CHINESE COURSE MELBOURNE
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We have five terms for beginner course, Beginner A, B, C, D, E. On completion of Beginner course, students can conduct daily conversations and recognize at least 100 words, we also encourage and teach students how to write characters as well.
On completion of Beginner A, students will be able to:
make a self-introduction including their names, nationality and occupation;
ask other people about their names, nationality and occupation.
learn and practice Chinese phonetics (pinyin) with focus on the four tones (ā á ǎ à).
count from 0 to 1 in Chinese.
express basic actions and future actions.
Regarding hand writing, students will know that Chinese characters are formed by strokes and practice writing simple Chinese radicals and characters.
On completion of Beginner B, students will be able to:
make an invitation
talk about activities
read time and talk about activities using time
talk about stuffs using measure words
talk about date and celebration of festivals
talk about plans in future
talk about hobbies
Students will focus on build the connection between pronunciation and meaning, thus to develop abilities to recognize characters.
On completion of Beginner C, students will be able to:
talk about transportation
learn about adjectives to describe things
make comparison between two things
ask for location and give directions
talk about illness
go shopping and ask for prices
Students will focus on build the connection between pronunciation and meaning, thus to develop abilities to recognize characters. They will also try to practice writing key Chinese characters in the text.
On completion of Beginner D, students will be able to:
order food in restaurant and pay the bill
talk about sports
talk about their hobbies in sports
use model verbs correctly
buy a mobile phone
make comparison about sports
make an appointment by phone call
Students will try to read texts without pinyin and the ability of recognize Chinese characters is largely improved.
On completion of Beginner E, students will be able to:
talk and give feedback to an activity through phone
talk about Chinese time and date (Eg, the week before)
use authentic way to give comment of actions
use authentic way to indicate the quickness and lateness of actions
know how to write diaries
know how to write emails
Students will try to read texts without pinyin and the ability of recognize Chinese characters is largely improved. They begin to write their own sentences in Chinese characters. They begin to practice complex grammar systematically.
We have five terms for Intermediate course, Intermediate A, B, C, D, E. On completion of Intermediate course, students can read passages and conduct long and deep conversations in daily life. We will also talk about Chinese cultures such as painting, operas and the Great Wall, etc. Students are more familiar with Chinese characters and begin to write in Chinese in a more confident way.
On completion of Intermediate A, students will be able to:
talk about how to change the product if the size is not suitable
talk about things with similar features
talk about how to take and transfer between public transportations
use topic-comment sentence
talk about holiday plans
On completion of Intermediate B, students will be able to:
use simple directional compliment
use sentences with emphasis on disposal “把”
talk about Chinese clothing and style
make more specific comparisons between two different objects
learn more about Chinese painting and its difference from Oil painting
learn about famous Chinese Painters and their painting style
use indications words to show completion of an action
use Chinese verbs in a playful way
On completion of Intermediate C, students will be able to:
talk about Chinese New Year and related activities
talk about Traditional Chinese Music
talk about Chinese Opera including Beijing Opera and regional Opera
talk about Chinese Literature including “The Dream of Red Chamber”
talk about the Great Wall and climbing
On completion of Intermediate D, students will be able to:
use passive voice in daily conversations
talk about Chinese learning achievements and culture
use authentic way to talk about activities such as make appointments for casual events between friends
use various kinds of complements
use aspects of an action
On completion of Intermediate E, students will be able to:
express our opinions and give an example
use superlative degree to make comparisons
know more about Chinese word formation methods
talk about Chinese culture of celebrating festivals and gift-giving
show appreciation to friends about gifts
We have five terms for Advance course, Advance A, B, C, D, E. On completion of advance course, students can express their own opinions in daily life and also some social issues, thus to conduct more confident communication with other people.