New Zealand Community Education Centres

Chinese Culture, Language and Customs - An Introduction

Would you like to relate better to your Chinese clients, students or friends? Learn some basic language skills, including the pronunciation of tones, and a number of key aspects of Chinese culture and customs which will help you to understand and interact better with the Chinese people you deal with.

Description

Travelling to China or a Chinese-speaking country, teaching Chinese students or involved with Chinese clients in business or tourism?

Join Mei-Fen in this half-day workshop which will help you with your pronunciation, increase your knowledge of Chinese culture and customs and introduce you to some key concepts you need to be aware of to help you to understand and communicate better.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to:
• Recognise and pronounce some basic Mandarin sounds
• State some basic differences between the Chinese and English languages
• Recognise how Chinese names are written and pronounced
• Describe briefly some Chinese culture and customs

Bring a pen and and food to share at morning tea.

Note:  Courses need a minimum number to go ahead so if we don't have enough enrolments a few days before the start date, we have to cancel. We'll let you know by email so please check yours regularly. If you need to cancel, here are our terms and conditions: "What You Need to Know".

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