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Learn the basics of spoken and written Mandarin Chinese with Chinese teachers. This is a 3-month Nano-Degree which will take you from absolute newbie to basic communication in written and oral Chinese. This course will put all the fundamentals in place: pronunciation, listening, pinyin, characters, slang and jokes. By the end of this online Chinese course you will be able to read, write, speak and understand Chinese!
There is no prerequisite knowledge for this course.
By the end of this course you will be able to understand and take part in everyday conversations in Chinese.
You will be able to read short articles entirely in Chinese and be able to write sms, emails and short articles using Chinese Characters.
You will be able to get by in China - doing basic things such as buying things, asking for help, and you will learn how to quickly expand your vocabulary as you start using Chinese for your daily tasks.
You will learn a total of 348 Chinese characters in this course.
And you will know a total of 1187 different words in Mandarin Chinese.
This section will give you your crucial foundation that we'll refer back to throughout the entire course. By the end, you will be able to write and understand short dialogues.
Here we will equip you with some imperative grammar concept that is unique to Chinese. We'll start involving time words and start making longer sentences.
Feeling unsure about where to start? Want to join an ongoing class? Or just want to get some student counseling? Book a 15-minute free-of-charge meeting with us, and we will help get you started towards Mastering Chinese!
An open digital classroom with dedicated Chinese teachers. Our certified Domino Teachers and all the team at Domino Chinese will guide, tutor and challenge you. We’re always ready to answer questions, motivate you and keep your Chinese study on track. Join your classmates and the Domino Chinese team - become a part of the family!
Domino Chinese works with Mastery to optimise your learning. Chinese is an incredibly logical language, every new word, phrase and character builds on basic fundamentals. The better your foundation, the easier new words, characters and concepts will be acquired. Our students average 96% on our course exams.
Digital Classroom with Video and Voice Communication. Complete Chinese Course Access: 5000+ hours of video. Integrated flashcards, language quizzes, Chinese dialogs, and digital learning resources. Complimentary app to study on the go - we've got you covered.
On passing the Beginner Classroom Course you’ll receive the Domino Beginner Diploma. Then, together with our Chinese Tutors, Teachers and Classmates continue your studies with intermediate courses and we will ensure you can pass the most widely recognized Chinese language assessments - the HSK exams.
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Felix is the founder of Domino Chinese. He tried to learn Chinese but gave up time and time again, only to create his own method that today has helped 100 000+ students learn Chinese. He’s in charge of a few exclusive classrooms but mainly oversees the different classrooms. If you’re a classroom student you’ll get a chance to learn with him occasionally.
Jianan has been teaching Chinese for more than 3 years and at the same time doing further postgraduate studies and research regarding language teaching and methodologies. She is passionate about sharing knowledge with people and always wears a smile on her face to support her students.
Yuyang Chen is a Qualified Chief Examiner of HSK Centre in Canberra, Australia. He was trained in Headquarters of Confucius Institute in Beijing and sent to the Australian School of Contemporary Chinese teaching from Beginner to Advanced Class. He finished his Master’s in China and is doing a PhD program at the University of Canberra.
Emma lives in Germany where she has majored in Chinese studies and teaching Chinese as a foreign language. She joined Domino Chinese as she wants to help the world understand the beautiful logic of the Chinese language. Emma is also Domino’s Cultural Class teacher.
Qiyao Li, born and raised in Beijing, is a passionate and experienced Mandarin teacher with an MA in Second Language Education from McGill University, Canada. She is currently based in Montreal, where she teaches Chinese full-time. To Qiyao there’s nothing more enjoyable than starting the learning journey with Mandarin lovers from all over the world! You’ll like her energy and her creative ways of explaining things in class!
Elsa Wu, born and raised in Beijing, holds a Masters Degree from Beijing Normal University and a Certificate for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. With an in-depth understanding of the Chinese characters and culture, she is motivated to help the students not only master the language but also enjoy the profound culture behind it.
Get your fundamentals down, characters, pinyin pronunciation - and a massive amount of characters.
By now you'll be able to conduct a spontaneous conversation entirely in Chinese about most topics. Equivalent of 10 months in University.
By now you'll be conversationally proficient. Most of the classes will be entirely in Chinese as well as your participation. Equivalent of 1 year in University. You'll know 100% of the vocabulary from HSK 1.
We'll go over some of the most important grammatical points and prep you for classes entirely in Chinese. You got all the fundamentals now and the pace will pick up. After this course you can pass HSK 2.
The entire course will be conducted in Chinese. At this point you will only learn new vocabulary in order to expand your range, but you'll already have the stepping stones to make any sentence with it. After this course you can pass HSK 3.
Not only will the course be conducted only in Chinese, but we'll speak like a native and you will be able to understand as well as communicate.
Instructed only in Chinese by two native Chinese teachers, Ann and Tudou. Once you finish this 6-month-course you’ll be able to pass the HSK 5 exam with ease.
HSK is the Official Chinese Proficiency Test and and an impressive addition to any CV. Domino Classroom is the only course that guarantees you reach your desired HSK level within a set timeframe and cost, given that you attend the lessons and do the homework. With almost 10 years in the business and over 100,000 students we know what it takes – that's why we have structured our 3-month classes in a way that allows us to give you a clear path towards the official Chinese Language tests.
This 3-month Beginner Chinese is equivalent to approximately 6 months at university. Interactive classroom, and full Domino access included!
The total course length is 3 months. Teacher led sessions are 3 hours per week and expected self study is 5-7 hours per week. Read more about the schedule .
Full money-back guarantee within the first two weeks of studying.
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