This course is designed for the Elementary and above level of Chinese learners. Students are confronted with some difficulties in understanding idioms and buzz words as many of them are loaded with unique cultural connotations. In addition to this some have undergone semantic transformations, and others are characterized by their unique structures. This course includes set phrases, idioms, proverbs, sayings, buzz words and more in various categories that you may come across when learning and communicating in China. We recommend you take this course alongside theMandarin Core Course.