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Mon 18 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, ... Mon 16 Jul 2012
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Chinese: Advanced Intensive
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Mon 18 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, ... Mon 16 Jul 2012

Description
  • If you are not sure whether this course suits your proficiency level, please contact the instructor for more information (fyh20@cam.ac.uk).

The course uses "Chinese in Steps", a series of textbooks developed within SOAS Language Centre. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation. Exact content will be decided with students.

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

Number of sessions: 9

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 18 Jun 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A map Fang-Yen Hsieh
2 Fri 22 Jun 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A map Fang-Yen Hsieh
3 Mon 25 Jun 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3 map Fang-Yen Hsieh
4 Fri 29 Jun 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A map Fang-Yen Hsieh
5 Mon 2 Jul 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A map Fang-Yen Hsieh
6 Fri 6 Jul 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A map Fang-Yen Hsieh
7 Mon 9 Jul 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A map Fang-Yen Hsieh
8 Fri 13 Jul 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A map Fang-Yen Hsieh
9 Mon 16 Jul 2012   14:00 - 16:00 14:00 - 16:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3A map Fang-Yen Hsieh
Topics covered
  • Going dutch in Chinese culture
  • Ways to spend leisure time
  • Privacy issues
  • Technology and human life
  • Environment protection
  • Characteristics of a "yes" man
  • Confucian scholarly attitude
  • Culture protection
  • Traditional festivals/holidays
Objectives

To cover the four language skills – reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Learners start with reading language materials on specific topics, and then practice listening and speaking on the same topic.

Aims

To develop learners’ comprehensive abilities of using Chinese, with the emphasis on oral communication competence.

Format

Class work and individual study

Syllabus

Course syllabus is available

Duration

Nine sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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Theme
Chinese

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