Chinese Language Evening Classes - Invercargill

Qualification: Short Course
Level: 1-3

To be advised


10 weeks

6pm - 7:30pm

B2: 31

Location: Invercargill

Chinese Language Evening Classes - learn a new language!

SIT are running evening classes in association with the Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury.

Beginner 1


  • Someone has never learnt chinese before


Beginner 2


  • Have learnt Chinese for about 15 hours.
  • Have commanded about 50 words
  • Someone has learnt Chinese alphabet and can introduce onself. 
Beginner 3
  • Have learnt Chinese for at least 30 hours
  • Have commanded about 150 words
  • Someone has known how to ask and tell location and address, date, family members, numbers 1 - 100, daily arrangment and colour
Beginner 5
  • Have learnt CHinese for at least 120 hours
  • Have commanded about 300 words
  • Someone can do basic communication in Chinese on some topics, for example: age, hobby, time and date, family, weather, location, seeing a doctor, sending a letter, exchaging money in a bank etc.



Please note this programme is not Government funded and the Zero Fees Scheme does not apply.  Cost is $100 per semester (incl GST) which will be invoiced to you on enrolment. Fees must be paid before you commence the programme.

Textbook will be provided.

Please note that textbooks need to be ordered at least 3-4 weeks prior to the commencement of your study