2021 Business Chinese Language Courses


OVERVIEW


Jointly with Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC), we successfully launched three-term live online Beginners’ Business Chinese (BBC) courses in September 2020, January 2021 and April 2021 respectively. We have been helping dozens of excellent learners.

 

In order to meet different needs of participants, we will continue to offer three levels of BBC Courses from September 20 to November 26, 2021. The detailed information is as follows.

 

The above-mentioned courses will focus on verbal communications, while expanding vocabulary, improving pronunciation and other skills. The Courses also include some cultural elements and tips essential and interesting to business people.

 

Stage 1  BBC Course:


OBJECTIVES:

 

The objectives of this course include, but not limited to helping participating learners achieve:

  • Clear understanding the concepts of two fundamental systems: pinyin (Chinese phonetic symbols) and Hanzi (Chinese characters).

  • Mastering pinyin and tones.

  • Grasping 100 to 150 basic words.

  • Learning 10 to 12 basic communication topics or functions, such as greeting, self-introduction, introducing others, age, date, capabilities, etc..

  • Meanwhile, grasping some basic rules of Chinese grammar.

  • Most importantly, getting a solid foundation and good momentum for further study.


DATES & TIMING:


From September 20 to November 26, 2021.
10 sessions in total. Each session is 90 minutes.
On Wednesdays, from 12:00 to 13:30 CEST. 

 

 

Stage 2  BBC Course:


OBJECTIVES:
 

The objectives of this course include, but not limited to helping participating learners achieve:

  • Improving pronunciation.

  • Grasping 100 to 150 new basic words.

  • Learning several very useful basic communication topics or functions, such as

    1.  doing small talks,

    2.  asking/giving employer and positions,

    3.  taking about past actions/events,

    4.  taking about time,

    5.  taking about daily routines,

    6.  taking about skill capabilities.

  • Meanwhile, grasping more basic grammar rules.

  • Most importantly, getting a solid foundation and good momentum for further study.

DATES & TIMING:


From September 20 to November 26, 2021.
10 sessions in total. Each session is 90 minutes.

On Thursdays, from 12:00 to 13:30 CEST.

 

Stage 3  BBC Course:

 

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this course include, but not limited to helping participating learners achieve:

 

  • Refining pronunciation.

  • Grasping 100 to 150 more basic words.

  • Learning several basic communication topics or functions, such as:

    1. Shopping

    2. Ordering foods

    3. Comparing things

    4. Emphasizing certain information about past events

    5. Talking about plans, on-going actions etc. (Specific topics may be subject to change)

  • Meanwhile, grasping more basic grammar rules.

  • Most importantly, getting a solid foundation and good momentum for further study.

 

DATES & TIMING:


From September 20 to November 26, 2021.
10 sessions in total. Each session is 90 minutes.

On Fridays, from 12:00 to 13:30 CEST.

 

DELIVERY:


Online live interactive webinars on Zoom. 
Group members will have digital handouts, audio files and some suggested Apps. 

 

INSTRCTORS:

Confucius Institute at GROUP T-Academy has handpicked two top-notch teachers to design and deliver these courses.

 

Prof. Dun Liao and Prof. Mayinuer both have been teaching Mandarin Chinese for 20 years in China, Asia and U.K. When they taught at London School of Economics (LSE) from 2016 to 2019, they continuously delivered successful business Chinese courses at various levels, which were well received among learners not only at LSE but also in HSBC, Bank of England, and JP Morgan. 

 

With their expertise and track records, these upcoming courses they design and co-run will offer great value to participants.

 


REGISTRATION:


BCECC-Members:  120€ / person (VAT Excl.)
Non-Members:        150€ / person (VAT Excl.)

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MORE INFORMATION & CONTACT:


Website:  https://www.leuvenkongyuan.com/
e-mail:     leuvenkongyuan@gmail.com

 

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