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Chinese For Professionals provides high quality Mandarin Chinese courses to individuals and corporates. We are proud of our reputation as a Mandarin language provider of systematic easy-stepped levels, proven methodology and tailored-made learning programmes.

Shelley Tian Mandarin Chinese Teacher Sydney

Welcome to Chinese For Professionals

Hi, I'm Shelley - a Mandarin Chinese teacher whose expertise is in teaching Chinese for adult learners.

Everything I do at Chinese For Professionals is designed to help you get the confidence you want for your life and work in Chinese.

Term 3, 2022 Mandarin Chinese Courses are ready for booking.

Please check the course timetable here! Join our top-ranked Chinese Mandarin course.

2022 Term Dates:

Term 1
7th Feb - 17th Apr

Term 2
2nd May - 10th Jul

Term 3
Start Date: 11th August.
Accepting Enrolments Now!

Term 4
10th Oct - 18th Dec

Enrolment is always open. Taking a placement is required.

Tired of traditional Chinese textbooks?

With Chinese For Professionals, all four language skills - listening, speaking, reading and writing - are integrated into your learning with engaging class activites and real-life examples that you can use straight away in your daily life.

And our small class sizes allow you to get focused attention and ask questions, express your views and share your experiences.

Still can’t speak Chinese confidently?

Our courses are designed with a strong focus on fluency and getting students to use Chinese language in daily conversation and professional business settings.

We also offer private classes for personally tailored learning.

Why Choose Chinese for Professionals?

Learn Chinese in Sydney from a teach who has experience teaching Mandarin effectively to adults

Experienced Teacher

Our teachers have extensive experience in teaching Mandarin Chinese to adults in Australia. The teacher applies many techniques and experiences to help students to improve their Chinese at a rapid pace.

Mandarin language learning in Sydney centered around practice

Practice Centred Approach

All four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) will be integrated through engaging class activities.
Learning methods at CFP in Sydney to guarantee results in your Chinese language HSK exams

Results Guaranteed

We can guarantee to achieve your Chinese language learning objectives if you work closely with your teacher.
Learn Chinese in Sydney with options to assist you in keeping up with coursework and learning

Full Learning Support

Audio recordings of each lesson and complimentary tutoring are available to enrolled students to provide options for follow-up questions, practice, revision and making up for missed lessons.
We teach an accredited Mandarin Chinese language syllabus in Sydney

Accredited Syllabus

Classes are taught based on the accredited syllabus produced and recognised by the Confucius Institute in China. Following the HSK curriculum, students can achieve their learning objectives systematically and effectively.
Engaging lessons for collaborative learning of Mandarin Chinese in Sydney and online

Collaborative Learning

We have small class sizes, in Australia and online, where each student gets focused attention and is able to ask questions, express their views and share experiences.

Choose Your Mandarin Chinese Course

Group Class

Small class

Interactive class

Collaborative Learning environment

Result- guaranteed

Private Class

Fast learning pace

Flexible schedule

Fully tailored lesson

Result- guaranteed

Business Class

Top-ranked business Mandarin class 

Experienced teacher with extensive business knowledge

Result- guaranteed

Corporate training

Mandarin Specialist in Australia

1st class Mandarin training service to prestigious clients

Fully tailored learning contents to meet your needs

On-site & online training available

Chinese Language Course Road Map

Levels to Achieve Fluency

Our courses are in line with the the official Chinese proficiency test called Hanyu Shuipin Kaoshi 汉语水平考试, known as HSK. HSK is the official recognised Chinese proficiency test used when applying to study or work in China.

It is also a guide to track your Chinese learning progress.

Elementary (HSK1)

Mandarin for absolute beginners. If you have little or no Mandarin learning experience, this is the course for you!

In this beginner Mandarin class, we prioritise pronunciation and basic sentence structures over vocabulary.

I include real-life examples for you to use straight away in your daily life. After ~10 weeks, you can expect to engage in basic conversation.

Why take this HSK1 Mandarin course for beginners?

  • Be confident in daily conversation
  • Be able to construct basic sentences
  • Small classes of two to three students
  • Flexible class times
  • 100% Results-guaranteed
  • Learn beginner vocabulary ≈ 150 words

High Elementary (HSK2)

Chinese Mandarin for students who already have some learning experience and wish to build on their vocabulary.

In this class you’ll become familiar with Hanzi-Chinese characters (汉字), using Pleco (recommended Chinese dictionary App) and consolidating your pinyin spelling and recognition of Chinese characters.

I introduce more complex conversational topics and spelling exercises so that you can build confidence and hold daily conversations in Mandarin.

Why take this HSK2 Mandarin course?

  • Be confident in daily conversations and exchanging simple thoughts
  • Be able to construct basic sentences
  • Small classes of two to three students
  • Fun and interactive class activities
  • Flexible class times
  • 100% Results-guaranteed
  • Increase your beginner vocabulary ≈ 300 words

Low Intermediate (HSK3)

If you consider yourself to be more than just a beginner and want to take your skills to the next level, then this is the course for you.

In these low intermediate Chinese lessons, you’ll develop your conversational skills further with fun role-playing activities.

I introduce more Chinese characters to demonstrate that Hanzi is not as complex as it first appears.

Why take this HSK3 Low Intermediate Chinese course?

  • Be confident in everyday conversations
  • Be confident discussing various topics in Mandarin
  • Build a strong grammar foundation
  • Small classes of two to three students
  • Fun and interactive class activities
  • Flexible class times
  • 100% Results- guaranteed
  • Start learning intermediate vocabulary ≈ 600 words

Intermediate (HSK4)

Mandarin for intermediate level students. Learn to express yourself in Mandarin with in-class conversations, similar to a more natural setting.

At this Chinese intermediate level, you’ll explore your creative expression of views without relying on role-play or textbook responses.

I introduce more Chinese characters to help with understanding the main gist of more complex, native Chinese conversations.

Why take this HSK4 Chinese Intermediate class?

  • Be confident in expressing yourself on a wide variety of topics
  • Be confident talking with native Chinese speakers
  • Understand the main points of conversational Chinese
  • Be able to write short articles and stories
  • Small classes of two to three students
  • Fun and interactive class activities
  • Flexible class times
  • 100% Results- guaranteed
  • Add to your intermediate vocabulary ≈ 1200 words

Low Advanced (HSK5)

These advanced Chinese lessons are ideal for students who are ready to step up to a higher level of expression and comprehension.

At the core of these advanced classes, you’ll learn how to quickly grasp an understanding of both complex written and spoken language.

I introduce techniques to expand on your sentence structures and flow using conjunctions and exploring Chinese idioms.

Why take these HSK5 Advanced Chinese lessons?

  • Be confident in expressing yourself on a wide variety of topics
  • Be confident talking with native Chinese speakers
  • Understand the main points of conversational Chinese
  • Be able to write short articles and stories
  • Small classes of two to three students
  • Fun and interactive class activities
  • Flexible class times
  • 100% Results- guaranteed
  • Start learning advanced vocabulary ≈ 2500 words

Advanced (HSK6)

Students who are ready to become more articulate in their Chinese communication will love these Advanced Mandarin lessons.

You’ll build on the art of speed reading and learn to understand the essence of news announcements targeted at native speakers.

I introduce further time-limited techniques for students to quickly grasp an understanding of both written and spoken Mandarin.

Why take these HSK6 Advanced Mandarin Lessons?

  • Be confident with spontaneous conversation on a wide range of topics
  • Follow the general gist of Chinese news on TV and radio
  • Be confident in reading authentic Chinese articles
  • Understand the core differences between written and spoken Chinese
  • Master the skills of speed reading
  • Increase your writing skills application
  • Small classes of two to three students
  • Fun and interactive class activities
  • Flexible class times
  • 100% Results- guaranteed
  • Increase your advanced vocabulary ≈ 5000 words

Fluency (HSK7-9)

If you wish to improve their fluency in Mandarin, these are the Chinese lessons for you!

Build on what you already know with increasing ability to communicate fluently with native Mandarin speakers.

Are you keen to start to learn Chinese, but not sure what learning plan suits you the best?

A placement test will help to ensure you are placed in a class that matches your current Chinese proficiency and your learning objectives.

Book complimentary placement test

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