Multimedia Role Play for Chinese

Entering China and going through immigration B | 入境 B


A is a Chinese immigration officer.

B is a British student who has just arrived in Beijing and is going to Beijing Language and Culture University to study, but has got a wrong kind of visa.

C is an office worker at the Beijing Language University, which will be played by B, talking on the phone.

Tasks for B, a British student and C, an office worker at the Beijing Language University

Make the conversation as realistic as possible by greeting each other at the beginning and by using small talk. Try to anticipate the flow of the conversation by looking at the following prompts.

  1. Tell A, the immigration officer that you intend to stay in China to study Chinese at one of the Beijing language institutes for about a month.
  2. Tell A that it is important for you to study Chinese language in Beijing.
  3. Tell A that you don't have the address of the Beijing Language University, but you have a Chinese friend there called 张华光 Zhāng Huáguāng, with whom you might stay.
  4. Ask A whether contacting the British Embassy would help your situation.

Tasks for C: an office worker at the Beijing Language and Culture University

  1. Tell the immigration officer that there isn't a such person called 张华光 Zhāng Huáguāng at Beijing Language University.