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Professional Certificate in
Mandarin Communication

What you will learn

  • Students will study different scenarios and learn basic vocabulary for communication on daily life topics, such as hobbies, food, numbers, movies, sports, and health.
  • Students will also acquire the skills to talk about some current affairs in Mandarin Chinese, such as trade fairs and tariffs.

This certificate program is an in-depth introduction to the Chinese language. In Essentials in Chinese, learners will be introduced to Mandarin Chinese in 5 parts. In Basic Level 1, learners will learn basic language skills to talk about eating, shopping, and getting around in Mandarin speaking countries. In Basic Level 2, learners will expand extensively on vocabulary for describing people and objects, making comparisons, and speaking about opinions. In Basic Level 3, learners will further advance their Mandarin Chinese vocabulary and repertoire of sentence structures based on dynamic scenarios.

In Business Chinese, learners will be equipped with daily business communication skills, and learn how to react in several scenarios. Participants will not only learn at their own pace, but will also have a chance to practice speaking and listening with professional language teachers. We will focus on important topics for business issues and career development.

Participants will have to take a 30-minute oral training class which will be focused on diagnosing their language proficiency level and strengthening the learning outcome.

Overall, the program includes 5 Mandarin Chinese courses, 5.5 hours of one-on-one oral training sessions, a 30-minute diagnosed oral training lesson, as well as certifications.

Completed Learning Flows:

Essentials in Chinese

A 30-minute Diagnosed Oral Training Lesson

Basic Mandarin Level 1 → 1.5 hours Oral Training

Basic Mandarin Level 2 → 1.5 hours Oral Training

Basic Mandarin Level 3 → 1.5 hours Oral Training

Business Chinese → 1 hour Oral Training

Completion and obtaining of the certificate, including an edX Professional Certificate and MandarinX Oral Training Program Certificate.

Expert instruction
5 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
7 months
4 - 10 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. MandarinX's Mandarin Communication Professional Certificate

  2. 4–10 hours per week, for 5 weeks

    This course is your first crucial step to learning Mandarin Chinese. Learn essential skills for communicating in Chineseincluding tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures all within the context of a business environment.

  3. 4–10 hours per week, for 6 weeks

    Mandarin Chinese is rapidly becoming one of the top languages to learn, especially for business. Learnbasic language skills for business scenarios in Mandarin-speaking countries.

  4. 4–10 hours per week, for 6 weeks

    Develop practical Mandarin skillswith extensive vocabulary, phrases and sentence structures used in daily communication and business environments.

  5. 4–10 hours per week, for 6 weeks

    Advance your Mandarin Chinese by tackling different topics in dynamic business scenarios with extensive vocabulary and compound sentence structures.

  6. 4–10 hours per week, for 6 weeks

    Learn common Mandarin Chinese business phrases and understand Chinese culture so you can communicate professionally in the largest market in the world.

    • Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world with over 1.2 billion native Chinese speakers.
    • Learning Chinese can help your company or organization break into the biggest market on the planet. Being able to properly and correctly comport yourself in Chinese will help you open the door to a whole new world.
    • Foreign language proficiency increases your value as an employee in business or law, particularly if you speak Chinese.
    • Potential jobs could be in international sales, product or project localization management, research, or business analysis to name a few.

Meet your instructor
from MandarinX

Estella Chen

Experts from MandarinX committed to teaching online learning

Program endorsements

As part of the UK Supply Chain team from a global company I often get to do business with Chinese suppliers and work with colleagues from Asian offices. MandarinX has been instrumental not only to take my Chinese fluency to a decent level but also to strengthen my business relationship with my Chinese business partners.

Romain Noel , Sourcing lead, Schlumberger, UK

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