Think of Coffee Break Chinese like going for a coffee (or a delicious cup of jasmine tea!) with your friend who happens to speak Mandarin and is helping you learn in a relaxed, enjoyable way. Then add a solid structure and carefully constructed pedagogy which ensures that you progress through the lessons and build on previously-learned language.
Coffee Break Chinese is not a simple series of “listen and repeat” audio programmes: in each lesson Crystal explains how the language works, helping Mark – and you – to manipulate the language and use it in practical situations. As a learner Mark asks questions, and makes mistakes, so through Crystal’s explanations, corrections and pronunciation tips you’ll build your confidence and begin to understand and speak the language.
In the same time it takes you to sit down and enjoy a coffee in your favourite coffee shop, you can make progress with your Mandarin. Our 15-20 minute lessons are perfect to keep you focused and let you develop your confidence in regular sessions.
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