Exploring Chinese characters

Course Dates: 23/06/21
Time: 13:00 - 14:30
Location: Online
Tutors: 
This taster class will introduce you to the world of Chinese characters, giving you an insight to the Chinese writing, exploring the elements within that connect to nature, emotion and wisdom. We will be able to find out many interesting facts about the fascinating Chinese characters and this poetic writing system.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00

Course Code: LCW10

Wed, day, 23 Jun - 23 Jun '21

Duration: 1 session

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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

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What is the course about?

This lecture celebrates the ancient world and accompanies the forthcoming Classics Week (RC061) organised by City Lit in partnership with the British Museum and University College London. This year’s inspiration is the major British Museum exhibition “Nero: the man behind the myth”.

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.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Some Chinese characters, their origin and their meaning.

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

- demonstrate some knowledge on the topic of the lectures.

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

Anyone with interest or curiosity for the ancient world is welcome to join. No previous knowledge required.

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

This is a tutor-led lecture, with opportunities to ask questions throughout the session.

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

No other costs. Please bring writing material if you wish to take notes.

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

You will find a list of all the courses offered by City Lit on our website, www.citylit.ac.uk.

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.