Deciphering Chinese Characters -short course

Want to spend more time on Chinese characters learning? Or perhaps you are finding Chinese characters more challenging?

We are offering a five week course from November which will develop your skills in character recognition. More information is below the timetable.

Day(s) Dates-all 2016 Time Full Price / Student
Chinese Characters  Beginners Wednesday 9,16,23,30 Nov and 7 Dec 2016 6.00-8.00pm £50/£35

Character Class: Registration Form

This class which will help you decrypt Chinese characters both familiar and unfamiliar.  At the end of the five weeks students should:

  • Have understanding of the core elements (radicals) within many characters
  • Be able to recognise up to 200 characters (and write these with practice)
  • Have an understanding of the cultural assumptions which underlie some Chinese characters

In the class you will learn how to write Chinese characters paying attention to the stroke order, formation and radicals, The cultural meaning behind some common characters will also be explained.  The class will run with whole class teaching and individual practice using materials prepared by the teacher, Wu Yuwen.
Wednesdays 6pm-8pm from 9 November till 7 December 2016 inclusive.