Chinese for beginners I

7.5 credits

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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.


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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