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Beginner Mandarin 1 – Survival 101

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - November 11 @ 8:30 pm

£40 - £430

Overview

This course focuses primarily on helping you, as a beginner, to acquire basic conversational skills across a range of survival topics. These are your realistic expectations:

  • Master Pin-yin pronunciation, so you can pronounce people’s names, cities and signs properly!
  • Sail through basic conversations in Mandarin with ordinary Chinese people. You’ll be able to  exchange basic greetings, share and ask personal information such as name, job, home, nationality, your daily routine, and order food and drink items
  • String simple sentences together with new-found confidence
  • Grapple successfully with Chinese grammar (sentence structure)
  • Join in a fun cultural immersion activity at the end of the course to practice your Mandarin with native Chinese speakers!
  • Develop strong conversation, listening and pronunciation skills
  • Gain a basic understanding of how Chinese characters work, learn a small range of basic Chinese characters

Course Outline

Typical topics in this course include:

  • Pinyin and tones!
  • Hello and good bye
  • Everyday greetings
  • Introducing yourself, occupation and nationality (and asking others!)
  • Introducing your family
  • Introducing your friends
  • Numbers, dates and days of the week
  • Your daily schedule and making plans with others
  • Ordering simple food & drinks
  • We’ll take a field trip to a Chinese restaurant – order your meal with a native Chinese person!
  • Cultural insights: greeting etiquette, numbers and their implications in life and business, Chinese dining etiquette
  • Chinese characters: how to make sense of them?!, recognising common structures, how to write them, learn a small range of basic characters

Who Is the Course Suitable For?

What Else?

  • Never miss a lesson with audio files, detailed lesson notes and exercises
  • Small class of 5 – 8 people, great opportunity to learn with others and still get a good level of individual attention from your trainer
  • Fun immersive lessons to help you speak from day one
  • Short lessons (1.5 hours) so you can remain focused after a full day’s work – do less but remember more!
  • Affordable: works out to be £23 per lesson
  • Get up to 2 catch-up lessons at discounted rates if you have to miss lessons
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed!No quibble refunds available if you are not completely satisfied
  • Option to pay a deposit of £40.00 per ticket. Balance is due 14 days before course starts.

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Tickets

Beginner 1 – Deposit – 9 Sep

£40.00

Pay a deposit of £40.00 per item. Balance is due 14 days before courses start.

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Beginner 1 – Ticket for 1 – 9 Sep

£230.00

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Beginner 1 – Ticket for 2 – 9 Sep

£430.00

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Details

Start Date
9 September 2019
End Date
11 November 2019
Start Time
7:00 pm
End Time
8:30 pm
Duration
10 weeks, Mondays
Price
£40 - £430

Location

4 Christopher St
London, EC2A 2BS United Kingdom

Tickets

Beginner 1 – Deposit – 9 Sep

£40.00

Pay a deposit of £40.00 per item. Balance is due 14 days before courses start.

Only 10 left

SKU: 3670-83-beginner-1-deposit-9-sep

Beginner 1 – Ticket for 1 – 9 Sep

£230.00

Pay the full course fee now.

Only 10 left

SKU: 3669-83-beginner-1-ticket-for-1-9-sep

Beginner 1 – Ticket for 2 – 9 Sep

£430.00

Join with a friend and save £15 each on your course fee

Only 5 left

SKU: 3668-83-beginner-1-ticket-for-2-9-sep
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