Welcome to the study of Mandarin Chinese!
This page presents a collection of lessons designed for first time students of the language. The material presented here is what you would likely cover in the first week or two of formal instruction and covers basic vocabulary and how to ask someone’s name. In the course of learning this material, you will be exposed to simple sentence structures and some of the other features of the Chinese language that will be used through out your study. Anything you encounter here that is not explained fully will be covered in future lessons.