Chinese 5 advanced

Course Dates: 13/05/19 - 08/07/19
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: EC Euston
Tutor: Fei Wang

For advanced learners of Mandarin Chinese. Suitable if you have studied Chinese for 5-6 years or equivalent.


What is the course about?

You will consolidate your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary and will work towards achieving greater fluency. You will develop your competence in reading Chinese characters and will expand your knowledge of Chinese culture.

What will we cover?

Consolidation of advanced grammatical structures
Development of vocabulary
Development of competence in reading chinese characters
Enhancement of fluency
A variety of topics which reflect the interests of the group (this will be discussed and negociated at the first session).

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

use advanced grammatical structures
know a greater range of vocabulary in connection with topics
express yourself with enhanced accuracy and fluency
be able to read a greater number of Chinese characters.

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

This is an advanced course. It is an ideal follow-up for students who have previously completed level 4 or who have acquired an equivalent knowledge of the language.

You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities. It is also essential that you have knowledge of more complex grammar terminology.

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

The course is based on the communicative approach:
active student participation
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.

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

The tutor will discuss this with students at the first session.

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

Please discuss this with your tutor.

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See the course guide for term dates and further details


Book your place

Course Code: LC530

Mon, eve, 13 May - 08 Jul '19

Duration: 8 sessions (over 9 weeks)

Full fee: £159.00
Senior fee: £159.00
Concession: £97.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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