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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

Private Chinese lessons

Student can choose to learn Mandarin and start class anytime. Just tell us your preferred schedule, venue and start date and we will arrange our teacher to contact you.

8 BENEFITS FROM PRIVATE MANDARIN LESSONS

  1. Accredited Chinese course syllabus produced and imported from professional agencies in China
  2. Experienced teacher who are native Mandarin speakers and bilingual. (able to use proficient English to explain in class)
  3. Our Mandarin teachers are all professionally trained and Applied Mandarin Linguistics Certified.
  4. Our Private Class offers great flexibility in scheduling with No Lessons missed. (Choose your date, time and venue for class)
  5. Add-on Chinese course syllabus customised for individual learning requirements. (especially important for Business Chinese learning)
  6. Effective learning tools like Video Lessons & Audio CD have proven to yield much better result when students review these before and after class.
  7. Double learning support – other than course book, an e-copy of the work book will be provided to have more practice
  8. Dynamic learning tool 24/7 available includes course book & work-book, audio-CD, and in-house video lessons.

Our Private lessons Features:

Consist 10 lessons @ 2hrs each. Course fee is $1,280 for 1pax to 2pax learning. (3 to 4pax is $1,480)

  • Each level consists of 20 training hours and student has five months period to complete all 10 lessons
  • Material fee of $50 per pax (including course book & workbook, Audio Cd, Video lessons and custom-made syllabus)
  • One Time Registration Fee $50/pax (waived for current month sign up)
  • Training Centres located near 3 MRT stations (Raffles Place, Tanjong Pagar, and Telok Ayer)
  • Free Mandarin trial class can be arranged for you to experience our communicative teaching approach.
  • Choose your own preferred venue & schedule now (regular or intensive classes).

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Aim

These are the classification of our Chinese courses available and

each level consists of different topics and subjects.

Conversational Chinese Beginner 1

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

Conversational Chinese Beginner 2

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

CONVERSATIONAL CHINESE LOWER INTERMEDIATE

  • 40hrs 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. They can make more in-depth conversation about general topics in Chinese learning up to 600 new words.
  • Topics include Travelling, business trips, hotel check-in, airport check-in, boarding a plane, Chinese dishes, toasting, asking for advice and permission, starting a conversation, brief introduction of a company, paying a visit, Chinese learning experience.
  • Speech and presentation, making comments, awarding a prize, custom, and habit, job interview, work experience, organizational structure, giving a gift, renting an apartment, planning, and budget. (600 Chinese new words)

CONVERSATIONAL CHINESE UPPER INTERMEDIATE

  • 40hrs of Chinese learning, the 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. There can understand many language materials 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.
  • Topics include 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 employed in various activities for review, memorize and use common Chinese words and characters to deepen the understanding of method used to build Chinese words.
  • Common Topics are Traffic in China, polite request, marketing positioning, marketing strategies, sports, Interview, Family structure, Mood and Emotion, Occupation. Chinese traditional philosophy, emailing, advertisement, slow-paced life, company departments, geography, green life, product presentation. (800 Chinese new words)

CONVERSATIONAL CHINESE ADVANCED LEVEL

  • The student will achieve a Chinese proficiency level of New HSK level 5. 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. The language proficiency they will achieve is equivalent to Level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Topics include 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 the use of all words, grammar points and topic framework in real-life communications.
  • Conversational Advanced Level is on Chinese culture and modern China situations while Business Mandarin Training or HSK exam preparation can be tailor-made to clients special needs.

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 Lower Intermediate

40hrs 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. They can make more in-depth conversation about general topics in Chinese learning up to 600 new words.

 

Topics include Travelling, business trips, hotel check-in, airport check-in, boarding a plane, Chinese dishes, toasting, asking for advice and permission, starting a conversation, brief introduction of a company, paying a visit, Chinese learning experience.

 

Speech and presentation, making comments, awarding a prize, custom, and habit, job interview, work experience, organizational structure, giving a gift, renting an apartment, planning, and budget. (600 Chinese new words)

Conversational Chinese Upper Intermediate

40hrs of Chinese learning, the 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. There can understand many language materials 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.

 

Topics include 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 employed in various activities for review, memorize and use common Chinese words and characters to deepen the understanding of method used to build Chinese words.

 

Common Topics are Traffic in China, polite request, marketing positioning, marketing strategies, sports, Interview, Family structure, Mood and Emotion, Occupation. Chinese traditional philosophy, emailing, advertisement, slow-paced life, company departments, geography, green life, product presentation. (800 Chinese new words)

Conversational Chinese Advanced Level

The student will achieve a Chinese proficiency level of New HSK level 5. 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. The language proficiency they will achieve is equivalent to Level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

 

Topics include 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 the use of all words, grammar points and topic framework in real-life communications.

 

Conversational Advanced Level is on Chinese culture and modern China situations while Business Mandarin Training or HSK exam preparation can be tailor-made to clients special needs.

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