After a number of months of remote and hybrid teaching, we have reviewed the COVID-19 guidelines and the preference of our students and have decided to continue with our Hybrid course format as well as a number of remote courses in January 2021. The Hybrid course format efficiently combines Face-to-face (up to 4 students) and Remote teaching with flexibility for you.
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Of course, there is plenty of time for writing simple characters and for getting acquainted with Chinese culture. You will work on improving both your listening and speaking skills. On KickstartNet, our learning platform, you can also practice a lot at home. Having short conversations is part of the lessons.
With the HSK2 exam on your CV you will show that you already have a basic knowledge of Chinese, which can help you when working with Chinese business partners or to study or work in China. If you do not wish to take the exam, this is not a problem. Working with HSK practice material ensures that you are very active with the language.
The language spoken in class is English, which makes the course suitable for both Dutch and Expats. This course is also ideal for young adults. Besides the fact that you are working towards an exam, the course is mainly aimed at increasing your communication skills.
Topics covered in the course include:
By the end of the course you will be able to:
€360 (excluding the book); €320 for students/au pairs (student card number/details of host family must be provided).
Integrated Chinese 1 Textbook: Simplified Characters; ISBN: 978-1-62291-135-6, €45. Book can be purchased at Kickstart. This book is used for all course levels.
- HSK Standard Course 2: Textbook; ISBN: 9787561937266, ± €24 (optional)
- HSK Standard Course 2: Workbook; ISBN: 9787561937808, ± €12 (optional)
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