The Chinese courses organized by the Language Centre require no previous knowledge of Chinese language or culture.
The course "Chinese Culture and Social Customs" is aimed at people who want to get a taste of Chinese language and strengthen their knowledge of Chinese ways and manners. The course aims at supporting the students´ social manners and giving them basic Chinese phraseology needed for elementary politeness and cultural communicativeness.
The Chinese 1 and a follow-up course Chinese 2 aim at giving the students the basics of both pronunciation and Chinese characters so that the students have a solid base for developing their listening, reading, speaking and writing abilities. Students also learn basic Chinese vocabulary and simple sentence structures.
Course codes in WebOodi are:
8014205 Chinese Culture and Social Customs
8014201 Chinese 1
8014202 Chinese 2 (a follow-up course to Chinese 1)