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Chinese (Mandarin) Advanced Conversation 2

$246 Limited GST free / $221
Chinese (Mandarin) Advanced Conversation 2

This course is an introduction to Chinese for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening

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This course is an introduction to Chinese for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course is recommended for people working in the general travel sector who need to communicate at an advanced level with Chinese clients.


TEXT: New Practical Chinese Reader (2nd Ed), Beijing Language and Culture University Press, Book 3, covering Lesson 35 to Lesson 36.


CLASS PLAN
Nine sessions that aim to build general intermediate comprehension and communication skills in advanced Chinese.


CONTENT
Conversational Chinese and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language
principles.


Topics (as related to textbook)

  • Reproaching and questioning
  • Refusing
  • Making an explanation
  • Talking about the climate
  • Indicating a possibility
  • Making suggestion

Grammar (as covered in textbook topics)

  • Interrogative pronouns indicating arbitrary
  • Fractions, percentage and multiples
  • The constructure of "yi...ye/dou+mei/bu..."
  • The complements of possibility
  • The construction of "jiu shi..., je..."
  • Extended usage of: "qi lai"
  • The structure "yi...jiu..."


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Talking about four seasons in China.
  2. Traveling by driving.
  3. Using math for every day.


IMPORTANT: Textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.


TEXTBOOK SUPPLIER
Abbey’s Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 | www.languagebooks.com.au


LANGUAGE CLASS TRANSFER POLICY
If you enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.