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Start Your Chinese Learning Pathway With Us

Are you curious about China, a country with a rich history and a bright future? Do you feel a bit worried about engaging with a culture of over 1.3 billion and yet knowing nothing about their language? How nice it is if you know some “emergency” Chinese! How nice it is if you find practical courses that enable you to learn more about China, about its “real” language in people’s everyday life, or, even better, about its business culture. Our Chinese courses can help you!

Currently we offer 4 categories of courses for you

  1. Chinese  Language & Culture Experience
  2. Chinese For Business People 1
  3. Chinese For Business People 2
  4. Advanced Chinese Language for Business People

Your Business Chinese Language Trainer

About the Business Chinese Learning Hub

Chinese Language & Culture Experience

This course covers

  1. A basic knowledge of the Chinese language.
  2. An introduction to Chinese culture and, in particular, Chinese business culture aimed at minimizing cultural conflicts when socializing with Chinese people.
  3. Strengthened communication skills in establishing good relationships with Chinese people and learn essential and practical Chinese terminology.

This course looks at Chinese culture and language including;

Effective communication  with Chinese people in a business context.  The program also explains Chinese table manners, drinking culture and tea culture in Business Socializing. Learn the  ABCs of Beijing and Shanghai, Business-friendly Chinese Jiangnan Culture & Famous Cities.

Course Snapshot :

3 hours x 3 weeks
(9 hours in total, 1 class per week)

Course Price: $275
(Includes GST and course materials)

Commence Date: To be Advised

Chinese For Business People 1

In this course you’ll

  • Master basic conversational Chinese language with a focus on business terminology (about 150 words).
  • Have a general understanding of Chinese culture, and in particular, Chinese business culture.
  • Feel confident communicating with Chinese people both in everyday life and on business occasions with the practical and essential Chinese language you’ll developed.

Our course covers, but is not limited to the following topics of communication;

Greetings(你好,再见); Introductions(我叫王大伟。); Occupations(你做什么工作?);Numbers(刘经理的电话是0416789。); Time(现在几点?);Dates and Weather(今天星期五,天气很好。);Making a Phone Call(请问刘经理在吗?); Shopping and Bargaining(太贵了,便宜点儿。); Hobbies and Plans(我喜欢打高尔夫球。). etc.

Course Snapshot :

3 hours x 6 weeks 
(18 hours in total,
1 class per week)

Course Price: $450
(Includes GST and course materials)

Commence Date & Location:
To be advised

Chinese For Business People 2

This is an advanced version of Chinese for Business People 1.  This course teaches;

  1. Basic Chinese language for daily communication, specifically for business occasions (about 300 words).
  2. A general understanding of Chinese culture, and in particular, Chinese business culture.
  3. An impressive grasp of the lexical and cultural sensitivities in many important daily conversations and business greetings and socializing.

Our course covers, but not limited to the following most practical language points:

  1. Greetings
  2. Introductions
  3. Occupations
  4. Numbers
  5. Time
  6. Dates and Weather
  7. Making a Phone Call
  8. Shopping and Bargaining
  9. Hobbies and Plans
  10. Asking for requests
  11. Ordering food and Paying Bills
  12. Directions and Locations
  13. Comparisons
  14. Inviting and Visiting
  15. Seeing a Doctor in a Chinese Hospital
  16. Money exchange and more…

Course Snapshot :

3 hours x 12 weeks
(36 hours in total,
1 class per week)

Course Price: $850
(Includes GST and course materials)

Commence Date & Location:
To be advised

Advanced Chinese Language People For Business People

This 192-hour Practical Business Chinese course covers

  • Introduction to approximately 600 words
  • Basic Chinese grammatical structures.
  • Chinese culture and business culture, including culture and business etiquette and sensitivities.
  • Hot topics in China at the present time
  • Practical conversations of daily communication
  • Practical conversations for business occasions
  • The Chinese writing system


The topics of this course:

  1. How To Greet Each Other
  2. Introducing Yourself
  3. Talking About One’s Job
  4. Expressions of Time
  5. Shopping
  6. Supermarket and Airport
  7. Inviting Someone to Dinner
  8. Making a Telephone Call
  9. Talking About the Weather
  10. Sports and Hobbies

Course Snapshot :

6 hours x 32 weeks
(192 hours in total,
2 classes per week)

Course Price: $3,250
(Includes GST and course materials)

Commence Date & Location:
to be advised

Your Chinese Language Trainer

Ms. LIANG Huang (Maggie) is a lecturer in international student-oriented Chinese language teaching and coordinator of international student programs in SICFLS (Shanghai Industrial and Commercial Foreign Languages School).

She graduated from the Hunan Science & Technology University as an English major in 1996. From 2012 to 2017, she developed her English language skills through professional tutoring and mentoring by Senior professors from two of Chinas most prestigious universistes, the Institute of Global Chinese Teacher Education of the East China Normal University and the International Cultural Exchange School of the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics .

For the last six years she has taught Chinese as a foreign to full-time students from the USA, Italy, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Australia and New Zealand.  She has also been recognised for excellence in hosting and instruction as a Chinese teacher and for her work with such Australian student-related programs as the Victorian Young Leaders to China Project (2016-2017, three groups) sponsored by China’s Hanban and the Victorian government of Australia.

About the Business Chinese Learning Hub

TME’s Business Chinese Language Hub has partnered with the Shanghai Industrial and Commercial Foreign Language School to deliver a series of business language programs to help Australian’s build better working relationships with Chinese businesses.

Founded in 1978 Shanghai Industrial and Commercial Foreign Languages School (SICFLS) is a highly respected language school based in Shanghai, China.

Under the direct supervision of the Shanghai Municipal Economy & Information Commission and the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, SICFLS continues to refine an innovative curriculum and the management of a school that provides a diverse range of educational goals.

For more information about our programs please contact us on

T: (+61) 03 9874 0812
E: bclh@tme.edu.au