Official launch boost for Chinese business learning

The University’s Language Networks for Excellence (LNfE) is set to launch its new service at an event later this month, along with brand new learning resources to assist teachers and students.

With over 885 million speakers of Mandarin, it is becoming an increasingly popular subject at schools throughout the UK.

The new resources include student activity books and teacher packs designed to support the ICAAE accredited Entry Level Certificate In Business Chinese (Speaking, Listening and Culture).

Henriette Harnisch, Director of Curriculum Innovation and Development at the University of Wolverhampton said: “The qualification is pre-GCSE level and is ideal for students across many ages who want to learn another language, especially one that is set to become ever more important.

“We are in a unique position to help schools across the country with implementation, training, resources and exam organisation for this exciting qualification. Chinese is a growing subject and we are delighted to be able to support this.”

The launch event will be held on June 25 from 3pm-5.30pm at Our Lady’s Covent School in Hackney, London, where students already studying Chinese will present to the audience Chinese themed refreshments will be provided and each delegate will receive a full information pack about the new resources and an opportunity to browse through them.

Anyone wishing to attend the launch event should book a place through Nick Brownridge at N.Brownridge@wlv.ac.uk or on 01902 518970.

For more information about LNfE see www.languagenetworks4excellence.org.uk.

For more information about ICAAE see www.e-awards.co.uk

Further information

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