Learning Mandarin is the stepping stone towards understanding China. Gateway to Mandarin is designed Mandarin is designed to introduce practical conversational Mandarin to beginners through social and thematic context. This course adopts the Chinese phonetics - Hanyu Pinyin as the basis to learn how to pronounce and speak Mandarin. There are 2 levels under this programme.
Able to understand and construct simple phrases on familiar topics.
Master 200 basic vocabulary and 30 core sentence structure.
Able to construct phrases on familiar topics with sufficient ease to handle short exchanges.
Master 400 basic vocabulary and 60 core sentence structures at the end of level 2.
This programme is taught in English. In higher levels, the medium will gradually switch to Mandarin.
Our trainers are effectively bilingual in English and Chinese and have many years of teaching experience in 2nd/3rd language acquisition with Master/Degree in Applied Linguistics, English or Chinese Languages, Education or other relevant subjects.