This course is for any Chinese who want to learn practical and useful English phrases for communication in daily life. If you want to improve your English communication skills, then this is the right course for you.
Students will learn how to apply the right language for greetings, introduction, applying numbers in daily life, telling time and dates, eating out, shopping and taking public transport.
This course is meant for Chinese speakers with little foundation in English. You do not need to have any previous knowledge of English language. Direct Chinese interpretation is provided throughout the course. No preparation is required on the part of the student. Just watch the video, listen attentively and practise speaking.
Learn about the course objectives and the topics that will be covered in the course.
Learn the useful phrases for greeting someone in English.
Learn how to introduce oneself.
When you make new friends, you want to know more about them. Learn some helpful questions to ask your new friends.
Learn how to read numbers and to apply them in various life situations.
Learn how to tell the different ways of telling time and practise with examples.
When you eat out in a western food restaurant, you want to know how to communicate with the staff there. In this lecture, you will learn some useful phrases and how to make requests.
Learn about the various sections in the supermarket as well as some helpful questions that you can use when you shop in a supermarket.
Learn about the various departments of a department store. Practise useful questions to ask the sales staff at the store.
What are the questions that you need to ask the bus driver, taxi driver and subway station staff? Learn about applying them in this lecture.
In this final video, test yourself to see if you remember some of the useful English phrases which you have learnt in the 10 lectures.
I am a graduate from National University of Singapore and have been teaching English to adults for the last 10 years. I have a Diploma in TESOL (Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages) as well as an Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment.
Being effectively bilingual, I am skilled in direct interpretation of both English and Chinese (Mandarin). As such, students at the beginner level feel at ease during the lesson. They can clarify what they do not understand in their native language. I support them with clear and detailed explanation; subsequently, getting them to speak proper English.