. Spring Intensive Course - Business Chinese for Beginners

  • Delivery: Part-Time
  • Delivery type: Tutor
  • Study location: PG102, SCIBC, Post Graduate Building
  • Start date: .

Two week intensive beginners course for students wishing to learn about business Chinese 

COVID-19

Unfortunately this course is postponed until further notice in line with current Government Advice - we will update the start date as soon as we can and look forward to welcoming you in the future.

This course requires no prior knowledge in Chinese and it aims to provide you with a basic knowledge of the Chinese economy, aspects of contemporary Chinese human relations and behaviour. It will also provide you with a basic knowledge of the Chinese language that is used commonly in the business environment and how to read simple business documents in Chinese. By the end of the course, students are expected to have mastered 70-80 commonly used Chinese characters and will know how to use some very simple Chinese expressions.

Each day the classes will begin with a Language Class, followed by a Cultural Class. Examples of what the cultural classes will include are painting, traditional tea ceremony or embroidery. You will then break for lunch, in the afternoon there will be language practice tutorials followed by either China through Films or a Chinese Music workshop.

The classes will be held in the Confucius Institute Offices based in the Post Graduate Building of Heriot Watt University.

The proposed time-table can be found below.

The student rate for this course is £75 and normal rate is £100

WEEK  1

         

10.00-12.00

Language class

Language class

Language class

 Language class

Language class

 

12.15-13.05

Cultural Workshop

Chinese Painting

Cultural Workshop

Chinese Painting

Cultural Workshop

Chinese Painting

Cultural Workshop

Chinese Painting

Cultural Workshop

Chinese Painting

13.05-13.35

Lunch break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

 13.35-14.25

Language practice tutorials

Language practice tutorials

Language practice tutorials

Language practice tutorials

Language practice tutorials

 14.35-16.45

 Business Etiquette

 China through Films

Business Etiquette

 China through Films

Business Etiquette

 WEEK  2

Monday April 27th

Tuesday April 28th

Wednesday April 29th

Thursday April 30th

Friday May 1st

 10.00-12.00

Language class

 Language class

Language class

Language class

Language class

 12.15-13.05

Cultural Workshop

Chinese chess

Cultural Workshop  

Chinese chess

Cultural Workshop

Chinese chess  

Cultural Workshop  

Chinese chess

Cultural Workshop  

Chinese chess

13.05-13.35

Lunch break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

 13.35-14.25

Language practice tutorials

Language practice tutorials

Language practice tutorials

Language practice tutorials

Language practice tutorials

 14.35-16.45

Business Etiquette

 China through Films

 Business Etiquette

China through Films

Business Etiquette