Learning Chinese language

In 2021 our basic, intermediate and advanced Chinese language courses for Term 1 will  be delivered online via Zoom class. The 12-week lessons will start on Feb. 15 for Term 1 2021. A free Chinese proficiency assessment will be available to everyone who registers for a course.

If you are interested in enrolling in a Chinese lesson,  please contact contact us for more information.

For registering the right level of class, you can get some reference from the  General Chinese Courses Syllabus (doc).

Basic Chinese for 2021

Basic Chinese (1) is a 12-week language course for learners with little or no prior knowledge of Mandarin. The course will teach all four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The main focus will be on speaking and listening as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day, Time and campus Cost Register
Term 1: 18 February Thursday  6 – 7.30 pm (Gold Coast) $350.00 Register
Term 1: 16  February Tuesday  6 – 7.30 pm (Nathan) $350.00  Register
Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Special trial offer

*If you enrol in the Beginner Chinese (1) course, you don't have to pay until week 2. Should you decide to continue you will need to register and pay the full $350.00 fee.

Basic Chinese (2) is a 12-week language course for learners with some prior knowledge of Mandarin or who have finished the study of Basic Chinese (1). The course will teach all four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The main focus will be on speaking and listening as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day , Time and Campus CostRegister 
Term 1: 16 February Tuesday 6 – 7.30 pm  $350.00 Register
Term 1: 15 FebruaryMonday 6 – 7.30 pm  $350.00 Register 
Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Basic Chinese (3) is a 12-week language course for learners with some prior knowledge of Mandarin or who have finished the study of Basic Chinese (1) and (2). The course will teach all four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The main focus will be on speaking and listening as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day and TimeCostRegister
2021  Term 1: 15 February Monday  6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 Register
Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Prvite Chinese lessons are sutitable for those students who prefer to flexible class time and customised study programs. Student can discuss with teacher for the classtime and dates for a total 12-meeting  private lesson. For more information about private lesson, please contact us.

Starting Date Day and TimeCostRegister

2021  Term 1: 15 February

Negotiable

$600.00

Register

Intermediate Chinese for 2021

Intermediate Chinese (1) is a 12-week language course for learners with some prior knowledge of Mandarin or who have finished the study of all Basic Chinese courses. The course will teach all four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The focus will be on intensive and extensive reading, holding long conversations and more advanced listening as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day and TimeCostRegister 
2021 Term 1: 19 February Friday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 Register
Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Intermediate Chinese (2) is a 12-week language course for learners with some prior knowledge of Mandarin or who have finished the study of Intermediate Chinese (1). The course will teach all four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The focus will be on intensive and extensive reading, holding long conversations and more advanced listening as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Register
2021 Term 1: 16 February Tuesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 Register 
Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Intermediate Chinese (3) is a 12-week language course for learners with some prior knowledge of Mandarin or who have finished the study of Intermediate Chinese (1) and (2). The course will teach all four macro skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The focus will be on intensive and extensive reading, holding long conversations and more advanced listening as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Register

2021 Term 1: 17 February

Wednesday 6-7:30pm

$350.00

Register

Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Prvite Chinese lessons are sutitable for those students who prefer to flexible class time and customised study programs. Student can discuss with teacher for the classtime and dates for a total 12-meeting  private lesson.For more information about private lesson, please contact us.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Register

2021 Term 1: 15 February

Negotiable

$600.00

Register

Advanced Chinese for 2021

Advanced Chinese (1) is a 12-week language course for learners with good prior knowledge of Mandarin or who have finished the study of all Intermediate Chinese courses. The course will focus on advanced listening exercises, intensive and extensive reading, topic-based speaking, writing paragraphs and short passages as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Register 
2021 Term 1: 15 February To be confirmed $350.00 Register 
Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Advanced Chinese (2) is a 12-week language course for learners with good prior knowledge of Mandarin or who have finished the study of Advanced Chinese (1). The course will focus on advanced listening exercises, intensive and extensive reading, topic-based speaking, writing paragraphs and short passages as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day and TimeCostRegister
2021 Term 1: 18 February Thursday 6:30 – 8:00 pm $350.00 Register 
Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Advanced Chinese (3) is a 12-week language course for learners with good prior knowledge of Mandarin or who have finished the study of Advanced Chinese (1) and (2). The course will focus on advanced listening exercises, intensive and extensive reading, topic-based speaking, writing paragraphs and short passages as well as covering vocabulary and expressions useful in everyday situations.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Register
2021 Term 1: 18 February Thursday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 Register
Term 2: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register
Term 3: to be confirmed To be confirmed $350.00 Register

Prvite Chinese lessons are sutitable for those students who prefer to flexible class time and customised study programs. Student can discuss with teacher for the classtime and dates for a total 12-meeting  private lesson. For more information about private lesson, please contact us.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Register

2021 Term 1: 15 February

Negotiable

$600.00

Register

Students please note:

    Class size: Except for the Private class, the minimum class size is THREE. Any class with fewer than three students will be subject to cancellation or merging with a similar class.

    Class Attendance: All students are encouraged to have full attendance for the whole term. The TCI does not offer make-up lessons to students who miss a class. We suggest students learn the missed lessons by themselves, and teachers will be available for answering questions via emails, texts and other means of communication.

    Registration Flexibility: Students may register after the deadline if there is space available. Registration will close two weeks before the first class meeting. Please contact us regarding late registration or private classes.

    Class times are somewhat flexible and may be subject to change with the teacher and students confirmation after the first class meeting.

    Zoom Class: The online lessons are applying the ZOOM application. Students are supposed to be familiar the Zoom App before the lesson.

    China Study Tour: If you have completed one term of TCI courses, you will be eligible for a free two-week China Study Tour (you pay only your international airfare and insurance).

    Refund Policy: where a refund results from a situation caused by the Institute, eg cancelled class, a full refund of the fees will be given. No refunds will be issued once a course has commenced. It may take up to three months for you to receive your refund once a claim has been submitted.

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