Mandarin Chinese Language Course

Mandarin Chinese language course

INFORMATION

Course code

MCH

Dates

For the different dates see the sign up form on the bottom of this page.

Course prices

UT-employees: €300

Faculty departments pay an annual fee, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number.
Service departments will be charged with the course price, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number. 
Partners of UT-employees: €300
Non-UT participants: €390
Partners and non-UT-participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee.

Group size

Minimum 8 and maximum 15 participants

Trainer

Qualified teacher of Mandarin Chinese

Course materials

Provided by the TCP Language Centre.

FOR WHOM?

This course is intended for people with no previous knowledge of Mandarin Chinese, who for example are intending to spend time in China, or who are working with or teaching Chinese people. This course facilitates your relations with Chinese people, prepare your stay in China or is just for fun and because it’s interesting.

RESULT

After this training you have learned enough basic Mandarin Chinese to order in a restaurant, to ask directions and have a friendly conversation with acquaintances. There is a possibility to register for the HSK1 exam of June. The HSK exam is an international test that measures the level of knowledge of the Chinese language.

CONTENT

The practicing of skills is embedded in relevant everyday situations and events with focus on issues like housing, study, travel and work in China.
The extension of communicative competences is the central learning objective of this course. Learning from and with each other is essential. Pair and group work therefore play a central role. Each lesson includes a variety of practical learning activities.

  • Getting acquainted
  • Asking directions
  • Ordering a meal
  • Go shopping
  • What time is it?

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

This training is set up as a course of twelve lessons given by a professional language teacher. Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course consists of 24 contact hours, with one session per week, each session lasting two hours. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours per lesson. The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1.5 ECTS.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Open entry.

Further information
TCP LANGUAGE CENTRE Support Office
053-4892040
 tcp@utwente.nl

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  • March 2018
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