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Beginner Mandarin 3 – More than surviving!

February 18 @ 6:45 pm - April 28 @ 8:15 pm

£40 – £460

Course Overview

You’ll expand your Mandarin to more challenging daily life topics, with richer details and increased fluency.

  • Enjoy travelling to China with more independence – learn how to check in to a hotel, make specific requests, describe missing items and explain simple situations
  • Start to expand beyond simple polite ‘information sharing’ to ‘chit chat’ conversations – expressing likes and dislikes, express conditions, opinion, reasoning, and making phone calls to family and business colleagues on basic routine matters
  • Continue to primarily focus on speaking, listening and pronunciation
  • Develop confidence to construct sentences with increased accuracy and fluency
  • Keep learning ‘building blocks’ of Chinese characters, including a small number of basic characters used in daily life in China
  • An enjoyable cultural immersion session – a visit to the Chinese section of the British Museum – to hear fascinating insights into Chinese history and culture!
  • Level: similar to HSK 3

Course Outline

  • Travel – getting a taxi, bus and train, modes of transport
  • Asking for and giving directions and basic Chinese street signs
  • Talking about the weather
  • Able to check-in to a hotel and request basic amenities
  • Making requests and asking for permission
  • Safe travels – describing missing items and situations
  • Expressing likes and dislikes
  • Comparative form of adjectives, expressing conditions for activities
  • Leisure activities – express reasons
  • Leisure activities – express frequency
  • Making and answering phone calls
  • Problems on the phone
  • Revision & consolidation
  • Cultural immersion session – Discovering China at the British Museum
  • Cultural insights: leisure in business
  • Chinese characters: common radicals

Textbook

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

 

If you are looking for a flexible start date and time that fits your schedule, please see our Private Group/Individual Tuition

Who Is the Course Suitable For?

  • You need either to have completed our Beginner level 3 courses or to have done approximately 35 – 40 hours of basic Mandarin learning elsewhere before you commit to this course.

What Else?

  • Free weekly conversation practice with native speakers 
  • Never miss a lesson with access to lesson-by-lesson audio files on your phone or computer, and our detailed lesson notes!
  • Get online or face to face catch-up lessons at discounted rates
  • Small classes of 5 – 8 people, lots of opportunity to practice, interact and still get individual attention from your tutor
  • Fun, immersive lessons to help you speak from day one
  • Join with a friend and save £15 each on your total course fees
  • 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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Details

Start Date
18 February 2020
End Date
28 April 2020
Start Time
6:45 pm
End Time
8:15 pm
Duration
10 weeks, Mondays
Price
£40 – £460

Location

4 Christopher St
London, EC2A 2BS United Kingdom

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