Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

$150 Limited inc GST
Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

<p><h3> Introduction to Chinese Mandarin – Sydney Course </h3></p><p><strong>Online learning option now available</strong> <br/>Join our online classes with livestream video classes over Zoom.</p><p>

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Online learning option now available – join our online classes with livestream video classes over Zoom.

You will need to sign up for a Zoom account prior to your first class. A link to join the class via Zoom will be sent 24-48 hours before the first class and will include a link to a Zoom “How To” document.

$150 Limited inc GST
Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

<p><h3> Introduction to Chinese Mandarin – Sydney Course </h3></p><p><strong>Online learning option now available</strong> <br/>Join our online classes with livestream video classes over Zoom.</p><p>

...

Online learning option now available – join our online classes with livestream video classes over Zoom.

You will need to sign up for a Zoom account prior to your first class. A link to join the class via Zoom will be sent 24-48 hours before the first class and will include a link to a Zoom “How To” document.

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Introduction to Chinese Mandarin – Sydney Course

Online learning option now available
Join our online classes with livestream video classes over Zoom.

Learn the foreign language that is the most commonly spoken in the world – Chinese Mandarin!

With over a billion people speaking the language, our Introduction to Chinese Mandarin course will introduce you to China’s official dialect.

You will learn popular greetings and expressions, numbers, dates and times, hobbies and interests, as well as Chinese pronunciation & the different intonations required.

This introductory course is for absolute beginners and assumes no prior knowledge.

By the end of the course, you will be able to have a basic conversation in Mandarin and have more confidence in pronouncing and distinguishing between the 5 different tones used in Mandarin.

Online learning for this course is at scheduled class times and sessions. It could include:

  • Livestream video classes online;
  • Interaction with your tutor and other students during livestream video sessions;
  • Group exercises, group discussion, reading dialogue, written exercises, and games to practice new learned skills in an enjoyable way.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Face-to-face classes may resume at one of our campuses before the end of the course, depending on discussions between the tutor and students as well as the Government’s recommendations at the time, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Chatswood, Ryde, Mt Druitt, Richmond and many more. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this course your will learn:

  • Chinese pronunciation & the different intonation
  • Chinese Pinyin and its rules (Chinese Phonetic Alphabet)
  • Greetings and other useful expressions eg. Asking for names of others, thank you and good-bye, etc.
  • Self-introduction and introducing people
  • Nationalities
  • Talk about families
  • Numbers
  • Dates and Time
  • Hobbies and interests

Course Outcome

By the end of the course, you will be able to have a basic conversation in Mandarin and have more confidence in pronouncing and distinguishing between the 5 different tones used in Mandarin.

What to Bring

  • Pen and pad
  • No textbook required
  • Comprehensive course notes provided

Important Information

This course may not be suitable for learners who have a Chinese background and knowledge or language competency in a different Chinese dialect, eg. Cantonese. If in doubt, please contact tutor for an assessment prior to session.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Prerequisite: Desirable

This level is for the complete beginner and assumes no prior knowledge of the language.

Delivery Mode

Online learning for this course is at scheduled class times and sessions. It could include:

  • Livestream video classes online;
  • Interaction with your tutor and other students during livestream video sessions;
  • Group exercises, group discussion, reading dialogue, written exercises, and games to practice new learned skills in an enjoyable way.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Face-to-face classes may resume at one of our campuses before the end of the course, depending on discussions between the tutor and students as well as the Government’s recommendations at the time, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols.