Mandarin Chinese is spoken by up to one billion people within China and among the Chinese diaspora. With the continuing economic and political rise of China it is becoming increasingly important to learn even the basics of this ancient language.
In this free online Chinese language course you will be introduced to the basic elements of spoken Mandarin Chinese. The course includes a brief overview of the language, its dialects and a brief look at pronunciation through the use of Pinyin, learning how to greet people and introduce yourself, say what you do and where you are from in a new language.
This free online Chinese language course will be of great interest to anybody wanting to travel to China, either as a tourist or in a professional capacity, business people who have regular contact with Chinese colleagues and for any learner who has an interest in speaking or reading Chinese.