Chinese (Mandarin) Intermediate

This course is for any Intermediate Chinese student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course is recommended for people working in the general travel sector who need to communicate at a intermediate level with Chinese clients.


  • New Practical Chinese Readers Book 2, covering Lesson 17 and Lesson 18.


  • Describing things
  • Comparing things
  • Buying clothes
  • At the post office
  • Uncertainty
  • Reminding
  • Taking the bus
  • Changing the bus
  • The “ de” phrase
  • Comparison using the preposition " bi "
  • The complement of quantity
  • The resultative complement
  • Sentence of " shi "
  • The preposition “ wang” and the pronoun " zanmen"
  • Verb come, go, arrive etc." with time measure complement

By the end of this course, students should be able to:
#Be able to tell good, better, best.

  1. Admitting that you have misunderstand or misheard.
  2. Be able to take the bus to go anywhere you wish.

IMPORTANT: Textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.

Abbey’s Language Book Centre, 131 York Street Sydney, Ph: 9267 1397 |

If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.