Course Summary

This course expands on the repertoire of everyday situations. The focus is on short interactive dialogues with some supporting explanation of grammar. It provides an opportunity to extend vocabulary and use language with greater flexibility and spontaneity.

Please visit CAE Customer Service Centre or phone 9652 0611 to enquire about enrolling in this course

The following topics are covered in this course:

  • Animals and family pets, colours, physical features
  • Sporting activities
  • Parts of the body
  • Self introduction, introduction of family members and friends
  • Conversations based on common words and phrases

By the end of the course students should be able to:

  • name some animals;
  • talk about family pets;
  • talk about games and sporting activities;
  • be familiar with names of body parts;
  • talk about themselves, family members and friends;
  • conduct basic conversations with Mandarin-speaking people in the community.

Suited for students who have completed MANDARIN: ELEMENTARY 2.

IF YOU HAVE NOT COMPLETED THE PREVIOUS LEVEL AT CAE, YOU NEED TO CONTACT CAE FOR A SKILL ASSESSMENT PRIOR TO ENROLLING.

N.B. CAE withdrawal policy does not allow for refund or transfer once the course has started in the event that the level of the class is not suitable.

Pen and paper.

Textbook: New Practical Chinese Reader 1 (2nd Edition), Beijing Language And Culture University Press, 2012. ISBN 9787561926239. 

New Practical Chinese Reader 1 Workbook (2nd Edition), Beijing Language And Culture University Press, 2012. ISBN 9787561926222

Available at Language International Bookshop and China Books

***Cancellations or postponements are notified 48 hours before class commencement. Please consider this before purchasing class materials***

For further information please contact Languages Centre on 96520677 or email languages@cae.edu.au.

Last updated: October 10, 2017 12:10am