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Learn Chinese: Introduction to Chinese Grammar
Increase your language skills by learning how to read Chinese
Understanding Chinese grammar is a tricky but vital step to tackle when learning the language.
Whether you want to learn Chinese for work or fun, understanding basic Chinese grammar will help you communicate and express yourself accurately.
On this four-week course, you’ll boost your knowledge of the rules of Chinese grammar and learn how to structure a sentence correctly.
Using simple daily words and phrases, you’ll learn how to read Chinese and the grammatical rules to follow in your own practice.
Learn how to write Chinese characters
You’ll understand how to structure sentences by learning how to write basic Chinese words and how to express dates and times.
You’ll explore fundamental sentence structures as well as special sentences to improve your skills in reading, writing, and translating accurately.
Understand Chinese syntax, semantics, and pragmatics
By the end of this course, you’ll understand Chinese sentence structures, their meaning, and how to use words and phrases in context to communicate more effectively.
Studying alongside experts at Shanghai International Studies University, you’ll build your confidence and skills in writing and speaking the Chinese language.
This course is part of the Introduction to Mandarin Chinese ExpertTrack, a comprehensive set of courses to help you learn how to speak, write, and pronounce Chinese Mandarin. Some basic knowledge of the Chinese language is necessary for this course.
Some useful words and expressions
Some basic sentence structures and special sentences
Simple daily communicative skills, such as self-introduction and describing daily activities
Some knowledge of Chinese traditional culture
Highlight the new, job-relevant skills you’ve gained and supplement existing qualifications with a hard-earned, industry-specific digital certificate – plus one for every course within your ExpertTrack.
- Learn the latest in your chosen industry or subject.
- Complete each course and pass assessments.
- Receive certificates validated by the educating organisation.
- Impress employers with learning outcomes you can add to your CV.
- Make your career dreams a reality.
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Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Master the basic grammar in Chinese containing fundamental sentence structure and usage
- Better express yourself and more accurately in context
- Improve your skills in reading, writing and translating accurately and fluently
- Communicate in Chinese at a basic level in your daily and academic lives
- Improve your Chinese proficiency, accuracy and fluency in using Chinese
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for learners who have some basic knowledge of the Chinese language and are looking to improve and become familiar with Chinese grammar.
- Pay $39 per month to keep learning online
- Have complete control over your subscription; you can cancel any time
- Work at your own pace and set your own deadlines at every stage
- Only pay while you’re learning; the subscription will cancel automatically when you finish
- Complete online assessments to test your knowledge and prove your skills
- Earn digital course certificates and a final award that you can share online, with potential employers, and your professional network
- Keep access to the content of courses you complete even after your subscription ends
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