Level 1 – 4 (Beginner)

Code of Course: GO Mandarin 100, GO Mandarin 200, GO Mandarin 300, GO Mandarin 400
Duration of Course:100 hours over 4 weeks
Introduction
[Course Introduction]

This course aim to equip learners with vocabulary and simple sentence structures with particular emphasis on listening and speaking skills.

In keeping with the communicative approach, a good mix of activities such as role play, interviews, games, pair work, and language exchanges are incorporated to allow students to learn to communicate through interaction in the target language.
[Who Should Attend]

Zero beginners

COURSE OBJECTIVES / OUTCOMES
At the end of this course participants will be able to:

Upon completion of the Beginner Series, the student will have acquired approximately 500 Chinese characters and 1000 common phrases.
COURE CONTENTS
The contents of course:

Level 1 – GO Mandarin 100

Week 1

Unit 1 – numbers
Unit 2 – greetings
Unit 3 – expressing thanks

Week 2

Unit 4 – introduce others
Unit 5 – days & dates
Unit 6 – family members

Week 3

Unit 7 – shopping & prices
Unit 8 – telling time

Week 4

Unit 9 – basic phone conversations
Unit 10 – abilities

Level 2 – GO Mandarin 200

Week 1

Unit 1 – going to school, basic verbs
Unit 2 – possessions
Unit 3 – describing things & people, prepositions

Week 2

Unit 4 – my body
Unit 5 – food & drinks
Unit 6 – road safety & prepositions

Week 3

Unit 7 – games & activities
Unit 8 – seasons

Week 4

Unit 9 – family members & chores
Unit 10 – family members & abilities

Level 3 – GO Mandarin 300

Week 1

Unit 1 – family relationships
Unit 2 – school activities
Unit 3 – try your best

Week 2

Unit 4 – at the doctor ‘s
Unit 5 – directions and locations
Unit 6 – emotions & moods

Week 3

Unit 7 – watching a ball game
Unit 8 – my hobbies

Week 4

Unit 9 – TV programmes
Unit 10 – weather

Level 4 – GO Mandarin 400

Week 1

Unit 1 – my school
Unit 2 – my subjects
Unit 3 – birthdays

Week 2

Unit 4 – keeping pets
Unit 5 – my vacation
Unit 6 – rooms in my home

Week 3

Unit 7 – using chopsticks – Chinese & western dining
Unit 8 – travelling & transportation

Week 4

Unit 9 – the earth
Unit 10 – work and occupation

Resources

[List of Resources]Go Chinese 100, 200, 300 & 400, Cengage LearningHandoutsWorksheets
METHODOLOGY

In-class tests
Practical assignments
Role-plays
Group and pair work
Individual assessment

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