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Chinese (Mandarin) courses in Brisbane


LANGUAGE TASTER
Content Whet your appetite for the Chinese language with this short taster course. If youíve always been curious about the Chinese language and the people who speak it, and are considering doing further study, this is a great place to start. In three 1.5 hour classes, youíll be introduced to the absolute basics of the Chinese language. If youíre keen for more at the end of the course, you can enrol in one of our Beginners Short Courses to continue your language study.

Textbook Learning resources supplied by IML.
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $110
Tue 6.30-8.00pm 28/3-11/4/2017 4.5 hrs total

SURVIVAL
Content Ni Hao Brisbane! Learn Chinese Mandarin with experienced and dynamic tutors in interactive classes. This practical course is designed for learners who want to study basic language skills for everyday use. It will enable you to begin to communicate with Chinese Mandarin speakers and understand the basic socio-cultural context. Apart from learning Chinese greetings and basics, you will also learn about some aspects of the rich Chinese culture.

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Textbook Materials provided during the course.
Winter (Early bird fee until 29 May) courses - $199
Tue 6.30-8.30pm 13/6-18/7/2017 12 hrs total

BEGINNERS SHORT COURSE
Content This exciting and interactive course of study in Chinese Mandarin at the Institute of Modern Languages at UQ offers the language course you need to learn about the Chinese language and culture. These classes will be a quick start to your study with a basic knowledge of everyday Mandarin.

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Textbook Feixia, Y. & Lamping, A. 2015 edition. Talk Mandarin Chinese book and CD pack. BBC Active. (ISBN: 9781406680171)
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $380
Tue 6.30-8.30pm 2/05 - 20/06/2017 16 hrs total
Spring (Early bird fee until 18 September) courses - $345
Wed 6.30-8.30pm 4/10-22/11/2017 16 hrs total

LEVEL 1A+B FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER
Content This Mandarin Chinese language course has the same content as Chinese Level 1, but is designed for those who have never learnt Chinese before. If you have studied Chinese at high school or elsewhere, you are asked to enrol in Chinese Level 1. This enables real beginners to learn the Chinese language at an appropriate pace.

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Textbook Anqi, D. et al. Discover China (1) Studentís Book One and Workbook One. Macmillan. (ISBN: 9780230405950 & 9780230406384)
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Wed 7-9pm 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 1A+B
Content Ni hao Brisbane! In this introductory Mandarin Chinese course, learn to speak, read and write the Mandarin Chinese language. These Mandarin Chinese classes are designed for those with minimal prior knowledge of the Chinese language. You can learn Mandarin Chinese through situations such as: greetings, saying goodbye, catching a taxi and asking for directions. In your lessons, you will commence the fascinating study of Chinese characters. These Mandarin Chinese classes will also place emphasis on the four speech tones of the Chinese language.

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Textbook Anqi, D. et al. Discover China (1) Studentís Book One and Workbook One. Macmillan. (ISBN: 9780230405950 & 9780230406384)
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $549
Mon & Thur 7-9pm 13/3-8/6/2017 46 hrs total
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $499
Tue 6.30-9.00pm 25/7 - 28/11/2017 45 hrs total
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Tue 7-9pm 14/3-17/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 1A
Content Ni hao Brisbane! In this introductory Mandarin Chinese course, learn to speak, read and write the Mandarin Chinese language. These Mandarin Chinese classes are designed for those with minimal prior knowledge of the Chinese language. In your lessons, you will commence the fascinating study of Chinese characters. These Mandarin Chinese classes will also place emphasis on the four speech tones of the Chinese language. Please note this course covers Part A of the below Level 1 course outline (pdf).

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Textbook Textbook: Anqi, D. et al. Discover China (1) Student's Book One and Workbook One. Macmillan. (ISBN: 9780230405950 & 9780230406384)
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $380
Thur 10am-12pm 13/3-8/6/2017 24 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 1B
Content Ni hao Brisbane! Learn Mandarin Chinese with experienced and dynamic tutors in interactive classes. This continuing introductory language course is designed for those who have completed at least 20 hours of Mandarin Chinese classes. If you know how to inquire about someone's nationality, family and occupation in Mandarin Chinese, then this is the right course for you. In these IML lessons, you will continue the fascinating study of Chinese characters and further develop your day-to-day vocabulary and conversation skills. Please note this course covers Part B of the Level 1 course outline (pdf).

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Textbook Anqi, D. et al. Discover China (1) Studentís Book One and Workbook One. Macmillan. (ISBN: 9780230405950 & 9780230406384)
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $345
Thu 10am-12pm 27/7-19/10/2017 22 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 2
Content Ni hao Brisbane! Reinforce your basic knowledge of Mandarin Chinese with this practical language course. Learn Mandarin Chinese for everyday situations, such as telling the time, making a phone call and being a guest. Grammar and more characters are also introduced for study.

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Textbook Anqi, D. et al. Discover China (1) Studentís Book One and Workbook One. Macmillan. (ISBN: 9780230405950 & 9780230406384)
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $499
Mon 6.30-9.00pm 24/7-4/12/2017 45 hrs total
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Mon 7-9pm 13/3-23/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 3
Content Ni hao Brisbane! Enhance your developing knowledge of Mandarin Chinese language by expanding your written and conversational skills. In this course of study, learn Chinese (Mandarin) with such topics as the weather, health and exchanging points of view.

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Textbook Qi, S. & Zhang, J. Discover China (2) Studentís Book Two and Workbook Two. Macmillan. (ISBN: 9780230406391 & 9780230406407). Units 1-6.
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Tue 6-8pm 14/3-17/10/2017 46 hrs total
Wed 7-9pm 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 4
Content Ni hao Brisbane! This language course offers more study via speaking, reading and writing in Mandarin Chinese. At the end of the course you will have learnt to participate effectively in most formal and informal conversations on both practical and social topics in the Chinese (Mandarin) language.

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Textbook Qi, S. & Anqi, D. Discover China (2) Studentís Book Two and Workbook Two. Macmillan. (ISBN: 9780230406391 & 9780230406407). Units 7-12.
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Wed 7-9pm 15/3-25/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 5
Content Ni hao Brisbane! If you have proficiency in Mandarin Chinese equivalent to two or three years of university study or completed IML Level 4 in Chinese, this is the right course for you. Expand your knowledge of Chinese culture and language proficiency through the study of a variety of contemporary topics.

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Textbook Qi, S. & Anqi, D. Discover China (3) Studentís Book Three and Workbook Three. Macmillan (ISBN: 9780230406414 & 9780230406421). Units 1-6.
Year (Full Fee) courses - $549
Thur 7-9pm 16/3-19/10/2017 46 hrs total

LEVEL 6A
Content Ni hao Brisbane! This course is designed for students who have completed Level 5 Chinese at IML or any learners who have achieved a sound knowledge of Chinese but wish to attain a greater level of proficiency and fluency in all language situations. The focus of this course will be placed on effective communication and enjoyment. Learners will develop advanced skills for everyday use in conversation and understanding employing in great amount material which contains a high frequency of colloquial expression; learners will also be expected to advance their reading and writing skills with the use of material of more formal styles. Please note this course covers Part A of the Level 6 course outline (pdf).

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Textbook Anqi, D. Discover China (4) Studentís Book Four and Workbook Four. Macmillan. ISBN: 9780230406438 and 9780230406445. Units 1-3.
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $380
Tue 7-9pm 14/3-13/6/2017 24 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 6B
Content Ni hao Brisbane! This course is designed for students who have completed Level 6A Chinese at IML or any learners who have achieved a sound knowledge of Chinese but wish to attain a greater level of proficiency and fluency in all language situations. The focus of this course will be placed on effective communication and enjoyment. Learners will develop advanced skills for everyday use in conversation and understanding employing in great amount material which contains a high frequency of colloquial expression; learners will also be expected to advance their reading and writing skills with the use of material of more formal styles. Please note this course covers Part B of the Level 6 course outline (pdf).

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Textbook Anqi, D. Discover China (4) Studentís Book Four and Workbook Four. Macmillan. ISBN: 9780230406438 and 9780230406445. Units 4-6.
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $345
Tue 7-9pm 25/7-17/10/2017 22 hrs total [Course Cancelled ]

LEVEL 7A
Content Ni hao Brisbane! This Mandarin language course is designed for students who feel confident expressing themselves in Mandarin across a wide range of situations and who wish to extend their competency and accuracy. You will have the opportunity to focus on specific skills in the Chinese language. Please note this course covers Part A of the Level 7 course outline (pdf).

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Textbook Anqi, D. Discover China (4) Studentís Book Four and Workbook Four. Macmillan. ISBN: 9780230406438 and 9780230406445.
Semester 1 (Full Fee) courses - $380
Mon 7-9pm 13/03-12/06/2017 24 hrs total

LEVEL 7B
Content Ni hao Brisbane! A continuation of Chinese Level 7A, allowing students the chance to focus on specific skills to develop a greater overall mastery of the language. Topics include conducting an interview in Chinese and preparing a speech. Please note this course covers Part B of the Level 7 course outline (pdf).

Outline View course outline (pdf)
Textbook Anqi, D. Discover China (4) Studentís Book Four and Workbook Four. Macmillan. ISBN: 9780230406438 and 9780230406445.
Semester 2 (Early bird fee until 3 July) courses - $345
Mon 7-9pm 24/7-23/10/2017 22 hrs total

HIGH SCHOOL - ENRICHMENT
Content Chinese Mandarin Enrichment Course (Years 11 and 12 in 2017). This course is suitable for students in the Senior phase of learning who wish to enrich their knowledge of the language and culture. The focus is on enhancing fluency and accuracy of expression. The content is based on themes and topics specified in the Qld Curriculum & Assessment Authority (QCAA) Senior Syllabus and in the International Baccalaureate program (IB). PLEASE NOTE: once you have enrolled online, please complete the Questionnaire from the Related links section below. Your enrolment won't be complete until we have received the Questionnaire.

Textbook Learning resources supplied by IML
Winter (Early bird fee until 12 June) courses - $255
Mon - Thu, 9am - 12.30pm, Fri 9am-3.00pm 03/07 - 07/07/2017 17.5 hrs total

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