School of Modern Languages

Advanced Chinese

Advanced Chinese

This course provides an opportunity to further your practical skills of Chinese.

Advanced Chinese seeks to develop language learners’ practical skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking at the advanced level with the focus on daily use of Chinese spanning the 4 skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Practical skills

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • understand majority of general conversations in Chinese

  • speaking Chinese with better fluency and accuracy

  • have the ability to read newspaper & business reports written in general vocabulary

  • write a letter to describe your details of life

Linguistic knowledge

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • establish a sense of Chinese grammar and able to distinguish similar grammatical features

  • understand some complex grammatical rules and usages (including “被”sentence, usage of adverb, be able to distinguish basic synonyms )

  • learn approximately 300 new vocabulary items and phrases

Cultural awareness

Your language learning experience will be complemented with an exploration of culture.

 

How to register

Complete the Confucius Institute Registration Form and return it to the Confucius Institute and pay online via Newcastle University webstore.