|Session:||March 14, 21, 28 April 4, 11, 18 6:00pm-8:00pm|
|Location:||SUNY Global Center
116 East 55th Street
The first in our Business Communication series, this course will help you begin to communicate in Chinese business environments. It integrates language study and practice with cultural context and a focus on the business setting. Students will learn basic words and sentence structures for survival Chinese. They will speak and identify 40 Chinese words, and be able to write several characters. Basic business etiquette and business culture will also be covered.
Xiaomeng Huang is an international program coordinator at the Nanjing University of Finance and Economics. She received her masterâ€™s degree in Linguistics at Nanjing Normal University. Before joining NUFE, Ms. Huang worked for the Shanghai University of Engineering Science and taught Chinese to international students. She teaches Chinese Business Communications 101 and the Weekend Intensive.
Tingting Liu is a lecturer for the Department of English at Nanjing University of Finance and Economics (NUFE). Ms. Liu's academic interests include Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics, ESL teaching and English for Specific Purposes. She joined NUFE after getting her Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. Ms. Liu has coached many students to take part in public speaking and debating competitions at the provincial and national levels. She was honored as "the top 30 popular teachers of NUFE in 2010." Ms. Liu has published several academic journal articles on Applied Linguistics and Pragmatics and contributed to several textbooks.
The second in our Business Communication series, this course will build on Chinese Business Communication 101. As in 101, it integrates language study and practice with cultural context and a focus on the business setting.
In 103, Advanced Business Chinese is devised for the training of intermediate learners in language skills for business information exchange. By the end of the course the students will up to 200 new vocabulary words and increase their conversational skills.