Course Detail

Mandarin Chinese 96 Hours per Level

Learn Mandarin Chinese with KIFLAPS.

Course Information

  • Course Price Kshs 36,000/$360
  • Location Physical and Online
  • Level of Study HSK1; HSK2; HSK3; HSK4; HSK5 & HSK6
  • Available Programs Regular/Intensive/Super-Intensive
  • Intake Ongoing

Description

KIFLAPS gives Mandarin Chinese students with an organized curriculum which ensures that they realize and advance in the language at the same time having a good time in due progress. The initials HSK represent Hànyǔ (Chinese) Shuǐpíng (level) Kǎoshì (examination). This is the internationally recognized standard which is the most important Chinese proficiency test in use today. Made by professional Chinese teachers, meet the latest HSK-related program and more to completely understand of gauging profecienct in Chinese. We offer the training then refer our students to sit for their exams at the Confucious Institute.

Topics & Vocabulary:

    Unit 1 – Learn how to introduce yourself and how to ask for someone’s name.

  • 1. Vocabulary 你 好 [nǐ hǎo] World – Learn hello and how to say your name in Chinese
  • 2. Grammar Your first sentence in Chinese – Put the words you just learned in order
  • 3. Grammar Lesson Basic sentence order
  • 4. Dialogue Say your name – Say hello to the world!
  • Unit 2 – Where we learn more about the characters
    Goal: Learn how to introduce yourself a bit more and how to ask basic questions.

  • 5. Vocabulary Introduce yourself and ask for someone’s name
  • 6. How do you ask for someone’s name? Build sentences with Yocha and learn how!
  • 7. Basic sentence order
  • 8. Introduce yourself Get to know the others a little
  • Unit 3 – Where we Learn to talk about what you do and what others’ jobs are.

  • 9. Vocabulary - A few words to describe what you are.
  • 10. Grammar Basic Sentence Order: Subject + Verb + 0bject – 3 words and you can make a sentence! Simple as that.
  • 11. Grammar Lesson - Basic sentence order
  • 12. Dialogue - Describe who you are.
  • Unit 4 – Learn more about verbs, how to use standard negation and speak about yourself.

  • 13. Vocabulary - Introduce yourself a bit more and ask basic questions
  • 14. Grammar - Standard Negation: S + 不[bù] + V – Where you learn to say no. NO, not that verb!
  • 15. Grammar - Verbal adjectives – Adjectives don’t need verbs to function!
  • 16. Dialogue - Talking about yourself – Get to know a Nincha!
  • Unit 5 – What do you do? Learn to speak about your activity and the use of the important particle 的[de].

  • 17. Vocabulary - Learn to talk about what you and others do
  • 18. Grammar - Possession with 的[de] – There’s your stuff, and then there’s theirs. Learn to talk about what belongs to you.
  • 19. Grammar Lesson - Expressing possession
  • 20. Dialogue - What do you do? – They always ask that question, better know how to answer it!
  • Unit 6 – Where objects are misplaced : Learn basic directions.

  • 22. Grammar - Yes/No questions – Start asking basic questions.
  • 23. Grammar Lesson - Yes/no questions.
  • 24. Dialogue - Where’s my..............?
  • Unit 7 – Learn to count : Learn to use numbers.

  • 25. Vocabulary - Numbers: 1 to 10 – Learn to count.
  • 26. Grammar - Numbers – Know how to count up to 99!.
  • 27. Grammar Lesson - Numbers.
  • Unit 8 – Learn to answer a phone : Learn to handle a conversation on a phone in Chinese.

  • 28. Vocabulary - Get someone on the phone – A few words so you can ask for someone on the phone!
  • 29. Dialogue - Start a phone call – Knowing how to deal with phones always comes in handy.
  • Unit 9 – Where fun wins over being serious : Learn to explain what you’re doing, and what you can’t do.

  • 30. Vocabulary - Fun wins over being serious – Explain to someone what you’re doing and what you might want to do.
  • 31. Grammar - Being able: 能[néng] and 會|会[huì] – Show off your skills!
  • 32. Grammar Lesson - Being able to: learning when to use 会 or 能.
  • 33. Dialogue - Do you want to go to the movies? – Or how to invite someone to go catch a movie with you.
  • Unit 10 – Learn how to talk about your plans and how your day is organized.

  • 34. Vocabulary - Learn to talk about your plans to reassure your worrying parent.
  • 35. Grammar - Organizing your sentence structure – There’s a time and a place for everything.
  • 36. Grammar Lesson - Organizing your sentence structure.
  • 37. Dialogue - Answer When are you coming home? – Explain what you’ll be doing that afternoon.
  • Unit 11 – Going to the supermarket : Learn to talk about what you want and like.

  • 38. Vocabulary - Going shopping – Learn to talk about what you want and like.
  • 39. Grammar - Standard Negation: S + 沒|没[méi] + V – Saying “you don’t have” and talking about actions that didn’t happen in the past takes a special skill.
  • 40. Grammar Lesson - Standard negation with 没.
  • 41. Dialogue - Lupishu goes shopping with Baimei – Ready, set, shop!.
  • Unit 12 – Dates, times and shopping : Learn about dates and time in Chinese, and to shop.

  • 42. Vocabulary - Running into friends at the store.
  • 43. Grammar - Dates and times – Learn to tell time and talk about dates.
  • 44. Grammar Lesson - Dates and time.
  • 45. Dialogue - Running into friends – Or how to get introduced to your friend’s nice looking friend.
  • Unit 13 – One last meal before leaving : Learn how to ask “wh-” questions. Also, learn some common beverages.

  • 46. Vocabulary - One last meal before leaving – Learn some common foods and beverages.
  • 47. Grammar - Questions using 幾|几[jǐ] 多少[duō shǎo] 什麼|什么[shén me] 怎麼|怎么[zěn me].
  • 48. Grammar Lesson - Asking Questions.
  • 49. Dialogue - A visit to the restaurant.

Sociocultural knowledge:

What will you learn about China in this course? You will gain an understanding of a number of key areas including:

  • 1.Language
  • 2.Religion and beliefs
  • 3.Culture & society
  • 4.Social etiquette and customs
  • 5.Business protocol and work culture
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