Whether you’re exploring history along the famous Silk Route, conversing with colleagues in Beijing or greeting distant relatives, part 1 of our beginners course will cover everything you need to get by in Chinese Mandarin.
You’ll get to grips with the essentials in just 10 weeks, building skills and confidence in a supportive and informal environment.
The focus will be on practical communication – you’ll learn key phrases to greet people and introduce yourself and learn helpful vocabulary used for travel or work. You’ll be introduced to the phonetic system, Pinyin, to develop speaking and listening skills and learn about basic word structures.
This is the first of three beginners modules, taught at progressive levels. And led by a qualified and skilled Mandarin speaker.
Who is it for?
Start here if you are a total beginner and want a flavour of learning Chinese Mandarin.
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This course takes place one evening a week at 18:30 for 10 weeks.
- Get to grips with the basics in just 10 weeks
- Learn from qualified native Chinese Mandarin speakers, as part of a small group.