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Course Information
Customized Class (1-on-1 Class)
  • MTC Online will customize a learning program for you based on your needs, interests, level, and schedule.

Flexible Schedule

  • You are free to choose times lots convenient for you between 7:00 and 23:00 (Taiwan Time, GMT+8), Monday to Sunday.
  • Please discuss with the customer service to arrange the weekly class hours and the number of sessions.
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Tailor-made Content

  • We will assign a teacher to discuss the class content with you.
  • A curriculum will be customized for you based on your level and your professional field.

Before you make the payment, please contact the customer service to confirm the details of your class arrangement, including:

  1. The first day of class and the last day of class
  2. How many sessions each week
  3. Class time
  4. Your level
  5. The topics you are interested in

Business Chinese
  • MTC Online Business Chinese Course introduces different topics in the lessons, such as “having a job interview” or “attending a conference.”
Everyday Chinese
  • MTC Online Everyday Chinese introduces various types of daily life topics in the lessons.

Learning Goals

  1. Learn the core vocabulary commonly used in the business world and use them for communications in different contexts, such as seeking for employment, making phone calls, taking business trips, attending conferences, conducting negotiations or making presentations.
  2. Through topical classes, learn to communicate with different people, such as your supervisors, colleagues, or customers.
  3. Understand the Chinese business etiquettes and become familiar with Chinese business culture.

Suggested Levels

  1. Former or Current MTC students: Completed New Audio-Visual Chinese Book 1
  2. New Students: Completed New Practical Chinese Reader Vol.1 or Far East Everyday Chinese 1
  3. Can understand about 500 Chinese words
  4. Score more than 85 in the placement test of MTC Online

Topics

Duration Unit No. Topic Learning Goal
2hrUnit1Job InterviewsLearn to make an introduction about yourself, your education background, job experience and expertise.
2hrUnit2Social EtiquettesLearn to read business cards and the etiquettes of exchanging business cards
2hrUnit3Answering the phoneLearn the common words and sentences for answering the phone
2hrUnit4Please substitute for meLearn to describe your tasks to your substitute before taking a leave of absence.
2hrUnit5Taking a business tripLearn the common words and sentences used for preparing your business trip, such as preparing gifts or documents for clients.
2hrUnit6Picking up clients at airportsLearn the common words and sentences when meeting clients at airports
2hrUnit7Introducing your company and productsLearn to introduce the color, the appearance, the specification and functions of your products
2hrUnit8Attending a conferenceLearn to express your ideas in a conference
2hrUnit9Presentation skillsLearn to make a presentation, including making an opening, making a point, and making an ending
2hrUnit10Deal and price negotiationLearn the common words and sentences for negotiating deals and prices

Learning Goals

  1. Learn the pronunciation system of Mandarin and cultivate the reading and writing ability of Chinese characters.
  2. Learn the vocabulary and syntaxes for self-introduction, greeting, telling time, ordering a meal, and discussing interests through various topical lessons.
  3. Learn the basic daily life conversation (such as talking about foods, travels or sports) and develop Chinese speaking ability.

Suggested Levels

  1. Everyday Chinese 1-1: Have never learned Chinese before.
  2. Everyday Chinese 1-2: Score more than 40 in the placement test.
  3. Everyday Chinese 1-3: Score more than 70 in the placement test.

Topics

Duration Unit No. Topic Learning Goal(Everyday Chinese 1-1)
2hrUnit1Pronunciation& Class Room PhrasesLearn the 21 initials, 16 simple finals, 22 compound finals, 4 tones, and tone changes. Learn the phrases you will use in the classroom.
2hrUnit2HelloLearn to distinguish the difference between the various second personal pronouns (您、你、妳.) Learn the common phrases for daily greetings.
2hrUnit3Good MorningLearn the vocabulary for greetings and simple replies, such as “please, ” “thank you”, and “sorry.”
2hrUnit4What is your name?Learn to make self-introduction.
Learn the common greeting phrases and personal titles.
Learn to describe your nationality and occupation.
2hrUnit5What is this?Learn how to ask questions when ordering meals.
2hrUnit6What time is it?Learn how to tell times in Chinese.
2hrUnit7What do you like?Learn the shopping phrases: “Do you like…?” and how to express the amount of money in Chinese.
2hrUnit8What would you like to eat?Learn to express your wishes and preferences.
2hrUnit9Where is it?Learn to describe and ask about locations and positions.
2hrUnit10How can I get to Taipei Main Station?Learn to ask for direction.
Duration Unit No. Topic Learning Goal(Everyday Chinese 1-2)
4hrUnit1It’s too expensive!Learn sentences and phrases used for shopping.
4hrUnit2It's so cold today!Learn to talk about the weather and make some chitchat.
4hrUnit3I would like to invite you for dinner at homeLearn the names of Chinese dishes, dining etiquette, and express your preference for each dish.
4hrUnit4Where is Choir’s concert held?Learn to make a plan with your friends and describe locations and times.
4hrUnit5Do you feel unwell?Learn to describe your symptoms when visiting a doctor.
Duration Unit No. Topic Learning Goal(Everyday Chinese 1-3)
4hrUnit1What is you are looking at?Learn to describe locations and take the subway to somewhere else.
4hrUnit2Doing exercise!Learn the vocabulary for exercise or weight loss.
4hrUnit3What’s your plan for the weekend?Learn the vocabulary for leisure activities.
4hrUnit4The south is more beautiful than the north.Learn the phrases for a vacation in Taiwan.
4hrUnit5I bought a USB flash drive.Simple phrases for talking about the internet and computers

News Reading and Listening
  • By listening to Chinese news broadcasts, increase learners’ comprehension of the news content.
Chinese Reading and Writing
  • By learning the principles and Intensive Chinese characters, improve learner’s character recognition ,reading comprehension, and writing skills.

Learning Goals

  1. Learn the common news phrases and improve your understanding of the content.
  2. By listening to Chinese news broadcasts, increase learners’ comprehension of the word speed of the news.
  3. Learn the common news phrases to improve your reading comprehension of Chinese news subtitles.

Recommended Level

  1. CEFR Level B2 (CEFR stands for Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This is a standard assessment tool for understanding our performance and proficiency in the target language.)
  2. Schedule an online interview with our teachers to determine your level.

Topics

  • News on international events, education, society, finance, traffic, politics, technology, entertainment , weather, and sports

Learning Goals

  1. Improve learners’ reading and writing skills through teaching the formulation principles of Chinese characters.
  2. Cover common issues of the present days and teach practical daily life vocabulary.
  3. Increase learner’s reading comprehension through close reading and extensive reading.
  4. Increase learner’s writing abilities through syntax practices and paragraph writing practices.

Recommended Level

  • For learners who would like to improve their reading comprehension and writing abilities.

Topics

Course Hours Topic Learning Goal
Reading & Writing 1-120hr1.My family
2.School life
3.Shopping
Learn to read and write characters commonly used in the context of family, school, and shopping. Learners will use the characters to complete reading and writing practices.
Reading & Writing 1-220hr1.Chinese cuisine
2.House rentals
3.Make a phone call
Learn to read and write characters commonly used in the context of cuisine, house rentals and making a phone call. Learners will use the characters to complete reading and writing practices.
Reading & Writing 1-320hr1.Transportation
2.College Life
3.Visa Extension
Learn to read and write characters commonly used in the context of transportation, college life, and visa extension. Learners will use the characters to complete reading and writing practices.
Reading & Writing 1-420hr1.Sending a letter
2.Go to a bank
3.Leisure activities
Learn to read and write characters commonly used in the contexts of post offices, banks, and leisure activities. Learners will use the characters to complete reading and writing practices.

Note

  • This course is designed for learners who can listen and speak Chinese and want to improve their reading and writing abilities (for example, heritage learners of Chinese.) Although some of the topics are similar to Everyday Chinese 1-1~1-3, this course emphasizes on reading comprehension and writing abilities. By taking this course, you will read extensively and understand different subjects. You can also download characters writing worksheets or practice stroke orders online to improve your Chinese character writing. After that, you will learn to write down your ideas and life experience in Chinese.

Chinese Conversation
  • Learners will learn how to describe various daily life events and express their opinions about these events.
MTC Online For Kids
  • MTC Online will allow your children to continue their learning with MTC Summer Camp teachers via PCs, laptops, tablet computers or mobile phones.

Learning Goals(Chinese Conversation for Beginners)

  1. Learn to use simple expressions for daily life, such as self-introduction, talking about your acquaintances and your job.
  2. Learn to use simple sentences to respond questions when talking to someone else, and conduct effective communication.
  3. Learn to accomplish daily tasks and activities with simple expressions.

Recommended Levels

  1. Complete Everyday Chinese 1-1~1-3 (one of the courses offered by MTC Online).
  2. CEFR Level A2 (CEFR stands for Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This is a standard assessment tool for understanding our performance and proficiency in the target language.)
  3. Schedule an online interview with our teachers to determine your level.

Topics

  • Family members, appearance, interests, occupation, foods, weather, movies, talking on the phone, travel, daily life activities.

Learning Goals(Intermediate Chinese Conversation)

  1. Learn to explain your views or plans with simple phrases and express what you feel or think.
  2. Learn to make discussions and explanations about your interests, and analyze possibilities of various situations.
  3. Learn to make an active participation in conversations in your familiar surroundings, express and defend your own point of views.

Recommended Levels

  1. CEFR Level B1 (CEFR stands for Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This is a standard assessment tool for understanding our performance and proficiency in the target language.)
  2. Schedule an online interview with our teachers to determine your level.

Topics

  • Sports, entertainment, holidays, TV shows, history, travel, geography, cuisine, culture, technology

Learning Goals(Advanced Chinese Conversation)

  1. Learn to express a complicated concept in a clear and detailed way. Learners will be able to associate related examples to illustrate their points of views and conclude their speech properly.
  2. Learn to make a clear description or argument in a fluent and appropriate manner.
  3. Learn to express your own views and opinions precisely and participate in a conversation at an appropriate timing.

Recommended Level

  1. CEFR Level B2~C1 (CEFR stands for Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. This is a standard assessment tool for understanding our performance and proficiency in the target language.)
  2. Schedule an online interview with our teachers to determine your level.

Topics

  • Elections, gender issues, laws, leisure activities, transportation, economy, crimes, marriage, environment protection, health

Learning Goals

  • Learning goals for the age group of 8 to 11:
    1. Improving learners’ motivation and interests in learning Chinese through online lessons.
    2. Providing interactive classroom activities and improving learners’ oral expression.
    3. Breaking the limits of space and time and maintaining the environment for learning Chinese.

    Topics:horoscope, cuisine, sports, shopping, festivities, health, community website, mobile phones, comics and animation.

  • Learning goals for the age group of 12 to 15:
    1. Improving learners’ oral expression through frequent listening and speaking practices.
    2. Learners will be able to use vocabulary and syntax correctly through extensive reading.
    3. Learners will be able to know Chinese culture more through interesting and interactive class activities.
    4. Improving learners’ writing abilities through writing practices of many writing topics.

    Topics:travel, Taiwan culture, job application, movies, community, mobile phones, comics and animation.