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Course Overview

Designed for students who want to know and learn mandarin, such as mandarin characters, sentence patterns, pronunciation, and so on. During the learning process, students will be taught comprehensively, not only learning the theory, students will be invited to interact directly using Mandarin. So students can gradually get used to speaking and hearing Mandarin. The learning materials used are equivalent to the Mandarin language competency standard (HSK). HSK itself is a standardized test for Mandarin language proficiency. After a student completes 1 level on this course, the student can be said to be equivalent to the HSK according to that level and can register for the HSK exam according to the desired level.

15 Available Levels
HSK 1 - 6 HSK Level

Pre Beginner 1

Equals to HSK level 1

To achieve this first level of Chinese language proficiency, you must master basic pronouns, classifiers, nouns, verbs, and other parts of speech. You must also know how to express time, age, money, and numbers using different sentence patterns such as questions, negatives, imperatives, and the like. HSK 1 vocabulary list includes 150 required vocabulary words and phrases. Once you can understand and use these, you will pass HSK level 1, which means you now meet the basic communication needs and possess the ability to further your Chinese language studies.

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This part will mainly focus on introducing initials, finals, tones, syllabic structures, and other basic phonetic knowledge. The aims are to help students comprehensively understand and master the basics of Chinese pronunciation and lay a sound foundation for further study. As a result, the demonstration and correction of pronunciation are the emphases to help students integrate pronunciation with meaning at the beginning stage of their learning. In this part, besides introducing phonetic knowledge, the texts also provide short and simple expressions in greeting, saying good-bye, etc.

In this part, students will learn how to properly introduce themselves, ask and answer questions about their name, nationality, or profession, as well as introduce someone’s name, nationality, or profession. Students will also be introduced to pronunciation exercises and tone rules to help students comprehensively understand and master the Chinese pronunciation.

In this part, students will learn how to ask and answer questions about age, introduce their family members, and able to express numbers within 100. Students will also be introduced to pronunciation exercises and The Retroflex Final to help students comprehensively understand and master Chinese pronunciation.

In this part, students will learn the expression of time: month, day/date, week, and express the purpose of the action. Students will be more familiar with the two-syllable syllables of disyllabic words and the tone patterns of each tonal collocation and can read them correctly.

This part will mainly focus on introducing initials, finals, tones, syllabic structures, and other basic phonetic knowledge. The aims are to help students comprehensively understand and master the basics of Chinese pronunciation and lay a sound foundation for further study. As a result, the demonstration and correction of pronunciation are the emphases to help students integrate pronunciation with meaning at the beginning stage of their learning and to arouse their interest in learning. In this part, besides introducing phonetic knowledge, the texts also provide short and simple expressions for expressing gratitude, making apologies, etc.

In this part, students will learn how to ask who is someone and express their affiliation with a person or thing. Students will also be introduced to pronunciation exercises and tone rules to help students comprehensively understand and master the Chinese pronunciation.

In this part, students will learn to talk about the skill they have and the use of the interrogative pronoun “how to”. Students will be more familiar with the tonal patterns of monosyllabic and tonal combinations of two-syllable words and can read them correctly.

In this part, students will learn how to express one’s will or wish, using the Interrogative pronoun “how much” to ask about price and the use of Quantifiers in sentences as well as currencies in China. Students will be more familiar with the three-syllable syllables of disyllabic words and the tonal patterns of each tonal collocation and can read them correctly.

Pre Beginner 2

Equals to HSK level 1

To achieve this first level of Chinese language proficiency, you must master basic pronouns, classifiers, nouns, verbs, and other parts of speech. You must also know how to express time, age, money, and numbers using different sentence patterns such as questions, negatives, imperatives, and the like. HSK 1 vocabulary list includes 150 required vocabulary words and phrases. Once you can understand and use these, you will pass HSK level 1, which means you now meet the basic needs for communication and possess the ability to further your Chinese language studies.

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In this part, students will learn how to ask and express the location of people or things, express the location and place where the action takes place, the use Interrogative pronoun “Where”, and the preposition “in”, and Correctly use the interrogative particle “呢” to ask the location of people or things. Students will be more familiar with the four-syllable syllables of disyllabic words and the tonal patterns of tonal collocations and can read them correctly.

In this part, students will learn how to describe the time now or before a certain time, ask for a specific time point, and ask and answer when a certain action occurs. Students can understand the function of Chinese soft voice, and understand the difference between word meanings with and without soft syllables.

In this part, students will learn how to Ask and briefly describe what someone does at a certain time, use “在” to indicate that the action is in progress, and euphemistically express suggestions or order. Students will familiar with the Second Tone Collocation in Trisyllabic Words.

In this part, students will learn how to ask and describe when and how they come to certain places, and the use of “的” to emphasize time, place, and manner. Students will familiar with the Fourth Tone Collocation in Trisyllabic Words.

In this part, students will learn how to ask and express the existence of a person or thing in a place, express a request or ask permission, and the use conjunction “and”. Students will familiar with the tone patterns of disyllabic words containing light syllables.

In this part, students will learn how to Ask and answer the condition of people or things, talk about the weather, and use the verb “会” to describe that the situation mentioned is likely to be realized. Students will familiar with the First Tone Collocation in Trisyllabic Words.

In this part, students will learn how to describe whether an action happens or not with “了”, and the use of the noun “后”: to describe an action that occurs after a certain time. Students will familiar with the Third Tone Collocation in Trisyllabic Words.

Beginner 1

Equals to HSK level 2

To achieve 2nd level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand sentences and frequently used Chinese expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment, and matters in areas of immediate need. You will learn 300 Chinese words to pass the HSK level 2 test. (150 new words + 150 HSK 1 words)

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In this part, the student will focus on learning grammar about the auxiliary verb “要”, the adverb of degree “最”, and the expression of approximate numbers using “几” and “多”. The text also provides short and simple expressions about the holiday, exercise, buying furniture, and pets.

In this part, the students will learn to describe positions of place and things. Besides that, basic grammar like the “的“ phrase, the number classifier “一下”, and the modal adverb “真“ will enrich students’ knowledge.

This part will help the student to learn how to describe the things they are doing at the moment. Simple expressions\ and group work are included in this part. The students will also learn the correct sentence structure of the word “就” (adverb), ”还“ (modal adverb), and 有点儿 (the adverbial modifier).

In this part, students focus on learning grammar about the auxiliary verb “要“, the adverb of degree “最”, and the expressions of approximate numbers using “几” and “多”. besides introducing phonetic knowledge, the texts also provide short and simple expressions about the daily routine, and taking care of the sick person.

In this part, students focus on learning grammar about the structure “是” and “的”, the indicating time “的时候”, the adverb of time “已经”. The text also provides short and simple expressions about birthdays, hobbies, and professions.

Beginner 2

Equals to HSK level 2

To achieve 2nd level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand sentences and frequently used Chinese expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment, and matters in areas of immediate need. You will learn 300 Chinese words to pass the HSK level 2 test. (150 new words + 150 HSK 1 words).

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In this part, the student will learn how to describe the expression if they are in that moment like the moment in school, in a restaurant, in the gym, and in the office. The student will focus on learning the correct structure of the preposition “从“, indicating order “第”.

In this part, the student will learn how to describe the expression if they are in that moment like in the classroom, in the dorm, at the front desk of a hotel, and in the store. The student will focus on learning the correct structure of the interrogative sentence “好的“, and the adverb “再”.

This part will teach the student to learn basic expressions of asking for losing things, and how to give response to it. The student will also focus on the grammar of the imperative sentence “不要。。。了;别。。。了” and also the preposition to indicate a subject-target relation between people and things.

This part will teach students to describe how they get to the places. So the student will learn several vocabularies about transportation, places, and times. The students will also how to make sentences using the verb “离”.

In this part, the students will learn on making basic sentence structure and complement of results where some verbs or adjectives can be used after a verb. The students will also learn about the preposition “从”, and phrase on indicating order using ”第-——“

Beginner 3

Equals to HSK level 2

To achieve 2nd level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand sentences and frequently used Chinese expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment, and matters in areas of immediate need. You will learn 300 Chinese words to pass the HSK level 2 test. (150 new words + 150 HSK 1 words).

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This part will let the student focus on phrases comparing things and people. Also, the student will get to learn about the verb (phrase) that can be used as an attributive modifier.

In this part, the student will learn how to describe the expression if they are in that moment like the moment in the office, on the playground, and the road. The student will focus on learning the structural particle “着“, and the preposition “往”.

This part will help students to focus on using the phrase that indicates something is going to happen and the phrase that means “already”. So, “快要/快/就要/要。。。了“ and “都。。。了” will be introduced in this lesson.

In this part, the student will focus on making phrases of “too” in Chinese. The student will also learn about the compliment of degree that describes the degree of something. So the usage of “得“ will be introduced in this part.

In this part, the students will focus on learning the phrase “past tense”. So, the structural particle of ”过” will be introduced to the students to indicate experience action in positive, negative, and interrogative forms.

Pre Intermediate 1

Equals to HSK level 3

To achieve 3rd level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on familiar topics or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. You will learn 600 commonly used words and related grammatical patterns (300 new words + 300 HSK 2 words).

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This part will focus on using of Complement of result “好” to indicate completion of an action and the negative structure “一…..也/都+不/没……” to indicate complete negation in planning something or an activity.

This part will focus on the comparison of “还是” and “或者” in sentences, The expression of existence to describe things or persons in a particular state or condition, and the use of “会” to indicate of possibility.

This part will focus on grammar “了” to indicate the change of situation or the occurrence of a new situation and learn the use of structure “越来越” to describe something or some situation gradually more and more…….

In this part will focus on simple complements of direction to express or describe the direction of a place, and the rhetorical question “能…..吗?”

This part will focus on grammar “又…又….” to describe two qualities existing in the same person or thing.

Pre Intermediate 2

Equals to HSK level 3

To achieve 3rd level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on familiar topics or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. You will learn 600 commonly used words and related grammatical patterns (300 new words + 300 HSK 2 words).

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This part will focus on the comparison of “刚” and “刚才” to indicate the action that action had happened not long ago, complements of possibility to indicate whether or not a result can be obtained or a goal can be reached.

This part will focus on the comparison of “又” and “再” to indicate the occurrence of an action or a situation, and the function of 就 in interrogative questions.

In this part, students will focus on the grammar structure of “没有”, and compare sentences using “比” and “一点儿/一些/得多/多了”. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on how to express a period and interest and also indicate time using “半”, “刻” and “差”

This part will focus on the grammar structure of “越A越B” that indicates B changes with A and comparative sentences using “A跟B一样“which means the same after comparison. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

Pre Intermediate 3

Equals to HSK level 3

To achieve 3rd level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on familiar topics or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. You will learn 600 commonly used words and related grammatical patterns (300 new words + 300 HSK 2 words).

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This part will focus on learning the”把“ sentence that can be used to indicate a certain action done on a definite person or thing. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson. Besides that, this part will also focus on learning the unit of a word such as “双” and “口”.

In this part, students will focus on how to use this grammar structure of “来” and “去”, “一边”, “意思”, “坏了”, and “一般”. Also, the exercise, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

In this part, students will focus on how to use the grammar structure of “除了” and “极了”. Also, the exercise, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on learning the comparison of the word ”才“ and “就” which can be used as an adverbial modifier before a verb. The student will also learn the word “忘“ and how to use it. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on a phrase that can be used to indicate an action that is done on a definite person or thing and has brought a result to or has changed the position of the person or thing. The student will also learn phrases that indicate the sequence of a series of actions, the action that has not happened yet, and the action that has already happened. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

Pre Intermediate 4

Equals to HSK level 3

To achieve 3rd level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on familiar topics or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. You will learn 600 commonly used words and related grammatical patterns (300 new words + 300 HSK 2 words).

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In this part will focus on learning and making a hypothesis using “如果”, and “就“ as the result based on the hypothesis. Besides that, this part will also learn about “得” which can be used to form a complement to describe a certain state. Also, a phrase with the form of “AA的” will be learned to describe the characteristics of a person or thing that indicates a deep degree. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

In this part will learn about a phrase that is used to connect the two clauses of a conditional complex sentence. This part will also focus on the preposition “关于“ to introduce the object to be talked about. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on learning the structure sentence of “被” to express the passive voice. This part will also learn about “只有。。。“ to introduce the only condition and “才” followed by the result that will be reached only if the said condition is met. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on the phrase “ABAB” as a form of a reduplicated disyllabic verb to indicate a short action or an attempt. Besides that, this part will learn more about “谁“,”什么”, “怎么”, and “哪儿” which can be used to refer to every member in a certain scope to indicate all of them are the same in a certain way without exception. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

In this part will focus on making a complement of direction that can be used after a verb or an adjective to mean different things. This part will also learn about phrases such as “使”, “叫”, and “让” to mean “to cause”. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

Intermediate 1

Equals to HSK level 4

To achieve the 4th level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand the main ideas of complex Chinese text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. You will learn 1,200 commonly used words and related grammatical patterns (600 new words + 600 HSK 3 words).

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This part will focus on learning the conjunction “不仅“ to indicate a further meaning in addition to what has been said in the first clause. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson. The adverb of “从来” will also be learned to indicate something that has always been like this from the past to the present. besides that, this part will focus on the adverb “刚“ to indicate that an action or a situation took place only a while ago. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on studying the adverb “挺” to mean quite and rather. This part will also learn about “本来” to indicate naturally, originally, at first, and it goes without saying. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson. Besides that, the pronoun “另外“ will be learned to indicate the person(s) or thing(s) other than those that have been mentioned.

This part will focus on buying experience. The adverb “肯定” which can be used to express that something is approval or affirmation, is often used when a superior evaluate subordinates. When used this way, it should be followed directly by a noun or a phrase. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

In this part, the student will focus on comparing 2 sentences and understand how to use them. The adverb of “差不多” will be learned to be used to express an estimate of something that is almost the same and can be placed before an adjective to show a more specific resemblance between two things. It can also be placed before a number to express an approximate amount.

This part will focus on learning the verb “以为” to indicate what the speaker thought goes against the fact, “原来“ that can be used to indicate the described in the clause or sentence following it is different from that in the past. Besides that, the adverb “并” indicates a transition in meaning to negate a certain opinion and explain the real situation. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

Intermediate 2

Equals to HSK level 4

To achieve the 4th level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand the main ideas of complex Chinese text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. You will learn 1,200 commonly used words and related grammatical patterns (600 new words + 600 HSK 3 words).

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This part will focus on describing shopping experiences. The adverb “竟然” is learned to indicate unexpectedness or surprise. Also, the student will learn about the measure word “倍“ to indicate the quotient of one number divided by another and “值得” to indicate that something is worth doing and will bring good results. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on learning the verb “使” This word can have various meanings such as to make, and to cause and when combined with other words it becomes 1 sentence and has various meanings. Exercises, vocabulary, and basic conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on learning about making an opinion or idea, “不过” to indicate a transition in meaning, supplementing, and revising what has been said in the first clause. the adverb “确实” to confirm the veracity of an objective condition, and “由于” to indicate the reason for something. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on learning the verb “估计” to draw a rough inference from certain conditions, and the verb “来不及“ to indicate something that cannot be done because time is short. This part will also teach the students about the reduplication of a separable word that indicate a short time, an attempt, or randomness among other things with the form of “AAB”. Besides that, the student will also learn about the conjunction “要是” to indicate assumption, and “就“ to indicate the action or result consequent to the assumed situation. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will learn about the adverb “难道” which emphasizes the tone of a rhetorical question, the preposition “通过“which means the attainment of a certain result via somebody or using something, and the conjunction “可是” to indicate a transition in meaning. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson. “结果“ which indicates the final state that something has developed into will also be learned in this lesson.

Intermediate 3

Equals to HSK level 4

To achieve the 4th level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand the main ideas of complex Chinese text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. You will learn 1,200 commonly used words and related grammatical patterns. (600 new words + 600 HSK 3 words).

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This part will focus on learning about prepositions and conjunction. The student will be learning conjunction about “无论” this vocabulary can be used in formal written language. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on learning adverbs about “偶尔” this vocabulary is Also called occasionally. This part will also learn about the preposition “由” and will learn to use this word to refer to a source. We often identify the word source with the word “by” Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on learning about the verb “起来“ to indicate an upward movement, the verb “弄” that means to do and to make, and the noun “左右“ to indicate being slightly more or less than a certain quantity. Besides that, the adverb “千万“, which means must or to be sure to, and the verb “来”, which means to be going to do something, will also be learned.

This part will focus on studying the conjunction “并且“which indicates several actions or qualities taking place or existing at the same time or connecting sentences. Besides that, the structure “再。。。也。。。” will be learned to be used in hypothetical sentences indicating concession. This part will also learn about the preposition “对于“ to introduce the object that a certain attitude or situation is concerned with. Besides that, another conjunction “相反” will also be learned to indicate a contrary or further meaning. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on the verb “够“which means being enough in quantity, and the preposition “以” to indicate using, taking, using. Besides that, “既然“ is learned to indicate the conclusion drawn from the situation mentioned. Also, the conjunction “于是” is learned to indicate an event happens immediately after the event mentioned previously. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

Intermediate 4

Equals to HSK level 4

To achieve the 4th level of Chinese language proficiency, you need to understand the main ideas of complex Chinese text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. You will learn 1,200 commonly used words and related grammatical patterns. (600 new words + 600 HSK 3 words).

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This part will focus on the adverb “恐怕“ to indicate an estimation, the adverb “到底 ” to be used in questions for emphasis, and then the verb “敢“ which means to dare. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on the adverb “是否“ this word can be followed by a verb or an adjective, and the adverb “接着” which mean then, immediately after that. The student can distinguish how to use “接着” and “然后” and “除此之外” and “除此以外” in sentences. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on the structure of “V+着+V+着”, “一。。。就。。。“, and ”V+起“. Besides that, students will also learn about ”究竟“ to indicate inquiry and strengthen the interrogative mood and the verb “起来” to indicate an upward movement, or extendedly, and indicate the beginning and continuation of an action or the speaker’s comment on a certain aspect of somebody or something. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on the verb “倒”, “干“, and the adverb “仍然”. Besides that, students will learn the measure of the word “趟“ to indicate the number of round trips. Students also learn about the structure “为了。。。而。。。” to indicate the purpose of the action or behavior in the second clause. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

This part will focus on the interrogative pronouns such as “什么“,”谁“,”哪“, “哪儿” and “怎么”. Besides that, the student will also learn about the “上“ to indicate the purpose of an action or behavior has been achieved, or as a complement possibility, and showing whether or not the purpose of an action or behavior can be achieved. This part will also focus on the verb ”出来“ to indicate a certain action or behavior that makes the state of something change from being nonexistent to being existent or from being hidden to being obvious. Exercises, vocabulary, and conversations are provided in this lesson.

Advance 1

Equals to HSK level 5 & 6

Achieve 5th level of Chinese language proficiency indicates you can read newspapers and magazines and can understand movies. As such, it corresponds to a high-intermediate level of Mandarin. You will learn 2500 commonly used words and related grammar patterns (1300 new words + 1200 HSK 4 words).

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The article in this chapter describes the situation or experience of three loving couples. Students are required to read and Understand the text, grasp the general idea of the text, and be able to use the words and language points learned to describe a couple’s story. Student is expected to be able to discuss what the ideal relationship is like, and and complete the topic writing.

Students can:
(1) Understand and master the meaning and usage of “如何、靠、居然”
(2) Understand and master Collocation of words such as ”抱怨、爱护、细节、电台、对比、喊、伸、吵、项”
(3) Distinguishing the Similarities and Differences between “如何” and “怎么”

The article in this chapter tells the story of Zhai Feng who gave up his stable job, taught himself to sail, and led his family to sail the ocean. The students are required to read and understand the text, master the general idea of the text, and be able to use the words and language points learned to describe the experience of Zhai Feng’s family going to sea. Student is expected to be able to discuss the relationship between hobbies and work, family and life, and complete the topic writing.

Students can:
(1) Understand and master the meaning and usage of ”各自、勿、包括、时刻”
(2) Understand and master Collocation of words such as “轮流、盼望、稳定、平静、发愁、拥抱、撞、漏、顿、道”
(3) Distinguishing the Similarities and Differences between “舒适” and “舒服”

The article in this chapter tells the emotional story between the author and his parents. Students are required to read and understand the text, master the general idea of the text, and be able to use the words and language points learned to tell their stories. Student is expected to be able to discuss the love of parents for children or children for parents, and complete the topic writing.

Students can:
(1) Understand and master the meaning and usage of ”以来、临、立刻”.
(2) Understand and master Collocation of words such as ”断、晒、强烈、长途、一辈子、坚决、不得了、套、阵”
(3) Distinguishing the Similarities and Differences between “悄悄” and “偷偷”

The article in this chapter tells the story of the ancient Chinese famous man’s “zi Lu’s (子路)” filial piety to his parents. The students are required to read and understand the text, master the general idea of the text, and be able to use the words and language points learned to tell the story. Student is expected to be able to discuss about “filial piety” and complete the topic writing.

Students can:
(1) Understand and master the meaning and usage of “至今、顶、⋯ ⋯+得+不行、反而”
(2) Understand and master Collocation of words such as “决心、古、诚恳、食物、委屈、勤奋、背、流传、扶”
(3) Distinguishing the Similarities and Differences between “满足” and “满意”

Advance 2

Equals to HSK level 5 & 6

Achieve 6th level of Chinese language proficiency indicates you can easily comprehend written and spoken information in Chinese and can effectively express yourself in Chinese, both orally and on paper. You will learn 5000+ commonly used words and related grammar patterns (2500 new words + 2500 HSK 5 words).

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Students can:
(1) Grasp the meaning and usage of “巴不得、别提多··⋯了”
(2) Master the meaning and usage of synonyms with different sentences.
(3) Distinguishing the Similarities and Differences between: “人家一别人”
(4) Understand the relationship among the form, sound and meaning of Chinese characters through the study of proverb “朝夕相处”
(5) Understand and master Collocation of words such as ”爽快、佳肴、异常、别扭、融洽、滔滔不绝、附和、踩间、反驳”
(6) Be familiar with the usage of “省心” and degree adverb “大”

Students can:
(1) Grasp the meaning and usage of ”番、过于、着呢”
(2) Distinguishing the Similarities and Differences between: “起码一至少”
(3) Understand the relationship among the form, sound and meaning of Chinese characters through the structure of the word“负” from ”幸负”.
(4) Understand and master Collocation of words such as ”迎面、搓、饱经沧桑、实、誉、骨下、音信、浑身、华负”

Students can:
(1) Grasp the meaning and usage of ”恨不得、顿时、不由得”
(2) Distinguishing the Similarities and Differences between: “体谅一原谅”
(3) Understand the relationship among the form, sound and meaning of Chinese characters through the structure of the word ”宠”,
(4) Understand and master Collocation of words such as “宠爱、诱惑、片刻、感染、恋家、埋怨、休谅、寂静、疑惑、隐瞒、欣慰”

Students can:
(1) Grasp the meaning and usage of “乘机、不料、未免”
(2) Distinguishing the Similarities and Differences between: “恰巧一正好”
(3) Understand the relationship among the form, sound and meaning of Chinese characters through the structure of the word ”乘”
(4) Understand and master Collocation of words such as “厌倦、厌恶、承诺、盲目、乘、饶恕、窜、锋利、缠绕、举世瞩目”

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