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Each course is 2 hours per week for 30 weeks.
All Complete Chinese students that book their place before September 1st will receive a 5% discount. (This can be combined with the 10% discount for a 15% off the total course fee.)
Members of the public: £620 per year (£10 per hour) Oxford Brookes/Concessions: £440 per year(£7 per hour)
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This course is suitable for complete beginners keen to acquire a basic knowledge of reading, listening, spoken and written skills in Chinese Language and to build a foundation for further study. The course covers the basics of the language including pronunciation (pinyin & tones), characters (strokes & radicals), grammar and sentence structures. There is also the opportunity to practise daily conversation. The communication topics include greetings, countries and nationalities, doing business, and meeting socially with family and friends. Students are expected to do a certain amount of homework and preparation for each lesson. Regular attendance is required.
This course covers Unit 1 to 12 in Discover China 1. The follow-on course will be available in January 2017.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Discover China Student's book 1 Macmillan ISBN: 9780230405950 (can be borrowed from the CI)
Discover China Workbook 1 Macmillan ISBN: 9780230406384 (optional)(can be borrowed from the CI)
The course book will be supplemented as necessary by handouts provided by the tutor. Materials and reference books are available in the Confucius Institute resource centre and students are free to borrow from the Confucius Institute office.
Refund requests will only be accepted under the following terms: