BEGINNER CHINESE FOR ADULTS Saturday, 3:00 - 4:00 pm4/7 – 5/26, 8-week sessionCost: $99
This course is designed for learners with little or no background in Chinese to gain a basic knowledge of standard Mandarin Chinese, including reading Pinyin and some basic conversations. The textbook will be Kuaile Hanyu #1. Textbook materials will be provided. This course will help students to gain a rudimentary understanding of standard Putonghua with an emphasis on listening and speaking. Instructor: Biyao Zhang (Native Mandarin speaker, Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics.)
DAILY CHINESE CONVERSATION FOR ADULTS - SPRING TERMSaturday, 1:00 - 2:30 pm (1.5 hrs)4/7 – 5/26, 8-week sessionCost: $145
This course offers those with some basic knowledge (Pinyin) of Chinese an opportunity to learn everyday conversations in Mandarin. The difficulty level will be the same as the conversation course in fall, with different topics. There will be vocabulary learning and conversation practice in each class. It is also designed for those parents whose children are studying in a Chinese immersion setting to learn some simple Chinese to communicate with their children. This course will help the participants properly engage initial contacts, enjoy basic social interactions, and gain confidence to communicate in various situations such as meeting people, ordering Chinese food, shopping etc. Instructor: Biyao Zhang (Native Mandarin speaker, Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics.)
If a class is canceled due to insufficient enrollment or any other circumstance beyond our control, we will notify those who have enrolled/paid as soon as a decision is made and schedule a refund of total tuition paid for the class. $25 registration fee is non-refundable if you drop the class and notify us via email within the first day of class. No refund after the first day of class.