Learn Chinese Mandarin Level 3

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Course description

Learn to speak Chinese Mandarin in Sydney with this Level 3 continuer’s class.

Whether you want to learn Mandarin language for business, travel or just for fun, extend your skills with this Mandarin Level 3 course. Develop your fluency and conversation skills in a range of contexts, and build your vocabulary to levels which will allow you greater experience and appreciation of the culture and its people.

China is not only one of the fastest growing economies and a major trading partner of Australia; it has one of the most fascinating cultures. Mandarin Level 3 enables you to take advantage of these opportunities, expand your horizons, enrich your life and understand some of the cultures around you. Develop your fluency and conversation skills in a range of contexts, and build your vocabulary to levels which will allow you greater experience and appreciation of the culture and its people.

Outcomes

By the end ot this course you will:

  • have build up/extend grammar knowledge
  • speak more confidently with correct pronunciation and extended vocabulary - topic based conversations/discussions
  • use conversational skills to solve problems, ask questions and to participate in exchange of views according to the Chinese etiquette
  • appreciate the Chinese culture, geography and custom
  • become familiar with a variety of resources and materials in the Chinese language

The curriculum may be adapted slightly to suit the needs of the class. The topics above will be covered during this course, but not necessarily in the order given.

This course is suitable for:

Students who have completed approximately 40 hours of previous learning, for example ‘Mandarin Level 1’ and ‘Mandarin Level 2’ or equivalent.

Textbook for Levels 1, 2 and 3

Please purchase the course textbook and bring it to each class:

Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 1 3rd Edition.(approx. $99.95)
Integrated Chinese Level 1 Part 2 3rd Edition.(approx. $99.95)

You may also choose to purchase the Character Workbook (approx. $55) for written practice, and the audio CD, but these are optional.

You can purchase the textbook from Abbeys Bookstore (131 York Street, Sydney). It is close to the CBD campus and offers a 10% discount to Sydney Community College students.

Please note: sometimes a course start date is postponed until there are enough enrolments. It is therefore wise to purchase your textbook after your course has been confirmed (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.