Chinese Language Centre

Adult Chinese Classes: Call for 2017 Enrolments

Adult Chinese Program Provider

The adults Chinese classes in ASCC are divided into beginner, elementary, intermediate and advanced levels, which suit students from English-speaking backgrounds, as well as, learners with different objectives and requirements such as personal interest, employment, travel, study or to sit the HSK test for the ultimate goal of obtaining a Certificate of Chinese Proficiency, HSK Test Centre provide test service, for inquiry, please contact: (02) 6176 0528; 0403 151 826.

The school’s set-up of the adults’ Chinese classes includes the latest 2nd version of New Practical Chinese Reader and My Chinese which allow for the systematic carrying out of well-ordered and structured classes.

Objectives

  • To build a sound foundation for further Chinese learning.
  • To be able to join basic conversation
  • To know a method of learning Chinese language
  • To get knowledge about pronunciation and get yourself understood by Chinese language speakers
  • To learn Chinese characters and master most of the characters that you will learn
  • To acquire some knowledge about Chinese customs and culture
  • Learn some basic sentences of different topics and use them in some specific conditions e. g. ordering dishes in restaurants, check-in in hotel and take taxi
  • To develop a special study plan for purpose group. Use additional textbooks to get additional information as much as possible.
  • To practice spoken Chinese, involve activities and do the best to make Chinese classes enjoyable.
  • Main textbooks: My Chinese, Contemporary Chinese, New Practical Chinese Readers: Including Textbook, Workbook, DVD Situational Conversation, CDs for Textbook and CDs for Workbook
  • Supplementary Materials as teacher’s reference Great Wall Chinese: Essentials in Communication: Textbook, CD and workbook

Additional tailor-made materials to meet the needs of adult learners

Enquires about the enrolment and the school, please click contact us

Canberra Centre Civic Campus

Course Description:

Beginner Class (Monday Class):

For learners with basic knowledge of Pinyin (Chinese alphabet), concentrated on the study of Chinese used on a daily basis; to allow greeting, getting direction, shopping, obtaining general information, brief self- introduction and simple interaction with others in Chinese; to help learners to, at least, recognize 300 and write 100 common Chinese characters.

Enrolment of this class does not require previous knowledge.

Teacher: Ms Yunyan Bao, China Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing funded professional teacher.

Teaching Materials: New Practical Chinese Reader 1 + MP3  + Workbook 1 + MP3, Beijing Language University Press 2012.

Tuition Fee: $350 (Semester 1, 32 Hours), Materials Fee: $55 per annum; Enrolment Fee: $10; Total: $415.

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Date: 6 February 2013, Mondays

Venue: Room 212, Level 2, Griffin Centre, 20 Genge Street, Canberra City, ACT 2601

 

 

 

 

Elementary Class (Tuesday Class):

For those who have learned Chinese for about one year and have the knowledge and skill beyond the beginner’s classes, this is the suitable class to enrol.

Teacher: Ms Yunyan Bao, China Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing funded professional teacher.

Teaching Materials: New Practical Chinese Reader 2 + MP3  + Workbook 2 + MP3, Beijing Language University Press 2012.

Tuition Fee: $370 (Semester 1, 32 Hours), Materials Fee: $55 per annum; Enrolment Fee: $10; Total: $435.

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Date: 7 February 2013, Tuesdays

Venue: Room 212, Level2, Griffin Centre, 20 Genge Street, Canberra City, ACT 2601.

Tuition Fee: $375 (Semester 1, 32 Hours), Materials Fee: $55 per annum; Enrolment Fee: $10; Total: $440.

Intermediate Class (Wednesday Class):

For learners with decent amount of knowledge of Chinese, mostly about basic language related knowledge and grammar; to allow learners to communicate briefly with native Chinese, read easy articles, write short articles of around 80 characters; to help learners to, at least, recognize 800 and write 500 common Chinese characters; For learners with intermediate level of Chinese, mostly about common language related knowledge and grammar; to allow learners to communicate generally with native Chinese, read easy articles, write short articles of around 150 characters; to help learners to, at least, recognize 1000 and write 700 common Chinese characters.

Teacher: Ms Yang Yang, Experienced Chinese Teacher

Teaching Materials: New Practical Chinese Reader 3 + MP3 + Workbook 3+MP3, Beijing Language University Press 2012.

Tuition Fee: $440 (One Semester, 36 Hours), Materials Fee: $55 per annum; Enrolment Fee: $10; Total: $505.

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Date: 8 February 2017, Wednesdays

Venue: Room 212, Level 2, Griffin Centre, 20 Genge Street, Canberra City, ACT 2601.

Advanced Class (Thursday Class):

For learners with advanced level of Chinese, who score 70-84 and B+/A- in the entrance writing and speaking tests respectively; mostly about moderately difficult language related knowledge and grammar; to allow learners to communicate generally with native Chinese, manage basic study, work and living in Chinese, read general articles, write short articles of around 200 characters; to help learners to, at least, recognize 1300 and write 900 common Chinese characters.

Teacher: Ms Yunyan Bao, China Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters in Beijing funded professional teacher.

Teaching Materials: New Practical Chinese Reader 4 + MP3 + Workbook 4+MP3, Beijing Language University Press 2012.

Tuition Fee: $500 (Semester 1, 32 Hours), Materials Fee: $55 per annum; Enrolment Fee: $10; Total: $565.

Date: 9 February 2017, Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Thursdays

Venue: Room 212, Level 2, Griffin Centre,20 Genge Street, Canberra City, ACT 2601.

Enquires about the enrolment and the school, please click contact us

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