Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC)

Online Business Chinese language courses

12/03/2024 
Online

You’ve always wanted to improve the communication with your Chinese business partners, but you don’t know where to start? The BCECC’s Online Business Chinese Courses for beginners & advanced learners are back! After 8 successful editions, we will again organize our highly effective 2-level series course for busy professionals such as yourself, starting from March 12, 2024.

Objectives and timing:
During 10 sessions of 90 minutes each, from March 12, 2024 to June 11, 2024 (Excluding Easter Holidays in both Flanders & Wallonia, and May 20).

Learn verbal communications and grammatical basics, while improving your pronunciation and expanding your vocabulary. Receive cultural tips and tricks for businesspeople.

Level A:
Target group: absolute beginners who want to start from scratch or have a basic knowledge

  • Learn around 250-300 basic words on 10 topics, such as greeting people, introducing yourself and others, your age, your nationality, numbers, dates and time, size of companies, etc. 
  • Discover how the systems of pinyin (Chinese phonetic symbols) and Hanzi (Chinese characters) work
  • Grasp some basic Chinese grammar rules
  • On Tuesdays March 12, March 19, March 26, April 16, April 23, May 14, May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11 from 12:00 to 13:30 CET

Level B:
Target group: people who are familiar with about 100 to 150 basic words and the pinyin system, aiming to expand their business vocabulary and improve their speaking skills

  • Learn around 250-300 high-frequency words on topics such as locations, time, ongoing actions, shopping, ordering food, routines, skills, transportation means, weather, etc.
  • Improve your pronunciation
  • Grasp more grammar rules
  • On Thursdays March 14, March 21, March 28, April 18, April 25, May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13 from 12:00 to 13:30 CET

The BCECC has been working with two top-notch teachers to design and deliver our business Chinese courses. Prof. Lawrence Liao and Prof. Nina Ma both have been teaching Mandarin Chinese for over 20 years in China, central Asia and U.K. Some positive feedback about our previous editions:

“Excellent approach, good personal contact and guidance despite the fact that classes are online. Good documentation and audio/video support.” (Ludivine, BCB-3 of 2021-Sep intake, a writer and management coach based in USA)

“The course even surpassed my expectations mainly due to extensive knowledge of our teacher and the teaching method. I am looking forward to the next course.” (Maja, BCB-3 of 2021-Sep intake, Manager of a Belgian tourism company)

Location:
Live interactive webinars on Zoom. Participants will receive digital handouts, audio files and some suggested apps.

Registration:
BCECC members: €180/person (VAT Excl.)
Non-members: €225/person (VAT Excl.)

Interested in following the courses? Register yourself through the form below before March 5, 2024!

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