Chinese Mandarin Beginners Plus | Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Chinese Mandarin Beginners Plus at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Chinese Mandarin Beginners Plus at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Price: £270.00 Starts: 30/10/2017 Time: 20:00 - 21:30
Tutor: Fei Cai Ends: 14/05/2018 Location: Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: MON Duration: 23 weeks

About this course

Do you want to speak more Chinese Mandarin and build on your basic skills?
This Beginners Plus 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 speaking and enjoy learning the language, consolidating your knowledge of basic key phrases, vocabulary, tones and simple grammar.
By the end of the course, successful students should be able to:
• Understand and exchange information about self, work and daily routine
• Express likes and dislikes
• Follow simple instructions
• Understand and exchange information about past holidays
Chinese Mandarin grammar and writing will be taught at Beginners Plus level and students will also gain an insight into the culture in China. You will be given small amounts of homework (1 hour max) each week to reinforce classroom learning.

How will I be taught?

The focus will be on speaking and listening. Some simple reading and writing will also be included. Pronunciation 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 to reinforce learning.
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 progress. Tutors will mark homework and give written or 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 for all levels” to follow-up and reinforce learning. After this, the next appropriate follow-on course could be an Intermediate course. The tutor will be able to advise or check

What do I need to join the course

For anybody who is looking to improve the practical speaking and listening skills needed to cope with simple day to day scenarios when travelling and socialising in China.
This course follows on from our Chinese Mandarin Beginners. Students need to have completed one of our Beginners courses or have learnt basic Chinese Mandarin in the past. Students should be able to use simple phrases or words such as greetings, asking for and giving simple personal information, ordering food and drink, using writing and grammar at Beginners level.
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/53639/F/PF.
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