Headstart2 – Chinese (Mandarin)

Headstart2 is an introductory language course that uses video, 3D animation, and interactive activities to teach the sounds and script of a language, basic vocabulary, and grammar. The Military Task modules contain specific phrases you can memorize for a range of topics specific to the country. Links to cultural familiarization and orientation modules round out the introduction to the language you’re studying. Headstart2 can be completed in 80 to 100 hours of self-study. It is available in a stand-alone (DVD format) or an on-line version at: http://hs2.dliflc.edu/


Chinese (Mandarin)





Associated and alternate location names

People's Republic of China, Republic of China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia

Target Language Country and Language

國語 / 国语, 普通話 / 普通话,華語 / 华语, 中文

Training Purpose

Basic Language Skills, Culture, Pre-deployment, deployment

ILR Level

0, 0+, 1