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*If you are a total beginner & have missed the start date & would still like to join, it may be possible to arrange for catch up classes, cost included in full course fee. If you are not a total beginner, you can try out any class cost and commitment free, if you decide to join, you wont be charged for the trial class or any weeks that you have missed. Please contact Mandarin Coordinator Shane Zerbe on 01 2601296 or

FREE TRIAL CLASS! The Sandford Language Institute has been running courses in Chinese (Mandarin) in Dublin 2, since 1989. Our tutor Joy; is native qualified and highly experienced, teaching the communicative use of the language and making it as relevant as possible to every day situations. All of the main language skills of Reading, Writing, Listening, speaking and Use of language (Grammar) are developed in class. Enrolment for upcoming April 2017 classes is now possible. If you join a class and the level proves too high or low, switching level is no problem. Should you have any queries, please contact Shane Zerbe on 01 2601296 or

Chinese 1 July 2017 (Missed the start date? join now, see below)If you have missed the start date, please contact Chinese coordinator Shane Zerbe on 01 2601296 or A catch up class can be provided to cover what you have missed or if you already have very basis Chinese, you wont be charged for the weeks that you have missed. Absolute beginners - for students who have no previous knowledge of the language. The objective of level 1 course is to enable beginners to communicate in Mandarin with the most essential and fundamental vocabulary and expressions. While teaching some basic Chinese characters, the course focuses on speaking skills, thus using pinyin most of the time in the teaching and learning process, unless there are particular demand from learners or clients for Chinese characters teaching. The course integrates the communicative functions with essential grammatical structures. Learners are expected to master the most essential conversational sentences which are divided into situational topics, including greetings, asking for directions, shopping, making an appointment, changing money, etc. The exercises are designed to reinforce the use of the vocabulary and expressions in each topic. Another important part of the course is introduction to the Chinese culture and traditions. This part may include topics arranging from Chinese table manners to Chinese business culture. Topics may vary to suit learners' different needs.
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Chinese 1 July 2017 (Missed the start date? join now, see below)
Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2 Thursday 18:00 - 19:30 €179 10 13 Jul 2017 14 Sep 2017


Oscars International 34 Dame St. D2
34 Dame Street Dublin 2
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