Developing Competence in Business Chinese
Developing Competence in Business Chinese is an integrated skills-oriented course consisting of three modules: Reading & Writing, Speaking and Listening. This course aims at helping learners of Chinese at the intermediate level to acquire skills for business purposes.
Developing Competence in Business Chinese is specifically designed for users who have some basic competence in Chinese and yet wish to use it better in doing business with China. Our course is for the students who have mastered about 800 common Chinese characters, about 1000 common Chinese expressions or words and the basics of Chinese grammar.
The objective of our course is to help learners acquire the practical knowledge of Chinese language and culture, to enable them to use Chinese in doing business. Our course emphasis on the appropriate use of Chinese characters, words and expressions and also some peculiarities of business Chinese.
This course will help the students acquaint with the business activities and business situations, as well as to improve learners’ overall understanding of the host environment.
This course will help the students to improve cross-cultural communicative skills and their abilities to use Chinese in listening, speaking, reading or writing for business.
The reading and writing modules are made of the sections, warming up, text 1 and text 2, vocabulary, grammar, task-list, hands-on practice, further Reading, etc. Our training concentrates on the Chinese reading comprehension in the business situation. The writing skills is not an emphasis in itself but is expected to benefit with the improvement in reading skills.
商务汉语课程以读写篇为主线，口语篇、听力篇与之横向配套与互补。三门课程既有联系又相对独立，因此可以合起来同时学习，也可以根据需要分而学之。商务汉语阅读写作课程内容包括： 走近课文、阅读课文、词语架、词语例示、任务单、实战练习（举一反三）、阅读中国等。“读写篇”以商务汉语的阅读和理解为主，商务汉语写作训练不 作为教材的重点，希望借助阅读和理解能力的提高来间接增强商务汉语写作能力。