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To Learn Chinese,it's important to have a clear understanding of your target.SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai has developed a clear Chinese Language learning level system.No matter you want to learn Chinese for Practical or Fluent purpose,our Chinese courses will help you reach your target faster and easier. Cheers to your Chinese Learning Journey, SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai.

 

o Level 1 : Chinese Courses at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Discuss key topics related to daily life, including greetings, relationships, shopping, invitations, restaurants, clubs and bars, dates and times, likes and dislikes, travel and transportation, and compliments.
o Understand Chinese word rules, structure, spelling (pinyin), phonetics, and tones
o Comprehension level:  250-300 commonly used words, 40-60 sentence patterns, and basic grammar /patterns.
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 1

o Recommended Number of Lessons:  48

«  Our Essential Chinese for Beginners  is a good course for you to take and to reach Level 1


o Level 2 : Chinese Courses at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Communicate well in daily life, topics including work and profession, interests, hobbies and abilities, contact details, and home (local housekeepers, security guards, etc.)
o Master common grammatical rules and patterns – half of the Chinese language’s most important grammar
o Comprehension level:  400-600 commonly used words, 80-100 sentence patterns
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 2
o Recommended Number of Lessons:  60

« Another 40 lessons of our Comprehensive Chinese Course  will help you reach Level 2


o Level 3 : Chinese Courses at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Converse across a wide range of topics used in daily life
o Master common grammatical rules and patterns – second half of the Chinese language’s most important grammar
o Read and write short paragraphs, messages, menus, road signs, etc.
o Comprehension level:  700-800 commonly used words, 150-200 sentence patterns
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 3
o Recommended Number of Lessons:  60

« 100 lessons of our Comprehensive Chinese Course ,will help you reach Level 3

« 3 months of our Full Time Semester  Chinese Study - Conversational 20  will also take you to Level 3

« One semester of our Semester  Chinese Study - Part Time 12/Practical 10   will also help you reach Level 3


Possible costs to reach each level of Level 1-3:


Registration: 200rmb
Tuition:80rmb/lesson; registration over 3 levels once will get discount to be 70rmb/lesson
Books and Materials: 150RMB/levelfor Level 1 to 3 including
1, Road to Success Chinese A Series of Progressive Chinese Text Book for Foreigners
Book 1 to Book 3 (Lower Elementary toElementary 1)(1 book/level):  ISBN: 9787561921623 by Beijing Language and Culture University Press, BLCUP
2, Complementary Pronunciation Materials, Flashcards & hand-outs developed by SN Mandarin
3, Wechat/App Learning Resource Newsletter on the phone

o Level 4 :Chinese Course at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Converse on a wide range of topics, read simple news, and write messages
o Use Chinese at a natural, subconscious level
o Comprehension level:  1000-1200 words, 250-300 sentence patterns
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 4-
o Recommended Number of Lessons:  60

« 200 Lessons of our Comprehensive Chinese Course  will help you reach Level 4

« One Semester of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Conversational 20 will help you reach Level 4 

« One Semester of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Part Time 12 will also help you reach Level 4 

o Level 5 :Chinese Course at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Express yourself fluently (basic interview and translation skills), read more complex news using past knowledge and inference, and write articles expressing your opinions logically
o Comprehension level:  Around 1600 words
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 4+
o Recommended Number of Lessons:  80

« 280 Lessons of our Comprehensive Chinese Course  will help you reach Level 5

« One Semester of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Conversational 20 will help you reach Level 5 

« One Semester of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Comprehensive 30 will also help you reach Level 5

o Level 6 :Chinese Course at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Express yourself fluently with extensive vocabulary, which meets most of your needs in modern Chinese language
o Sound more like a native speaker, using set phrases and Chinese idioms as applicable
o Inference a majority of words to read items in daily life
o Comprehension level:  2500 words
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 5-
o Recommended Number of Lessons:  80

« 330 Lessons of our Comprehensive Chinese Course ,after Comprehensive Chinese Course will help you reach Level 6 

« Two Semesters of our Semester Chinese Study Program - Part Time 12/Practical 10 you reach Level 6

« One Semester of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Comprehensive 30 will also help you reach Level 5

 

 

Possible costs to reach each level of Level 4-6:


Registration: 200rmb
Tuition:80rmb/lesson; registration over 3 levels once will get discount to be 70rmb/lesson
Books and Materials:300RMB/levelfor Level 4 to 6including
1, Road to Success Chinese A Series of Progressive Chinese Text Book for Foreigners
Book 4 to Book 6:  ISBN: 9787561921623 by Beijing Language and Culture University Press, BLCUP
2, Complementary Pronunciation Materials, Flashcards & hand-outs developed by SN Mandarin
3, Wechat/App Learning Resource Newsletter on the phone

o Level 7 Chinese Course at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Discuss current issues and your opinion; ability to translate
o Understand complex text, including Chinese news and magazine articles, TV programs, and films, and idioms
o Comprehension level:  3000 words
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 5
o Recommended Number of Lessons:  120

« 450 lessons of our Comprehensive Chinese Course  will help you reach Level 7

« One Semesters of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Comprehensive 30 will take you to Level 7 

« Two Semesters of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Conversational 20 will also take you to Level 7


o Level 8 Chinese Course at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Understand, discuss, and interpret almost all Chinese, including international and business issues, and topics that appear in print and broadcast.
o Comprehension level:  4500 words
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 5+
o Recommended Number of Lessons:  120

« One Semesters of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Comprehensive 30 will take you to Level 8 

« Two Semesters of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Conversational 20 will also take you to Level 8


o Level 9 Chinese Course at SN Mandarin Chinese School Shanghai
o Demonstrate complete fluency at a native level
o Comprehension level:  6000+words
o Approximate HSK equivalent:  HSK Level 6
o Recommended Number of Lessons:  120

« Two Semesters of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Comprehensive 30 will take you to Level 9 

« Three Semesters of our Full Time Semester Chinese Study Program - Conversational 20 will also take you to Level 9

Possible costs to reach each level of Level 7-9:

Registration: 200rmb
Tuition:80rmb/lesson; registration over 3 levels once will get discount to be 70rmb/lesson
Books and Materials:350RMB/levelfor Level 4 to 6including
1, Road to Success Chinese A Series of Progressive Chinese Text Book for Foreigners
Book 7 to Book 12:  ISBN: 9787561921623 by Beijing Language and Culture University Press, BLCUP
2, Complementary Pronunciation Materials, Flashcards & hand-outs developed by SN Mandarin
3, Wechat/App Learning Resource Newsletter on the phone

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