Easy Chinese

An introductory course for learners who have no prior knowledge of the Chinese language. It is designed for those who want a short focused introduction to Chinese language learning. Running for 12.5 hours over 5 weeks, this course takes learners through basic expressions needed in typical conversational situations. Pronunciation and communicative practice will be the focus of this course. By the end of the course students will have started to tune in to the sounds of Chinese language and the tones, and have learned some basic phrases used in for social interaction.

Course Details:

  • Start date: Thursday 5 July
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Day(s) and Times(s): Every Thursday from 10am-12.30pm
  • Price: £85 (including material)

Course Content:

  • Pronouncing Chinese names
  • Understand cultural aspects and key vocabulary on Greetings
  • Daily useful expressions
  • Expressing gratitude or objections
  • Health Topics

Teaching Methods:

The course is lively and engaging with a combination of joint class activities and group work. Supplementary material is tailored by the teacher. Students will be taught in a small group with the emphasis on the skill of social communication in Chinese.

To book and pay online please use the University ePay system.  Alternatively download this Summer 2018 Chinese Language Course Form then complete and return it to the Confucius Institute for Scotland with a cheque for the correct amount made out to the University of Edinburgh.