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For Beginners in the Group

From: steve
Sent on: Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:40 PM
Hi all

One of our members, Grace Wang, runs a Chinese tuition company in London, which will be running a series of free classes for Mandarin beginners in August. They will run on four consecutive saturday mornings (starting 7th) and four consecutive tuesday evenings (starting 10th). I will also be helping out on some of the sessions. Anyway, the full details are below. If you are interested, contact Grace directly (the details are below).


Summer Chinese language training courses for FREE

WANG International?s Mandarin Training will be holding a series of 4 free Chinese Language Beginners Classes this summer. This course comprises tailor-made evening and weekend classes for beginners to focus on Chinese language in everyday conversation. It also helps students to understand the internal logic of the Chinese language and provides unique method to learn Mandarin effectively. After completing of this course, students will be able to conduct simple daily conversation in Chinese and deal with simple issues in daily life which might take much longer if studied conventionally.

Please forward this on to anyone who might be interested

Places are limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis.. If you and/or your friends are interested in the course please contact Grace ASAP: telephone -[masked], mobile phone -[masked], e-mail - [address removed]

Time: Weekend Classes: 2010 August 7 to August 28, every Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00
Evening Clases: 2010 August 10 to September 5, every Tuesday evening 6:30 - 8:30
Length: 4 classes, a total of 8 sessions (4 x2 hours)
Location: Delta House, 175 -177 Borough High Street, London SE1 1HR

What will you learn at the classes?

? Session 1: (a) Introduction of Pinyin; (b) Introducting yourself: name, nation, country, city, occupation
? Session 2: (a) Pinyin practice- initials ; (b) Introducting yourself and daily conversation: hello, thanks, apology, request, farewell, etc.
? Session 3: (a) Pinyin Practice - finials; (b) Introducing others and daily conversation: Languages, interest
? Session 4: (a) Pinyin practice - tones; (b) Figures and related expressions 1: number, year, month, date, time,
? Session 5: (a) Sentence order - general rules ; (b) Figures and related expression 2: currency, measure word
? Session 6: (a) Sentence order ? asking questions ; (b) Conversation: at the hotel
? Session 7: (a) Review: sentence order ; (b) Conversation: shopping
? Session 8: (a) Presentation : (b) introduction to learning resources

Instructor: Grace: experienced Mandarin teacher and trainer, BA in Chinese Language & Culture, MA in Communications, Certificate in Putonghua Proficiency Test level 1. has extensive teaching experience of Mandarin both in China and in the UK , particularly for adults and businesses Teaching experience and skills.

Technology Assistant Steve: university lecturer and Chinese language learning software developer. Steve will teach and share his methods of learning Chinese and how to improve the efficiency of Chinese language learning experience.

Teaching Assistant: two native Mandarin speaking teaching assistants for each classes in practice conversation.

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