Level 1 :
•Learners can understand and use very simple Chinese words and phrases, meet basic needs for communication and possess the ability to further their Chinese language studies. Discuss practical topics related to daily life, including greetings, relationships, shopping, introduction, restaurants, hobbies, dates and times, locations, travel and transportation, compliments and so on.
•Understand Chinese word rules, structure, spelling (pinyin), phonetics, and tones
•Comprehension level: 150 commonly used words, 74 sentence patterns, and basic grammar.
•Length: 24 lessons
•Approximate HSK equivalent: HSK Level 1
Unit 1 – Greetings 1: We will learn basic greetings and how to say goodbye to other people
Unit 2 – Greetings 2: We will learn and practice more greetings when we meet other people.
Unit 3 – introduce: We will learn how to introduce yourself and ask other people’s name
Unit 4 – Nationality and language: we will learn how to tell other people your nationality and language as well as ask theirs.
Unit 5 – Address: We will learn the how to say and ask address and phone number.
Unit 6 – Family: You will be able to introduce your family members and their jobs as well as ask other people’s.
Unit 7 –Date: You will be able to tell the day, month, year and the days in a week as well as ask other people about it.
Unit 8 –Time: You will be able to tell the time when something happens as well as ask about it.
Unit 9 – Location: you will be able to describe the way to a certain location, and ask about it.
Unit 10 – Shopping 1: you will be able to ask the price of products.
Unit 11 – Shopping 2: you will be able to ask more about the product you are going to buy, and introduce it to your friends.
Unit 12 – Shopping 3: you will be able to describe various figures of items.
Level 2 :
•To have an excellent grasp of basic Chinese and can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
•Catch the main point in simple topics. Communicate in simple and daily life topics including work and profession, interests, hobbies and abilities, contact details, and home.
•Master common grammatical rules and patterns – one third of Chinese language’s most important grammar
•Comprehension level: 300 commonly used words, 150sentence patterns
•Length: 24 lessons
•Approximate HSK equivalent: HSK Level 2
Unit 1 – Restaurant: We will learn some most common Chinese food and how to order in restaurant.
Unit 2 – Library: We will learn the language used to borrow and return book in a library,
Unit 3 – Bank: We will learn the language about money and used in bank.
Unit 4 – Post office: We will learn the language used to send parcels and letters.
Unit 5– Renting a house: You will be able to describe the location your house and learn the names of different rooms.
Unit 6 – See a doctor: You will be able to tell some basic symptoms and causes, and learn how to ask a break.
Unit 7 – Haircut: You will be able to talk with your stylist about your hair style as well as some other features of appearance.
Unit 8 –Fluent Chinese: you will be able to describe your or other people’s Chinese level in terms of pronunciation, vocabulary and other aspects. You will also be able to extent the language to describe other skills.
Unit 9 – Have you seen my dictionary: you will be able to describe and ask something that has already happened.
Unit 10 – How long have you been studying Chinese?: you will be able to how you study something and how long you have been doing something as well as the result.
Unit 11 – In your classroom: you will be able to describe positions between two items, and learn a useful sentence form -‘把’字句.
Unit 12 – Chinese competition: With the scenario of a competition, you will learn how to compare things in Chinese
Level 3 :
•Learners can communicate in Chinese at a basic level in their daily, academic and professional lives. They can manage most communication in Chinese when travelling in China. You will be able to understand the main points when listening to a native speaker if the topic is familiar. You will be able to communicate well in simple and routine tasks.
•Master common grammatical rules and patterns – two thirds of the Chinese language’s most important grammar.
•Read and write short paragraphs, messages, menus, road signs, etc. (optional)
•Comprehension level: 600 commonly used words, 150-200 sentence patterns
•Length: 48 lessons
•Approximate HSK equivalent: HSK Level 3
Unit 1 – Where did you grow up? – You will be able to talk about your experiences, describe what has happened in the pass, express your wishes and give reasons .
Unit 2 – You are prettier than ever – You will be able to describe changes, appearance and character in someone, offer your congratulations and talk about your understanding of something.
Unit 3 – Have you just moved here – You will be able to describe the surrounding environment, make requests and promises.
Unit 4 – I want to change it – In the scenario of shopping, you will learn how to demand a refund or change an item. You will be able to urge people to do things faster and express suggestion.
Unit 5– Which sport do you like? – We will learn to talk about topics on exercise and health. You will be able to list examples and offer help.
Unit 6 – How was your weekend – You will be able to describe how something has gone on, how you make decisions and show regret.
Unit 7 – Where do you plan to spend your holiday – You will be able to book an air ticket and accommodation. You will also learn how to remind other people and complain.
Unit 8 –What is your impression of Lijiang – you will be able to describe your journey. You will learn how to show your regret and appreciation.
Unit 9 – Bad luck – You will know how to act as a host or a guest. You will be able to decline an offer indirectly and express good wishes.
Unit 10 – Have you been busy recently? – you will be able to talk about work and study. You will be able to praise other people, show modesty, and make suggestions.
Unit 11 – When can the computer be fixed? – You will be able to talk about repairing things. You will be able to express speculations and anxiety.
Unit 12 – I have not expected to be parted from you so soon – You will be able to use the most commonly used expressions when saying goodbye. You will be able to express resolution and gratitude.
Level 4 :
• You can interact fairly fluently and spontaneously on a wide range of topics, such as simple news, and take an active part in discussions on familiar topics. You can give detailed descriptions, and explain opinions quite precisely.
•Use Chinese at a natural, subconscious level
•Master common grammatical rules and patterns – all of the Chinese language’s most important grammar.
•Comprehension level: 900 words, 250-300 sentence patterns
•Length: 72 lessons
Unit 1 – Interest (1) – I am really interested in Chinese calligraphy: You will be able greet in a more complicated but very native way, describe the things are happening and not happening.
Unit 2 – Interest (2) – What sports do you like: You will be able to talk about interest in various fields, and describe the extent to which you like your interest.
Unit 3 – Interest (3) – Have you seen this movie: You will be able to describe the activities that you have already tried and give your preference according to a given hypothetical condition.
Unit 4 – Invitation (1) – Today is my treat: In Chinese culture you are expected to treat someone when good things happen to you. You will learn the language used in a meal, especially when you are the host.
Unit 5– Invitation (2) – Let’s take a bundle of flowers when we go there: You will learn the language used in a meal, especially when you are the guest.
Unit 6 – Declination – Let’s talk about it later: You will be able to reject someone’s offer in a less straight forward way.
Unit 7 – Plan (1) – Let’s decorate the room: You will be able to describe the decoration of a room, and make a plan for the decoration of your room before festivals.
Unit 8 – Plan (2) – What plan do you have for winter vacation?: you will be able to describe more general plans.
Unit 9 – Plan (3) – I will go back to my country as soon as I graduate. You will be able to involve in more complicated conversations about plan, and have comments on other people’s plan.
Unit 10 – Travelling (1) – We have got the tickets: you will be able to book tickets for different transports through various ways.
Unit 11 – Travelling (2) – Take your boarding pass: you will learn the language about preparing a journey, getting on board and getting picked up by someone after arriving .
Unit 12 – Travelling (3) – Up above there is Paradise, down here there are Suzhou and Hangzhou: You will learn the language about accommodation.
Unit 13 – Help (1) – Could you take a picture for us: you will be able to ask a favour from someone else.
Unit 14 – Help (2) – My bag was left in a taxi: you will be able to ask for help in more complex situations.
Unit 15 – Help (3) – I’d like to ask her to do me a favour: you will learn how to show your gratitude after receiving help from other people.
Unit 16 – Apology (1) – So sorry, I am late: You will be able to give an explanation and apology for your mistakes.
Unit 17 – Apology (2) – Sorry, I forgot to tell you: You will be able to give an explanation and apology in a more complicated way, for example, due to your bad memory.
Unit 18 – Conjecture (1) – It seems that you have gotten used to the life here: Conjecture for past.
Unit 19 – Conjecture (2) – It seems to rain: Conjecture for future.
Unit 20 – Conjecture (3) – She seems to have some concerns: Conjecture of present and other people’s emotion.
Unit 21 – Suggestion (1) – Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy: You will be able to describe your habit and give suggestion to other people.
Unit 22 – Suggestion (2) – Success belongs to the persevering: You will be able to give suggestion on broader aspects
Unit 23 – Praise – You have made a big progress in Chinese: You will be able to give and reply praise.
Unit 24 – See someone off – Have a nice trip: You will be able to show your feelings and wishes when you see someone off.