Key Facts

  • Starting
    17 Apr 2024
    Start Time
    End Time
    10 Weeks
    Study Mode
    Part Time Evening
    Start Date
    17 Apr 2024
    Short Course


    19+ Fee
    £ 0 - 100
Developing Chinese Language Skills - Beginner

This Module 1 course is a great opportunity to start learning Chinese (Mandarin) and explore the Chinese culture. This 10-week course is for complete beginners in Chinese, and those who with some expressions informally. The course will mainly focus on speaking and listening, but also include some reading and writing in Chinese. There will be lots of opportunities for you to practise speaking and listening Chinese through the various class activities, eg. conversations and role-plays.

If you're self-employed, you might be able to deduct your enrolment fee from your taxable income.

If you are on a low wage, unemployed or claim Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) then you can enrol on the course for free.

  • Entry Requirements

    none as it is a beginner course

  • Course Content

    You will learn:

    • Introduction to Chinese: Pinyin, tones and characters

    • Ask and give personal information including profession, nationality

    • Use numbers (0-100)

    • Discuss interests and hobbies

    • Order food and drink at a bar or restaurant

    • Talk about what you do: work and studies

    • Describe your daily routine

    • Talk about your free time activities and express likes and dislikes

    • Identify and name vocabulary related to food, price, weigh and measure units
  • Additional Information

    If you are self-employed, you might be able to deduct your enrolment fee from your taxable income.

  • Course Structure

    10 sessions face to face at Tooting

  • Assessment Details

    Initial assessment when joining the course, tutor feedback, individual learning plan, informal assessment and homework.