Beginner Chinese Series 2 is the second unit of a systematic Chinese learning series. It expands upon the material presented in Beginner Chinese Series 1. This series of Chinese lessons focuses on improving students’ Chinese levels by teaching them more expressions in completing various tasks such as asking about specialty dishes, buying fruit, withdrawing money, taking different kinds of transportation in China and so on. The series of Chinese lessons also introduces more complex sentence patterns and grammar.
Everyone has a schedule that they follow to get through the day. What time do you wake up? What time do you go to bed? In this lesson from eChineseOnline, you will learn some words and phrases that will help you explain your schedule in Chinese.
After asking when do you go to work? Chinese people usually go on to ask how long do you work every day/every week? Learn Chinese words for beginners like hour(s), day, and so on. In this Chinese lesson, we introduce ways to express a period of time and use them in sentences as time-measure complements.
When you have dinner at a restaurant you are not familiar with, you may not know what to order. When this happens, you can ask the waiter what is the house specialty. In this Chinese lesson, you will also learn to express wishes and requests.
Dumplings are a very popular food among Chinese and have come to possess very special cultural meanings. They are delicious, and the process of making dumplings is quite interesting. In this Chinese lesson, you will learn about dumplings through a short dialogue. In the process, you will also learn how to use Chinese adverbs of degree for beginners.
In this Chinese lesson, our friend Li Qiang purchased bread, milk and fruit at the supermarket. Through this Chinese lesson, you will become familiar with shopping related phrases and learn an important sentence pattern: the affirmative-negative question.
In this Chinese lesson, you will become familiar with the unique units of measurement used in China. You will learn Chinese phrases for beginners such as buy, sell, give and expressions for inquiring about price. In addition, you will learn to use the double-object construction structure.
This Chinese lesson introduces the Chinese currency Renminbi, larger Chinese numbers as well as some basic Chinese measure words, such as “个 (gè), 十 (shí), 百 (bǎi), 千 (qiān).” Moreover, you will learn expressions such as please sign your name, and the pivotal sentence structure.
Wang Li met Loren on her way to withdraw money from the bank which was very far away. Let's listen to their conversation and see what Wang Li suggests Loren do. This video lesson will also help you master asking and answering an alternative question in Chinese.
In this Chinese lesson, you will learn how to ask for directions related to using public transportation and learn Chinese phrases for beginners such as first, then, station, get off (the bus), and so on. Also, you will become familiar with the usage of “是 (shì),” ”有 (yǒu),” and “在 (zài)” in existential sentences.
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I have learned beginner Chinese lessons here for a week and noticed that in Lesson 4 of the Survival Chinese course there is the measure word "个." The usage of this is not very clear to me? Could you explain it? Thanks!
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