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Register for ELEMENTARY CHINESE MANDARIN-101 Course

Language: Chinese | Level: Beginner | Course Length: 10 weeks | Location: Arlington, VA; also offered in Greenbelt, MD
Start Date: 10/16/2014 | Time: 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm on Thursdays.
Price: $320.00.00
Registration Fee: $30.00
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Total: $350.00

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ELEMENTARY CHINESE MANDARIN-101

Language: Chinese | Level: Beginner | Course Length: 10 weeks | Location: Arlington, VA; also offered in Greenbelt, MD
Start Date: 10/16/2014 | Time: 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm on Thursdays.
Price: $320.00.00
Registration Fee: $30.00
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Total: $350.00

This course requires no previous knowledge of Chinese. Classes meet at Dictyon once a week for 2.5 hours. Each session is divided into three 50-minute periods.  In Chinese 101 emphasis is placed on familiarization with the Chinese script, pronunciation, high-frequency vocabulary building, basic grammar, and conversation. Reading and listening materials, conversations and lectures have been selected to reflect life in China today.

Objectives

At the end of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Read, write and pronounce the basic Chinese characters
  • Recognize tonal patterns in words and phrases
  • Memorize about 150 Chinese words
  • Exchange basic personal information (greetings, nationality, family) using memorized utterances
  • Read isolated words and phrases, personal and place names, street signs, office and shop designations
  • Write own name, nationality, address, etc., such as on a hotel registration form

Maximum Group Size

As with all our classes, in order to maximize our students’ learning experience the maximum number of students per group is limited to 5.

Materials

“Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1” pack of 3 books (textbook, workbook and character); Indicative (amazon.com) price: $65.56.‎


*You can cancel your class registration for a full refund up to 5 days prior to the class start date. If you cancel between 4 and 1 days prior to the class start date, we will retain the $30 registration fee and refund the remaining amount. No refunds will be issued after 1 day prior to class start date.