Gain tourism and language knowledge before travelling to China

Our practical 12-week Chinese tourism courses are ideal for adult learners looking to develop their Chinese language and cultural knowledge before travelling overseas.

Students will learn relevant dialogues and travel tips to help them communicate in China. Advanced learners will also explore China’s international development in the tourism market.

Explore our courses below.

Beginner Tourism Chinese

Beginner Tourism Chinese (1) is a practical 12-week course designed for Chinese language beginners who have little or no prior knowledge of  Chinese and need help communicating while traveling in China. Relevant dialogues and tips for traveling in China will be taught in this course.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Gold CoastNathan
Term 1: 5 March Monday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 2: 4 June Monday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 3: 3 September Monday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister

Beginner Tourism Chinese (2) is a practical 10-week course designed for Chinese language beginners who have completed Beginner Tourism Chinese (1) and need help communicating while traveling in China. Relevant dialogues and tips for traveling in China will be taught in this course.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Gold CoastNathan
Term 1: 6 March Tuesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 2: 5 June Tuesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 3: 4 September Tuesday  6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister

Beginner Tourism Chinese (3) is a practical 10-week course designed for Chinese language beginners who have completed Beginner Tourism Chinese (1) and (2) and need help communicating while traveling in China. Relevant dialogues and tips for traveling in China will be taught in this course.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Gold CoastNathan
Term 1: 7 March Wednesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 2: 6 June Wednesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 3: 5 September Wednesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister

Intermediate Tourism Chinese

Intermediate Tourism Chinese (1) is a practical 12-week course designed for those who need to know more about China's tourism and its international development in the tourism market. Relevant tourism materials and case studies for traveling and tourism in China will be discussed and analysed.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Gold CoastNathan
Term 1: 5 March Monday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 2: 4 June Monday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 3: 3 September Monday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister

Intermediate Tourism Chinese (2) is a practical 12-week course designed for those who have completed Intermediate Tourism Chinese (1) and need to know more about China's tourism and its international development in the tourism market. Relevant tourism materials and case studies for traveling and tourism in China will be discussed and analysed.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Gold CoastNathan
Term 1: 6 March Tuesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 2: 5 June Tuesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 3: 4 September Tuesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister

Intermediate Tourism Chinese (3) is a practical 12-week course designed for those who have completed Intermediate Tourism Chinese (1) and (2) and need to know more about China's tourism and its international development in the tourism market. Relevant tourism materials and case studies for traveling and tourism in China will be discussed and analysed.

Starting Date Day and TimeCost Gold CoastNathan
Term 1: 7 March Wednesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 2: 6 June Wednesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister
Term 3: 5 September Wednesday 6 – 7.30 pm $350.00 RegisterRegister

Students please note:

  • If there are fewer than three students enrolled in a class, then that class is subject to cancellation or merging with a similar class.
  • Refund Policy: where a refund results from a situation caused by the Institute, eg cancelled class, a full refund of the fees will be given. No refunds will be issued once a course has commenced. It may take up to three months for you to receive your refund once a claim has been submitted.
  • Textbooks and exercise books for will be provided to all course participants. Students need to bring a notebook and writing utensil or tablet/computer to take notes.
  • Basic Chinese language students can purchase access to an online learning website.
  • The TCI does not offer make-up lessons to students who miss a class. We suggest students learn the missed lessons by themselves, and the teacher will spend a certain amount of time in answering questions once a week.
  • All current TCI students will receive complimentary tickets to a traditional Chinese New Year show by professional performers.
  • If you are between the ages of 15–30 and have completed and/or have paid in advance for a total of three TCI courses, you will be eligible for a free two week China Study Tour (you pay only your international airfare and insurance).
  • Students may register after the deadline if there is space available.
  • Class times are somewhat flexible, and the exact times will be determined after the first class meeting by those present.
  • The surcharge for private classes is $150.00. Please click here to pay the extra surcharge·

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