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Learning how to speak Mandarin is easy with the free online Chinese courses from Alison. Want to learn basic Chinese vocabulary and phrases? Then we suggest you first take our short Talking About Yourself and Talking About Your Family courses, which will be very helpful when making acquaintances. If you want a longer and more comprehensive course, then go for the Diploma in Basic Chinese Language Studies which will give you a solid foundation in your learning journey. Start learning the most spoken language in the world, today!
Mandarin is spoken by over 1 billion people worldwide and with Alison's free online Chinese courses, you can become one of them. If you want to take a short certificate course that takes less than 5 hours, then we suggest you take our Basic Chinese - Talking About Yourself course. Then, as you gain more confidence speaking the language, we recommend you continue with Basic Chinese - Using Transport: Travelling by Bus, Taxi and Train, Basic Chinese - Talking About Your Family, and Basic Chinese - Restaurants and Hotels. By the end of these courses, your Mandarin will be at the next level!
Broaden your horizons and learn to speak the most used language in the world with Alison's free online Chinese courses. Want to take your Mandarin skills to the next level? Then make sure to take the Diploma in Basic Chinese Language Studies. This comprehensive course takes just 20 hours and can be studied anytime, anywhere! So why wait? Start your Mandarin learning journey today, and give your language skills a real boost.
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