Adult Chinese Courses

Conversational Chinese

Chinese Edge’s Mandarin conversational course is to develop learners’ Chinese communicative competence. Our teaching materials consist face-to-face

classroom learning, textbook and workbook, multimedia CD, individual learning plans with rich teaching resources provided, so as to meet the needs of learners of Chinese learning at any level.

 

Our Conversational Chinese course caters for learners of elementary Chinese covering communication for survival, daily life, learning and working, social activities,

etc. focusing on satisfying the basic needs for communication in daily life.  Our Chinese classes fully cover communication Skills, words & expressions, and Grammar to

help you build a solid foundation when you are new to Chinese.

These Chinese lessons have been designed to provide practical daily vocabulary and a foundation for basic conversational skills through a simple role-play format. Don’t get frustrated if you find some of the phrases difficult to pronounce at first.

Many of the sounds will be new, and saying them may be a challenge in the beginning. With scenarios learning, you’ll soon notice your ability to recognize and produce the sounds of Mandarin developing naturally and converse well in the various daily conversations.

Click on the individual course and see why do we use syllabus from Hanban which is a Public institute affiliated to China Ministry of Education and know more about our Chinese teaching methodology

Type of Chinese Courses offered

Aim

These are the classification of courses available and each level consist of

10 lessons  covering ten units.

Conversational Chinese Beginner 1

  • Learn Chinese Singapore
    20hrs of Chinese learning, student will achieve a Chinese proficiency of New HSK level 1, which means they will master basic pronunciation rules, vocabulary and grammar of Chinese.
  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    Able to make simple conversation about everyday topics in Chinese learning up to 200 new words.

Conversational Chinese Beginner 2

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    20hrs of Chinese learning, student will achieve a Chinese proficiency of New HSK level 2, which they have completely mastered all preliminary listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Learning up to 200 new words.

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    At this upper elementary level that is equivalent to Level A2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Conversational Chinese Beginner 3

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    20hrs of Chinese learning, student will be near a Chinese proficiency level of New HSK level 3, which means they will fulfil most of the communication activities, & tasks encounter during study and work.

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    Able to make more in-depth conversation about general  topics in Chinese learning up to 200 new words.

Conversational Chinese Intermediate 1

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    20hrs of Chinese learning, student will achieve a Chinese proficiency level of New HSK level 3, able to handle many of the communication tasks when travelling or at work.

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    It is equivalent to Level B1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages with learning up to 200 new words.

Conversational Chinese Intermediate 2

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    20hrs of Chinese learning, student will be near a Chinese proficiency level of New HSK level 4.  Their listening, reading, speaking and writing skills will be further improved, and more importantly, they will begin to develop the ability to generate paragraphs.

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    Understanding many language materials that they encounter in their daily life, work and other common social occasions, to communicate and exchange ideas with others on familiar topics and to describe basic situations relevant to these topics. Learning up to 300 new words.

Conversational Chinese Intermediate 3

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    20hrs of Chinese learning, student will achieve a Chinese proficiency level of New HSK level 4. They will be able to understand and explicitly expressed language materials encounter in work, study or other common social occasions, to communicate fluently and express their own opinions and give reasons or explanations.

  • Learn Chinese Singapore

    The language proficiency they will achieve is equivalent to Level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Learning up to 300 new words.

Methodology

Our Mandarin conversational course is based on the practices and researches of Chinese Language and teaching Chinese as a second language, integrating the effective methods used in foreign language teaching in both Singapore and China.

We use pedagogical leads and practices of the 21st century to deliver our Chinese courses. Practical, concise and interesting teaching materials are selected with effective learning and teaching methods, to provide convenience for various types of learners of Chinese language.

Courses Content

These are the classification of our Chinese courses and each level consist of 10 Chinese lessons covering ten units.
Conversational Chinese Beginner 1

includes self-introduction, nationality, work activities, hobbies, family, directions, dress attire, festivals, calendar, food and other measuring words.

Conversational Chinese Beginner 2

includes price negotiation, public places, transport, holidays, scheduling, body parts, weather, cities, symptom, everyday activities and more common verbs and adjectives.

Conversational Chinese Beginner 3

includes travelling, booking hotel, food & drinks, special skills, permitting and forbidding, direction of action, watching movie, clearing security, entering contest and about study.

Conversational Chinese Intermediate 1

includes ceremony, about study, commenting in restaurant, custom and habit, seeking employment, work experience, gift giving, seeking accommodation, holiday, unpleasant experience, future plans and many more.

Conversational Chinese Intermediate 2

includes text building from stories, anecdotes, encyclopaedic essays and Chinese culture. Used and understand Grammar, memorize and learn the use in sentence patterns and commons words taught. Vocabulary and Chinese characters are employ in various activities for review, memorize and use common Chinese words and characters to deepen the understanding of method used to build Chinese words.includes travelling, booking hotel, food & drinks, special skills, permitting and forbidding, direction of action, watching movie, clearing security, entering contest and about study.

Conversational Chinese Intermediate 3

includes common words used by illustrations and categorization, the constituents of Chinese words are analyzed to help learners understand the rule of Chinese word building. Communicative activities engaged by students and trainers aim to improve interpersonal skills and to cultivate their ability to express paragraphs. With use of all words, grammar points and topic framework in real-life communications.

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