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CHINESE: BEGINNING CLASS

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Instructor: Lucia Wu, lucia_wwh@sbcglobal.net
Duration: 10 wks
Date range: September 11 to November 13
Date(s) of the week: Wednesday
Hour: 6–8 p.m.
Quarter: Fall 2019
Prerequisite: None
Textbook: Required textbook can be purchased in the Adult School office
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 309
Price: $160
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Learn the most popular language in the world in an efficient way and talk with accurate pronunciation from the beginning.

Focus strongly on the phonetics, tones, and simple conversations. They will be practiced every class. Students will be able to properly pronounce on their own after this course. Characters will not be introduced at this stage.

Topics included will be very useful for parents with children in Mandarin Immersion classes.

Required textbook can be purchased in the Adult School office.

Student Comments

I signed up for Beginning Chinese because I wanted to get a basic understanding of Mandarin. I feel like I got a lot of practice with the tones and pronunciation. I now have a solid foundation for future practice.

Maren Scheiner