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Program Details

The first step of Pinyin

The first step of Hanzi

Intro and synopsis


Theme 1 Getting Acquainted with Each Other 相识篇

Unit 1 Meeting Each Other 见面寒暄

1. Episode 1: At the airport

2. Spotlight

3. Sentence Patterns: Pronoun是Name and Pronoun很Adjective

4. Episode 2: In the classroom

5. Chinese names

6. Numbers 0-10

7. Saying Hello

8. Cultural Interchange

9. Grammar Kit

Word order in Chinese sentences
Expressing judgment using the verb 是
Comfirming information using yes-no questions ending with 吗
Using the adverb 很 in sentences with an adjectival predicate

10. Grammar Practice

11. Pronunciation Tips

Chinese tones
Neutral tone
The changes of the 3rd tone

12. Writing Chinese Characters

13. Integrative Practice

Unit 1 Word List


Unit 2 Gifts & Courtesy 礼尚往来

1. Episode 1: At the welcome party

2. Numbers 10-100

3. Sentence Patterns: Using 也 and 都

4. Episode 2: At the teahouse

5. Spotlight

6. Likes and dislikes (喜欢 and 不喜欢)

7. Gifts and courtesy

8. Cultural Interchange

9. Grammar Kit

The proximal demonstrative pronoun 这
Asking what-questions with the interrogative pronoun 什么
The adverbs of range 也 and 都

10. Grammar Practice

11. Pronunciation Tips

Initials z, c, s and zh, ch, sh
Words with z, c, s and zh, ch, sh
Intonation of interrogative sentences

12. Writing Chinese Characters

13. Integrative Practice

Unit 2 Word List


Unit 3 Feel at Home Wherever You Are 四海为家

1. Episode 1: At the Admissions Office

2. Spotlight

3. Telling Time

4. Episode 2: At Jenny’s House

5. Word Power

6. Sentence Pattern (Subject+Verb+Object吗? / Subject+Verb不Verb+Object?)

7. Titles

8. Cultural Interchange

9. Grammar Kit

Telling Time
Asking which-questions with the interrogative pronoun 哪
Asking others to confirm information using Verb不Verb questions

10. Grammar Practice

11. Pronunciation Tips

How to pronounce r Pronouncing the titles of family members Pauses in a sentence

12. Writing Chinese Characters

13. Integrative Practice

Unit 3 Word List


Review unit 1

1. Pronunciation Kit

2. Vocabulary Kit

3. Understanding the meanings of words

4. Grammar Workshop

5. Practice in Context

6. Writing Project


Theme 2 Getting to Know Each Other 相知篇

Unit 4 In and Out of class 课内课外

1. Episode 1: On campus

2. My Daily Routine

3. Sentence Pattern: 去 + action /去 + place + action

4. Episode 2: Off campus

5. Sales Manager’s Schedule

6. Questions with and Interrogative Pronoun

7. Invitation

8. Cultural Interchange

9. Grammar Kit

Expressing information about an event or action: using time phrases as adverbial phrases
Giving a suggestion or a making a request using the particle 吧
Using question words

10. Grammar Practice

11. Pronunciation Tips

Initials j, q, x and zh, ch, sh
Word with initials j, q, x
Intonation of Wh-questions in Chinese

12. Writing Chinese Characters

13. Integrative Practice

Unit 4 Word List


Unit 5 Shopping and Bargaining 讨价还价

1. Episode 1: In the Classroom

2. Spotlight

3. Sentence Pattern: A比/B Adj / A没(有)B Adj / A和B一样(Adj)

4. Episode 2: At the Used Bicycle Shop

5. Colors

6. Word Power

7. Shopping

8. Cultural Interchange

9. Grammar Kit

Expressing quantity with measure words
Expressing comparison using the preposition 比
The different usages of 了

10. Grammar Practice

11. Pronunciation Tips

Tone changes of yī
The semi 3rd tone
Sentence stress

12. Writing Chinese Characters

13. Integrative Practice

Unit 5 Word List


Unit 6 Fine Food 天下美食

1. Episode 1: In a Chinese Restaurant

2. Spotlight

3. Sentence Pattern: 吃过

4. Episode 2: Outside the Restaurant

5. Good Vegetables for Good Health

6. Reading

7. Table Manners

8. Cultural Interchange

9. Grammar Kit

Expressing “have done” with the particle 过
Asking others to make a choice 是…还是…?
Sentence Final particle 了

10. Grammar Practice

11. Pronunciation Tips

Finals –n and –ng
Ér huà 儿化
Intonation of exclamatory sentences

12. Writing Chinese Characters

13. Integrative Practice


Review unit 2

1. Pronunciation Kit

2. Vocabulary Kit

3. Understanding the meanings of words

4. Best Activities and Places

5. Buy and Sell

6. Interview

7. Ordering Dishes


Overall Review of Access Chinese 1

Appendix Ⅰ Grammar kits of Access Chinese 1

Appendix ⅡWord list of Access Chinese 1

Appendix Ⅲ Audioscripts

Appendix Ⅳ Answer Keys