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BA (Hons) Mandarin Chinese and TESOL

Nottingham Trent University
4 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Joint honours degrees give you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that truly interest you. MANDARIN CHINESE can be studied at beginner or GCSE level but if you wish to study the course at post A-level, you'll need an A-level in Mandarin Chinese. You'll develop excellent language skills as well as a broad understanding of Chinese culture and society. This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to understand the history, politics and social aspects of China. NTU's Mandarin Chinese course will introduce you to the modern spoken and written language of Chinese. This course will help you to gain impressive communication skills such as reading and speaking whilst developing your accuracy and fluency of this modern and widely spoken language. During your third year you will have the option to either work for a year or study in China. To help improve your career prospects you'll be able to take a final year module that develops translation and interpretation skills. You'll be taught with the latest cutting edge language learning methodologies and CALL technologies.

TESOL at NTU is ideal for anyone who is interested in teaching English to foreign learners. By combining TESOL with Mandarin Chinese, you'll be able to explore more career options based either in the UK or abroad. Mandarin Chinese at NTU has been created to ensure a quick learning progress of the Mandarin Chinese language and an in-depth understanding of the societies and cultures in which it is spoken.TESOL will open up many new and varied career prospects both nationally and internationally. You'll learn how to plan and deliver English Language lessons to a range of people. You'll be given opportunities on a regular basis to practice teaching in the classroom and gain an insight into English language and linguistics, which will help you to discover modern methods of how to teach the English language. You'll also have the chance to take the Teaching Knowledge Test and the Cambridge CELTA qualification, this qualification will give you a competitive edge within today's teaching sector and will enable you to find teaching opportunities abroad. You'll enhance your professionalism, be organised and be able to multi-task, which are globally recognised skills for English Language teachers. Our Mandarin Chinese course will help you to develop a high level of fluency and accuracy in spoken and written Chinese as well as an understanding of Chinese culture, history and society. An increasing number of NTU undergraduates continue to be recruited by firms based in East Asia for careers within creative industries and to pursue roles as teachers, translators or interpreters.

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Nottingham Trent University is a teaching intensive university. Our students are our first priority. This focus has led us to being named University of the Year 2017 by Times Higher Education and The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide Modern University of the...

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