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Program Details

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Meet your instructor

Nida Aftab

Nida Aftab is an applied Linguist. A certified Mandarin teacher from Yunnan Normal University, China. She has been teaching Mandarin in different institutes of Karachi like Beaconhouse Schooling System, Karachi Grammar School, Institute of Business Administration and Air School. She is also a visiting faculty at NED University of Engineering Science and Technology. She is also affiliated with CPEC’s Project “China Three Gorges.”

Weekly Course Distribution

  • Week 1

    Introduction to Mandarin. Pinyin, its components, and pronunciation.

    In the first session, we will cover learning about Two writing systems of Mandarin, Introduction to Pinyin and its three components, learning the basic phonemes of Pinyin, and Basic Conversation in Mandarin.

  • Week 2

    Basic Greetings, and Nationality.

    The second session cover, learning how to greet in Mandarin, learning to talk about your Nationality, and learning the names of different countries.

  • Week 3

    Numbers and Concept of time

    This session covers Learning numbers, talking about quantities in Mandarin, and telling time in Mandarin.

  • Week 4

    Name of daily objects

    Here we will discuss Names of colours, Names of fruits/ vegetables, Talking about your favourites, and the Chinese culture: 小苹果 song.

  • Week 5

    Name of animals and body parts

    This session discusses Names of different animals, talking and describing your favourite animal, naming the different parts of the body, and talking about body parts using colours.

  • Week 6

    Introduction to Chinese Calligraphy

    Introduction to basic Chinese strokes and characters, Learn about Chinese Calligraphy and its types, Learn to write characters on phone/laptop, and Chinese Culture: Practice Calligraphy using pen.

  • Week 7

    My family

    Learn the names of family members (Make a family tree), Learn to talk about your family and their interests, Learn Chinese culture: sing in Mandarin (茉莉花).

  • Week 8

    All about food

    Name of different food dishes, History and usage of chopsticks, and Chinese culture: Eat noodles/dumplings using chopsticks!

  • Week 9

    Routine Vocabulary and communication

    Learn to talk about your routine and daily tasks, Learn the name of communication devices, Learn to type/write a basic message, Chinese Culture: Wechat and QQ.

  • Week 10

    Hobbies and Chinese Grammar

    Talk about your interests/ hobbies, Introduction to Chinese Grammar, and Concept of measure words.

  • Week 11

    Items of clothes and My School

    Learn to talk about your school/university, Name of stationary/classroom objects, Name of clothing items.

  • Week 12

    All about work

    Name of different professions/careers, Talk about your dream job, Names of different workplaces.

  • Week 13

    My birthday

    Name of birthday items, Talk about your birthday, Chinese culture: (Sing Birthday wish/ make a Birthday card), Write about your wishes/ dreams in Mandarin.

  • Week 14

    All about festivals

    Name of different festivals, Learn the traditions of Chinese New Year, Chinese culture: Sing new year songs, Activity: Make New year card.

  • Week 15

    Weather and environment

    Name of different weather types, Make a weather chart for a week/month, Talk about earth and its environment, and discuss Chinese culture: Make a “Save Earth Poster.

  • Week 16

    HSK-1 Test

    All about HSK International tests, Learn the specific vocabulary (150 words), Practice Grammar and listening skills, Attempt a sample HSK-1 Paper (Exit-level marked test).

Come out of this class as a

  • Mandarin beginner
  • Able to read and write basic Chinese characters
  • Attempt and clear HSK-1

Salient Features

This is not an ordinary course but a masterclass specially designed to help you become successful in the market. Some of the perks include:

Live Classes

All the classes will be conducted live giving you the opportunity to engage with the instructor and fellow course takers.

Replay Available

If for some reason, you missed a lecture, videos will be provided for you to stay up to speed with the class.

Guest Lectures

Meet Successful people who started their journey from content creation. Seek inspiration and learn from their experiences.

Practical Exercises

Clearly designed assignments and goals to build your foundations throughout the class

Networking Opportunities

A Dedicated Slack community to connect with your classmates and instructor

Useful Resources

Get inspiration from the work of your fellows. Find your own tribe of supporters!

Language

The class will have batches in Local language.

Certificate

Certification will be provided to participants.

Reviews

Winter Crypto

3 days ago

This was an amazing course! I can't say enough good things about this course. Angela is an amazing instructor, and did an extremely great job teaching all that was promised in the course description.

Winter Crypto

3 days ago

This was an amazing course! I can't say enough good things about this course. Angela is an amazing instructor, and did an extremely great job teaching all that was promised in the course description.


Fee Structure

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Ops! The class is full and we are not accepting enrollments any more.
One time fee for the whole master class

FAQs

The live classes for the courses will be conducted on our platform, Airschool, and zoom. Once you enrol, you will get the joining details. Slack channels will be available for after-class conversations and discussion.
Airschool provides learners with a 7-day money-back guarantee. If you feel that the course doesn’t deliver to its expectations or doesn’t teach what it promised, you can apply for a refund within 7 days of enrolling for the course. Mail us at [email protected] explaining the reason behind your decision and you will get your money back in 7 working days.
We love improvement and we love when it’s based on our users’ feedback. We expect you to record your constructive comments in our feedback form and these will be used to improve the course for the next batches.
Yes.
The live classes for the courses will be conducted on our platform, Airschool, and zoom. Once you enrol, you will get the joining details. Slack channels will be available for after-class conversations and discussion.
Airschool provides learners with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you feel that the course doesn’t deliver to its expectations or doesn’t teach what it promised, you can apply for a refund within 30 days of enrolling for the course. Mail us at [email protected] explaining the reason behind your decision and you will get your money back in 7 working days.
We love improvement and we love when it’s based on our users’ feedback. We expect you to record your constructive comments in our feedback form and these will be used to improve the course for the next batches.
Yes, certificates will be provided.

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