Learn Chinese (Mandarin)

Ni hao Australia!

Learn Chinese (Mandarin) for everyday situations. We offer Chinese (Mandarin) lessons that are interactive, communicative and affordable. Step into IML's virtual classroom, where you will learn from a qualified Chinese (Mandarin) tutor and meet like-minded language students. All IML Chinese (Mandarin) language lessons are delivered live via the Zoom video conferencing software. You don’t need to enrol in a degree to study at IML. Our classes are open to the general public and have no pre-requisite or placement tests. Simply enrol online and receive your Zoom course link.

Everyone is welcome!


IML Chinese (Mandarin) courses for Beginners

If you are new to Chinese study, you can choose from one of the following options, depending on your availability and learning objectives. Chinese (Mandarin) Short Courses focus on speaking and listening skills. Level 1A+B offers more in-depth study of Chinese (Mandarin), including reading and writing skills, and will prepare you for a Level 2A+B course.

High school program

The Institute of Modern Languages offers High School Enrichment Programs for Year 9, 10, 11 & 12 students of Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.

Next course dates: 10- 14 January, Summer 2022 (check back later for information on how to enrol)


Prospective students

FInd out more about our courses and the St Lucia campus

  • Buying textbooksList of bookstores from which you can purchase your course textbook. Textbook details are provided on individual course pages
  • Classroom detailsAll IML language courses currently use the Zoom video conferencing software. Zoom links are emailed 2 weeks before course commencement.
  • Getting to IML-UQFind information about getting to IML - UQ by bus, train, ferry, bicycle or car. Paid parking applies at the UQ St Lucia campus.
  • UQ MapFind out the most convenient way to your classroom and the location of bicycle facilities and places to eat at the UQ St Lucia Campus.
  • IML CalendarFind out information about your course dates, mid-semester breaks, exam periods and download a class dates sheet.
  • What to expectLearn more about our world-class facilities, dedicated student services and communicative approach to teaching.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about UQ-IML language courses, please contact our friendly Student Services Team.

Email: iml@uq.edu.au

Telephone: (07) 3346 8200


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