Chinese beginners: module 2

Course Dates: 19/01/22 - 06/04/22
Time: 20:00 - 21:45
Location: Online
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Continue learning Chinese on this beginners course.You should have completed Chinese beginners: module 1 or equivalent.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Course Code: LC102

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Started Wed, eve, 19 Jan - 06 Apr '22

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

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Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.

What is the course about?

This course will provide you with a good grasp of the basics of Chinese, both spoken and written in order to enable you to understand conversational Chinese at natural speed, with the confidence to respond appropriately when spoken to in different situations.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Units 4-6 of Discover China
Days & dates and birthdays
Telephone numbers and addresses
Likes & dislikes.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...


Describe regular routines
Use numbers
Talk about days and dates
Describe objects & people
Recognise 30-40 more characters
Read simple sentences.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Discover China -available at the European Bookshop with a 10% discount:
http://www.europeanbookshop.com/setbooks.php?institution=3973&class=51.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb and a noun.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Discover China -available at the European Bookshop with a 10% discount:
http://www.europeanbookshop.com/setbooks.php?institution=3973&class=51.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Chinese beginners: module 3. Please enrol as soon as possible as places cannot be guaranteed.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.