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Mandarin Courses : Vancouver, Canada

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About the classes: 1. Clear explanations of how to use basic phrases in everyday conversation.
2. Entertaining activities, game, puzzle to check your progress.

University
VCC
1155 E. Broadway Vancouver BC V5T4V5
University
Mountpleasant
1 kingsway Vancouver
At home
At home
(Vancouver)
In a public place
In a public place
(Vancouver)
By Skype
By Skype

Hourly rates: (CAD $)
1 student: $35.00
2 students: $33.00
3+ students: $30.00
Fees apply. View details.

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Vancouver

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  • Learn at your own pace: daytime, evenings or weekends. Classes are available from 7 am to 11 pm.
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Proficiency level

Your Mandarin proficiency level will be evaluated by the teacher according to this framework:



A1 - Beginner:

  • Understands familiar Mandarin expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of concrete needs.
  • Can introduce him/herself and answer questions about personal details such as the place of residence and belongings.
  • Can hold a simple conversation in Mandarin if the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

A2 - Elementary:

  • Understands frequently used expressions related to areas of immediate relevance like personal and family information.
  • Can communicate in routine situations requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and immediate needs.

B1 - Intermediate:

  • Understands the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in everyday situations.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where Mandarin is spoken.
  • Can produce simple, connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give explanations for opinions and plans.

B2 - Independent:

  • Understands the main ideas of complex Mandarin text on both concrete and abstract topics.
  • Interaction with native Mandarin speakers can happen with fluency and spontaineity and without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear text on a wide variety of subjects and expose a point of view given the various options.

C1 - Advanced:

  • Understands a wide range of demanding, longer Mandarin texts, and recognizes implicit meaning.
  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use Mandarin flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce detailed, well-structured text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns and connectors.

C2 - Proficient:

  • Easily understands virtually everything heard or read in Mandarin.
  • Can summarise information from different spoken and written sources and reconstruct arguments in a coherent presentation.
  • Expresses him/herself spontaneously, fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in complex situations.

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