Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

$260 Limited inc GST
Introduction to Chinese Mandarin

<p><h3> Introduction to Chinese Mandarin – Sydney Course </h3></p><p>Learn the foreign language that is the most commonly spoken in the world – Chinese Mandarin! </p><p>With over a billion people

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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.

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Introduction to Chinese Mandarin – Sydney Course

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 North 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

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North 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.