FSI - Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 5

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Standard Chinese - Module 05 TRN - Criterion Test

Standard Chinese - Module 05 TRN - Review Units 1-4

Standard Chinese - Module 05 TRN - Review Units 5-8

Standard Chinese - Module 05 TRN - Unit 01 - Tape 1C-1

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Standard Chinese - Module 05 TRN - Unit 08 - Tape 8C-1

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Foreign Service Institute Chinese (Mandarin) - Image The FSI Chinese Transportation Module (TRN) viii provide you with the skills needed to use taxis, trains, buses, and planes in China. Before starting this module, you must take and pass the DIR Criterion Test. The TRN Criterion Test will focus largely on this module, but material from ORN, BIO, MON, DIR, and associated resource modules is also included.

OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this FSI Chinese Transportation Module, the student should be able to

1. Give the English equivalent for any Chinese sentence in the TRN Target Lists.
2. Say any Chinese sentence in the TRN Target Lists when used with its English equivalent.
3. Use the bus system: find out which buses go to a specific destination, at what tines they leave, how often they run, where to buy tickets, where to change buses (if necessary), when the last bus of the day leaves, and where his stop is.
4. Take a taxi: bail one, tell the driver where to go, and use commands such as "hurry," "slow down," and "stop here."
5. Use the train system: find out which trains go to specific destination, at what times they leave, when and where to buy tickets, whether or not tickets are available for a train leaving on specific date at a specific time, the distance to the destination, the duration of the train trip to that place, which platform the train leaves from, what to do with luggage, and whether or not the train has a dining car.
6. Take a plane: reserve a ticket for a certain date and time; find out whether or not the flight is direct, the duration of the flight, and traveling time to the airport; and arrange for transportation to the airport.
7. Describe in detail a trip (taken in the past or planned for the future): places visited (which places and what they are like), traveling companions, transportation for the trip, length of stay, number of previous trips to the same places.

You can find the other volumes of the FSI Chinese Basic course here:
- FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 1
- FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 2
- FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 3
- FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 4
- FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 6
- FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 7
- FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 8
- FSI Chinese - Standard Basic Course - Volume 9

Chinese is a group of related but in many cases mutually unintelligible language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Chinese is spoken by the Han majority and many other ethnic groups in China. Nearly 1.2 billion people (around 16% of the world's population) speak some form of Chinese as their first language.

The varieties of Chinese are usually described by native speakers as dialects of a single Chinese language, but linguists note that they are as diverse as a language family. The internal diversity of Chinese has been likened to that of the Romance languages, but may be even more varied. There are between 7 and 13 main regional groups of Chinese (depending on classification scheme), of which the most spoken, by far, is Mandarin (about 960 million), followed by Wu (80 million), Yue (70 million) and Min (70 million). Most of these groups are mutually unintelligible, although some, like Xiang and the Southwest Mandarin dialects, may share common terms and some degree of intelligibility. All varieties of Chinese are tonal and analytic.

Chinese (Mandarin) is spoken in: China

Chinese (Mandarin) is also called: Beifang Fangyan, Guanhua, Guoyu, Hanyu, Hoton, Huayu, Hui, Hui-Zu, Hytad, Kuoyu, Mandarin, Northern Chinese, Putonghua, Qotong, Standard Chinese, Xui

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