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Basic Chinese - Introduction to Social and Leisure Activities

Learn basic Chinese for social and leisure activities.

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This free online Chinese language course will introduce you to the vocabulary and phrases used to discuss social and leisure activities. You will be taught how to discuss your favourite social and leisure activities in Mandarin Chinese, and you will learn how to talk about your hobbies and make plans with friends. Anyone learning Mandarin Chinese, or travelling to China for work or leisure will find this course invaluable.





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The course Basic Chinese – Introduction to Social and Leisure Activities is a Chinese language course that will take you through the basics of talking about your social and leisure time, from your hobbies and sports interests to making plans to meet with friends or go to the movies as well as talking about your planned vacation. You will also learn about the Chinese festivals and how they are celebrated. You will be able to go the mall and buy something to wear or a gift for a friend. Words and phrases are presented via audio, Chinese script, Pinyin and English to facilitate learning.

The content is broken down into key terms and vocabulary. There are also video clips accompanied by a transcript and translation with additional key cultural and grammatical points being highlighted and explained.

This Chinese language course will be of great interest to anybody wanting to travel to China, either as a tourist or for business, business people who have regular contact with Chinese colleagues and for any learner who has an interest in speaking or reading Chinese.

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Learning Outcomes

Having studied this course the learner will be will be able to: - Talk about hobbies and interest, what sport you like and how good you are; - Make plans to meet friends and talk about vacation plans, including the Chinese festivals and other holidays; - and describe how to buy some basics, such as some fruit, a blouse or a gift.


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