Mandarin Chinese Course: Intermediate Level 2 - Short Courses Sydney

Mandarin Chinese Course: Intermediate Level 2

What you'll learn

Improve your work skills and expand your global opportunities by learning to speak Chinese Mandarin with our Mandarin Chinese language short courses online & in Sydney!

Have you started learning Mandarin Chinese in our Mandarin Chinese Course: Beginners Level 1 & Level 2 and Mandarin Chinese Course: Intermediate and would like to build on your language skills?

This Chinese Mandarin Intermediate Level 2 course will give you the platform to practice your language skills and add some new ones by looking at new situational topics such as talking about the weather, dining, birthday party and asking for directions and more.

Be confident that you will widen your vocabulary and have plenty of opportunities to apply your speaking, listening, and reading skills in both pinyin & characters. Our class sizes are kept small to ensure that you will receive the individual attention you need to keep progressing and learning.

Please note this course will be held online via Zoom.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Mandarin Chinese Intermediate course, you should have enhanced your career prospects by:

  • Extend your grammar knowledge
  • Speak more confidently with correct pronunciation and extended vocabulary – topic-based conversations/discussions
  • Use conversational skills to ask questions and to participate in an exchange of views according to the Chinese etiquette
  • Appreciate the Chinese culture, geography and custom

Course content

What will be covered in this Mandarin Chinese intermediate course?


  • Experiences, events, and entertainment
  • Showing appreciation and gratitude
  • Talking about the weather and comparing the weather of two places by using comparative sentences
  • Describing simple weather changes and presenting a simple weather forecast
  • Ordering Chinese dishes and telling the waiter your dietary preferences and restrictions plus paying for your meal
  • Asking for and giving directions
  • Describing a duration of time
  • Locations and stating where you are heading and the purpose of going there
  • Making a suggestion and arranging a time and place to meet
  • More modal verb and adverbs
  • Chinese culture, geography, and customs


  • Pronunciation
  • To express similarity or dissimilarity between objects, persons, or actions
  • How to describe two simultaneous actions
  • Complex sentence structures
  • Comparative sentences
  • More modal verbs and adverbs
  • Resultative complements
  • Reduplication of adjectives
  • Direction and location words
  • The dynamic particle
  • Reduplication of verbs

Intended audience

Who is this Mandarin Chinese intermediate course for?

This course is specifically designed for students looking to up-skill and further their Mandarin Chinese language proficiency. 

It is recommended for individuals who have completed approximately 60 hours of learning Mandarin Chinese or have previously attended our Mandarin Chinese Course: Intermediate or an equivalent course elsewhere

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection.

What to bring to class

  • Textbook
  • Notebook and pen


Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for Learn Mandarin Chinese for Beginners: Level 1 Course, Learn Mandarin Chinese for Beginners: Level 2 Course, and Learn Mandarin Chinese for Beginners: Level 3 Course.

Integrated Chinese Level 1, Part 1, 4th Edition (3rd Edition is okay)
ISBN: 9781622911356

We recommend purchasing your textbook after your course has been confirmed (usually within three working days of the proposed start). The textbook is not included in the enrolment fee. 

Certificate of completion

Achievement Recognition

Upon successfully completing the course with at least 80% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance. This certificate serves as a testament to your commitment and effort in mastering the Mandarin Chinese language. It can be a valuable addition to your resume, showcasing your dedication to personal and professional growth.

Additional information

  • Course delivery: Fully online through interactive virtual classrooms.
  • Certificate: A certificate of completion will be provided to students who successfully finish the course.
  • Enrol in 3 Mandarin Chinese language courses and get automatically 15% off!

What's next?

What other Mandarin Chinese classes do we offer?

See all our Mandarin Chinese classes at Sydney Community College.

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