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Mandarin Language Courses

The Liverpool Confucius Institute teaches Chinese Mandarin through a series of online courses, including HSK (1-4), Children's Mandarin (YCT), as well as bespoke one-to-one classes with our friendly tutors.

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HSK Courses

HSK Hybrid Courses Winter Term 2024

The Confucius Institute of University of Liverpool has launched a range of HSK courses running during Winter Term. HSK courses consist of 10 weeks teaching overall. It has an online class schedule that consists of 10 weeks of online classes (two sessions, 3h/week in total), providing a structured and balanced approach to language learning. Please see the breakdown of the teaching schedule in course description for more details.

Course Description  

This range of courses are mapped with Levels 1 to 4 in the framework of the HSK, they are designed to take learners from a beginner to a post-intermediate stage of Chinese Mandarin.

You will be expected to commit to 3h of online study and 4-5 hours for self-study each week to ensure you can follow the pace of the course.  

Take time to read the course descriptions of each level and decide on the right level for you before heading to our enrolment section.

Learning and Teaching Strategies  

All levels of courses have a hybrid class schedule that consists of 10 weeks of online classes. Below is a breakdown of the schedule:  

Weeks 1-5: Online Classes (1.5h x 2 sessions/week)

During these four weeks, students engage in online classes with the tutor. The online classes cover various aspects of language learning, including vocabulary, grammar, speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills.  

Weeks 6-10: Online Classes (1.5h x 2 sessions/week)

During these four weeks, students engage in online classes with the tutor following the teaching schedule.

Full details (including course description and registration)

See more information about the HSK Test.

Children's Mandarin Class

University of Liverpool Confucius Institute is launching an in person, 10-week Mandarin Chinese language course to school-age children on Fridays between 4pm and 6pm. The language class is suitable for primary school students aged 6-10 years old in the Liverpool area.

We offer an early bird admission, but book early to avoid disappointment.

Classes take place in the LCI Space, 126 Mount Pleasant, L69 3GR.

Full details (including course description and registration)

One-to-one tuition - Online/In-person 

Online or in-person at the LCI Space, 126 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L69 3GR.

  • Suitable for beginners and intermediate learners
  • £15/hr for UoL students, alumni and staff or £20/hr for the general public
  • Email lci@liverpool.ac.uk to arrange a free consultation with one of our tutors
  • One-to-one courses will be taught over a minimum of five lessons per student
  • Sessions are subject to tutor availability (we recommend booking early in the semester to avoid disappointment)

I have learned so much with the fantastic LCI Tutors and Professional Services staff, whilst studying Chinese Mandarin on the HSK course!

HSK LCI Student Nari

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