People walking along the Great wall of China

Course details

Year of entry

2024, 2025


13 weeks

Institution Code




Why choose? this course?

Learning a new language can open many doors. Whether you're looking to enhance your career prospects or immerse yourself in Chinese culture when you travel, learning the language is a great choice.

Key course features

  • Gain a foundational knowledge of Mandarin.
  • Practice your speaking and listening skills.
  • No prior knowledge of Mandarin is required.

What you will study

This class is aimed at students who have no previous knowledge of the language.

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

  • Communicate and exchange information in a simple way.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases
  • Introduce themselves and ask and answer questions about personal information such as where someone lives, what someone does for a living etc.

Entry requirements & applying

There are no entry requirements for this course; just an interest in the subject!

If you would like to find out more about future dates for this course please contact

Teaching & Assessment

The assessment consists of the tasks listed below:
• conversation skills: using 3 short role-plays of everyday nature and free discussion
• writing skills: a short text, for example, a postcard or a letter
• reading skills: read and understand a short text and answer questions in English
• listening skills: listen to audio material and answer questions about the material in English

Fees & funding

£195 for non-Wrexham University students and staff

For current staff/students please contact to request a discount code for a reduced fee

Do you live in Wales? We have a number of funding opportunities available, please complete the form to find out if you are eligible to study this course for free. Apply now via this form.

Course start dates

Monday 30th October - 5-7pm