Chinese Mandarin - for your Travels | Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Chinese Mandarin - for your Travels at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Chinese Mandarin - for your Travels at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Price: £64.00 Starts: 25/11/2017 Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Tutor: Fei Cai Ends: 02/12/2017 Location: Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: SAT Duration: 2 weeks

About this course

Do you want to be able to speak the language at the very basic level when you visit China? This short Chinese Mandarin for Your Travels course is for you. You will benefit from being in a classroom, from exchanging face to face with a supportive tutor and others as you practise basic key phrases, and learning essential tips for when visiting China.

By the end of the course successful students will be able to:
- identify some basic Chinese characters
- give and receive basic greetings
- Use a few numbers and currency
- order and pay for food and drink in a restaurant or cafe
Basic Chinese Mandarin grammar will be taught and students will also gain an insight into the culture.
You will be given small amounts of homework between the two sessions to reinforce classroom learning.

How will I be taught?

The focus will be on speaking and listening. Some reading and writing of Chinese characters will also be included. Pronunciation, intonation and Chinese culture are an integral part of the course. The course will be conducted mainly in the foreign language. Learners will work through different activities individually, in pairs and in small groups, using a variety of learning methods and resources (role-play and games etc). Homework set will provide an opportunity for self-study.
Initial assessment will be carried out at the beginning of the course to assess individual skill level. Each student' starting point will be recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set targets. This will be revisited regularly during the course to monitor and record your progress. Tutors will give verbal feedback.

What do I need to bring with me?

The course book will be discussed at the first session if appropriate. Students will need to bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts, although we advise students not to buy anything until after the first session.

What can I do next?

There is a short “Chinese Mandarin - Summer School practice for All levels” to follow-up and reinforce learning. After this, the next appropriate follow-on course is a Beginners course. The tutor will be able to advise or check

What do I need to join the course

This course is for students with no previous knowledge or those with a little basic knowledge or vocabulary who want to consolidate at a Beginners pace. If you are unsure, please speak to us or to a Curriculum Leader.

Getting there

Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Avebury Avenue
Tonbridge And Malling

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TON/53681/F/LC.
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