characteristics of Chinese language, ensuring you have a solid foundation to be a competent speaker in a business environment. We will introduce one rule with practices and related dialogues through videos that includepractical businessconversations. We provide solid learning system that is essential for beginners to differentiate and construct sentences, and then use them in workplace and business scenarios. If you enroll in the verified track, you will be able to participate in the Webinar lectured by Dr. Estella Y. Chen, who will lead thediscussionwitha wide variety ofpopulartopicstoaccompanyyou to the world of chinese business culture and trend. What’s more, in the verified track, we’ll give you three pronunciation lessons that will help youcommunicate more smoothly and effectively ina business environment. No previous knowledge needed. We start from the beginning! This course was developed with the assistance of Dr. Haohsiang Liao, Director of the Chinese Language Program at MIT.