Basic Chinese - Level 2

Extend your Chinese language skills and explore the Chinese culture in more depth

Course outline

This course is suitable for those who have completed Chinese Level 1 or similar. It will equip learners with more knowledge and skills in everyday Chinese expressions. By the end of the course, students will be able to communicate more confidently in social and business situations.

This course will cover vocabulary to enable you to make phone calls, order a meal and talk about hobbies.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Make a phone call
  • Make an appointment
  • Order in a restaurant
  • Host a friend at your house
  • Talk about hobbies

Who should attend?

This course is designed for people who have completed at least 20-24 hours of Chinese tuition, who are intending to travel or work in China or have Chinese connections through friends or family.


  • See available course dates below
  • $310.00 incl. GST*
  • $345.00 incl GST
  • The University of Auckland, City Campus
  • Presented by Jia Liu

* applicable to registrations two weeks prior to course start date

February, 2019

10 x Tuesday evenings 6 – 8pm,  26 February – 7 May (no class Tuesday 23 April Easter)

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May, 2019

10 x Wednesday evenings 6 – 8pm,  29 May – 31 July

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August, 2019

10 x Thursday evenings 6 – 8pm, 22 August -24 October

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Presented by



Mandarin Teacher

LIU Jia is a Mandarin Teacher from Fudan University in Shanghai. She holds a Master’s degree in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. Before joining the Confucius Institute team in 2017, she taught Mandarin at the Confucius Institute Freiburg in Germany and Fudan University in Shanghai for 8 years. Her hobby include hiking and fishing.

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