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Mandarin Level 4, Part 3

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Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 24 April 2024 To: 26 June 2024

Course overview

By studying Mandarin Level 4, you will be able to understand authentic speech with ease and communicate confidently on a variety of subjects using a wide range of vocabulary and complex grammatical structures, be able to read extracts from authentic literature with almost 100% understanding, be able to write a number of complex texts in different registers with high degree of accuracy, employing a wide range of structures and vocabulary and have further developed intercultural competence and be conversant with a variety of issues in Mandarin speaking countries.

What does this course cover?

Part 3


  • ØPart-time job and occupations
  • Job interview
  • Pros & cons of having a part-time job in college
  • Parent-child relationship and responsibility (cultural differences)
  • Festivals and holidays
  • Celebrations of Chinese festivals


  • Talking about part-time job and occupations
  • Preparing for a job interview
  • Talking about Pros & cons of having a part-time job in college
  • Discussing cultural diversity/difference, festival celebration, relationships etc.
  • Making comparisons
  • Expressing different opinions


  • Summary of prepositional phrases (2): 和/跟, 向/往,为/给/替, 关于/按照/根据
  • Summary of adverbs (3): 就/才/都/还/又/再; 刚/刚才; 还/还是
  • Sentences patterns (4): 为了;即使/哪怕.……也;只有……才; 不但……而且; 既然……就;
  • 即使……也; 万一……就
  • ØSentences patterns (5): 不论……都; 再说……; 一部分……, 一部分; 一方面……, 一方面

What will I achieve?

When Mandarin Level 4 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of B1/B2 level of the CEFR, level 3 of the RQF.


*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.

Course status:

Places available

Full fee £250

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