Chinese Language Courses

Description

Explore a world of opportunities by studying Chinese, the most widely spoken language in the world. Chinese is made up of many dialects, the primary one being Mandarin, which is spoken in mainland China, Singapore, and Taiwan. Mandarin Chinese characters represent one of the oldest writing systems in the world.
Middlebury Interactive offers digital Chinese courses with both online and brick-and-mortar components. The offerings provide varying levels of immersion methodology to accommodate different world language objectives and learning styles. Courses are designed with the goal of language proficiency and aligned with national standards set by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

In our online Chinese courses, K-12 students focus on the four key areas of world-language study: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The extensive use of authentic video, audio, images or texts allows for a contextualized and interactive experience with the vocabulary and linguistic structures. Courses actively engage students in completing a variety of activities, practices, tasks and assessments. Cultural information relevant to Chinese-speaking countries and communities and robust cross-cultural reflections are infused throughout the materials from beginning to end. Recognition and practice of simplified Chinese characters are a key focus of the course and students learn several characters in each unit. Pinyin is often presented with characters to aid in listening and reading comprehension.
Courses start at $119.



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7th - College | Android, iPhone/iPad

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Free
Offers paid add-ons

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High School - College | Online class
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7th - College | Online video/YouTube

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My First Chinese Reader Starter Kit

1st - 5th | Audio CD/MP3, Book, Online resource

Adopted by several U.S. Departments of Education, the My First Chinese Reader is designed for beginner level Elementary school students. High-quality situational illustrations and online lessons...

$62

Chinese I

7th - College | Online class

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$25

Magical Tour of China Student Pack Simplified – BetterChinese

6th - High School | Audio CD/MP3, Book, Online resource

Adopted by several U.S. Departments of Education, the Magical Tour of China is designed for advanced level high school students. High-quality situational illustrations and online lessons make...

$76

FluentU

High School - College | Online resource

Chinese learning through immersion in Chinese-language videos

$15

Modern Chinese

High School - College | ebook/Kindle

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$60

Chungaboo Language Series

Pre-K - 6th | iPhone/iPad

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Free
Offers paid add-ons

Chinese-Forums.com

High School - College | Online resource

Forum community full of folks who want to learn Chinese.

Free

Living Language Mandarin Chinese, Complete Edition

High School - College | Audio CD/MP3, Book, Online resource

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$32

Pleco Chinese Dictionary

High School - College | Android

Chinese dictionary with handwriting, OCR, flashcards, audio, Cantonese, and more

Free

Rosetta Stone Chinese (Mandarin)

7th - College | iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows, Mac OS

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$199

Ricki & Jacky

1st - 5th | iPhone/iPad

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Free
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YoYo Chinese

High School - College | Online resource

Learn with clearly-explained video lessons made for English speakers

Free

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High School - College | Online class

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$150
Offers paid add-ons

More Chinese for Beginners

7th - College | Online class

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Free
Offers paid add-ons

Chinese for Beginners

College | Online class

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Free

Discovering Chinese Pro iPad/Web

6th - High School | Online resource

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$65 yearly

Chinese Homschooler's Starter Kit

Pre-K - Kindergarten | Audio CD/MP3, Book, Online resource

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$236

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5th | Book

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$7
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The Complete PetraLingua Set Chinese

1st - 4th | Audio CD/MP3, Book, DVD, Product

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$90

Learn Chinese Now

9th - College | Online video/YouTube

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Free

Chinese Language Grade 1

1st | Book

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$7
Offers paid add-ons

Chinese Language Grade 2

2nd | Book

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$7
Offers paid add-ons

Chinese Language Grade 3

3rd | Book

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$7
Offers paid add-ons

Chinese Language Grade 4

4th | Book

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$7
Offers paid add-ons

Chinese Language Grade 6

6th | Book

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$7
Offers paid add-ons

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Pre-K - 3rd | Online video/YouTube

25 videos covering the basics of Chinese for kids, covering counting, colors, food, music terms, and more.

Free

Pimsleur Chinese (Mandarin)

7th - College | Audio CD/MP3

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