INTERMEDIATE Chinese Courses in Auckland and Wellington (HSK 3)

This Mandarin course is intended for those who have completed Beginners Mandarin (HSK 1) and Improvers Chinese courses (HSK 2) or lived in a Chinese speaking country for a while. It consolidates and develops the grammar and material covered in Improvers Chinese (HSK 2) and will expand your Mandarin language vocabulary and grammar.

This course follows the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China Hanban HSK Chinese proficiency language exam syllabus while using the latest teaching methodologies. HSK 3 is equal to B1 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

You will learn how to communicate in Chinese in everyday situations, through written and oral exercises, role-playing and multimedia.

HSK 3 Mandarin Course Content:

  • Weekend Activities
  • Beverage & Fruits
  • Describe person
  • Subjects
  • Equipment
  • Traditional Sports in China
  • Family members
  • Moods
  • Furniture
  • Social Etiquette in China

Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • Discuss the weekend activities
  • Order food and drinks
  • Be able to discuss something with someone
  • Talk about Subjects and Furniture
  • Express moods exactly
  • Be able to make a dialogue with language points and grammar
  • Understand and learn more Chinese Culture

Grammar points

  1. Complements of Possibility
  2. The “把” Sentence + The “被” Sentence
  3. Complements of Direction
  4. The Structure “又 …又…”
  5. The Structure “先…,再…, 然后…”
  6. The Structure “如果 …, 就…” ; “只要…就…” ; “只有…才…”
  7. Complements of State
  8. Comparative Sentences
  9. Expression of Approximate
  10. The Successive Occurrence of Two Actions

Key vocabularies

  • 300 - 把,除了,游戏,作业,比赛,照顾,新,旧,然后……

Course Materials: HSK Standard Course 3 - Textbook by Jiang Liping, ISBN 9787561938157, available online and bookstores.

Duration: Each evening course is made of 8 x 1 1/2 hour classes. Courses run the same day and time of the week as its Start date for 2 months. There are no classes on Public holidays.

Small Classes: Classes are around 10 students.

Chinese School Locations in Auckland & Wellington:

  • Auckland Central - Level 10, Acrossia House, 155 Queen St, Auckland
  • North Shore - Northcote Memorial Hall, 2 Rodney St, North shore Auckland
  • Wellington - Aro Valley Community Hall, 48 Aro St, Wellington.

Price: $150, includes small Mandarin classes sizes, preparation for HSK exams and experienced Mandarin teachers from China, thats less than $19 a class. There are no hidden membership fees or contracts.

Test your level - You can test your level of Chinese to make sure you book in to the correct course here.

15 reasons to learn Chinese with the Chinese Institute in Auckland and Wellington...

  • Price $150.00
  • Chinese
  • 8 lessons
  • Course Certificate
  • Around 10 Students
  • Course Start Dates :

Chinese for Intermediate Courses 2021 Start Dates (HSK 3)

  • AUCKLAND CENTRAL CHINESE - Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland CBD

    Wed 21 April 7.30-9.00pm

Class Timetable




Qualifications: Certificate of Teaching Mandarin as a Second Language - Beijing Language and Culture University 2012.

Experience: Chinese Institute, Mandarin Teacher - 2014-2019

Best Chinese Teachers

We have some of the best Chinese teachers, all our Mandarin teachers are expert qualified native speakers with University degrees.



Hanban HSK Standard Coursebooks are written by Beijing Language and Culture University Press and CTI, used world wide.



Mandarin classes are limited to around 10 students, guarantees the teacher's attention. Research shows small classes are the best for learning.



Learn Chinese faster with our online library with thousands of electronic texts and audios that you can play on your tablet, phone or laptop.


CHINESE activities and Events

The Chinese Institute organises activities and events in Auckland.


Central Auckland Location

The Chinese Institute has a central Auckland location on Queen St with modern classrooms.


Extra help Available

If you are struggling and need a little assistance then email to arrange a little time before or after your regular class with a teacher.



Certificates are available on request to show that you have completed a Chinese course at the Chinese Institute.


About Us

Chinese Institute is an immersion Mandarin Language School in Auckland and Wellington. Learn Mandarin in our small interactive immersion Chinese classes with expert and passionate native speaker Chinese teachers from China. We offer a wide range of Chinese lessons from beginner HSK 1 to advanced HSK 6 levels following the industry standard Hanban HSK Chinese proficiency language exams while using the latest teaching methodologies..
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Level 10, 155 Queen St (Acrossia House)
Auckland 1010

Phone: 021-461-551

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