Lessons

Lesson Four: What do you do?

Lesson Four: What do you do?

Tell people what you do, and explain what you are doing in China. A list of major Chinese cities is provided.

Lesson Two: What’s Your Name?

Lesson Two: What’s Your Name?

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 […]

Lesson One: How are you?

Lesson One: How are you?

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.

Writing Basics

Writing Basics

Chinese writing is non-alphabetic and non-phonetic. The meaning of a character can be learned without knowing its pronunciation.