Mode of Attendance: Part-time
The course is designed to further improve the practical language skills of its participants who have attained an Upper Intermediate level of Mandarin Chinese, particularly in terms of using an appropriate language form and vocabulary to communicate and express themselves. The course will use authentic materials such as newspapers, journals, films or television clips. While writing will be dealt with in the course, there will be no compulsory writing assignments.
This will be achieved through 20 hours of blended learning: this is composed of 15 hours of online structured lessons with the teacher. This is supplemented by a minimum of 5 hours of guided independent learning supported by complementary material and regular feedback from the tutor. The course objective will be achieved within the 10-week course
Online Course Requirements
Please ensure you have checked the Learner Support page for the Collaborate Session Preparation and Checklist, Required Equipment & Software.
Course materials, if not supplied, are not included in the fee but can be purchased from SOAS bookshop firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry Requirements and Progression Route
To be able to join Chinese Pre-Advanced you need to have completed an Upper Intermediate level course in Mandarin Chinese at SOAS Language Centre or have an equivalent knowledge of guided learning hours (approximately 300 hours). The progression route from Chinese Pre-Advanced 1 is to Chinese Pre-Advanced 2; from Pre-Advanced 2 to Pre-Advanced 3. Upon successful completion of Chinese Pre-Advanced 3 you will be able to progress to an Advanced level course in Chinese Mandarin.
- How to Apply
- Term Dates and Course Fees
- Terms and Conditions
- Learner Support (incl. SOAS account, SOAS library card, BLE/Moodle access)
See more information on the Chinese language and courses in Chinese offered at SOAS Language Centre on the Chinese Language Homepage.
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