Curiosity in Chinese culture and Mandarin are all you need to join this beginner class. This course is for students of any background! Come to Ms. Gong’s class with a binder and a pen. She will provide useful class handouts. By the end of this course, you will be able to greet others, introduce yourself and handle basic daily conversation in authentic Mandarin! You will be able to count numbers in Mandarin, identify Chinese currency, know famous Chinese cities / places and order food in Chinese restaurants, etc. As a bonus, you’ll learn Mandarin Pinyin, the Chinese Phonetic System. $19.05 drop in, space permitting. No class May 21.