General Business Chinese Course
This Business Chinese course is designed for working professionals who are planning to work in China, or communicate with Chinese business partners and customers. During the course, you will learn professional business language in both written and spoken form.
With the skills you learn on the course, your Chinese partners and customers in China, Singapore and elsewhere will be able to see the effort you have made in learning their language and culture. Students can expect lively and interactive lessons with our teachers, who have all worked in the China market.
This business Chinese course is available in 1 on 1 Private Class, Small Group Class and Corporate In-house Training. We would recommend students to have at least an O-level proficiency of the Chinese language for the course.
Total number of hours： 15 hours
No. of Sessions: 10
Class Size: 1-5 pax
Course Fees :$675
Textbook & Course Materials: $65
Total Payment: $740 (All inclusive)
Required level of fluency: Minimum O level or equivalent
Certificate of Completion will be given to students upon successfully completion
Each lesson covers:
Functional objectives of the lesson
New words and expressions
Supplementary business expressions
Grammar and business cultural notes
Communicative speech drilling
Introduction To Chinese Languages
Refresher lessons for those who have not studied the Foundational Mandarin course with us
Obtain functional knowledge about standard Chinese
Distinguish Chinese spoken and written forms
Understand Chinese pronunciation and Pinyin romanization
Distinguish four Chinese tones and pronounce them correctly in a single word
Understand grammar and word order
Business Greetings and Introductions
Greet someone and respond to a greeting in social and business settings
Identify yourself and someone else by surname, given name and full name.
Carry on a simple conversation with greetings and name inquiry
Business forms of address, business unit, location, phone number and nationality
Identity yourself or someone else by his/her correct position or title
Affirm or negate someone’s identity
Answer someone else’s phone number
Tell your home, business and cellphone numbers in Mandarin Chinese
Identify your business associate/partner by title, position and rank
Ask and tell where one works
Ask and tell what one does in a company / corporation
Introduce your business associate/partners to someone else
Learn how to exchange business cards
Customised Terminology Session
In this session you will learn how to use industry related terminologies at workplace.
Our teacher will help to research the most relevant industry specific terminology in your field.
Enquiry about price of products;
Describe style, quality and design of products;
Ask and tell where one visits and stays during the visit;
Ask and tell how one goes for a business trip to China
Ask and tell what business activities will take place during a business trip to China, etc.
Use and exchange business formalities at a welcome event;
Ask and tell about one’s journey
Use polite expressions when meeting business partner for the first time
Use the right grammar word
Know Chinese business etiquette such as table manners, eating and drinking etiquettes;
Propose a toast at business settings;
Correctly use “le” for exclamation;
Express the informal way of saying “will do something” in Chinese
Learn how long and how often something takes place
Describe past events with an emphasis on time, place, purpose, and with whom that event took place
Learn about the detailed process of a business transaction
Use the right idiomatic expression;
Know ways and means of marketing one’s product(s);
Learn how to bargain for a business transaction a business negotiation table;
Learn how to place an order and make an offer for a business/trade transaction
Learn ways of saying “no” to a business deal.
This Business Chinese Course covers 3 levels of study in a small group class, with maximum 5 students per class. Students who would like to improve their Chinese to the native level of fluency and learn the business related terminologies may apply this course.