Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne’s 10th Anniversary Celebration- An evening with Nanjing University’s Traditional Chinese Music Orchestra

The Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne presents a 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert by the renowned Nanjing University Traditional Chinese Music Orchestra. This performance will form part of NJU Orchestra's Australian tour, where they will perform 9 times across 4 states and territories. The evening will also include the announcement of the winner of the Xiamen Airlines photo competition who will receive a free ticket to China. Please join us for an evening of traditional Chinese music and celebration with friends of the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne.

Date: Thursday August 24

Time: 7.30pm

Location: Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, 761 Swanston Street, Buidling #158

Registration: via Eventbrite

Essential Chinese Phrases for Doing Business in China- August 17

Need to improve your basic language skills when engaging with Chinese business partners? This introductory session is designed to help small business staff who have either never learned or are just beginning to learn communication skills in Chinese. Learn basic greetings, an understanding of pronunciation and simple phrases for use in a business context. This event is part of the Victorian Government's Small Business Festival.

Participants who complete this session will be able to:
• perform basic greetings, self-introduction and expressions for daily commercial communication
• learn the pronunciation of Chinese words and names

Sample topics include:
• Chinese Pinyin System (Phonetics)
• Basic Greetings
• Self-introduction (including translation of your business name and position)
• Industry phrases

Date: Thursday August 17

Time: 12-2pm

Location: 272-278 Faraday Street, Carlton, VIC 3053

Cost: $40

Register: via Eventbrite

2017 Confucius Institute Emerging Leaders China Business Tour

Registrations and expressions of interest for the 2017 China Tour are due by August 11th 2017. This tour offers a fantastic opportunity for students and young professionals (aged 18-30) to learn about Chinese language and culture and the modern Chinese economy through a Nanjing University language short-course and business visits. The tour also includes a number of briefings and visits in the Yangtze River Delta region. The tour includes visits to Hangzhou, the host city of the 2016 G20 and small business centre of China, Nanjing, China’s ancient capital and place of one of China’s Top 5 Universities (Nanjing University) and Shanghai, the international financial and commercial centre of China.

Full details here.

Register your interest by paying the deposit via the Asialink E-cart.

Business Beginners Course in the CBD

We are proud to continue our Business Beginners Chinese Language Course in Term 3 in partnership with the Bank of Melbourne, which will run from July 20-September 21.

Please find the details below:

Level: Chinese Business Beginners (no previous language learning required)

Date: July 20-September 21 2017 (Thursdays)

Time: 6-8pm

Where: Bank of Melbourne, Level 2, 525 Collins St, Melbourne

Cost: $438 for new students. $394 for CI returning students, UoM alumni and Urbis stakeholders (includes textbook, GST and course materials)

Register: via the Asialink E-Cart

Questions and enquiries: Ms. Linlin Lu 90358204.

Term 3 Chinese Language Courses

Confucius Institute Term 3 Chinese Language Courses

Interested in studying Chinese? Term 3 courses at the Confucius Institute at the University of Melbourne will run from July 17 -September 23. A wide range of Mandarin Chinese classes will be on offer, at all levels and are open to the general public.

For more information please visit the Confucius Institute website or contact Ms. Linlin Lu.