The Chinese offer consists of general language courses at UNIcert® Level I.
In the basic courses I and II, you learn the phonetic transcription Pinyin, the differentiation of the 4 tones, as well as the fundamentals of Chinese grammar.
Due to the specifics and complexity of Chinese characters, more time has to be spent on writing compared to other (western) languages. At the end of the course, you can master simple everyday situations, for example welcoming, introducing yourself and writing your curriculum vitae.
The basic courses III and IV systematically build on the skills from the beginner courses. The four skills listening, reading, speaking and writing will be further extended.
The courses Chinese I to VIII lead to the acquisition of the foreign language certificate UNIcert® I in a total of 16 SWS. After successfully completing the courses I to VI, the foreign language certificate UNIcert® Basis can be obtained.
As you learn to deal with the language autonomously in a relatively short time, the progression in the basic courses is quite steep. The four skills listening, reading, speaking and writing are trained in all courses. In addition, the courses cover large part of the grammar and acquaint you with the basic vocabulary. Therefore, you should allow enough time for practicing and repeating