Level 1 (HSK 1+): Elementary Chinese

Chinese for beginners

Level 1 Chinese

| The Best Online Level 1 Chinese Course

Lili Hao Course Writer And Teacher

Lili Hao, Course Writer & Teacher







What You Can Do After Learning this Course

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About This Course

Are you interested in learning Mandarin or mastering HSK Level 1 Chinese? At ChineseFor.Us, we offer an exceptional course that's perfect for beginners. Our course covers all aspects of learning the Chinese language, including HSK 1 exam preparation, Chinese language learning resources for beginners, and Basic Chinese grammar for HSK 1. its a great way to learn Chinese vocabulary for beginners, and the Best HSK 1 Chinese Course online.

Our course is designed to help you build a strong foundation in the Chinese language. With over 200+ new words, 200+ new Chinese characters, and 150+ grammatical structures, you'll expand your basic vocabulary and improve your understanding of simple Chinese phrases. Plus, our comprehensive curriculum includes 10 dialogues, 10 stories, 10 units, 30 speaking lessons, 30 character lessons, 60 quizzes, and 600 quiz questions, all of which will help you prepare for the HSK test or just improve your Chinese in general.

What's more, our lessons are presented in video format, making them easily accessible on most devices. We also provide an audio vocabulary book, written grammar explanations, and interactive quizzes to reinforce your learning. With over 3000 minutes of planned learning time, you'll have all the resources you need to explore this beautiful and exciting language.

So if you're ready to start your journey to mastering HSK Level 1 Chinese, enroll in our course today and take the first step towards achieving your language learning goals!

This course is for students who have passed our Day-1 Beginner Course.


New Words


Chinese Characters


Grammatical Structures






Speaking Lessons


Character Lessons



Learn Beginner Chinese Course With Li Hao

Course Writer & Teacher

Lili Hao

Lili Hao is the dedicated Teacher and Course Writer at ChineseFor.Us. With a Master's Degree in Chinese Linguistics and a Bachelor's Degree in English, Lili brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her teaching. Having taught Chinese as a second language at several universities in China, including Sichuan University, Lili has honed her skills and teaching methodologies over the past 10 years. As a certified HSK and YCT Examiner, Lili understands the importance of standardized Chinese language proficiency tests and incorporates this knowledge into her course material. Her passion for teaching and helping students achieve their language goals shines through in every lesson she creates.

Course Structure

  • There are 10 units in total.
  • In every unit, there are 3 lesssons.
  • Each lesson has 2 topics. Topic 1 focuses on speaking and topic 2 focuses on characters.
  • One quiz per topic.
  • One dialogue and one long story per unit.
  • Two assigned presentation tasks per unit.

Learn How To Write Chinese Characters

learn how to write chinese characters for beginners

In addition to spoken language skills, our course places a strong emphasis on written Chinese characters. Each lesson includes a 'topic 2' segment where you can follow along with our video and practice writing on a downloadable worksheet. We believe that for beginner Chinese learners, learning how to read and write Chinese characters is crucial to the learning process. By starting your character studies with us, you'll be well on your way to mastering this essential aspect of the Chinese language. Impress your friends and family with your newfound Chinese writing skills!

What do I get from this HSK Level 1 Course?

Lesson Video
  • sentence drills to master structures
  • short dialogues for instant practice
  • interactions with a real teacher
  • pausing time for you to speak out loud
  • knowledge of character construction and word formation
Lesson Page
Lesson Quiz
Unit Review
Presentation Practice

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