Putonghua II for English Speakers

Co-ordinator: Xin Liang
Xin Liang

This course is a continuation of Putonghua I for English Speakers.

Course Information



Building on Putonghua I for English Speakers, the course aims:

  • to further enhance students’ confidence and competence in Putonghua communication through practice with particular emphasis on oral communication involving gradually increasing difficulties in terms of language structure, function and situation; and
  • to help them further develop listening and speaking skills for communicating in Putonghua for social purposes through a wide range of learning activities;


The topics include:

  • making personal comments;
  • making personal comments;
  • talking about personal feelings;
  • talking about past experiences;
  • talking about future plans;
  • talking about various abilities;
  • asking and giving advice; and
  • asking and giving directions.


Courses are usually held in the Spring semester.

Enrollment details can be found here.

Click here for registration.

Course Materials

Pronunciation exercises


Chinese Character Study


Students are expected to attend 80% classes, and on meeting the attendance requirement, each participant will be awarded an Attendance Certificate


Co-ordinator: XIN LANG