Suitable for: Complete beginners
Suitable for: Mandarin learners who are considering taking GCSE exams
Materials will be drawn from contemporary sources such as magazines, newspapers, reports and books. The research essay is taken from one of the following areas: Modern Chinese History (1911-1976); Geography of China; Chinese Society and Traditions; or Literary Texts (Books and Films).
China is rapidly becoming one of the world's most powerful economies after centuries of relative isolation. More people speak Mandarin Chinese than any other language and it is becoming more widespread, particularly around the Pacific rim. The culture and politics of China are incredibly varied, the country is vast with equally varied environments...