Cantonese Certificate Course
|Course Title Cantonese Certificate Course||Total Course Hours 80 hrs|
|Lecturer Mr. Chan Wai Man||Commencement Date 10 September 2017|
About the Lecturer
Mr. Chan is now the Principal Project Consultant at the Language Centre, Hong Kong Baptist University, for ‘Chinese Language Support and Research Programme for Non-Chinese Speaking (NCS) Students in Hong Kong’, and a PhD candidate in Education, the University of Hong Kong. He has been teaching NCS students Cantonese for 15 years. Being a visiting lecturer in Chinese as a Foreign Language for the Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai, he understands the difficulties of Mainland students in learning Cantonese and is good at inspiring students to learn Cantonese in a very practical and creative way.
The course focuses on the difference between Cantonese and Putonghua Pinyin and overcoming the common difficulties encountered by Putonghua-speaking students.
After the course, students are able to
- understand Cantonese phonics and pronounce Cantonese segmentals and suprasegmentals
- understand and speak basic Cantonese and common terms in Cantonese
- deliver a precise self-introduction in Cantonese, e.g. during job interview
- use Cantonese to communicate with local people in common daily dialogues.
10 Sep – 10 Dec 2017
Every Tuesday & Sunday
14 Jan – 29 Apr 2018
Fee: Tuition fee at HK$1,000 + Textbook at around HK$150
Date: 1, 4 and 5 September 2017
Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm；2:00 - 4:00pm
Location: Counter outside LT3 on Ho Sin Hang Campus of HKBU