The Nottingham Confucius Institute

HSK Level 1 - Part A

This module is designed for English-speaking adults who are complete beginners with little or no knowledge of Chinese language. 

Duration: 10 weeks

Start date:
Tuesday 25 January 2022 (6-8pm); OR
Saturday 29 January 2022 (10:00am -12:00noon)

Venue: Online

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • master Pinyin, the Mandarin phonetic system
  • exchange simple greetings
  • introduce themselves and a third party
  • ask and respond to simple questions such as dates, age, nationality etc
  • participate in day-to-day routines
  • develop a speaking and listening vocabulary of 70 words and frequently used phrases
  • develop a written vocabulary of 50 characters
  • understand simple Chinese etiquette and customs related to the course content


Nottingham Confucius Institute

Room A23, CI Library
Si Yuan Building
Jubilee Campus
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0)115 748 4502
fax: +44 (0)115 846 6324