Mandarin Chinese in Perth
With over 1.5 billion speakers worldwide, Mandarin is the most spoken native language in the world, and according to the 2011 census, there are almost 100,000 people of Chinese origin living in Perth—35% of whom only speak Mandarin! So, if you would like to broaden your professional horizons and connect with Chinese companies, communicate with this fascinating community and make the most out of any trips or holidays to China, you should start learning Mandarin today. Get in touch with us at Language Trainers and we will start designing the best learning programme for you!
Why Learn Chinese in Perth
For Work: Learning Chinese Mandarin will open up professional doors for you in the city. International companies constantly expand to other markets and need bilingual employees to communicate with their new business partners, and many have offices in Perth. For instance, did you know that there are many companies, such as Atlassian, Austal Ships and Chemeq that are always looking for fluent Chinese speakers? So, start learning the language today and boost your employability! Also, it is possible to connect with businesses of Chinese origin by getting in touch with the Western Australian Chinese Chamber of Commerce on Hay Street, a non-profit organisation established in 1987. They assist both Western Australian and Chinese companies in locating business partners through activities like seminars, workshops and conferences. Impress the attendees with your flawless Mandarin skills.
For Culture: Chinese cultural heritage can be easily experienced around the city. For example, you can attend some of the many events organised by the Chinese Society, a non-profit club that aims to promote Chinese culture and lifestyle in Perth. For example, they organise the Perth Chinese Calligraphy and Arts Group, where you can improve your imagination and memory by learning to use ink and brush to paint intricate Chinese characters and stunning visual pieces. You will also be able to meet others in this group who share your passion for the Chinese culture and language, allowing you to practise your skills and exchange ideas and information about local events. These classes are taught by a native Chinese teacher using a bilingual format, so make you can understand what he/she is saying in Chinese by taking some Mandarin lessons with us in advance! Also, Perth celebrates the Chinese New Year, featuring lion-dancing, stalls, games, special entertainment, fantastic traditional food and even movie screenings. You will feel as if you were in China without ever leaving your city!
For Social: It’s also possible to make new friends with a similar interest in this ancient language and culture. For example, you can join the Perth Asian Meetup, a group of people who get together at least once a week to practise languages (among them, Chinese Mandarin) while meeting new people and sharing their experiences. Don’t hesitate to join them and put your newly-acquired Chinese skills to use in a friendly environment! Also, these meetings are usually held at Chinese-themed restaurants, such as Golden Treasure on Hay Street or 8 on the Point on Riverside Dr. These places offer traditional food, such as chow-mein, kung-pao chicken and delicious dumplings. Imagine ordering these dishes using the Mandarin skills you learn with us at Language Trainers!
Where to Learn Chinese in Perth
Take your Chinese to the next level! Contact us and we will start designing a language package that adapts to your needs and busy schedule. Plus, our tutors are professionals with experience in language teaching, so they will smoothly guide you to fluency. Let us know when you want to start and we will arrange for a teacher to come to your home or workplace. You can also start studying in a public place, such as Hay St, Telegram Coffee on Barrack Street or Velvet Espresso on St Georges Terrace.
And if you don’t live in downtown Perth but would still like to take a Chinese course with us, you can do it! We have great tutors waiting for you in Rockingham, Mandurah and Bunbury, Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Geraldton.
Are you ready to get started? Let’s go, 我们走吧 (Women zouba)! In case you are not an absolute beginner, you can take our free online Chinese Level Test so we can gauge your skills and then offer you a course tailored to your specific requirements and abilities.
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1-on-1 General Mandarin Chinese Course in Perth
Our general one-on-one courses in Perth will help students improve their Mandarin Chinese level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Mandarin Chinese classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
1-on-1 Business Mandarin Chinese Course in Perth
Our Mandarin Chinese courses in Perth are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Mandarin Chinese and email skills, as well as a level of survival Mandarin Chinese, granting them the ability to work in a country where Mandarin Chinese is the native tongue.
2-to-1 and Small Group
Mandarin Chinese Courses in Perth (closed group)
Our Mandarin Chinese courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Mandarin Chinese Course or In-Company Small Group Mandarin Chinese Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Mandarin Chinese Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.
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Some of our Language Teachers in Perth
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Born and raised in Colombia, Susan is a native Spanish teacher with great experience teaching the language to learners in Australia. She holds degrees in Law and Management from her studies in Colombia. She boasts over seven years of teaching experience.
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