Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

$260 Limited inc GST
Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

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Introduction to Chinese Mandarin - Sydney Course

We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.

  • Please see scheduled class for delivery format.
  • Online classes delivered via livestream video 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.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. 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

  • We offer training in face to face and/or online learning formats.
  • To check the delivery mode of the course you are interested in please view the class timetable.

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face.

Classroom based learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Remote learning: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material via interactive livestream video classes online.

Remote learning for this course includes:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Livestream video classes online
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students during livestream video sessions

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.

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

Course testimonials:

  • Andrea said: I thought our tutor was fantastic and very good at engaging the students. Will enrol in next course for sure. Highly recommend Phil to students wanting to learn with a patient and very good teacher. Great course I enjoyed it very much and feel I learnt alot.