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Conversational Mandarin for Beginners

Conversational Mandarin for Beginners

Conversational-Mandarin-for-Beginners

 

Conversational Mandarin for Beginners

Conversational-Mandarin-for-Beginners

Course Summary:
This short Online Course is an introduction to conversational Mandarin Chinese. This course is ideal for those wanting to gain a fundamental language skill for everyday use and communication in Mandarin.

Mandarin Chinese is the official language of the People’s Republic of China and is spoken by almost one-fifth world’s population. In recent years, CQUniversity and its broader communities have increased connections and activities with Chinese counterparts in educational, academic, cultural and business exchanges and relations.

Conversational Mandarin for Beginners is a short course designed for staff from within the University and members of local communities who are interested in gaining fundamental spoken Mandarin for everyday use and communication purpose. The course is also to deliver Chinese cultural awareness training to the students while learning the language.


Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify the basic phonetic system of Pinyin and the four tones
2. Identify the basic sentence structures of Mandarin Chinese
3. Outline simple conversations in Mandarin under the situations relating to language topics of this course.

Assessment:  Nil
Fee:  $185
Duration:  15 hours via webinar series each week for 10 weeks.
The course will be open to each cohort for 10 weeks with weekly readings and a live webinar every Thursday from 11-00am to 12-30 pm.
CPD Hours:  15
Intakes:  Each cohort is limited to 20 students.
Course Dates: The course is open for enrolments now, with Week One commencing Monday 6th August.
Study Mode:  Online resources and tutorials delivered by Zoom (web conferencing platform).
 
Zoom is a free web-based video conferencing platform using HD technology to enable live webinars and interactive learning. Weekly webinars will be recorded for students to review. All webinar links will be included in the course.

To enrol the course, students need to follow the steps outlined below:
1.    Create a new user account at https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/login/index.php
2.    Click on this image    
3.    Select “Conversational Mandarin for Beginners course.”
4.    Choose the Enrolment Options
5.    Click on “Send payment via Paypal” button to pay and to secure a place.  

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you and your members have any further queries about the course.
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Click here to download the Course flyer.