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Basic Chinese - Using Transport: Travelling by Bus, Taxi and Train Course


Basic Chinese - Using Transport: Travelling by Bus, Taxi and Train
Basic Chinese - Using Transport: Travelling by Bus, Taxi and Train

Learn basic Chinese for travelling by bus, taxi and train.


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Course Description

China is a large country with many large cities so at some stage the traveller to China will need to use transport to travel around the country or a city. This free online Chinese language course will take you through the basics of getting a taxi, giving the driver directions, and paying the fare. You will also learn how to ask for directions to local places of interest and use the bus to get there. For travelling longer distances you will learn how to enquire about train departure and arrival times, and book and pay for the ticket. Words and phrases are presented via audio, Chinese script, Pinyin and English to facilitate learning. The content is broken down into key terms and vocabulary and there are also video clips accompanied by a transcript and translation, with additional key cultural and grammatical points being highlighted and explained. This free online Chinese language course will be of great interest to anybody wanting to travel to China, either as a tourist or for business, business people who have regular contract with Chinese colleagues and for any learner who had an interest in speaking or reading Chinese.

CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having studied this course the learner will be able to:
- Use basic Chinese to ask for directions, take a bus and ask for a specific stop, get a taxi, give the driver directions and pay the fare;
- Use basic Chinese to inquire about train times and reserve tickets as well as asking about local places of interest.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 5 stars based on 26 votes
Course Title: Basic Chinese - Using Transport: Travelling by Bus, Taxi and Train
Course #: 732
Course Publisher: Cambridge University
Course Category: 97
Content Origin:
Course Description: China is a large country with many large cities so at some stage the traveller to China will need to use transport to travel around the country or a city. This free online Chinese language course will take you through the basics of getting a taxi, giving the driver directions, and paying the fare. You will also learn how to ask for directions to local places of interest and use the bus to get there. For travelling longer distances you will learn how to enquire about train departure and arrival times, and book and pay for the ticket. Words and phrases are presented via audio, Chinese script, Pinyin and English to facilitate learning. The content is broken down into key terms and vocabulary and there are also video clips accompanied by a transcript and translation, with additional key cultural and grammatical points being highlighted and explained. This free online Chinese language course will be of great interest to anybody wanting to travel to China, either as a tourist or for business, business people who have regular contract with Chinese colleagues and for any learner who had an interest in speaking or reading Chinese.
License: This course is available from Cambridge University OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 30th April 2014
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: Medium
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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