Copenhagen Business Confucius Institute

 

Timetable – Spring Semester 2017

Level

Date & Time

Venue

Duration

Price

Beginner 1

 

Tuesday 17:10-18:50

Starts February 14, 2017

K146

15 Sessions

DKK 1600 /

DKK 1200

Beginner 2

 

Wednesdays 17:10-18:50

Starts February 8, 2017

K143 

15 Sessions

DKK 1600 /

DKK 1200

Intermediate

Wednesdays 17:10-18:50

Starts February 15, 2017

K146

15 Sessions

DKK 1600 /

DKK 1200

Advanced  

Thursdays 17:10-18:50

Starts February 16, 2017

DSØ023 

15 Sessions

DKK 1600 /

DKK 1200

Business Basic

 

Tuesdays 17:10-18:50

Starts February 21, 2017

DSØ023

15 Sessions

DKK 1600 /

DKK 1200

 

Practical Information

1. About Language Classes

CBCI evening courses consist of two lessons of each 45 minutes and a 10 minute break from 17:10 – 18:50.

 

2. Payment Information

Course Fees:

Regular: DKK 1600 incl. teaching materials

Students: DKK 1200 incl. teaching materials

CBS employees: DKK 1200 incl. teaching materials

 

Please state your full name when making bank transfer!

 

Please transfer the course fee to Copenhagen Business Confucius Institute's account at CBS:

Danske Bank

Reg. no.: 3001 

Account: 10292786

SWIFT: DABADKKK

IBAN: DK3630000010292786

 

3. Cancellation Policy

You can cancel a course (and get the course fee refunded) before week 6, 2017. After week 6, you cannot cancel courses (and course fees cannot be refunded) whether you attend the class or not. However, you can change to another class/level if it shows that you are placed at a wrong level. The change must take place before the third time you attend a class.

We keep our rights to cancel a course in case the number of registered students is below 5.

 

4. Language Test

If you are interested in taking the standard Chinese test, you can sign up for the online HSK test (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi), which is the Chinese Proficiency Test for non-native speakers. Please contact your teacher or Administrative Coordinator Wei Feng Svendsen (wfs.int@cbs.dk) to create a valid test ID and password for you.

The tests are available at:
http://www.chinesetest.cn/gosimexam.do

 

5. Questions

Questions about evening courses or requests for private tutoring can be addressed to Administrative Coordinator Wei Feng Svendsen (e-mail: wfs.int@cbs.dk, tel.: 3815 2690).



Beginner 1

Prerequisite of the course      

The course is for those who have no prior knowledge of Chinese language. If you are planning to travel to China or have an interest in Chinese language, this course is an easy and practical way to get started.

Learning Objectives

After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • greet people 
  • introduce themselves ( information on nationality, age and occupation) 
  • describe basic objects  
  • talk about locations 
  • count numbers
  • talk about times and dates
  • talk about clothes

Course content, structure and teaching

The course is designed to provide an introduction at a reasonable pace in basic Chinese with the emphasis on developing listening and speaking skills. Through the Chinese phonetic system, simple conversations, basic vocabulary and sentence patterns, this course provides a foundation to conduct a simple conversation. After the course, students could be able to pass the Chinese proficiency test HSK 1.

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

Course literature

The course is based on the textbook “Modern Chinese" and exercise book.

Teacher:  Xu Jing

Number of sessions: 15

Time: Tuesdays, 17:10 – 18:50 (break included)

Venue:  K146

 

Beginner 2

Prerequisite of the course

The course is for those who have completed the study of “Modern Chinese" lesson 1-12 or passed HSK 1 and wish to continue learning Chinese.  Students whose listening and speaking skills are at an equivalent level are also welcome.

Learning objectives

After completing the course, students will be able to:

  • talk about weather
  • talk about hometown
  • to describe something happened
  • buy train tickets
  • moving to a new house
  • to describe feelings

Course content, structure and teaching

This is a continuation of the course ”Beginner 1” and it uses the book “Modern Chinese", lesson 13-20. Through the course, participants will learn how to use Chinese to express themselves in simple sentences, make an appointment and welcoming guests. Participants will also expand their Chinese vocabulary and grammatical knowledge. After the course, students could be able to pass the Chinese proficiency test HSK 2.

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

Course literature

The course is based on the textbook “Modern Chinese" and exercise book, supplemented by other text examples.

Teacher:  Wen Jin, wj.int@cbs.dk

Number of sessions: 15

Time: Wednesdays, 17:10 – 18:50 (break included)

Venue: K143

 

Intermediate

Prerequisite of the course

The course is for students who have completed the book “Conversational Chinese 301" or passed HSK 3. Students whose listening and speaking skills are at an equivalent level are also welcome.

Learning objectives

After completing for the course, student will be able to communicate on topics such as:

  • How to write an Email.
  • Studying in China.
  • Discuss personality.
  • Talk about music
  • Chinese Emperor.
  • Chinese table manner.
  • Lucky and unlucky

Course content, structure and teaching

We plan to complete Unit 01-07 of the textbook Boya Chinese.  Through the course, the students will learn how to talk about the personal information, communication for survival, learning and working, etc. This course focuses on satisfying the basic needs for communication in daily life. After the course, students will be able to pass the Chinese proficiency test HSK 4.

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

Course literature

Boya Chinese textbook.

Teacher:  Liu Yong

Number of sessions: 15

Time:  Wednesday, 17:10 – 18:50 (break included)

 Venue:  K146

 

Advanced

Prerequisite of the course

The course is designed for students who have reached an advanced level in Chinese or passed HSK 5. Knowledge about Chinese characters is required.

Course objectives

After completing for the course, student will be able to:

  • Read a Chinese newspaper
  • Understand some TV programmes
  • Expand vocabulary

Course content, structure and teaching

The material for this course is based on Chinese newspapers and TV programmes. In other words, students will learn the latest news, top stories and headlines about China. The content of the course varies and includes Chinese culture, business, social life, hobbies, Chinese history and many other topics. Comprehensive learning (reading, listening, speaking and writing) will be the focus in class, and a certain load of homework is to be expected.

Teaching language

Chinese

Course literature

时代——高级汉语报刊阅读教程(英语注释) (上下册)

Newspaper Reading Course of Advanced Chinese           

Teacher:  Xiaoting Liu, lx.int@cbs.dk

Number of sessions: 15

Time: Thursdays, 17:10 – 18:50 (break included)

Venue: DSØ023

 

Business Basic

Prerequisite of the course

Students of Business 1 should already speak Chinese at a daily communication level on topics such as time, date, location, direction, weather, shopping, introduction, personal feeling and so on. Moreover, students should be able to recognize a certain number of Chinese characters. You can take the course if you are able to understand most of what is written in this file.

Learning objectives

After completing for the course, student will be able to:

  • Communication in Chinese on business trips

Course content, structure and teaching

The course is mainly focused on business trip communication. Therefore, many business terms such as arrival, checking in at a hotel, banking, business meeting and business banquets will be included. Comprehensive learning (reading, listening, speaking and writing) will be the focus in class, and a certain load of homework is to be expected. 

Teaching language

Chinese and English.

Course literature

A Business Trip to China, vol. 1.

Teacher: Yong Liu, yli.int@cbs.dk

Number of sessions: 15

Time: Tuesdays, 17:10 – 18:50 (break included)

Venue:   DSØ023

 

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