In lesson five we will be talking about our families and members of our families. New grammar introduces counting as well as the verbs have and have not. This lessons are more extensive than everything so far.
Lesson four covers the topic of work and occupations. Using the examples in this lesson’s dialogue you will be able to form sentences to explain what you do and what you are doing in China. A list of major cities in China is also provided.
The topic of lesson three is nationalities and countries. The dialogue introduces some new pronouns and lists the names of various countries. There are three new grammar points in this lesson including the introduction of plurals.
Taking up where we left off, this lesson shows you how to introduce yourself as well as explaining some important things to bear in mind when speaking to those you respect. Some of the more common Chinese family names are introduced, which will help increase your vocabulary as well as add to the number of(…)
This first lesson begins with some simple greetings that you can use at any time of day. Grammar focuses on two common forms of asking questions. Explanations are given for writing the eight new characters taught in this lesson.
Chinese writing is non-alphabetic and non-phonetic. The meaning of a character can be learned without knowing its pronunciation.
This page provides the basic information for correct pronunciation of spoken Mandarin. You might want to refer back to it often as you proceed through the lessons.