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Chinese Mandarin 1 Weekend Immersion

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When:

  • Sat 12 Jan ’13, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Where:

2/204 Willis Street, 2/204 Willis St, Te Aro, Wellington Region

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Course fee: $131.00
  • If paid 14 days prior: $101.00

Website:

euroasia

Weekend full immersion course for beginners, focusing on practical Chinese Mandarin skills which are useful for travelers and businesspeople. Build your confidence and make the most of your dealings with Chinese people. No previous knowledge of the language is required. By the end of the weekend, you will be able to conduct some small talk: introduce yourself, talk about your family and your job. A great introduction to the Chinese language and culture.

Description:
Weekend full immersion course - By the end of the weekend, you will gain an appreciation of the Chinese language and culture. You will be able to conduct some small talk: introduce yourself, talk about your family and your job.

Topics covered include:
Greetings - Greet people, give your name and ask how people are.
Professions - Ask and answer questions about your job; you will also be able to ask about and give your phone number.
Nationalities and languages - Say where you come from and give the language you speak; you will also be able to ask other people about these subjects.
Family - Talk about the people in your family (or, if you prefer, other people’s families) and say how old they are.
Time and transport - Tell the time and give days and months; you will also be able to ask for a ticket on public transport.
Chinese language system - Understand the pinyin system (romanised form of Chinese) and pronounce the four Mandarin tones.
Chinese culture - The best way to understand a culture is to learn the language. Throughout the course you will learn about Chinese culture and how Chinese people view the world.

This course is designed for adults (minimum age is 15). The class limit is 15 people. Course will run from 9:30am-12:30pm Saturday and Sunday.

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