Chinese

学一门新语言,发现一个新世界

Do you need to learn Chinese (Mandarin) for your future career? Are you going to study or do an internship in China? Or would you simply like to make yourself understood during your next trip? The Language & Training Centre (LTC) will help you get there!  Please take a look at our full range of Chinese for participants with an academic background (hbo/university).

Language test

A language assessment Chinese is an extensive test that covers all language skills: reading, listening, writing and speaking and will determine your language proficiency. When all results have been processed, you will be given a statement with your current level of both your oral and written skills. 

Language course

During this course you will learn the basics of the Chinese language (Mandarin), with emphasis on speaking and listening skills in an everyday context. Chinese beginners 1 consists of ten weekly sessions of 2,5 hours each. The final exam takes place after the course on a predetermined date. You will have covered one course level by the end of this course.

  • With final examination and certificate
  • More information about Chinese beginners 1 can be found in our factsheet.
  • Go directly to our web shop & register!
  • The registration deadline is Monday 13 December 2021.

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 (Mandarin), with emphasis on reading, speaking, listening and writing skills in an everyday context. Chinese beginners 2 consists of ten weekly sessions of 2,5 hours each. The final exam takes place after the course on a predetermined date. You will have covered one course level by the end of this course.

  • With final examination and certificate
  • More information about Chinese beginners 2 can be found in our factsheet.
  • Go directly to our web shop & register!
  • The registration deadline is Monday 13 December 2021.

As a student or employee of Erasmus University you can purchase a one-year licence for the online Rosetta Stone programme, with which you can independently learn the Chinese language. Online learning could either be used to start from scratch or to keep your language skills up-to-date. Please note that this requires discipline and persistence. In Rosetta Stone you will find exercises on all language skills, such as speaking, listening, reading and writing. Licences can be bought throughout the year. 

  • Be aware that there is no final exam and you won’t receive a certificate.
  • More information about the online course Chinese (and the complete offer of Rosetta Stone) can be found in our factsheet: online language course.

The Language & Training Centre also offers tailor-made courses on request for faculties, departments, students or businesses. Tailor-made can be divided into:

  • Individual

    It is possible to schedule individual classes under the guidance of an experienced teacher.
    During the intake we will discuss your aims and preferences and assess your current level.
  • Group

    We can organise courses on demand for small or large groups starting from 3 participants on up. Based on your aims, preferences, and fellow participants, a special course will be arranged.

For more information about tailor-made assessments and courses, please contact us via ltc@eur.nl.
To give you more detailed information, we ask you to clearly mention your language of preference and your aims and preferences.

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