Course Overview

 

Mandarin Level 1 is a Beginners Mandarin course for students who have never studied the Mandarin language before. If you’re unsure of your level, then check our levels chart.

 

Our Mandarin language classes take place at our school in Covent Garden with a qualified, experienced teacher and fellow students. Evening language classes at IH London are dynamic and interactive as the emphasis is on spoken communication, which is achieved through lots of group work and role-plays. At the same time, there is systematic work on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, so that you can improve on all aspects of the language. Your teacher speaks in the target language throughout, so that you can refine your comprehension and listening skills. 

 

Course Content

 

Communicative aims

– Working on pronunciation 

– Building up simple sentence structures and gaining confidence in speaking 

– Communicating in spoken Chinese within a beginner’s range of commonly encountered situations 

– “Hanzi” characters outlining stokes and structures 

 

Linguistic aims

– Greetings; introductions surnames and names 

– Talking about someone’s occupation 

– Talking about someone’s origins; describe the countries and cities 

– Numbers & currencies 

 

Course Information 

 

  • Average class size: 8 (maximum 15) 
  • Students must be 18+ years old 
  • Existing language ability: this is a course for complete beginners 
  • Classes will take place at our school in Covent Garden (16 Stukeley Street, Holborn, London WC2B 5LQ) 

  

Class Schedule 

  

  • The classes are 2 hours per week 
  • The course runs for 6 weeks 
  • The course takes place on weekday evenings 18:30 – 20:30 
  • The possible study options for this course are as follow: 

  

Thursdays: 11th January – 15th February 2024

Mondays: 19th February – 25th March 2024

Tuesdays: 9th April – 14th May 2024

Wednesdays: 22nd May – 26th June 2024

Thursdays: 4th July – 15th August 2024*

Tuesdays: 20th August – 24th September 2024

Wednesdays: 2nd October – 6th November 2024

Mondays: 11th November – 16th December 2024

 

*There is a week’s break in the course from 29th July – 2nd August 2024 for the summer holiday. The course still consists of 6 lessons spread out over 7 weeks.

  

This language course includes: 

  

  • Access to our Moodle platform to download lesson summaries, notes and resources 
  • Support and advice from Mandarin language teachers 
  • Mandarin language study tips 

Need assistance choosing your course?

Take a look at our FAQs page which has lots of information about our classes.

FAQs – Foreign Languages
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Mandarin Level 1 | Evenings
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