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Learn the basics of the Mandarin language!

This introductory course will teach you basic spoken Chinese including common expressions, greetings and farewells. The student will be able to use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases.  You will get started in Mandarin Chinese using role play, activities and basic conversations. Some education videos about China may be used. The teacher is a native Mandarin tutor.

Topics include:

  • introduce yourself
  • give personal information
  • basic socialising
  • making simple enquiries about restaurants and hotel reservations
  • departure/arrivals
  • time/day/month
  • numbers
  • chinese money
  • street directions
  • taking a taxi
  • basic grammar

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Southport

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 6 sessions / 1 day per week, 9 sessions / 1 night per week, 12 sessions / 1 night per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $390

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Carrie-Lee Johnson

Flexible and innovative study options

From a young age I wanted to follow a career path that would bring out the best in my creative self. Having multiple career paths to choose from whilst studying in a flexible learning environment was crucial in my decision to select TAFE Queensland Gold Coast as my preferred and only education provider.

Carrie-Lee Johnson
Certificate III in Media

Thank you

A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Southport 30 Jan 2018 Part time / 1 night per week Classroom
16 Feb 2018 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom
2 May 2018 Part time / 1 night per week Classroom

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

  • Please bring a pen and notebook to class.
  • A Chinese/English dictionary is optional.
  • Students will receive "Talk Mandarin Chinese Mixed Media" (Book and CD) in the first class as part of their enrolment fee.
  • Students need to present their Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.

Timetable

Classes are offered on:

  • Tuesday 30 January - Tuesday 27 March 2018 from 6.00pm-9.00pm (9 sessions) at Southport, Level 4, Room 406
  • Friday 16 February - Friday 23 March 2018 from 9.00am-2.30pm (6 sessions) at Southport, Level 3, Room 314
  • Friday 2 May - Wednesday 18 July 2018 from 6.00pm-8.30pm (12 sessions) at Southport, Level 3, Room 307

Please note - This course is offered once a week on a specific day each week. Throughout the year we vary the day that each delivery package may be offered to suit students’ needs and availability. Students are enrolling in a specific day for the duration of the course. Refer to the dates on your Confirmation of Enrolment.

Important Information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

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Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my financial options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a financial option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 07 5581 8300. We're here to help.

$390

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Full fee

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

Useful for exchange students, those going overseas on work experience, those working in the hospitality industry or a company needing basic Mandarin language.

On completion of this course students will have a basic level of knowledge of the language, culture and geography of China.


Carrie-Lee Johnson

Flexible and innovative study options

From a young age I wanted to follow a career path that would bring out the best in my creative self. Having multiple career paths to choose from whilst studying in a flexible learning environment was crucial in my decision to select TAFE Queensland Gold Coast as my preferred and only education provider.

Carrie-Lee Johnson
Certificate III in Media

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to Enrol now

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 4 December 2017

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