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Free Online Course to learn Mandarin Chinese for Business

MandarinX is offering free online course to learn Mandarin Chinese for Business. This course is aimed at students who have basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.

Over six-week applicants will learn common Mandarin Chinese business phrases and understand Chinese culture so they can communicate professionally in the largest market in the world. The course will start on August 22, 2016.

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Course At A Glance

Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 4 hours pw
Subject: Language
Institution: MandarinX and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free. Add a Verified Certificate for $49
Session: Starts on August 22, 2016

Providers’ Details

With globalization comes the need for increased communication. MandarinX strives to help bridge the gap between cultures by facilitating the communication process. An increased demand means a growing number of opportunities for dedicated individuals willing to devote their time to learning this complex language with a rich history and deep cultural roots.

About This Course

Take the next step in learning Mandarin Chinese and expand your language skills so you can effectively communicate in Chinese business.

In this language training MOOC, you will learn common phrases and scenarios of business and negotiation in Chinese speaking countries. You will also learn about Chinese business culture and etiquette and the needs of businessmen and women. This course was developed with the assistance of Haohsiang Liao, Director of the Chinese Language Program at MIT.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Mandarin phrases and expressions for business negotiation
  • Chinese business culture and etiquette


Estella Y. M. Chen

Estella Chen is a professor at College of Commerce at National Chengchi University.


Basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese is required.

How To Join This Course

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