Classes in the spring will be delivered online.
One-fifth of the world’s population speaks Chinese as a native language and China has become one of the largest economies in the world.
We offer Chinese (Mandarin) tuition at the following levels:
- Chinese Level 1 (CEFR Level A1.1)
- Chinese Level 2 (CEFR Level A1.2)
- Chinese Level 3 (CEFR Level A2.1)
- Chinese Level 4 (CEFR Level A2.2)
- Chinese Level 5 (CEFR Level B1.1)
- Chinese Level 6 (CEFR Level B1.2)
- Chinese Level 7 (CEFR Level B2+)
Evening Language Courses at Regent's take place once a week for a period of 10 weeks, and will always occur on the same day and at the same time each week.
Please be aware that this is not a degree level programme.
We have three intakes per year, detailed below:
|Spring Term 2021||Time||Day||Start Date||End Date|
|Mandarin Chinese Level 1||18:30 - 20:30||Thursday||11/03/2021||13/05/2021|
|Mandarin Chinese Level 3||18:30 - 20:30||Thursday||11/03/2021||13/05/2021|
The summer intake lasts 10 weeks. The Summer 2021 Term will begin on w/c 4 May.
|Autumn Term 2020||Time||Day||Start Date||End Date|
|Mandarin Chinese Level 1||18:30 - 20:30||Wednesday||14/10/2020||18/12/2020|
|Mandarin Chinese Level 3||18:30 - 20:30||Thursday||15/10/2020||18/12/2020|
We offer Chinese at a variety of different proficiency levels.
If you already have some knowledge of the language but don’t know which level of study would be most suitable for you, click here to take a placement test. Our team will grade your answers and suggest the correct class for you to attend.
If you would like to request more details about the courses, please get in touch with us to request more information. You can email the team at [email protected]
Each level of Chinese tuition that we offer is detailed below.
|Chinese Level 1 (CEFR Level A1.1)||This course is for students with no or very little knowledge of the language. After successful completion of this course you will have grasped the basics the language. You will also be able to have simple interactions and exchange basic personal information, including your likes and dislikes.|
|Chinese Level 2 (CEFR Level A1.2)||This course is for students with some previous experience of the language. After successful completion of this course you will be able to engage in simple conversation on everyday and familiar topics, exchange information about yourself and your routine, your interests and plans, travel and shopping.|
|Chinese Level 3 (CEFR Level A2.1)||This course is for students who have a good knowledge of the basics of the language. At the end of this course you will be able to communicate with increased fluency and accuracy, talk about past experiences and future events, make suggestions and requests, and operate successfully in personal, social and some professional situations.|
|Chinese Level 4 (CEFR Level A2.2)||You have studied the language before and have a good knowledge that enables you to communicate in standard situations, including talking about past events and the future. By the end of the course you will be able to communicate with greater fluency and accuracy on everyday topics and in routine situations in personal, social and business contexts.|
|Chinese Level 5 (CEFR Level B1.1)||Students who join this course will have a good understanding of the language, knowledge of the grammatical structures and an emerging vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language confidently to communicate with native speakers, engage in debates, use more sophisticated structures, and read and understand some authentic written and oral texts.|
|Chinese Level 6 (CEFR Level B1.2)||Students who join this course will have a good command of the language and its grammatical structures and vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, engage in debates, use more sophisticated structures, and read and understand authentic written and oral texts.|
|Chinese Level 7 (CEFR Level B2+)||Students who join this course will have a very good command of the language, knowledge of complex grammatical structures and a wide-ranging vocabulary. At the end of the course students will be able to use the language fluently, flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Student will practise summarising information, reconstructing arguments and presenting coherently. Students will be able to read and understand a wide range of complex, authentic written and oral texts on both concrete and abstract topics.|
Our next Chinese classes will take place in Spring 2021.
You can find more information below. Please note that courses take place on the same day and at the same time every week.
Book a place on your chosen course by clicking 'Book Now'.
Chinese Level 1
Start Date: 11 March 2021
End Date: 13 May 2021
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
£250* - 10 weeks
£250* - 10 weeks
£250* - 10 weeks
*Current students receive a 50% discount on all world language courses. Previous students and Regent's University Alumni receive a 20% discount.
Classes take place once a week for a period of 10 weeks, and will always occur on the same day each week.
If you are unsure of your level please find a detailed description of each level as well as further information on all the courses available under the Structure tab.
We also offer a placement test for those unsure of their level. Our team will grade your answers and suggest the correct class for you to attend.
Our courses are taught by native speakers and class sizes are typically between 6 - 15 students.