Group Lessons

Winter 2019

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?

Course Descriptions


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

Elementary Spoken Course is for beginners and those who have been studying Chinese for less than 60 hours. We cover daily life situations and help you to survive them in Chinese. Our topics include buying movie tickets, shopping, making friends, going to the hair salon, talking about hobbies, driving in China and other topics proposed by the students. If you want to practise speaking more, then this course is for you!

HSK 3 Conversation Course is for those who want to improve their spoken Chinese skills and be able to handle conversations in a more fluent manner. Each week we choose one interesting topic to learn about and practise our spoken Chinese with. If you feel like you aren’t speaking as much Chinese as you would like to, join this course!

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.


Registration Form

Have you studied Chinese before:
No, I haven't studied beforeYes, but I'm not sure what level I amYes, I know my current level

What is your current Chinese level:
Zero beginnerHSK 1 or similar levelHSK 2HSK 3HSK 4HSK 5HSK 6Other

Courses you are interested in:
Beginner ChineseCharacters 1HSK 2 ChineseElementary Spoken ChineseHSK 3 ConversationHigher levels of ChineseChinese Culture Courses