The Confucius Institute's Classes at Oxford Brookes
|CI00002||Chinese for Beginners|
|Prerequisite:||This course is for complete beginners with little or no knowledge of Mandarin Chinese.|
(30 January 2017 - 7 April 2017
8 May 2017 - 14 July 2017
25 September 2017 - 1 December 2017)
|Time:||Mondays & Thursdays, 18:00 - 20:00|
|Fee:||£410 full price
£290 for Oxford Brookes University staff, students and alumni
|* Fee includes HSK Level 1 examination fees|
This course is suitable for complete beginners keen to acquire a basic knowledge of reading, listening, spoken and written skills in Chinese Language and to build a foundation for further study. The course covers the basics of the language including pronunciation (pinyin & tones), characters (strokes & radicals), grammar and sentence structures. There is also the opportunity to practise daily conversation. The communication topics include greetings, countries and nationalities, doing business, and meeting socially with family and friends. Students are expected to do a certain amount of homework and preparation for each lesson. Regular attendance is required.
|* This course covers Unit 1 to 6 in Discover China 1. The follow-on course will be available in January 2017.|
|On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Discover China Student's book 1 Macmillan ISBN: 9780230405950 (can be borrowed from the CI)
Discover China Workbook 1 Macmillan ISBN: 9780230406384 (optional)(can be borrowed from the CI)
The course book will be supplemented as necessary by handouts provided by the tutor. Materials and reference books are available in the Confucius Institute resource centre and students are free to borrow from the Confucius Institute office.
|Taught by: Wei Wei|
Wei Wei is an experienced Mandarin teacher, and qualified as a teacher in China before taking a Master’s in Education in the UK. She has developed new teaching methods and looks to combine in her work the best of both education systems. She is devoted to creating an enjoyable learning environment for every student.
|* The content in all our courses are subject to changes as necessary.|