This course is aimed to improve your overall language skills. Most of the contents/ materials will based on business occasions and economic-related discussions, topics including meeting business partners, negotiating products prices, advertising and products promoting, signing contracts, etc. Besides the business and trading languages in Chinese, topics range from the dilemmas of China’s economy to the challenges of international trading will be given as supplemental readings.
Following the reading activities in class, discussions will be conducted on the content and other related issues of the reading materials. The discussions are not only to practice new vocabulary items and sentence structures, but also to develop your speaking skills through a variety of speaking genres, such as conversation practice, story-telling, discussion, debate, and oral presentations. The course relies on learning tasks/projects to achieve the learning objective and, YOU, are at the center of the whole learning process. To learn a language is to create a new path of thinking and is the only way to progress by constant learning.

10:00am-11:50am on Tuesday, Thursday (Aug 26, 2019 to Dec 13, 2019)
Morse A203