Chinese beginners: short introduction

Course Dates: 05/06/24 - 26/06/24
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: Keeley Street
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Get a short introduction to the Chinese language and discover aspects of Chinese language culture in these face-to-face communicative classes. Suitable for complete beginners.

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Chinese beginners: short introduction
  • Course Code: LCK13
  • Dates: 05/06/24 - 26/06/24
  • Time: 14:00 - 16:00
  • Taught: Wed, Daytime
  • Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Ting Poon

Course Code: LCK13

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Wed, day, 05 Jun - 26 Jun '24

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

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What is the course about?

The course aims to help students to acquire a foundational understanding of the Chinese language, and to begin communicating in a few practical situations.
Please note this course will focus on oral communication rather than writing.

What will we cover?

Topics include greetings, personal information, ordering food and drink.

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

- greet people
- introduce yourself and others
- order food and drink
- use numbers in context
- confidently pronounce basic vocabulary.

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

This course is for complete beginners.

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 audio-visual techniques when appropriate
Please note that students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do homework as and when required.

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

Based on the tutor's own material.

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

Learners can progress onto an Chinese beginners module 1 course where they will build on their basic Chinese skills.

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.