Chinese Mandarin Beginners - Modular Course - A | Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Chinese Mandarin Beginners - Modular Course - A at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Chinese Mandarin Beginners - Modular Course - A at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Price: £170.00 Starts: 01/11/2017 Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Tutor: Janet Wang Ends: 31/01/2018 Location: Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: WED Duration: 11 weeks

About this course

Have you always wanted to learn Chinese? Do you want to be able to speak Chinese at a basic level when you visit China?
Then this is the course for you. This Chinese Beginners modular course in Canterbury will teach you how to exchange information in simple everyday situations.
By the end of the course successful students should be able to:
- identify some basic Chinese characters
- give and receive basic greetings and personal information
- tell the time and use numbers and currency
- order and pay for food and drink in a restaurant or cafe

There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on street parking.

How will I be taught?

The focus will be on oral communication (speaking and listening) and some 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's starting point will be recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and targets will be set. This will be revisited at the end of the the course to monitor and record progress. Tutors will give written or verbal feedback.

What do I need to bring with me?

The reference of the course book will be provided at the first session.Please do not to buy anything until after the first session. Students will need to bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts.

What can I do next?

The appropriate follow-on course is our Chinese Mandarin Beginners- Further Steps course TWL/43722/E/LC. The tutor will be able to advise or check www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.

What do I need to join the course

No prior knowledge is required.
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, speak to us or to a Curriculum Leader.

About the Tutor: Janet Wang

Janet is a native Chinese speaker who has been teaching Chinese in Adult Education, schools and communities since 2007. She is an experienced and qualified (DTTLS-PGCE) tutor.
Our Language tutors are either native speakers or have native-speaker fluency in the language they teach. They have specialist qualifications and experience in teaching a foreign language to adults and all have experience of living in the country of the language they teach.

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Getting there

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 8QA


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code CAN/55522/F/LC.
Course Code: CAN/55522/F/LC Book Now

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