Languages Courses



Tuesday 21 January for 8 weeks
7.00pm – 9.00pm

Brief Description:
The course is aimed at beginners with no previous knowledge of Mandarin Chinese or very little and is designed to give learners the confidence to start speaking the language from the very start.
You will learn basic everyday conversations that cover a variety of topics related to real life activities. All four linguistic abilities will be addressed – speaking, listening, writing and reading – through a variety of different exercises.
If you would like to see if this level is right for you please contact the Office and we will put you in touch with the tutor.

Course Aims:
• Be able to communicate effectively in some areas, including introducing yourself and other people, reading and writing numbers, and talking about the weather, transport, food, hobbies and etc.
• Introduce Chinese culture, e.g. festivals
• Learn and understand the pinyin system of Mandarin Chinese
• Learn some simplified forms of Chinese characters

Extra Costs:
About £15 for textbook and workbook.
Easy Peasy Chinese: Mandarin Chinese for Beginners (Book & CD)
Easy Peasy Chinese Workbook: Mandarin Chinese Practice for Beginners
Please wait until course has been confirmed as running before purchasing the textbook.

What you need to bring to the first session:
Textbook & workbook (if unable to buy before the 1st class, do not worry)

Notebook & Pen

Impington Village College, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX

Class Dates:
21, 28 January
4, 11, 25 February (No class on 18 Feb due to Half Term break.)
3, 10, 17 March