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Mandarin, Arts & Culture - Beginner

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Mandarin, Arts & Culture - Beginner

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Each class begins with a presentation given by your teacher, introducing you to an aspect of the country’s art and culture.

The language learning comes from this topic with listening, speaking, reading and writing activities. By the end of the course you will not only have a grasp of a modern language but you will also be able to use this skill in an interesting and practical way.

Classes take place at our High Holborn building, approx. 3-minutes’ walk from Holborn Underground station in central London. They take place one evening per week between 6pm and 8:30pm.

Course Code

S-LAN/0024

Course Dates

25th April 2017 – 13th June 2017

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Course Leader

Tanyeem Hussain

Course Fee

£225.00
Course Description

Our evening language courses are built around an arts and culture context. You will explore a variety of topics including architecture, cuisine, culture, design, fashion, society and more.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Over the 8 weeks of the Mandarin Beginner course, you will be introduced to asking and answering simple questions on familiar topics as well as functional language and vocabulary related to food, the arts, the city, travelling, professions, leisure and your home.
You will work towards improving your interactional, listening and speaking skills, learn to recognise familiar words and phrases concerning you, your family, your immediate surroundings, and the topics outlined above. You will also look at Pinyin and Chinese Calligraphy to help you recognise writing as well as practise writing the characters yourself in the form of blogs, postcards and business cards. There is a focus of the programme on oral communication and pronunciation as well as using language for functional and practical purposes.

The maximum number of students attending each class is 15.

The maximum number of students attending each class is 15.

You can view the full course terms and conditions here.

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