Class Time: 1:30 - 2:30 PM (Eastern Time) | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Pacific Time)
Class Dates: Every Sunday from April 3, 2022 to June 19, 2021
(No class on April 17 and May 22, 2022) 
Course Duration: 1 hour per week for 10 weeks (10 hours total) 
Office Hours: Monday 8:00 - 9:00 PM ET | Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00 PM ET
Instructor: Teacher (Miss Stephanie)

Course description:

This course is designed for heritage beginners to develop basic Cantonese conversational skills by focusing on grammar structure and correct pronunciation through everyday vocabulary. By the end of the ten weeks, students will have learned to structure basic statements and questions for self-expression, as well as handle simple payment transactions. 

Office hours: 

  • Monday 8:00 - 9:00 PM ET | Wednesday 9:00 - 10:00 PM ET
  • Additional office hours are available upon request, please email [email protected] to set up. 

Classroom Rules & Etiquette: 

  • Respect your fellow peers, be kind and courteous
  • Respect everyone's privacy
  • Vulgar, rude and disrespectful language are not allowed
  • Do not show illicit, illegal or obscene material
  • No soliciting, promotions, phishing, inappropriate web content or spam
  • No hate speech, blackmailing, doxxing or harassment
  • Do not blast music or scream into the microphone
  • Be on time for class
  • Do your best and have fun 😸 

Lesson Outline

April 3, 2022Lesson 1Cantonese Tones & review
Polite phrases & manners
Classroom words
Simple statements
Verbs: 係 & 有 and other simple everyday verbs (去、返、食、飲、睇)
April 10, 2022Lesson 2Cantonese vowels review
Simple negation
Asking simple affirmative questions
April 17, 2022NO CLASSEaster Break
April 24, 2022Lesson 3Cantonese vowels review
Self-introduction review
Adjectives & opposites vocabulary
Degree adverbs
Simple statements to describe subjects
Talking about your day
May 1, 2022Lesson 4Attribution & Possessive
More opposites vocabulary
Asking questions:How?
May 8, 2022Lesson 5Counting two of something
Noun classifiers/measure words
Asking questions:How many?
May 15, 2022Lesson 6Review (No tutorial or office hours this week)
May 22, 2022NO CLASSHoliday Day Break
May 29, 2022Lesson 7Location & “At”Asking questions:Where?Subject + Verb + Who/What/Where?Verbs of motions: Showing the journey through 去 & 返去 & 嚟 + Directional verbs
Action verbs
June 5, 2022Lesson 8To like: 喜歡 & 鍾意Verbs: Hobbies
Adverbs of time
Past tense: 咗 & 過Verb Completion: 完 & 曬Verb successfully completed: 到Not have & Not yet: 冇,沒有 & 未Past tense negation
June 12, 2022Lesson 9Course Review
Negative numbers, fractions, decimals & percentages
Math equations
Counting money
Asking questions:How much is it?
June 19, 2022Lesson 10Final presentation & activity