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11-week course: £104.50
Courses start week commencing 8th January.
This course focuses on a study of basic Chinese Knowledge of pronunciation (Pinyin), grammar and vocabulary to help students develop the skills of self-study for their future learning. Each session is set in different scenarios to enable students to make own dialogues given in context and be able to have basic conversations in their daily life. Basic grammar will be embedded in each session so that students would be able to use the appropriate words to make correct sentences to express their own ideas or opinions.
By the end of the course, students should be able to do the following:
Read the Chinese characters according to the pinyin given
Read and understand basic Chinese sentences with the knowledge of grammar learned
Be familiar with daily expressions and frequent vocabulary in the topics introduced.
Have a better understanding of Chinese culture, Chinese people’s life and Chinese society.
Topics: Introductions & appearance, body parts, colours, likes & dislikes, jobs, nationalities, weather, places, Chinese New Year, food, talking about the past.
Grammar: Pinyin and pronunciation, vowels and consonants, verbs, introduction to Chinese characters, question forms, past and future tense.
I am a qualified Chinese teacher with 23 years of teaching experience in various secondary schools in China. At the moment I am teaching students of different levels, ages and backgrounds. There is nothing that makes me happier than seeing the achievements of my students in the process of learning a new language, it is like the construction of a building. My strength of teaching is to encourage students to engage in speaking and listening by experimenting with fun activities on words, studying grammar and exploring culture.