Course Description

Chinese (Mandarin) – Beginners

Marino College

CHINESE – (Mandarin)

This 10 week online beginner’s course provides a brief introduction to the Chinese language, its scripts and sounds, and how words are formed.

The course is designed to meet the basic requirements for daily social communication, and focuses on both listening and speaking skills.

The course aims to cover the following:

  • The sound system of Mandarin Chinese (Pinyin).
  • Vocabulary and sentences relating to:   Names,  nationalities,  numbers,  date,  time,  age,  family,  daily activities,  jobs,  ordering food and drinks etc
  • Understand how characters (Simplified) are constructed.

Recommended TextExperiencing Chinese: Living in China

The book is available to order from Amazon:

Tutor:   Yan Li 

Fairview, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 32
College Name Marino College
Course Category Chinese, Languages
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Certificate of Attendance
Course Location Fairview, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 3
Course Start Date 19th September 2022
Course End Date 28th November 2022
Course Fee €90
Course Duration 10 weeks
Course Times Monday- 8.00pm-9.30pm
Entry Requirements Suitable for Beginners This course will take place online.**Students will be required to have their own device and broadband to participate on the online courses.
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Course Provider

Marino College

01 8332100
14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview, Dublin, Republic of Ireland


Marino College
14-20 Marino Mart
Fairview, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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