Chinese Calligraphy

Course Dates: 09/12/19
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Xiaolan Bi

This fascinating workshop offers complete beginners the opportunity to discover the characters of Mandarin Chinese through brush stroke calligraphy.

Description

What is the course about?

The course aims to help your to gain a basic understanding of Chinese characters progressing onto forming words and short sentences.

What will we cover?

- Evolution of Chinese characters
- Strokes and stroke orders
- Radicals
- Structure of Chinese characters
- Different types of characters
- Different styles of character writing
- Typing Chinese characters on your phone
- Tracing characters
- Using a dictionary.

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

Identify radicals of some characters
Write some basic characters
Write some basic sentences
Type some basic sentences on your phone
Look up words in dictionary.

Study skills for learning characters.

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

Suitable for complete beginners.

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


- active students’ interaction
- pair and group work

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities.

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

Materials will be provided by the tutor.

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

Please discuss this with your tutor.

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Tutor Biographies
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Book your place

Course Code: LCW03

Mon, day, 09 Dec - 09 Dec '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £39.00
Senior fee: £39.00
Concession: £39.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions? languages@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

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