Aims/Description: This module aims to equip students with no prior knowledge of Mandarin Chinese to acquire basic practical language skills, in listening, reading, speaking and writing. On successful completion of the module students will; have a vocabulary of about 250 words related to daily life, understand simple sentences and classroom expressions related to daily activities, be able to obtain specific information from written and audio materials, be able to communicate with others (making greetings, introductions and farewells, expressing simple emotions and feelings, enquiring about time, personal attributes and places); and be able to write ca. 140 characters in simple sentences or forms.
Restrictions on availability: EMPTY
Notes: Numbers limited to maximum of 20
Information on the department responsible for this unit (East Asian Studies):
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