This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners.
How will I be taught?
The focus will be on speaking and listening. Some reading and writing of Chinese characters will also be included. Pronunciation, Intonation and Chinese culture are an integral part of the course. The course will be conducted mainly in the foreign appropriate language to your level. Learners will work through different activities individually, in pairs and in small groups, using a variety of learning methods and resources (role-play and games etc). Homework set will provide and opportunity for self study
Initial assessment will be carried out at the beginning of the course to assess individual skill level. Each student' starting point will be recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and targets will be set. This will be revisited from time to time during the course to monitor and record progress. Tutors will mark homework and give written or verbal feedback.
What do I need to have with me?
The course book will be discussed at the first session if appropriate. Students will need to bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts, although we advise students not to buy anything until after the first session.
What can I do next?
The appropriate follow-on course is Chinese Mandarin - Beginners Plus.
The tutor will be able to advise or check www.kentadulteducation.co.uk
What do I need to join the course
This course is for students who have some basic knowledge, the one that have attended previous Beginners courses, those that have been studying on your own and would like to continue learning at a beginners level with a class and a supportive tutor. If you are unsure please speak to us or to a Curriculum Leader.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ONL/112690/K/NC.
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