Far East Business Chinese 1
By Editor in chief by Yeh, Teh-Ming
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Far East Business Chinese 1 is aimed at foreign business people who are either still in the planning stages or on their way to China to engage in business. This course was designed to help those who wish to teach themselves business Chinese. Learners are only required to have a basic grasp of Chinese (i.e., to have completed 120 to 200 hours of instruction) to use this course. This on-line study platform combines a digitized version of material from the textbook with multimedia audio and visuals for a diverse learning experience. Themes relevant to business-world communication are presented via an interactive task-based approach, starting with the basics and working toward the more advanced materials. The readings and listening comprehension exercises are taken from real-world materials. These exercises, in addition to the introduction to business culture given in each lesson, allow the learner not only to master business-related vocabulary at an early stage as well as to understand common business models in Chinese society, but also to improve their ability to communicate verbally in natural business settings and in daily life.
||Clean10. Attending an Electronics Exhibition||Learn to introduce: 1. an exhibition's theme and its products 2. the companies participating in the exhibition and their booths 3. the exhibition's opening times and purpose||20 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean9. Demonstrating a New Product||Learn how to introduce a product's: 1. styles and functions 2. size and colors 3. market price||19 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean8. At the Bank||1. understand the difference between exchanging foreign cash and foreign checks 2. learn how to open a bank account and the procedures for depositing and withdrawing money 3. know the differences between a debit card and a credit card||18 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean7. Entertaining Clients||1. how to entertain business clients 2. how to use entertainment to maintain relationships with clients 3. how to use entertainment to build||17 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean6. Booking a Hotel Room by Phone||1. learn how to book a room over the phone 2. become familiar with the things you need to remember when booking a room 3. become familiar with hotel facilities and related safety issues||16 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean5. Taking a Business Trip||1. understand the purpose of business travel 2. learn how to plan a travel itinerary 3. learn the role a secretary plays when the person in charge is on travel||15 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean4. Taking a Taxi||The goals for this lesson are to learn: 1. the vocabulary related to taking a taxi 2. how to reach your destination 3. how the Chinese go about paying the bill||14 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean3. The Shanghai Hotel||The goals for this lesson are learning how to:1. express gratitude. Sometimes it is necessary to seize an opportunity to make a tactful request. 2. introduce a restaurant's specialty dishes3. understand the role of culinary culture in the Chinese||13 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean2. Picking up a Client from the Airport||1. how to determine who you are supposed to be meeting and how to introduce yourself to them 2. how to greet your client(s) with the phrase 一路辛苦了 "You must be tired from your journey" and to make sure that they have all their luggage 3. that||12 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Clean1. Nice to Meet you||1. learn how to properly give someone your business card in a manner which is both polite and culturally appropriate 2. learn to understand the information which appears on business cards, including identifying what type of business a company does, the||11 6 2011||Free||View In iTunes|