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Chinese Mandarin Fast Track

City University London
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20 weeks
440 GBP
English
Part time
London
Open / Scheduled
Chinese Mandarin Fast Track

Course description

Chinese Mandarin Fast Track

This fast track course focuses on daily communication and uses Pinyin to develop speaking and listening skills. You will learn the principles behind Chinese script formation and be introduced to some basic Chinese characters. A systematic learning method is used to lay solid foundations in Chinese grammar and sentence structures. Hands-on tasks and role play exercises are carried out to create realistic situations and distinctive cultural aspects are explored.

The course consists of two evening class a week, for a total of 10 weeks. During this time you will cover Module One and Module Two of the standard Chinese Mandarin Beginners (Year 1) course.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Prerequisite knowledge

The Chinese Mandarin Beginners Fast Track short course is designed for complete beginners with no prior knowledge of the language.

The fast track course covers Module One and Module Two of the standard Chinese Mandarin Beginners (Year 1)course. Once you have completed the fast track course you may choose to enrol on Module Three of the Chinese Mandarin Beginners (Year 1) course in April/May to complete the full beginners syllabus.

If you are not a complete beginner and have some prior knowledge of Chinese Mandarin, you may wish to join our Chinese Mandarin Beginners Refresher course or join Module Two or Module Three of the  Chinese Mandarin Beginners course. You can check your level using our online guidelines.

English requirements

You will need to respond to instructions and read course documents in English.

Training Course Content

Topics covered

  • Greetings;
  • Countries and nationalities;
  • Occupations;
  • Family members;
  • Description of people's appearances;
  • Numbers, time;
  • Days and dates;
  • Clothes;
  • Shopping.

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City University London

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