Chinese - Virgil Goes to China: An Introductory Course in Spoken Mandarin (5-part set - DVD)
This Virgil Goes to China DVD is a 5-part set of 15-minute lessons that are designed to make learning Mandarin Chinese easier and more interesting. The video set covers vocabulary and its appropriate usage, pronunciation and syntax. It also teaches you the right settings for words and phrases you will learn on your journey to fluent Mandarin Chinese. As you might have guessed, Virgil, a tourist visiting China for the first time, is the main star in this narrative. The communication segments featuring Virgil cover the following topics: Planning the Day, Getting around the City, Buying Things, Food and Eating Out and Getting to China. The fun combination of animation and documentary-style footage is enough to motivate and interest almost any student of Mandarin Chinese.