Events: Language

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A workshop for University of Leeds staff organised by the Language Centre for National Inclusion Week. Learn how to pronounce Chinese names and feel more confident speaking to your Chinese students.
Open to University of Leeds students and staff. Join us in the Language Zone online space to find out more about the Business Confucius Institute and meet members of the team.
Register to watch Mandarin learners from around the UK demonstrate their skills in this annual Chinese-language proficiency competition. International Relations and Chinese student Rebecca Mingotti Landriani will be representing the University of Leeds in this online contest held on Zoom.
In this talk, Leeds alumnus Andrew Disbury will explain how learning to speak Chinese has shaped his life, career and global outlook.
Learn Chinese with our dedicated team of teachers. Our Mandarin courses are aimed at adults interested in learning a new language in their spare time. This summer term lasts for a month with classes twice a week.
Translator and interpreter Faruk Mardan will share the lessons he has learned about Chinese and UK business culture through his work. You will also learn more about what this kind of job is really like.  
Ian Ward from People First Team China will talk about career opportunities in the UK and China for non-native speakers of Mandarin Chinese.
Learn Chinese with our dedicated team of teachers. These 8-week Mandarin courses are aimed at adults interested in learning a new language in their spare time.
The BCT assesses the candidate’s ability to use the Chinese language in real business or common working environments. Register by 21 October 2019 for this exam date.
The HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi – Chinese Proficiency Test) assesses your ability to use Chinese in your daily life, and in academic and professional situations. Register by 20 October 2019 for this exam date.