Evening Language Courses

Evening courses open to all in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

PLACES ARE LIMITED AND WILL BE ALLOCATED ON A FIRST-COME , FIRST-SERVED BASIS. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS SEPTEMBER 14th 2017.

Where:

University College Cork

When:

All evening courses start week commencing 18th September 2017, for 10 weeks, 6:30-8:30pm

Cost:

€180 (€160 for UCC staff and students)

 

Registration Form (29kB)

Contact: Eimear Corcoran
E-mail: eimear.corcoran@ucc.ie
T: +353 21 4903326

 

2018 Chinese Language and Culture for Children

It provides children (of different ages) with basic skills in the Chinese language including speaking, listening, reading and writing and offers some general knowledge about China and Chinese culture. By the end of the course, children will be able to read and write some simple Chinese sentences and phrases and make simple conversations in Mandarin.

Start Date:       14 January 2018 (8 weeks)

Time:             1-3pm

Venue:            ORB G39 (ORB 137 on 11th Feb only)

Cost:              €60

Please note this course is subject to a minimum number of 5.

Application forms are available here: 
Childrens Chinese registration form

Please complete and return via email to xu.xiaohong@ucc.ie or post to the below address. Payment can be made at the first class.

If you have any question, please contact Dr. Xiaohong Xu

email: xu.xiaohong@ucc.ie

Tel: 021-420-5153

UCC Confucius Institute
Room 335
O'Rahilly Building
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

 

 

Modern Standard Arabic: Beginners

An expert native speaker will offer intensive training in developing communication, reading and writing skills in the Arabic language. Students will learn to speak, read and write basic words and phrases. Aspects of language and culture will be introduced to give participants background information on the Arab-Muslim world.

Start Date: Thursday 21st September 2017 (for 10 weeks)

Time:   6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Venue: O’Rahilly Building G20

Cost:               €180 for external applicants; €160 UCC staff/registered student

 

Arabic Improvers:

Follow up course of our beginners course. Students with a basic knowledge of Arabic are welcome to joins as well.

Start Date: Tuesday 19th September 2017 (for 10 weeks)

Time:   6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Venue: West Wing 3

Chinese: Beginners

This course provides students with basic skills in Chinese language including speaking, listening, reading and writing. By the end of the course, students will have acquired a vocabulary of around 100 Chinese characters which will enable them to read and write and have simple conversations in Mandarin. Complete beginners or those with some knowledge of Chinese welcome.

Chinese Beginners:              

Start date: Wednesday 20th September 2017 (for 10 weeks)

Time:   6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Venue: Aras na Laoi G32

Cost:               €180 for external applicants; €160 UCC staff/registered student

 

Chinese: Improvers

Aimed at graduates of the Beginners course.

Start Date: Wednesday 20th September 2017 (for 10 weeks)

Time:   6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Venue: Aras na Laoi G19

Cost:               €180 for external applicants; €160 UCC staff/registered student

Chinese Language and Culture for Children

It provides children (of different ages) with basic skills in the Chinese language including speaking, listening, reading and writing and offers some general knowledge about China and Chinese culture. By the end of the course, children will be able to read and write some simple Chinese sentences and phrases and make simple conversations in Mandarin.

Start Date:     8th October (8 weeks)

Time:              1-3pm

Venue:            ORB G38 (ORB 203 on November 26 only)

Cost:               €60

The closing date for registration for this course is Friday 30th September. Registration forms are available on our website

Please note this course is subject to a minimum number of 5.

Application forms are available here:
Childrens Chinese registration form

Please complete and return via email to y.xia@ucc.ie or post to the below address. Payment can be made at the first class.

If you have more specific questions please contact Mr. Yongbin Xia:

email: y.xia@ucc.ie

Tel: 021-420-5153

UCC Confucius Institute
Room 335
O'Rahilly Building
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

Japanese: Beginners

This introductory Japanese course uses interactive and learner-centered approaches to provide students with a both an enjoyable learning experience and a practical foundation in both the spoken and written Japanese language. There is an emphasis on developing basic skills, which would be useful if visiting Japan or meeting a Japanese person for the first time. The course will also provide an introduction to both traditional and current aspects of Japanese culture and society. Absolute beginners and those with some knowledge of Japanese language welcome.

Start Date: Wednesday 20th September  2017 (for 10 weeks)
Time:   6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Venue: West Wing 4


Cost:               €180 for external applicants; €160 UCC staff/registered student


 
Japanese Language: Improvers

This course is aimed at those who have completed the Beginners course.

Start Date: Monday 18th September  2017 (for 10 weeks)
Time:   6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Venue: West Wing 4


Cost:               €180 for external applicants; €160 UCC staff/registered student

 

 

Korean: Beginners

This introductory Korean course uses interactive and learner-centered approaches to provide students with a both an enjoyable learning experience and a practical foundation in both the spoken and written Korean language. There is an emphasis on developing basic skills, which would be useful if visiting Korea or meeting a Korean person for the first time. Absolute beginners and those with some knowledge of Korean language welcome.

Start Date: Monday 18th September 2017 (for 10 weeks)
Time: 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Venue: West Wing 3


Cost:               €180 for external applicants; €160 UCC staff/registered student

Korean: Improvers

This course aims to improve the skills acquired during the beginner’s course. The classes will continue to focus on conversation, while introducing more complex grammar structures, and different levels of language register. Students will also acquire a much larger vocabulary and be able to use different tenses.  

Start Date: Wednesday 20th September 2017 (for 10 weeks)

Time: 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

Venue: O’Rahilly Building G39


Cost:               €180 for external applicants; €160 UCC staff/registered student

Our Korean Language teachers are fully qualified and provided by the Academy of Korean Studies. For more specific information about the Korean Courses please contact Dr. Kevin Cawley - K.Cawley@ucc.ie

 

 

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