Chinese for beginners I

7.5 credits

The beginning level class is designed for total beginners of Mandarin. Students will study the Hanyu Pinyin system, and the five tones of Mandarin, as well as traditional character writing or simplified character writing, and daily conversation. After taking this course, students are expected to be able recognize and utilize at least 450 words.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!