Chinese 1: revision course
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LBC02
Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)
What is the course about?
The aim of the course is to revise and consolidate students’ basic knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin) with an emphasis on speaking and listening.
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
A revision of introducing oneself, going to shops, telling and asking the time, describing daily activities, ordering in a restaurant.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Introduce and talk about yourself
- Order food and drinks
- Get by shopping for clothes
- Tell the dates and time
- Talk about your daily routine.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Near beginners, for students who have a sound knowledge of basic Chinese and have studied for at least one year recently. Please note that this is not a complete beginner's course and is aimed at revision for students who have studied for around three terms or equivalent.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Communicative teaching: emphasis on speaking/listening and repetition. Questions and answers. Individual, pair and group work, role play. Some homework expected.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on the tutor's own materials.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Chinese 2 lower: module 1 in September. Please enrol as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.