Autumn Semester 2019
September 2nd to January 8th
Study Chinese in Guangzhou with Expat Chinese. Our group courses are the perfect fit for you who wants to put 2 or more hours per week into learning Chinese and wants to study together with a motivated group of students. We limit the number of students to 3 to 6 to ensure high quality small group teaching.
You can choose your course according to your needs, level and schedule. Expat Chinese offers Chinese lessons in Guangzhou both during the week and on weekends. Courses are being held at our Zhujiang New Town Center.
“I really like Expat Chinese’s teaching method. I also enjoy taking multiple, different classes with them. It helps to give me a more diverse view on the Chinese language because this way I not only study the grammar and vocabulary but also the history of the characters.”
How to choose the best course for you?
Beginner Chinese is for absolute beginners and during this semester you will learn daily life conversational Chinese. After this course you can pass HSK Level 1. Our topics include: introductions, making friends, taking a taxi, shopping, ordering food, talking about time. Basic Chinese you need when living in Guangzhou.
Chinese level 2 is suitable for those who have studied Beginner Chinese or have passed HSK level 1 or similar level. After this course you can pass level 2. We will continue to learn daily life Chinese and improve our fluency in speaking and listening. You will be more comfortable in communicating in Chinese. Our topics include: asking for directions, weather, hair salon, massage parlor, hospital, pharmacy, repairing etc
HSK 3 Comprehensive is suitable for those who have passed HSK 2 test or have a similar level of Chinese. The course requires you to be able to read 300 characters from level 1 and 2. During this intensive course we will cover the first half of the HSK 3 syllabus, chapters 1 to 10 in the textbook. After that you can continue to Part 2 at Spring Semester.
HSK 4 Comprehensive is suitable for those who have passed HSK 3 test or have a similar level of Chinese. The course requires you to be able to read characters as well. During this intensive course we will cover the first book of the HSK 4 syllabus, HSK标准教程4上册. After that you can continue to Book 2 (下册) at Spring Semester.
Chinese Characters 1 for Beginners is suitable for those taking the Beginner Chinese or more advanced students who are new to characters. During this course we learn the 150 most common characters that are also on the official character list for HSK level 1. We will learn how to type Chinese and write simple characters by hand. After this course you can read HSK level 1 graded readers and understand many characters around you in the real life.
Chinese Characters Level 2 is suitable for those who have studied the 150 characters from Level 1 already. During this course we learn the next 150 most common characters, that are also on the official character list for HSK level 2. We will be learning to read more short stories and writing simple short texts by hand. After this course you can read 300 characters and HSK level 2 graded readers.
Chinese Calligraphy Course is suitable for anyone wanting to explore the ancient form of art by writing beautiful characters and creating small gifts to take home. No previous knowledge of Chinese language, characters or arts is needed, this is a course for beginners to learn more about calligraphy and practice it themselves.