Level B2

With B2 level Chinese, you're able to:

  1. Understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialization.
  2. Interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  3. Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Essential B2 articles

  1. Chinese direction complements: Basic verbal directions with 来 (lái) and 去 (qù)

Important B2 articles

  1. Using 嘛 (ma) in Chinese grammar: stating the obvious and describing expectations
  2. Borrowing and lending in Chinese grammar: 借 (jiè), 借给 (jiègěi) and 跟…借 (gēn…jiè)
  3. How to use 倍 (bèi) in Chinese grammar: -times, -fold and multiplication
  4. Chinese grammar 所 (suǒ) structural particle

Supplementary B2 articles

  1. The difference between 拿 (ná) and 带 (dài) in Chinese grammar
  2. Three uses of 才 (cái) in Chinese grammar: only, just now / not until, emphasis
  3. The difference between 想 (xiǎng), 要 (yào) and 想要 (xiǎngyào) in Chinese grammar
  4. Repeating question words in Chinese (place-holder question words)
  5. How to use 放假 (fàngjià) and 假期 (jiàqī) correctly in Mandarin Chinese
  6. The difference between 算 (suàn), 算上 (suànshang) and 算了 (suànle) in Chinese grammar
  7. How to use 帮 (bāng) and 帮忙 (bāngmáng) correctly in Mandarin Chinese
  8. Where to place 一点儿 (yī diǎnr) in a sentence