Course Details:

This course offers you the opportunity to learn to speak and understand basic Mandarin in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. You will revise essential language, build your vocabulary and also learn something about the Mandarin culture and tradition. The course also builds the skills and confidence needed for language learning. You will review everyday topics and basic grammar and build a vocabulary, read simple texts and write short notes and messages.

Entry Requirements:

You do not need to have studied Mandarin before, although some previous knowledge may be helpful. This course is suitable for complete beginners, intermediate or advanced learners.


Please contact your nearest centre to place your name on the waiting list:

Ron Davis Centre - 0121 555 6255

Tipton College - 0121 557 0837

Hateley Heath FETC - 0121 556 7426

What are the benefits of this course?

This course builds the skills and confidence needed for language learning. You will develop communication strategies to help you get by and learn to be competent in a different cultural setting.

How will I learn?

Full support will be provided by your tutor with demonstrations, speaking and listening, practical activities, written exercises, discussion, one to one support and informative handouts.

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

Learning outcomes will be agreed at the beginning of the course between you and your tutor. Your tutor will assess your learning during the sessions and will provide you with individual feedback while reviewing your achievements. Finished work will be assessed by your tutor at the end of your course.  You will also be asked to provide feedback via a questionnaire and group assessment.

What qualification will I get?

An in house SAFL certificate will be provided when you have achieved your agreed learning outcomes.

After completing this course, could I progress onto another course?

At the end of this course you will be able to enrol on further SAFL Adult only courses.

Are there any additional costs?


Equipment Required


Further information

For further information about this or any of our other courses please visit our website  or contact our staff who would be happy to help on: 0121 556 7426.