This Chinese Mandarin course is designed to build upon material covered in Year 2 and 3 courses. To develop accuracy and fluency in a range of everyday situations at a more complex level and to increase confidence in applying the present, past and future tenses. Students will learn to extract information by listening to various sources and to write short formal and informal texts. This course will enhance student's ability to communicate by adding more description and detail in the use of the language. Student will re-examine some familiar topics, but from a fresh perspective, using more advanced vocabulary, adding description and conveying a deeper meaning throughout the lessons.
• Introductory session to review essential vocabulary for topics in Beginners Plus courses
• Talk about online shopping for appropriate clothing to wear, personal choices
• Talk about traveling, ticket & accommodation types and payment system
• Gain knowledge about dining out, read menus and general business opening information
• Talk about different rooms in the house with functions and descriptions
• Discuss seasons, compare the weather in different places
• Express similarities, make comparisons and talk about actions-in-progress
How will I be taught?
A variety of teaching methods will be used to satisfy all learning needs.
Students will be watch videos, listen to tapes/CDs or read text depending on the type of assessment.
What do I need to have with me?
Handouts will be provided but have writing material at hand. The tutor could suggest a textbook after the first session.
What can I do next?
We offer a continuation course with a Chinese Intermediate.
What do I need to join the course
This course if for learners that have studied Chinese before on their own or with other providers.
Preferably you will have either completed our Beginners Plus courses or one year of Intermediate or who have studied GCSE (D/E grades) or have studied the language for approximately 120/150 hours and who can express themselves and understand simple information relating to personal, work or social matters.
Students should already be able to understand and respond in the language to general /specific information in a range of everyday and work-related situations, speak using a range of routine structures and commonly used expressions, read to extract general and specific information, write to produce simple text and use the past and future tense in simple conversation. Students should have a grasp of grammar such as comparatives, superlatives, regular and irregular verbs in the present, past and future tense and conjunctions.
If you are not sure about your level please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org to request an assessment.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ONL/119271/M/LC.
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