20 lessons Mandarin Core Course – Upper Intermediate

This level is for Chinese learners who can use Chinese effectively over a wide range of topics and who can recognize implicit meanings.

You’ll explore more sophisticated upper-intermediate level topics and learn to understand implicit meanings, narrate a story, and describe events and your experiences. You’ll learn vocabulary for topics such as social insurance, financial planning, getting a medical check, applying for a visa, using traditional Chinese medicine, buying a car, working conditions, giving cash gifts, shopping online, etc.

This sequence is 28 units conducted over a period of 150 one-on-one lessons, corresponding to achieving C1 or HSK Level 5.