Learn Chinese (Mandarin)

Ni hao Brisbane! Learn Chinese (Mandarin) for everyday situations. We offer Chinese classes that are interactive, communicative and affordable. All IML Chinese courses are held at The University of Queensland St Lucia campus and taught by qualified Chinese tutors.

Everyone is welcome!

IML Chinese (Mandarin) courses for Beginners

If you are new to face-to-face Chinese study, you can choose from one of the following options, depending on your availability and learning objectives. Taste of Language courses focus on culture. Survival and Short Courses focus on speaking and listening skills. Level 1 offers more in-depth study of Chinese, including reading and writing skills, and will prepare you for a Level 2 course.

For students with previous knowledge

The choice of level is based on self-assessment. To select the most appropriate course, we encourage students to compare course outlines for each level. Students can also view the Level Guide below for more information.

High school program

These courses are suitable for students in the Senior phase of learning (Year 11 and 12) who wish to enrich their knowledge of the language and culture they are currently studying and practise their language skills. These courses are taught by teachers with native proficiency. They have a focus on enhancing fluency and accuracy of expression. Their content is based on themes and topics specified in the Qld Curriculum & Assessment Authority (QCAA) Senior Syllabus and in the International Baccalaureate program (IB).