Intensive 3-day Mandarin Chinese and Japanese Language Courses at the University of Birmingham for Gifted and Talented Y12 Pupils
28 - 30 July 2008
About the courses:
You have a choice of either a Chinese or a Japanese three-day course at the University. You will be studying on campus and will be taught by tutors from the University's Centre for Modern Languages.
Each day starts at 10am and finishes at 3.30pm, with a lunch break from 12.45-1.30.
You will learn the basics of the language, such as introducing yourself, giving personal information, counting, telling the time, shopping, talking about your family. You will also gain some insight into the Chinese/Japanese writing system and will explore interesting facts about China and Japan. In the afternoon, activities will centre on cultural topics and activities such as: origami, calligraphy, songs, role play...
Please note that these courses are non-residential, i.e. the participants do NOT stay over night at the University.
For booking and further information contact:
University of Birmingham
Centre for European Languages and Cultures
Birmingham B15 2TT
Tel: 0121 414 2564
Fax: 0121 414 3834