Ab Initio Mandarin

Centre for Modern Languages, School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music

College of Arts and Law


Code 23206

Level of study First Year

Credit value 20

Semester Across both

Other pre-requisites GCSE Grade C in another modern language or equivalent

Module description

This module provides an introduction to the Chinese language (Mandarin) for you with no previous knowledge. The aim is to familiarise you with the basic structures of the language and to help you to develop competence in dealing with the practicalities of daily life.

Teaching and learning methods

Small group teaching/practical language classes