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
- 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.