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Venue Day Time Fee Weeks Start Date End Date Select To Enrol
CHINESE ENQUIRIES 2017
Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2 Friday 00:00 - 00:00 €0 0 01 Sep 2017 31 Dec 2017
Chinese Level 2 Autumn 2017
Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2 Thursday 18:00 - 19:30 €199 10 14 Sep 2017 16 Dec 2017
Chinese 1 July 2017 (Missed the start date? join now, see below)
Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2 Thursday 18:00 - 19:30 €179 10 13 Jul 2017 14 Sep 2017
Chinese Level 1 Autumn 2017
Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2 Tuesday 18:00 - 19:30 €199 10 12 Sep 2017 14 Dec 2017
Chinese Intermediate Autumn 2017
Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2 Wednesday 18:00 - 19:30 €199 10 13 Sep 2017 15 Dec 2017

*If you are a total beginner & have missed the start date & would still like to join, it may be possible to arrange for catch up classes, cost included in full course fee. If you are not a total beginner, you can try out any class cost and commitment free, if you decide to join, you wont be charged for the trial class or any weeks that you have missed. Please contact Mandarin Coordinator Shane Zerbe on 01 2601296 or info@sandfordlanguages.ie

FREE TRIAL CLASS! The Sandford Language Institute has been running courses in Chinese (Mandarin) in Dublin 2, since 1989. Our tutor Joy; is native qualified and highly experienced, teaching the communicative use of the language and making it as relevant as possible to every day situations. All of the main language skills of Reading, Writing, Listening, speaking and Use of language (Grammar) are developed in class. Enrolment for upcoming April 2017 classes is now possible. If you join a class and the level proves too high or low, switching level is no problem. Should you have any queries, please contact Shane Zerbe on 01 2601296 or shane.zerbe@sandfordlanguages.ie


LevelsDescription
CHINESE ENQUIRIES 2017Please submit your enquiry here.
Chinese Level 2 Autumn 2017Chinese Level 1
Chinese 1 July 2017 (Missed the start date? join now, see below)If you have missed the start date, please contact Chinese coordinator Shane Zerbe on 01 2601296 or info@sandfordlanguages.ie A catch up class can be provided to cover what you have missed or if you already have very basis Chinese, you wont be charged for the weeks that you have missed. Absolute beginners - for students who have no previous knowledge of the language. The objective of level 1 course is to enable beginners to communicate in Mandarin with the most essential and fundamental vocabulary and expressions. While teaching some basic Chinese characters, the course focuses on speaking skills, thus using pinyin most of the time in the teaching and learning process, unless there are particular demand from learners or clients for Chinese characters teaching. The course integrates the communicative functions with essential grammatical structures. Learners are expected to master the most essential conversational sentences which are divided into situational topics, including greetings, asking for directions, shopping, making an appointment, changing money, etc. The exercises are designed to reinforce the use of the vocabulary and expressions in each topic. Another important part of the course is introduction to the Chinese culture and traditions. This part may include topics arranging from Chinese table manners to Chinese business culture. Topics may vary to suit learners' different needs.
Chinese Level 1 Autumn 2017Chinese Level 1
Chinese 2 April 2017Advanced beginners - for beginners with a basic knowledge of all the above language skills or for students who have completed the beginners course. In-class teaching will cover more topics based on level 1, with each topic having 2-3 conversations. Key words and expressions will be explained with examples given. For each topic or situation a brief introduction to the Chinese culture will be infused to help learners have a better understanding of the language. Objectives be able to converse in Chinese using basic expressions and sentence structures mastered in Level 1. be able to communicate in simple real life situations, such as shopping and travelling. • have a better understanding of Chinese culture based on language points. • be able to describe somebody or something in simple terms. Language Skills • Pronunciation: all important sounds in the language, those challenging ones in particular, and tones • Vocabulary: about 160 words • Characters: this is optional, depending on whether the learner has done any writing or recognition in Level 1. Topics usually include: expressing gratitude, making travel plans, making an appointment, discussing work or studies, etc.
Chinese 1 April 2017Absolute beginners - for students who have no previous knowledge of the language. The objective of level 1 course is to enable beginners to communicate in Mandarin with the most essential and fundamental vocabulary and expressions. While teaching some basic Chinese characters, the course focuses on speaking skills, thus using pinyin most of the time in the teaching and learning process, unless there are particular demand from learners or clients for Chinese characters teaching. The course integrates the communicative functions with essential grammatical structures. Learners are expected to master the most essential conversational sentences which are divided into situational topics, including greetings, asking for directions, shopping, making an appointment, changing money, etc. The exercises are designed to reinforce the use of the vocabulary and expressions in each topic. Another important part of the course is introduction to the Chinese culture and traditions. This part may include topics arranging from Chinese table manners to Chinese business culture. Topics may vary to suit learners' different needs.
Chinese 3 April 2017Lower Intermediate
Chinese Intermediate Autumn 2017Chinese Intermediate
Chinese 4 April 2017Lower Intermediate 1
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