This module is a continuation of Chinese 1. Emphasis is placed on listening, speaking, reading and the basic writing of Chinese characters for this module. It consists of three main components: conversation, grammar and simplified Chinese character writing. More simplified Chinese characters will be introduced. Students will get to learn new words, phrases and sentences to strengthen students’ communicative ability. A revision of Hanyu Pinyin will assist to enhance students’ pronunciation.
Students will be engaging in tasks to achieve the following communicative functions:
7. Phone call
8. Living environment
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
1. Achieve a strong foundation in the use of Hanyu Pinyin
2. Understand the use of grammar and simple short phrases, building blocks of the Chinese characters
3. Gain confidence in speaking, reading and writing
Ma Jianfei (2013), Great Wall Chinese - Essentials in Communication (Textbook and Workbook 1), Beijing Language and Culture University Press.
Ma Jianfei (2013), Great Wall Chinese - Essentials in Communication (Textbook and Workbook 2), Beijing Language and Culture University Press.
Schedule: 9am to 12 pm, every Saturday
Registration deadline: 22 August 2020
Payment deadline: 29 August 2020