Course Details

Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture

Event Description

 

Dates:

8 October 2018

5 November 2018

10 December 2018

28 January 2019

25 February 2019

25 March 2019

29 April 2019

3 June 2019

1 July 2019

 

Time:

10.00 am - 12.30 pm (with the exception of the session on 10 December 2018 which will run from 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm)

 

Content

• Queen’s and China

• Basic Chinese history and geography

• Essential Chinese Cultural Concepts:

      o Good and bad numbers

      o What’s in a name and job title?

      o Understanding the Chinese logic in expressing time and space

• Basic Chinese for Phatic Communication:

      o Pronunciation

      o Greetings

      o Expressing appreciation

      o Addressing a person

      o Making acquaintance

      o Receiving and welcoming visitors

      o Ordering food and drink

      o Proposing a toast

      o Saying goodbye and farewells

• Chinese business culture and protocol:

      o Chinese Cultural Awareness Quiz

(Content subject to changes upon request)


Aims/Aimed at

This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in learning about the Chinese Language and culture.

Booking Information

 

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New Course: Yes
Course Type(s): Communication Skills, Personal and Career Development
Staff Categories: All Staff
Keywords: China, Chinese, Language, Culture,

Course Contact Details

Name: Organisational Development
Telephone: 5381
Email: training@qub.ac.uk