Course Chinese beginners 2

Summary

Course type
Course
Course dates

This course is not offered in April 2018. The schedule for the Chinese beginners 2 course is not yet available. 

Fee

Rate 1: Student & employees): € 279,-
Rate 2: Others): € 379,-

Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

Tax
Not applicable

This course consists of ten weekly sessions of 2,5 hours each. The final exam takes place after the course on a predetermined date (see schedule below). One course level will have been covered by the end of this course.

What’s the content of Chinese beginners 2?

This course is a continuation of the course Chinese beginners 1. During this course you will continue with the previously learned topics of the Chinese language, with emphasis on reading, speaking, listening and writing skills in an everyday context. Topics that are covered include:

  • asking and giving directions;
  • shopping and eating outside;
  • grammar;
  • vocabulary;
  • the Chinese culture.

In addition to the above, you will be able to write about 200 new words in Pinyin and recognize 20 new basic Chinese characters. You will also have a small vocabulary, with which you can formulate simple and composed sentence structures for common and everyday situations. The final level of the course is beginners 2, similar to the level A1.2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and level 1 according to Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK).

Good to know

  • The Language & Training Centre offers Chinese courses, three times a year (October-December / January-March / April-June).
  • This course is accessible for participants with an academic background (HBO/WO).
  • English is the language of support during classes. However, the language of instruction is Chinese and will be commonly used.
  • The course material costs approximately € 45, - and is not included in the course fee. You will receive a confirmation letter with further details when the course starts.
  • Course participants are expected to spend approximately three hours a week on course preparation and self-study.
  • Our groups are small: the minimum number of participants is 10, the maximum is 16. 
    Please note that the LTC reserves the right to cancel this course if the required minimum number of participants is not reached.
  • Attendance is not compulsory, but advisable. Please note that the last class consists of an oral test and a listening test. In order to pass the course, you should be present on that particular day.
  • A final written exam is part of this course. 
  • A certificate is awarded to participants who achieve a total score of 5.5 or higher.
  • Read our requirements and general terms and conditions carefully before registering.

Contact

Contact

E-mail: ltc@eur.nl
Telefoon: 010 4081997
Website: Language & Training Centre

 

Factsheet

Course type
Course
Course dates

This course is not offered in April 2018. The schedule for the Chinese beginners 2 course is not yet available. 

Fee

Rate 1: Student & employees): € 279,-
Rate 2: Others): € 379,-

Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

Tax
Not applicable
Start date
Start date to be announced
Duration
10 weeks
Offered by
Erasmus University Rotterdam | Language & Training Centre
Discipline
Language and Culture
Instruction language
English
Mode of instruction
offline

Registration

To be admitted to this course, your current level of the language needs to be at beginners 1.
As proof of this entrance level we accept the following:

  • the beginners 2 (A1.2) advice of an LTC’s assessment (less than 12 months old);
  • the LTC certificate of the beginners 1 course (less than 12 months old);
  • If you are currently participating in the Chinese beginners 1 course of the LTC, you are allowed to register for a beginners 2 course. Passing for your final exam and thus completing the course with a 5.5 or higher is necessary to start the following level.

At this point it is not possible to register for the Chinese beginners 2 course. If you have any questions, please contact the Language & Training Centre.