In a world growing increasingly smaller, China still seems a faraway and exotic land, with secrets and mysteries of ages past, its history and intentions veiled from most Indians. Yet behind that veil lies one of the most amazing civilizations the world has ever known. For most of its 5,000-year existence, China has been the largest, most populous, wealthiest, and mightiest nation on Earth. And for us as Indians, it is essential to understand where China has been in order to anticipate its future. This course answers this need by delivering a comprehensive political and historical overview of one of the most fascinating and complex countries in world history.
A special focus on reading and writing. Open your eyes to a whole new world by learning Chinese characters. Chinese characters (pinyin – hànzì). It is one of the oldest continuously used system of writing in the world. Learn the history and logic of the characters to encode the da Vinci code of mysteries Chinese script.
Chinese Calligraphy is a combination of various disciplines. It studies of aesthetics, mathematics and a form of meditation. A Chinese master once said that the calligraphy practice can mould a person’s temperament. When you are in low spirits, try to write down Chinese characters for a while with a Chinese brush.
The Teachers Training Course is dedicated Mandarin-specific subject tuition for trainee teachers of languages. Tuition draws on one of the best current Mandarin teaching practice in schools through an established national network.
This course focuses on different themes each week. Themes include: approaches to languages teaching; contexts in languages teaching and learning; the national curriculum; learning strategies; monitoring learning; learning resources; planning for progression and learner independence; the role of culture; barriers to learning; assessment; curriculum innovation; film and the languages classroom.
Other courses include on topics like Religion and Mythology in China, Fengshui, Literature Course, Philosophy, Law, accounts, business etc.