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Mon 16 Oct, Mon 23 Oct, ... Mon 11 Mar 2024
17:00 - 19:00

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CULP: Chinese (Mandarin) Through Poetry and Songs
Prerequisites£

Mon 16 Oct, Mon 23 Oct, ... Mon 11 Mar 2024
CANCELLED

Description

This course is designed for students whose Chinese level is at about CEFR A1+ or A2, ideally suited to those students who have completed the CULP Chinese Basic 2 course or have taken Chinese at GCSE Level. No particular musical ability is required.

Target audience

Students and staff at Cambridge University and members of the public

Prerequisites

CEFR A1+ or A2

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 16 Oct 2023   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
2 Mon 23 Oct 2023   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
3 Mon 30 Oct 2023   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
4 Mon 6 Nov 2023   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
5 Mon 13 Nov 2023   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
6 Mon 20 Nov 2023   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
7 Mon 27 Nov 2023   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
8 Mon 22 Jan   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
9 Mon 29 Jan   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
10 Mon 5 Feb   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
11 Mon 12 Feb   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
12 Mon 19 Feb   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
13 Mon 26 Feb   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
14 Mon 4 Mar   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
15 Mon 11 Mar   17:00 - 19:00 17:00 - 19:00 Zoom Video Communication Software Dr Y. Li
Objectives

Listening/Reading: Gain a good understanding of the oral tradition of poetry and folk song traditions as well as their linguistic and poetic interpretations. Speaking: Present lyrics-reading or singing and poetry-reading with a good degree of understanding, clarity and expression. Writing: Write a new poem and/or a verse of lyrics.

Aims

The Course will introduce students to the following subject-specific skills at lower intermediate level:

  • Motivate learners to improve their language skills and further develop an interest in Chinese language;
  • Enrich learners’ understanding of Chinese culture;
  • Encourage collaborative learning among learners;
  • Able to understand selected poems and songs in the target language;
  • Develop spoken fluency whilst using appropriate vocabulary and grammatical structures in lyrics/poetry-reading;
  • Acquire an understanding of the main aspects related cultural and historical backgrounds of the selected poems and songs; and
  • Improve learners’ writing skills, with an emphasis on their creative writing skills.
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Frequency

Depending on demand

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Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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