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Chinese I (Mandarin)

Develop language skills in a Chinese-speaking environment. Learn to listen and speak in Mandarin, and read and write in Pinyin.

Required textbook:
Integrated Chinese, Level 1, Part 1, Simplified Characters
Textbook  ISBN 978-0887276446 & Workbook ISBN 978-0887276408 or Amazon

Panther Bookstore carries limited quantities. Call for availability.


Tony Tsai, MEd

蔡 东 毅 Tony Tsai born and raised in Shanghai, China, has been living in Milwaukee since 1986. He received a BA from Shanghai Teachers University in Shanghai, China, and an MEd from Marquette University in Milwaukee. Tony is bicultural ... read more


This course is for beginning Chinese speakers, there is no prerequisite.


CEUs are not transferable to college or university transcripts. This is a noncredit personal enrichment program. Progress and courses completed are marked by Continuing Education Units.

Date: 6 Thu, Sept 10-Oct 15

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Instructor: Tony Tsai MEd


$164 by Aug 27
$189 after Aug 27

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Thu, Aug 27 and receive $25 off.

Osher members receive 10% discount. Contact the the Languages Department at 414-227-3118 or


Receive a 10% discount as a member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.


Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 7781-12725

Note: This session is being offered live online with lecture and discussion from 6-8:30pm CST, six Thursdays.

Registration Deadline: Sept 9

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