Chinese for Beginners Part I

Chinese for Beginners Part I

Chinese for Beginners Part I (C001) is an Enrichment Programme Unit for learners (staff or students) who love foreign language learning and would like to interact with aspects of a foreign culture.  


Learning Outcomes

By the end of both part I and II units, students should be able to:

  • reach an A1 proficiency level of speaking, understanding, writing and reading in Chinese HSK Level 1.

21st century skills addressed in the unit:

  • Literacy 
  • Cultural & Civic literacy 
  • Creativity 
  • Communication 
  • Collaboration 
  • Curiosity 
  • Persistence 
  • Adaptability 
  • Social & Cultural awareness

Duration and frequency of sessions

2 hours a week


Total duration of the EPU

30 hours


Proposed day and time

Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00


Marks earned

Maximum marks possibly earned in this EPU: 15 marks 


Further details

The program is open to anyone who would like to join. No prior knowledge of Chinese requested. 

Additional benefits

  • May be used as part of a SOK project, provided the SOK Coordinator agrees.



  • To respect the JC Code of Behaviour at all times
  • To be punctual, respectful and to observe norms and regulations
  • To dress appropriately
  • To fill in all documentation as required.


Registration/Participation fees 

No registration fees are required.


EP Coordinator

Dr Karl Chircop


You need more information?
Contact the EP coordinator.