Engineering Language Unit

Chinese: Beginner Intensive beginners new 


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Description: Introductory course to Chinese. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of Chinese. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

Target audience:

  • Postgraduates in Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Materials Science, Computer Laboratory and Chemistry, Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Judge Business School.
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available

Duration: Nine sessions of two hours

Sessions:

Number of sessions: 9

Date Time Venue Trainer
Mon 17 Jun 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 12 Fang-Yen Hsieh
Wed 19 Jun 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 12 S. Deng
Fri 21 Jun 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 12 S. Deng
Mon 24 Jun 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A Fang-Yen Hsieh
Wed 26 Jun 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A S. Deng
Fri 28 Jun 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A S. Deng
Mon 1 Jul 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 11 Fang-Yen Hsieh
Wed 3 Jul 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 11 S. Deng
Fri 5 Jul 13:00 - 15:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 11 S. Deng

Format: Class work and individual study

Frequency: Yearly

Aims: To focus on listening and speaking, with a balance between reading and some writing skills.

Objectives: To introduce you to the Chinese language, culture and learning skills

Topics covered:

  • Hello
  • My name is Wang Jing
  • Mr Wang is British
  • What is the date today?
  • He writes Chinese every evening
  • I can speak a little Chinese
  • Do you have Beijing roast duck?
  • Revision, test and feedback

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Theme: Chinese