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    Newbie 404 Lessons

    If you’re just trying to learn some survival Chinese or looking to start a lifelong relationship with the language, here’s where to start.

    • Focus on pronunciation and basic words/phrases.
    • Mostly in English
    • Recommended: 50 lessons

    Elementary 761 Lessons

    When you can get by with some key phrases, but are looking to start having basic conversations in Chinese, elementary lessons will help you make the jump.

    • Builds vocabulary base and introduces simple grammar structures.
    • Still mostly English with increased Chinese.
    • Recommended: 80 lessons

    Intermediate 736 Lessons

    Once you have simple conversations in Chinese, intermediate lessons will help you explore more variety of topics and use richer language.

    • More complex grammar structures and topical vocabulary.
    • Even mix of English and Chinese.
    • Recommended: 120 lessons

    Upper Intermediate 541 Lessons

    Upper-intermediate lessons are for students with conversational fluency but looking to use more sophisticated language and tackle more specialized topics.

    • Advanced grammar patterns and specialized vocabulary.
    • Primarily in Chinese, with some English.
    • Recommended: 160 lessons

    Advanced 400 Lessons

    Advanced lessons are the black-belt of ChinesePod: you can already speak circles around your friends, but are looking for “complete” fluency Chinese.

    • Specialized, nuanced, and formal vocabulary.
    • Entirely in Chinese.
    • Recommended: 120 lessons

    Media 155 Lessons

    For advanced students, Media lessons present a new challenge: unfiltered Chinese, as it’s used in real contexts, taken from the original sources.

    • Discusses news and other real-world articles.
    • Entirely in Chinese.
    • Recommended: 80 lessons

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