Chinese Mandarin – Intermediate

Course Overview

Continue your exploration of the world’s most widely spoken language with Chinese Mandarin – Intermediate. With over 1 billion speakers, Chinese Mandarin offers a profound connection to culture, communication, and a global perspective.

This intermediate course builds upon the foundation established in the Chinese Mandarin – Beginners course. It assumes that you have completed at least two terms of recent study in the Beginners course or possess equivalent vocabulary and skills. Focused on enhancing your speaking and listening abilities, this class is suitable for those planning to travel, expand business networks, or improve communication with family and friends.

Dive into engaging topics that include inquiring about someone’s occupation, discussing family matters, talking about work or studies, asking about the time, making appointments, purchasing items, and more.

Completing this course will provide you with an ability in understanding and responding in simple conversations. Additionally, you will acquire the skills to form clear, appropriate statements and engage in meaningful questions and answers on various topics.

Join us today to expand your linguistic proficiency and deepen your connection to the vast cultural landscape of the Chinese Mandarin-speaking world!

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

Learn more about this course

What you will learn

Course outline

Topics include:

  • Asking about occupation
  • Sending someone your love or kind regard
  • Talking about your family
  • Talking about your studies
  • Looking for something
  • Seeing a guest off
  • Asking the time
  • Making an appointment
  • Making an invitation
  • Making a suggestion
  • Sending regards
  • Asking where someone is going
  • Buying something
  • Offering congratulations

Course outcome

By the end of the course, you will be able to understand and respond in a simple conversation. You will also be able to form simple, appropriate, comprehensible statements and questions/answers on a given topic.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

Chinese Mandarin – Intermediate assumes that you have completed at least two terms of recent study in Chinese Mandarin, such as the Chinese Mandarin – Beginners course.

What you need to provide

  • All course material is provided and inclusive with course fees
  • Notepad and pen

Other information

Comprehensive course notes are provided.

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.