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About Our Progressive Chinese Course ChineseLearnOnline.com is an online course in Mandarin Chinese for absolute beginners to intermediate students. Our Mandarin Chinese course uses a progressive immersion technique that is unlike any other course out there. The beginning of the course is conducted entirely in English.
In this first lesson we will learn the pronouns, the verb "to be", and the occupations "student", "teacher", and "businessperson". After all, aren't we a little bit of all three? The simple sentence pattern of pronoun + be + complement is a a quick and easy way to convey information about people - "He is an American", "They are students", "She is my coworker" etc.
Chinese Lessons Chinese is the official language of over 1,1 billion people and, as a mother tongue, it is the most spoken language in the world. With regard to its classification, it is considered an isolated language, though it is the most important one within the Sino-Tibetan superfamily. Chinese is the language of the Han people, the majority ethnic group of China. Modern Standard Chinese is known as "Putonghua" (General Language) in mainland China, and as "Guoyu" (National Language) in Taiwan (Mandarin in English).