Are you interested in speaking Chinese language? Are you working in an organisation which needs to deal with Chinese-speaking people? Are you going to travel in China or conduct business with Chinese? Join Dodo to explore Chinese culture, and start your Chinese language learning journey.
Course fees for this course are subsidised by the Tertiary Education Commission for New Zealand citizens and permanent migrants (those who hold resident-class visas). This subsidy is offered on condition of attending at least 80% of classes and will be applied automatically upon registration. For statistical purposes, we will also collect some information from students.
This course is appropriate for learners with no knowledge of Chinese who wish to gain an ability to understand and produce simple everyday expressions in Chinese. This course will provide a useful foundation for those travelling to China to be able to greet others courteously and introduce themselves.
The course covers:
Vocabulary and phraseology covered in the course includes:
On completion of this course, we expect learners to be able to:
Lessons are two hours in duration, once a week, over an eight week period. To achieve the learning outcomes, students are expected to undertake some simple homework exercises each week including a few minutes practice each day.
The class is designed to teach adults who are without any Chinese language knowledge who have an interest in Chinese language and culture.
Chinese Mandarin Improvers