Hi Qiao Liang,
The course in Sussex Uni sound really good. How can you check the progress of
their study? And also how much time you spend on teaching one chapter?
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on 5/12/08 9:18 AM, Mandarin Chinese Teaching
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> Hi Binbin
> At Sussex University we have similar classes for adults for many years.
> After a year, the learners are usually able to communicate in simple
> Chinese and get by in China. They are also able to read and write some
> simple Chinese texts (though writing is not compulsory but it will help
> them to remember the characters) as they are expected to master about 500
> Chinese characters in the first year.
> We have been using Chinese in steps as a text book which is very good but
> teachers have to provide some extra material to help them learn Chinese
> charactes. Our courses are very successful and have been considered the
> best in the Brighton area by the learners.
> Should you wish more information please let me know.
> Sussex University
> --On 03 December 2008 20:22 +0000 Binbin Xu Britton
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I teach Mandarin for Beginners to a group of adults 2 hours per week in
>> the evenings, and the course lasts 30 weeks. I just wonder whether there
>> is anyone in the similar situation as I am, and what prospectives they
>> have for their students regarding the final achievement at the end, such
>> as what their abilities would be in terms of speaking and listening, and
>> whether there is any relevant qualifications that they could go for after
>> that, and how we could move towards it.
>> I would be grateful for any comments and advice.
>> Kind regards,
>> Imagine a life without walls.?See the possibilities.