Jump to content
Chinese-forums.com
Learn Chinese in China

Mandarin Tuiton Manchester?


Recommended Posts

I have just started learning chinese and I know a bit: Greetings, family members and pets but I am looking at doing a GCSE in Mandarin Chinese.  I am still at high school but very eager to learn. 

 

Anyone who can help, please post

Thanks

Maddie

xxx

Link to post
Share on other sites
Site Sponsors:
Pleco for iPhone / Android iPhone & Android Chinese dictionary: camera & hand- writing input, flashcards, audio.
Study Chinese in Kunming 1-1 classes, qualified teachers and unique teaching methods in the Spring City.
Learn Chinese Characters Learn 2289 Chinese Characters in 90 Days with a Unique Flash Card System.
Hacking Chinese Tips and strategies for how to learn Chinese more efficiently
Popup Chinese Translator Understand Chinese inside any Windows application, website or PDF.
Chinese Grammar Wiki All Chinese grammar, organised by level, all in one place.

There will no doubt be a student handbook that is endorsed by the exam body that does the Chinese GCSE you are looking At. I would probably buy that book as well as an absolute beginner text book. Would be helpful if both came with a CD. Self teaching yourself reading/writing would be okay I think. As for speaking, you could try find a skype based tutor. You can also find all the pinyin sounds recorded online for download. You can listen and mimic them as best you can.

Manchester has, i think, the biggest Chinese population outside of London in the UK. I'm sure there must be Chinese tutors out there OR people who would at least be willing to try and teach you the basics. The Confucian institute also has a presence in Manchester, or used to.

You could also mention this to your high school. It seems more and more people want to learn and more and more high schools are offering lessons in Mandarin.

Link to post
Share on other sites

I misread your post a bit, i see you already know a bit.

I think if you bought the endorsed book for the exam, found some practice papers, you could probably get by.

You can also find Skype tutors online that could help you. I believe its a lot cheaper than hiring a one-on-one in person, especially in the UK.

Have you just tried googling "GSCE Chinese Manchester"?

Link to post
Share on other sites

Yep, I have looked for a GCSE book but the reviews say that it's all in Chinese.  Not very helpful if you don't know Chinese already!

I have tried googling it but they are all really expensive, exept for this Chinese school but I am not sure they'll have any spaces.

 

Thanks anyways:)

Link to post
Share on other sites

In that case...

Buy a different textbook AND the gsce guide book. Also, even if it's all in Chinese... you are learning Chinese. If it lists a key grammar point and you don't get the examples, use your other book to look it up or just go on the internet. Just pick out key points if you find it way over your head. Usually the format of textbooks lend themselves to at least being able to identify/guess key grammar.

Find a skype tutor on italki

Use online resources.

I've looked at the GCSE exam. It has English explanations of questions.

You can self study. Just get to it!!

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and select your username and password later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Click here to reply. Select text to quote.

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...