Chinese Classes

Mandarin and Chinese Calligraphy courses


Classes for October-December 2019

The Confucius Institute at the University of Hull offers Chinese (Mandarin) language classes at different levels. All language courses will run for 10 weeks with two hours of tuition ( 6:30-8:30pm) each week. Fee for all courses: £120.

8 October – 10 December – Beginners Chinese Levels 1,2,3
This course is designed for those who have little or no knowledge of the Chinese language. ❋ Afternoon lessons are available for the Beginners’ courses. Please contact us if you would prefer joining the day-time group.  

10 October – 12 December – Intermediate Chinese Levels 1,2,3
This course is offered for those who have learnt basic Chinese before but would like to improve their language skills. Those who are able to communicate in everyday Chinese, or have completed our Beginners Chinese course are also encouraged to sign up.

Flexible dates and times – Advanced Chinese Levels 1,2,3
This course offers more advanced lessons to those who can speak, read and write some Chinese but wish to have a deeper understanding of the language. Students who completed our Intermediate Chinese course can benefit from this advanced module and progress further.

9 October – 11 December & 11 October – 13 December – Chinese Calligraphy  This course is for those who would like to explore the ancient art form, using ink slabs, brush pen, and traditional paper to create artistic characters and painting. No previous knowledge of Chinese language or calligraphy skills needed. All material included in the course fee.

There are two groups for the Chinese Calligraphy course, one for the afternoon and one for the evening.

Wednesday’s group – 14:00-15:45

Friday’s group – 18:30-20:15

Please let us know which group you would like to sign up for.


Further course dates in 2020 –

March Term: 

3 March – 12 May 2020 (with one week Easter break) – Chinese for Beginners Level 1,2,3   

5 March –  14 May 2020 – Intermediate Chinese Level 1,2,3   

Flexible – Advanced Chinese Level 1,2,3

4 March – 13 May 2020/6 March – 15 May 2020 – Chinese Calligraphy

May Term:

26 May -28 July 2020 – Chinese for Beginners Level 1,2,3

28 May – 30 July 2020 – Intermediate Chinese Level 1,2,3

Flexible – Advanced Chinese Level 1,2,3

27 May – 29 July/29 May – 31 July 2020  – Chinese Calligraphy

Free Chinese Language and Culture Day (Date tbc)

This one-day taster programme will cover some basic Chinese such as pronunciations, greetings, numbers as well as gaining an insight into Chinese culture. A complimentary lunch and class materials are included. All are welcome.

To learn more about the taster day and our courses, please contact us.
Email: Telephone: +44(0)1482 462197