Learn the basics of spoken and written Mandarin Chinese with a personal teacher. This is a 3-month Nano-Degree that 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 you will be able to survive on your Chinese alone - and be well prepared for our intermediate courses.
We’ll discuss all the necessary concepts and you’ll have your first conversation. We’ll make sure you understand all the basics and nail the pronunciation.
Total video: 12 hours
Homework: 5 hours
Practice & Teacher: 15 hours
We’ll start practicing much more in this level. Some sections will even be completely in Chinese. You’ll be able to converse more freely about any given topic and you’ll start speaking in Chinese throughout the entire class.
Total video: 9 hours
Homework: 5 hours
Practice & Teacher: 15 hours
An open digital classroom with your own dedicated teacher. Felix Lättman, the Domino Founder will guide and challenge you. Always ready to answering your questions, motivate you and keep you on track.
Domino Chinese works with Mastery to optimise your learning. Chinese is incredibly logical where everything builds on itself. The better your foundation is the easier every new concept will be to acquire. Our students average 96% on all exams.
Digital Classroom with Video and Voice Communication. Complete Course Access: 5000+ hours of video. Integrated flashcards, quizzes, dialogs and learning resources. Complimentary app to study on the go - we've got you covered.
At the end of passing the Nano Degree - get our Domino Nano Diploma. Continue on our intermediate courses and we will make sure you pass the HSK tests.
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 rasied 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.