When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.
What will I get if I purchase the Certificate?
When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.
What is the refund policy?
Is financial aid available?
Is this course suitable for the zero based learners ?
Yes. This course is designed for the beginners. The course starts with the explanation of the strokes and stroke orders, the basic elements of writing Chinese characters. At the same time, all those who are interested in Chinese characters are welcomed to select this course.
What do I need to prepare before selecting this course ?
Before learning this course, learners need to master the Chinese phonetic alphabet - Pinyin; If the learners can master the entry level of Chinese spoken language, such as the MOOC course "Chinese for beginners" , will be better for this course`s learning.
Do I need to practice writing every day ?
Yes. It is suggested that the learners practice hand writing for 0.5-1 hour every day. The duration of writing could be increased according to the contents of the course and the interest of the individual.
How to do the practice of writing in this course ?
This course is accompanied by a dedicated meter character template, which can be downloaded and printed by the learners.
Is there any corresponding teaching materials or reference books for this course ?
Yes. In order to cooperate with the course of study, the textbook "Chinese character" and the reference book "Chinese Character Visual Dictionary", which are planned to be published at the end of the year 2015, have been accomplished