Mandarin Chinese: Introduction of Chinese Sound System--Pinyin part 1

Hong Zeng, Professor of Chinese and comparative literature

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3 Lessons (17m)
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About This Class

This course will introduce the Chinese sound system. It will provide you basis for learning Chinese speaking and listening through the introduction of Chinese sound system--pinyin with its tones, initials, finals and spelling rules. The instructor is Professor Hong Zeng, an award-winning professor of Chinese for 16 years in prestigious American universities. Following this course, you will have an introduction of Chinese writing system, and a language sequence of 80  courses (half an hour each course) to finish 3 years' college Chinese curriculum in just 6 months (based on the same range of vocabulary, grammar and situational dialogues) and save 30000 dollars of college tuition, while achieve the same degree of proficiency at the convenience of your home and available time.