Learn Cantonese Level 3 Class

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Course description

Doing business in Hong Kong? Or simply want to communicate with your neighbours and colleagues in multicultural Sydney? Cantonese doesn’t have to be difficult. If you would like to learn the Cantonese basics of reading, writing, speaking and listening in Sydney, then this is the course for you. Expand your horizons and tap into the culturally intriguing world that is the Cantonese language.

Extend your skills further with a Level 3 course. Develop your fluency and conversation skills in a range of contexts, and build your vocabulary to allow you greater experience and appreciation of the culture and its people.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this Cantonese Level 3 Class you will be able to:

  • discuss past experiences
  • ask information using “how often?”, “how long?” and "when?"
  • describe countries and cities
  • talk about your favourite place
  • talk correctly on the telephone and leave messages
  • invite someone out
  • build and extend your grammar knowledge
  • speak more confidently with correct pronunciation and extended vocabulary – topic based conversations and discussions
  • further explore your Cantonese reading and writing skills
  • use conversational skills to solve problems, ask questions, to participate in exchange of views according to the language etiquette
  • Appreciate the language culture, geography and customs.
Textbook for Levels 1 to 3

Colloquial Cantonese: The Complete Course for Beginners
ISBN: 9780415478861

Optional: Integrated Chinese Character Workbook, Level 1, Part 1
ISBN: 9780887276484

All books can be obtained from Abbeys Bookstore in York St in the City, where Sydney Community College students receive a 10% discount.

Please note that it may be necessary in some instances to postpone the start date of a class. It is therefore wise to purchase your textbook only after your course has been confirmed by the College, usually within three working days of the proposed start.

What to bring to class

Please bring your textbook, a notebook and pen to every class.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.