By the end of the 10 hours term you should be able to do the following:

  • Understand predictable and basic questions and commands in familiar topics
  • Understand speech on familiar topics at a slower than normal speed
  • Interact orally on familiar topics including business negotiation and travel
  • Use language for personal communications needs, ask and answer questions and request clarification as needed
  • Handle simple greeting and self-introduction in Chinese
  • Handle simple communication in Chinese for business trips
  • Learn common phrases/sentences in your field
  • Demonstrate familiarity with selected aspects of Chinese culture(s)