20 - 30 hours
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at all learners of a beginner starting level. The number of language hours required and course length will vary depending on your current knowledge of the language, if any.
What is it about?
This course will enable you to travel in and around a Mandarin speaking country using some basic Mandarin. The language acquired will help enable initial contact, both face-to-face and over the telephone, and support a warmer interface with those you meet. Typically, you will be able to deal with practical functions such as hotel accommodation, transport (taxis etc.), restaurants, purchases, and be able to present yourself in Mandarin on a social and business level.