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Beginner Mandarin 1 – Survival 101

28 Jan 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 1 Apr 2021 @ 8:30 pm

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£40 – £220

Our courses are online so you don’t need to worry about Coronavirus disruptions and with the lower online price you can stretch your learning further!

Course Objectives

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 Pinyin to set a solid foundation for future learning
  • Able to exchange basic personal information with Chinese people
  • Develop fundamental understanding of how the language is structured
  • String simple sentences together, independently!
  • Start to make sense of Chinese characters, and learn them systematically
  • Understands approaches to learn Characters quickly and systematically

Course Outline

We tailor the content and pace to each class to ensure everyone’s objectives are met. As an indication, this course typically covers:

  • Pinyin and tones!
  • Basic greetings
  • Introducing yourself, occupation, and nationality
  • Introducing others such as family and friends
  • Numbers, dates, days of the week and making plans 
  • Ordering simple food & drinks
  • Field trip to a Chinese restaurant – order your meal in Chinese!
  • Cultural insights: social and business etiquette, numbers and meaningsdining etiquette and more 
  • Chinese characters:light introduction including their fascinating origin, and strategies to recognise and learn them easier and quicker 

Textbook

Please order the textbook here so that you can be ready when the course starts!
Mastering Chinese1 Paperback (Palgrave Master Series (Languages))

Who Is the Course Suitable For?

Pay in 3 instalments

Split your payment into 3 equal parts via Direct Debit (with a nominal £4 fee). The first instalment will be taken when you place your order.

Why Choose This Course?

  • Learn faster, speak more and have fun in the process
  • Better pronunciation, able to apply what you’ve learnt more independently
  • Wealth of lesson resources (audio, ppt, exercises) for missed lessons
  • Small classes of no more than 5 people
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed! No quibble refunds available if you are not completely satisfied

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Details

Start Date
28 Jan 2021
End Date
1 Apr 2021
Start Time
7:00 pm
End Time
8:30 pm
Duration
10 wks,
Price
£40 – £220

Location

Online - Livestreaming

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event.

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£ 40
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