Language Courses 

 
Our 2017/18 language programme is available through Continuing Education and you can book a place by visiting www.liverpool.ac.uk/continuing-education/ and clicking on ‘Browse and book course’.
Details of the current programme are listed below. For further information and to book a place click on the title of the courses below. 
 
Stage 1 is for absolute beginners or for participants with a very limited knowledge of the language. At the end of this 20 week course, participants will have reached A1 in the Common European Framework of Reference and will be able to carry out simple everyday tasks in the relevant language. All Stage 1 courses are worth 15 credits. 
 
The fees for Stage 1 are £186/£149/£93
 
20 meetings from Monday 16 October 12-2pm
With Fang Yang
CRN 21682/MODL943
 
20 meetings from Monday 16 October 6-8pm
With Helen Wu
CRN 21332/MODL943
 
20 meetings from Tuesday 17 October 6-8pm
With Helen Wu
CRN 21487/MODL943
 
Stage 2 is for those with some knowledge of the language, up to the level reached at the end of Stage 1. At the end of this 20 week course, participants will have reached A2 in the Common European Framework of Reference and will be able to communicate in routine tasks and short social exchanges. All Stage 2 courses are worth 15 credits.
 
The fees for Stage 2 are £186/£149/£93
 
20 meetings from Tuesday 17 October 11am-1pm
With Chunxi Zhou
CRN 21683/MODL944
 
20 meetings from Wednesday 18 October 6-8pm
With Helen Wu
CRN 21334/MODL944
 
Stage 2 + is for those who have either completed Stage 2, or who can use the language at an appropriate proficiency level. Over 20 weeks students will learn to communicate confidently through the written and spoken word about a range of topics. Themes will be introduced through authentic texts in the target language, such as newspaper articles, news items, blogs and songs. All Stage 2+ courses are worth 15 credits.
 
The fees for Stage 2+ are £186/£149/£93
 
20 meetings from Tuesday 17 October 2-4pm
With Chunxi Zhou
CRN 21684/MODL994
 
20 meetings from Thursday 19 October 6-8pm
With Helen Wu
CRN 21331/MODL994
 
Stage 3 is for those who have either completed Stage 2+ or who can use the language at an appropriate proficiency level (A2/B1 in the Common European Framework of Reference). After 20 weeks students should be able to communicate effectively in a wide range of situations and to comprehend written and spoken material without the need for repetition or consulting a dictionary. All Stage 3 courses (except Mandarin) are worth 15 credits.
 
The fees for Stage 3 are £186/£149/£93
 
20 meetings from Wednesday 18 October 12-2pm
With Fang Yang
CRN 21685/MODL000
 
Stage 4 is for those who have completed Stage 3, or who have appropriate experience (e.g. at least the equivalent of a rusty A level). At the end of this stage participants will have reached B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference and should have covered all the principle categories of grammar and be able to communicate effectively in fairly demanding situations. They will be able to understand extended speech and written text with complex lines of argument. All Stage 4 courses (except Mandarin) are worth 15 credits.
 
The fees for Stage 4 are £186/£149/£93
 
20 meetings from Thursday 19 October 12-2pm
With Fang Yang
CRN 21686/MODL000
 
20 meetings from Friday 20 October 12-2pm
With Chunxi Zhou
£209/£167/£105
高级中文课程面向完成了中文4级课程,或中文水平达到相应程度的人士开设。该课程将帮助学生提高中文的熟练及流利程度,进一步提升他们的听说读写能力及写作能力。完成该课程学习后,学员将能够阅读真实的中文语言材料,表达复杂思想内容,并能撰写中文短文。
CRN 21681/MODL000
 
 
 
 
 

 

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