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Lifelong Learning

Mandarin Chinese

Bookings for our Mandarin Chinese courses for 2022/23 are now open and are listed in the table below. To book your place, please follow the individual course links to be directed to the Online Store.

Levels available:

Levels/Stage Length  Day  Start
End Date Time Tutor

A taste of Chinese (Stage 1a)

10 Weeks Monday  10/10/22 12/12/22 19:00-21:00   Xiaohan Gunter

Move on in Chinese (Stage 1b&c)

20 Weeks Monday  09/01/23 03/07/23 19:00-21:00   Xiaohan Gunter

Chinese Improvers (Stage 2 a,b,c)

30 Weeks Tuesday 11/10/2022 20/06/23 19:00-21:00   Xiaohan Gunter


The aim of every language course at the University is to enable you to communicate in your target language (TL) at that particular level and in your particular area of interest. We use the word ‘communicate’ in its widest sense, meaning that you will not only be able to talk to people in the language but also to develop your proficiency in listening, reading, and writing. This means that the module aims for you to understand all the things which affect communication in that language, including knowledge of how the language is used, how it works and how to analyse it, and the cultural contexts in which it is spoken.

For more information about what will be covered in each of the stages for Chinese click on the relevant schemes of work below.


To book:

Click on the stage that you are interested in and you will be redirected to our online store.

For queries, contact us or email:

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