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LightBeijing Core Course

Our Core Course will benefit students at the Beginner to Advanced levels by focusing on the practical elements of Mandarin - comprehension and conversation. In time, the student will improve in their fluency and gain a deeper understanding of the Chinese culture.

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  • 31

    topics covered

  • 95

    hours of lessons

  • 382

    new words

  • Includes Lesson slides,audio summary and practice papers

1Topic 1. Hello 你好
1 1.1 Pronunciation 25mins
2 1.2 New Words and Conversations 25mins
2Topic 2. What is your name? 你叫什么名字?
1 2.1 Pronunciation 25mins
2 2.2 New Words and Conversations 25mins
3 2.3 Practice 25mins
3Topic 3. What is your surname? 您贵姓?
1 3.1 Pronunciation 25mins
2 3.2 New Words and Conversations 25mins
3 3.3 Practice 25mins
4Topic 4. I am Chinese 我是中国人
1 4.1 Pronunciation 25mins
2 4.2 New Words 25mins
3 4.3 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
4 4.4 Practice 25mins
5Topic 5. Are you Mr. Wang? 您是王先生吗?
1 5.1 Pronunciation 25mins
2 5.2 New Words 25mins
3 5.3 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
4 5.4 Practice 25mins
6Topic 6. Come in please 请进
1 6.1 Pronunciation 25mins
2 6.2 New Words 25mins
3 6.3 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
4 6.4 Practice 25mins
7Topic 7. Which country are you from? 你是哪国人?
1 7.1 New Words 25mins
2 7.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 7.3 Practice 25mins
8Topic 8. Who is she? 她是谁?
1 8.1 New Words 25mins
2 8.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 8.3 Practice 25mins
9Topic 9. Whose book is this? 这是谁的书?
1 9.1 New Words 25mins
2 9.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 9.3 Practice 25mins
10Topic 10. Where is he? 他在哪儿?
1 10.1 New Words 25mins
2 10.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 10.3 Practice 25mins
11Topic 11. I would like to buy bread 我买面包
1 11.1 New Words 25mins
2 11.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 11.3 Practice 25mins
12Topic 12. How many people are there in your family? 你家有几口人?
1 12.1 New Words 25mins
2 12.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 12.3 Practice 25mins
13Topic 13. How much is a cup of coffee? 一杯咖啡多少钱?
1 13.1 New Words 25mins
2 13.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 13.3 Practice 25mins
14Topic 14. What's the date today? 今天几号?
1 14.1 New Words 25mins
2 14.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 14.3 Practice 25mins
15Topic 15. Let’s go to watch movie together 我们一起看电影吧
1 15.1 New Words 25mins
2 15.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 15.3 Practice 25mins
16Topic 16. We all like listening to music 我们都喜欢听音乐
1 16.1 New Words 25mins
2 16.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 16.3 Practice 25mins
17Topic 17. What time is it? 现在几点?
1 17.1 New Words 25mins
2 17.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 17.3 Practice 25mins
18Topic 18. I study Chinese everyday 我每天都学习汉语
1 18.1 New Words 25mins
2 18.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 18.3 Practice 25mins
19Topic 19. I eat at home on the weekend 周末我在家吃饭
1 19.1 New Words 25mins
2 19.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 19.3 Practice 25mins
20Topic 20. I'm going to the library with you 我跟你一起去图书馆
1 20.1 New Words 25mins
2 20.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 20.3 Practice 25mins
21Topic 21. I'm not too busy 我不太忙
1 21.1 New Words 25mins
2 21.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 21.3 Practice 25mins
22Topic 22. How's the weather today? 今天天气怎么样?
1 22.1 New Words 25mins
2 22.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 22.3 Practice 25mins
23Topic 23. Are you tired or not? 你累不累?
1 23.1 New Words 25mins
2 23.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 23.3 Practice 25mins
24Topic 24. Will you exchange money? 你换不换钱?
1 24.1 New Words 25mins
2 24.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 24.3 Practice 25mins
25Topic 25. Why didn’t you go to school yesterday? 昨天你怎么没上课?
1 25.1 New Words 25mins
2 25.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 25.3 Practice 25mins
26Topic 26. I'm going to Wangfujing to buy clothes 我去王府井买衣服
1 26.1 New Words 25mins
2 26.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 26.3 Practice 25mins
27Topic 27. The bank is at the east side of the school 银行在学校东边
1 27.1 New Words 25mins
2 27.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 27.3 Practice 25mins
28Topic 28. There is a restaurant in front 前边有一个饭店
1 28.1 New Words 25mins
2 28.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 28.3 Practice 25mins
29Topic 29. How can I get to the bank? 去银行怎么走?
1 29.1 New Words 25mins
2 29.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 29.3 Practice 25mins
30Topic 30. I take a plane to Shanghai on a business trip 我坐飞机去上海出差
1 30.1 New Words 25mins
2 30.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 30.3 Practice 25mins
31Topic 31. Do you drink tea or coffee? 你喝茶还是咖啡?
1 31.1 New Words 25mins
2 31.2 Conversations and Key Points 25mins
3 31.3 Practice 25mins

COURSE OBJECTIVES


The Beginner course is targeted at students with no Mandarin background. Lessons will explore the different aspects of the Chinese culture, connecting students to not just the language but also its traditions and practices. Students will be able to kick-start their Mandarin learning process through this course.


•    To gain a grasp of the different pronunciations and simple grammar rules

•    To be able to read some simple Chinese characters

     

WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM THE COURSE


•    Online Tutor

•    Lesson Slides

•    Summary Audio Clip