SLS offers a 4-Week Mandarin for Beginners Intensive Course for those looking to learn basic conversational Mandarin in a short time frame. Available at our convenient Sydney CBD location during weeknights or weekends, our course is ideal for those who work during the week. All language courses come with free training materials and you’ll enjoy our small class sizes for a great interactive learning experience. Upon completion, you’ll also receive a Certificate of Participation.
Who should take this course:
For learners who have no knowledge of the language and want to know simple words and phrases for a short visit to China for business purposes.
For learners who have no knowledge of the language and want to begin a course of study to be able to communicate with a Mandarin speaker clients or colleagues.
What will be covered:
All conversations in the weekly content (and in textbooks) will be in office context and written in Pinyin and also in Simplified Chinese, which will be convenient for students who only know Pinyin and those who know writing.
Week 1 – Phonetics
Week 2 – Greetings in the Office – “Hello”
Week 3 – Thank You
Week 4 – Self Introduction in the Office – “My name is Li Lin”
Week 5 – Greeting at a Chinese Home or Company – “Welcome”
Week 6 – Visiting a Chinese Company – Warm Welcome – “Sit Down Please”
Week 7 – Introduction in the Office – “This is Xiao Bai”
Week 8 – Make a Request for Advice “Settling Problem Skills”
Interested in this course? Please JOIN the waiting list and we’ll notify you when a new class is scheduled or if a place becomes available.
- The enrolment fee must be paid at least one week in advance of the course commencement date.
- All classes need a minimum of 5 students to go ahead.
- If your course does not have enough students, it will be cancelled and you will be informed via SMS or email two days before the starting date. Alternatively, we may re-schedule the course to get more enrolment or still offer the course for 4 students with a slightly higher tuition fee with your agreement.