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Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, ... Wed 11 Mar 2020
13:00 - 15:00

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CULP: Chinese (Mandarin) Basic 2
Prerequisites£

Wed 23 Oct, Wed 30 Oct, ... Wed 11 Mar 2020
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Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At a basic level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

CULP Basic 1 / CEF A1

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 23 Oct   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
2 Wed 30 Oct   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
3 Wed 6 Nov   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
4 Wed 13 Nov   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
5 Wed 20 Nov   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
6 Wed 27 Nov   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
7 Wed 4 Dec   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
8 Wed 22 Jan 2020   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
9 Wed 29 Jan 2020   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
10 Wed 5 Feb 2020   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
11 Wed 12 Feb 2020   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
12 Wed 19 Feb 2020   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
13 Wed 26 Feb 2020   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
14 Wed 4 Mar 2020   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
15 Wed 11 Mar 2020   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 3 map Hazel Zheng
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • Hiring a boat/bicycle/car, talking about sports, talking about pastime, talking about regular activities
  • Buying a ticket, enquiring at the tourist office
  • Shopping for food, shopping for clothes, shopping for presents
  • Asking your way, taking a taxi, enquiring about coaches, buying train tickets
  • At the doctor’s, at the chemist’s
  • The Spring Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival
Objectives

By the end of the Course students will be able to:

  • Listening/Speaking: Express simple opinions or requirements in a familiar context.
  • Reading: Understand straightforward information within a known area, such as on products and signs and simple textbooks or reports on familiar matters in Chinese characters (400).
  • Writing: Complete forms and write short simple letters or postcards related to personal information.
Aims

At the Basic 2 level the main aims are:

  • To further develop the understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features of the Chinese language;
  • To establish the learner as a fairly confident language user in a wider range of every-day predictable situations;
  • To enhance students’ understanding of the complex historical and cultural background of China within the context of language teaching.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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