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Peking University

More Chinese for Beginners

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This is an advanced course for Chinese for beginners. Learners will expand vocabularies about personal information, daily life, food and drink, healthy, and expressions about greeting, suggestion, agreement, comparison, complaint, prohibition, experience, plan, recommendation, etc. Learners can improve their listening and speaking and know much more about Chinese social cultures. As the same as Chinese for beginners, the course doesn’t ask the learners to know Chinese characters. Recommended Background: For learners with certain English language ability and better have attended Chinese for beginners.


  • What do you know about him/her?
    • You’re going to learn how to welcome, introduce, exchange greeting, talk about job, tell phone number and address in this module.
  • I’m very busy!
    • How about your life? Are you busy at working, learning, cooking? Or you are quite relaxed to enjoy sport and art? Let’s talk about the life arrangement in this module.
  • It’s so delicious!
    • What Chinese drink and food have you heard? Have you ever tried some? You’re going to learn some name of them in this module and try to describe the taste, and compare them.
  • What’s the matter?
    • In this module, you are going to learn how to worry, comfort, complain, prohibit in Chinese.
  • I’m not feeling well.
    • You’re going to talk about healthy including slight illness, environment, sports exercise in this module.
  • When will be the next holiday?
    • Do you have a lot of holidays? How do you spend them? Let’s talk about transportation, plan, experiences about holiday and travelling. And you can also know some famous site of China.

Taught by

Xiaoyu Liu



4.6 rating, based on 7 Class Central reviews

4.8 rating at Coursera based on 1320 ratings

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  • Sirin
    I’m sirin . 58years old ,Thai people,
    1son 34years old, 1daughter31yearsold ,
    my husband63years,l want learn chinese language so much. Beacaue l like it.
    And my father and mother are chinese.
    But l cannot speak . Please help me.
    Give me teach me for l can speak chieses.
  • More Chinese for Beginners is the continuation of Chinese for Beginners. Like the previous course, no Chinese characters were used and only Pinyin was used. It goes in depth about conversations related to food, daily life, and vacations. Quizzes are easy if you understand the material.
  • Aranya_bam2545
    This course teaches understanding, quality, who wants to have a lot of knowledge to come to study.
    Who wants to have more knowledge? I brought them to study together. Those who do not understand the language can turn to online learning. Easy to learn, have fun together.
  • Anonymous
    This was fun and a good review. It does make me want to take the course. I would recommend this course to others.
  • Teresa Tse
  • Anonymous
    Thank you for good teaching
    And for helping people to learn Chinese and understanding for contact with China for future to do bussiness

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