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Timetable – Spring Semester 2015                         

Level

Date & Time

Venue

Duration

Beginner 1

Mondays 17:30-19:30

Kilevej 14A/14B, Room K143

15 Sessions

Beginner 2

Tuesdays 17:30-19:30

Kilevej 14A/14B, Room K143

15 Sessions

Elementary 1

Wednesdays 17:30-19:30

Kilevej 14A/14B, Room K143

15 Sessions

Elementary 2

Thursdays 17:30-19:30

Dalgas Have 15, Room D1V046

15 Sessions

Elementary 3

Tuesdays 17:30-19:30

Dalgas Have 15, Room DSØ 023

15 Sessions

Advanced  

Thursdays 17:30-19:30

Dalgas Have 15, Room DSØ 023

15 Sessions

Business 1

Thursdays 17:30-19:30

Dalgas Have 15, Room D1V044

15 Sessions

Business 2

Wednesdays 17:30-19:30

Dalgas Have 15, room DSØ 023

15 Sessions

Business 3

Mondays 17:30-19:30

Dalgas Have 15, Room D1V046

15 Sessions

Chinese Characters

Mondays  17:30-19:30

Dalgas Have 15, Room DSØ 023

15 Sessions

 

 

Practical Information

 

1.       Registration (Deadline January 23)

 Register  Here

 

2.       Payment Information (Deadline January 30)

Course Fees:

Regular: DKK 1600 incl. teaching materials

Students: DKK 1200 incl. teaching materials

CBS employees: DKK 1200 incl. teaching materials

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, 2015. After that, 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 the 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 to create a valid test ID and password for you.

 

The tests are available at:
http://center.chinesetest.net/adminca/public/index-hsk.aspx

 

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). If you want a tailor-made business Chinese course, please contact Project Manager Jonas Bay Flintegård (jbf.int@cbs.dk, tel.: 4185 2143) with a summary of what you require.

 

Beginner 1

Prerequisite of the course     

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

 

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 oral practices related to scenario-based conversations.

 

Teacher:  Yifan Shan, ys.int@cbs.dk 

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time: Mondays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:

CBS campus Kilen

Kilevej 14A/14B, room K143

2000 Frederiksberg

 

Learning Objectives

After completing the course, students should be able to:

· greet people

· introduce themselves and others, e.g. information on nationalities, age and occupation

· describe basic objects

· talk about weather

· describe likes and dislikes

· talk about hobbies and abilities

· talk about sufficiency and lack

· complete a transaction in a shop

· talk about locations

· count objects

· talk about times and dates

· formulate questions

· make some suggestions

 

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

 

Course literature

The course is based on the textbook “Conversational Chinese 301, Vol. 1", supplemented by other references.

 

Beginner 2

Prerequisite of the course

The course is for those who have completed the study of “Conversional Chinese 301, Vol. 1" lesson 1-10 and wish to continue learning Chinese.  

 

Course content, structure and teaching

This is a continuing course of the course ”101” and uses the book “Conversional Chinese 301, Vol. 1", lesson 11-20. Through the course, participants will learn how to use Chinese to express their needs, make an appointment and welcome etc. Participants will learn to expand their Chinese vocabulary and grammar as well.

 

Teacher:  Chenxu Li/Zhang Yuan,  chl@nsgym.dk; 1035528210@qq.com

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time: Tuesdays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:

CBS campus Kilen

Kilevej 14A/14B, room K143

2000 Frederiksberg

 

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

 

Course literature

The course is based on the textbook “Conversional Chinese 301, Vol. 1", supplemented by other references.

 

Elementary 1

Prerequisite of the course

This course is for those who have completed the course “Beginner's Level 2”. you can take this course if you are not directly come from course 101 or 102.

 

Aim of the course

We plan to complete lesson 21-30 of the textbook “Conversational Chinese 301, Vol. 2". In this course, participants will learn expressions used in different situations, ex. to apologize, praise, congratulate and persuade others. The course aims at expanding students’ Chinese vocabulary and giving them a better understanding of Chinese grammar.

 

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

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time:  Wednesdays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:

CBS campus Kilen

Kilevej 14A/14B, room K143

2000 Frederiksberg

 

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

 

Course literature

The course is based on the textbook “Conversational Chinese 301, Vol. 2", supplemented by other references.

 

Elementary 2

Prerequisite of the course
The course is for those who have completed the course “Elementary Level 1” – who have completed the book “Conversational Chinese 301" lesson 1-30. People whose listening and speaking skills are at an equivalent level and wish a further study in the language are also welcome.

If you do not come directly from the course “201: Elementary Level 1”, you can also take this course .

Aim of the course
We plan to complete lesson 31-40 of the textbook “Conversational Chinese 301, Vol. 2". Through the course, participants will learn how to apologize, praise, congratulate and persuade others. The course aims at expanding participants’ Chinese vocabulary and giving students a better understanding of Chinese grammar.

 

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

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time: Thursday, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:

Dalgas Have 15, D1V046

2000 Frederiksberg

 

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

 

Course literature
The course is based on the textbook “Conversational Chinese 301, Vol. 2", supplemented by other references.

 

Elementary 3

Prerequisite of the course

The course is for those who have completed the course “Elementary Level 2” – who have completed the book “Conversational Chinese 301". People whose listening and speaking skills are at an equivalent level and wish a further study in the language are also welcome.

 

Course content, structure and teaching

We plan to complete Unit 01-05 of the textbook Great Wall Chinese, Essentials in Commnication 3.  Through the course, the participants will learn how to talk about the personal information, communication for survival, learning and working, etc. This course focus on satisfying the basic needs for communication in daily life.

        

Teacher:  Xiaoting Liu,lx.int@cbs.dk

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

Time:  Tuesdays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

        

Venue:  

Dalgas Have 15, DSØ 023

2000 Frederiksberg

      

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

 

Course literature

Great Wall Chinese 3 (Essentials in Communication 3) textbook and workbook.

 

Advanced

Prerequisite of the course

The course is designed for participants who have reached an advanced level in Chinese. Knowledge about Chinese characters is required.

 

Course content, structure and teaching

Material for this course is based on Chinese newspapers or TV programs nowadays. In other words, participants 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, history and many kinds of topics.

 

The aim of the course is to help participants to improve the understanding of long texts written in Chinese and to expand vocabulary. Comprehensive learning (reading, listening, speaking and writing) will be focused in the class, and a certain load of homework is expected.

 

Teacher: Fengmei Zhang, fzh.int@cbs.dk

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time: Thursdays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:

Dalgas Have 15, room DSØ 023

2000 Frederiksberg

 

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           

(These series book has been booked from China, if shipment delayed, we will use other materials selected by course teacher instead).

 

Business 1

Prerequisite of the course

This course is designed for people who have learned Chinese in a variety of settings and are interested in having a career or doing business with Chinese speaking communities. To be able to follow the course it is required that your Chinese is at a pre-intermediate level. You can take the course if you are able to understand most of what is written in this file.

 

Course content, structure and teaching

The course is mainly focused on communicative situations in a business environment. Therefore, many business terms will be involved. Some prior knowledge about Chinese characters is recommended, but not mandatory.

Comprehensive learning (reading, listening, speaking and writing) will be focused in the class, and a certain load of homework is expected. 

Teacher: Fengmei Zhang, fzh.int@cbs.dk

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time: Thursdays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:

Dalgas Have 15, Room D1V044

2000 Frederiksberg

 

Teaching language

Chinese and English.

 

Course literature

A Business Trip to China, vol. 1.

 

Business 2

Prerequisite of the course

This course is designed for people who have learned some basic Business Chinese in a variety of settings in Business environment and are interested in having a career or doing business with Chinese speaking communities. To be able to follow the course it is required that your Chinese is at intermediate level.

 

Course content, structure and teaching

The course is mainly focused on communicative situations in a business environment. Therefore, many business terms will be involved. Knowledge about Chinese characters is recommended, but not mandatory.

Comprehensive learning (reading, listening, speaking and writing) will be focused in the class at the beginner of the course, but will be more focused on oral later.  And a certain load of homework is expected. 

For continuing Business Chinese I, this Course content will start lesson 9 on the book A Business Trip to China, volume 2 .

Teacher: Fengmei Zhang, fzh.int@cbs.dk

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time: Wednesdays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:

Dalgas Have 15, room DSØ 023

2000 Frederiksberg

 

Teaching language

Chinese and English.

 

Course literature

1.       A Business Trip to China,  2 (one textbook and one workbook) 

2.       纵横商务汉语——中级口语教程(1)(英语注释)

Challenge to Speak (Intermediate) 1     (These series book has been booked from China, if shipment delayed, we will use other materials selected by course teacher instead).

                                                      

Business 3

Prerequisite of the course

For those who master an advanced level of oral and written Chinese and are interested in developing a career in or doing business with Chinese speaking communities. (Recommend course for former ASP graduate at CBS)

 

Aim of the course

Upon completion of the course, we are aiming at expanding course participants’ vocabulary and cultural background in business Chinese. Participants will be able to read certain practical business papers and express themselves fluently, so that they are able to communicate with native Chinese speakers in a business environment, not only with the language skills required, but also equipped with knowledge of Chinese business culture and economic information.

 

Course content, structure and teaching

商贸汉语系列教材--商务汉语阅读与表达 3(英语注释)

Business Chinese Series -Reading and Communicating 3 English version)

(These series book has been booked from China, if shipment delayed, we will use

Other materials selected by course teacher instead)       

 

This is a comprehensive and application course for students who master an advanced level of Chinese. We hope to discuss various topics in class through a range of activities including dialogues, questions and answers, short video clips, group activities and role-plays, etc.

 

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

 

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time: Mondays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:  

Dalgas Have 15, D1V046

2000 Frederiksberg

 

Teaching language

Chinese (mostly) and English.

 

Course literature

商贸汉语系列教材--商务汉语阅读与表达 3(英语注释)

Business Chinese Series -Reading and Communicating II English version)

(These series book has been booked from China, if shipment delayed, we will use

Other materials selected by course teacher instead).       

 

Chinese Characters

Prerequisite of the course

You can take the course if you are able to understand most of what is written in this PDF-file.

 

Course content, structure and teaching

Teaching material is based on the book “Modern Chinese – Chinese Characters” and supplementary materials. Participants will learn some pinyin and oral Chinese during the course, but the focus of the course is Chinese characters and expressions. Participants will also get opportunities to practice on some very short passages written in Chinese.

Participants are supposed to prepare for each lesson in advance.

Teacher: Xiaoting Liu, lx.int@cbs.dk

Number of sessions: 15 (Winter vacation week 7 and Easter holiday week 14)

 

Time:  Mondays, 17:30 – 19:30 (break included)

 

Venue:

Dalgas Have 15, DSØ 023

2000 Frederiksberg

 

Teaching language

English and Chinese.

 

Course literature
The course is based on the book “Modern Chinese – Chinese Characters” (当代中文汉字本) and a range of supplementary materials.