This course aims to provide basic level language training to students through listening, speaking, reading and writing. The course content focuses on conversation in everyday settings. The topics include introduction to Chinese characters, greetings, family, dates and time, hobbies, making appointments and school life. This course will enable students to participate in brief conversation with basic Chinese vocabulary and grammar and collect simple information through asking and answering questions. Through various kinds of exercises, students are expected to understand simple signs and general messages that contain familiar characters and give brief answers to simple questions closely related to their personal life with what they have acquired in Chinese.