THE Republic of China (Taiwan) Embassy in Honiara, in association with Solomon Islands National University (SINU), will launch a Chinese Mandarin class designed for the public here to catch up with the international trend of “Chinese language learning rush.”
The embassy has introduced Chinese Mandarin at SINU as the first foreign language program in its curriculum since 2013.
This is the first time that the program is to extend to the general public after repeated requests by keen Solomon Islanders who are eager to learn the language.
The above-mentioned Chinese Mandarin class will accommodate 96 learning hours and run from August 17 to December 4, 2015 at SINU’s Center of Tourism and Hospitality in Kukum Campus.
It will provide 50 vacancies for students and staff-members of SINU as well as the public on the basis of “First-come-first-serve.” And the registration period is from today to August 14.
The ROC (Taiwan) Embassy says the Chinese Mandarin will offer Beginner Level for learners with no previous knowledge of Chinese language.
It will introduce elementary pronunciation, characters, vocabulary and grammar to help learners to acquire basic language skills and pave way for advanced study in the future.
At the end of the program, learners are expected to have knowledge of basic reading and writing, and be able to engage in daily conversation.
The embassy welcomes those who are interested in learning Chinese language or plan to study in Taiwan to register as soon as possible since the chance of acceptance is limited. For details of the registration, please contact SINU’s Student Academic Service at 30447.