Classical Chinese

Classical Chinese (Chinese: 文言文; pinyin: wényán wén; literally: “literary language writing”), also known as “Literary Chinese”,[a] is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese. Classical Chinese is a traditional style of written Chinese […]

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Pinyin

Pinyin, or Hanyu Pinyin, is the official phonetic system for transcribing the Mandarin pronunciations of Chinese characters into the Latin alphabet in mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore. It is often used to teach Standard Chinese and a pinyin without diacritic markers is often used in foreign publications to spell Chinese names familiar to non-Chinese and […]

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Structure of the course

 The structure of the course presentation. ♠The course has written documention, which you are reading now as well as sound files. The course is divided in 6 units of each 6 lessons. It is the purpose that the student does one lesson per week, so after 36 weeks or 9 months the student will be […]

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Chinese Stories

Chinese culture has a very long tradition of literature and the Chinese language knows many idioms, mainly 4 characters expressions knowns as “chéngyǔ”成语。  Click on the pictures to see some exemples of our Chinese stories!         

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