Business Chinese Course (Beginner)

Course run by The Scottish Confucius Institute for Business and Communication at Heriot-Watt University & Alba Cathay Chinese School

This course will provide students with a basic knowledge of the Chinese economy, essential aspects of contemporary Chinese human relations and behaviour, and major business etiquette. At the end of the course students will have a basic knowledge of Chinese in a business environment, able to read simple business materials in Chinese, and communicate effectively with Chinese business people as well as Chinese people as a whole.

By the end of the course, students are expected to recognise and be able to write 260 Chinese characters that relate to business, have mastered grammar patterns and have a better grasp of basic Business Chinese enabling participants to be able to communicate routine tasks.

Timetable: 30 weeks per year, Saturday, 9:30am – 10.15am on the following dates:

Autumn term (12 weeks), Saturday, 2021

September: 11, 18, 25

October: 2, 9, 30  (Midterm break 16/10, 23/10)

November: 6, 13, 20, 27

December: 4, 11

Spring term (10 weeks), Saturday, 2022

January: 15, 22, 29

February:  5, 26 (Midterm break 12/02, 19/02)

March: 5, 12, 19, 26

April: 2

Summer term (8 weeks), Saturday, 2022

April: 30

May: 7, 14, 21, 28

June: 4, 11, 18

Teaching Mode:This course will be held online via Zoom, once you have signed up we will send you the link which you will require to join the class
Fee:£100 for entire course (discount already been applied)
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