Chinese for Absolute Beginners

  • 24 February – 11 May 2020
  • MU Language Centre, Komenského náměstí 2, Brno
Course description

This is a course for absolute beginners of Chinese. No prior knowledge of the language is required. The course is taught in English.

Textbook

To be assigned in class

Course Objectives

After the course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and comprehend conversation situations and reproduce conversation schemes in basic conversation situations given by the textbook
  • Apply the conversation schemes and acquired vocabulary to other interactive conversation situations
  • Read and write basic conversation texts given in the textbook
  • Apply acquired grammar, vocabulary and increase necessary reading and writing comprehension
Tentative Schedule
  1. Lesson 1 Greetings: Chinese phonetics.
  2. Lesson 1 Greetings: Grammar of shì, Chinese phonetics.
  3. Lesson 1 Greetings: Grammar of yě, Chinese phonetics.
  4. Lesson 1 Greetings: Grammar of ma, Chinese phonetics.
  5. Lesson 2 Family: Grammar of you, Chinese phonetics.
  6. Lesson 2 Family: Grammar of shéi, Chinese phonetics.
  7. Lesson 2 Family: Grammar of liăng, Chinese classifiers, Chinese phonetics.
  8. Lesson 2 Family: Grammar of shénme, Chinese classifiers, Chinese phonetics.
  9. Lesson 3 Invitation: Numbers, how to express time in Chinese.
  10. Lesson 3 Invitation: How to express dates in Chinese.
  11. Lesson 3 Invitation: How to talk about place and activities.
  12. Lesson 3 Invitation: How to make an invitation.
Language of instruction
English
When 24 February – 11 May 2020
Duration
12 weeks, 2 x 45 min per class
Time
Monday 16:00 – 17:30
Participants MU students, MU employees, foreign students, public
Lector
native speaker
Price
1 200 CZK
(Can be ordered until 21. 2. 2020.)
   

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e‑mail: koordinator@cjv.muni.cz

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