CHINESE

The Chinese language is like a big ancient tree with several main branches: Guan ("Northern" or Mandarin), (about 850 million speakers); Wu, which includes Shanghainese (about 90 million speakers); Yue (Cantonese), (about 80 million speakers); Min (Hokkien, which includes Taiwanese), (about 50 million speakers); Xiang, (about 35 million speakers); Hakka, or "guest family" speech (about 35 million speakers); Gan, (about 20 million speakers).

Chinese is almost always written in Chinese characters. They are symbols that have meaning, called logograms. A well-educated Chinese person knows 6,000-7,000 characters. About 3,000 Chinese characters are needed to read a Mainland newspaper, but you could read a newspaper knowing just the 400 most frequently used characters. 

(Source: https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_language)

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SOUTH COAST CHINESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL

School Motto: Promote Chinese Language & Culture for Our Next Generation

Location: Gwynneville Public School, 10a Acacia Ave, Gwynneville, NSW 2500
Day/Time: Friday 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Contact: 

Principal Su-Lien Chen

T: 0418284503
Vice Principal Shao-Ping Yeh

T: 0431619196

E: southcoastschool@gmail.com
W: www.southcoastschool.com

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NAN TIEN CHINESE SCHOOL OF WOLLONGONG

We use inspiring and inclusive teaching approaches to help children improve their Mandarin listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in a healthy and happy environment.

Location: Online via Zoom and face-to-face at Nan Tien Temple, Berkeley NSW 2506
Day/time: Saturday, 9am to 11am

We also offer online adult Chinese classes.
Day/time: Thursday 6pm - 8pm


T: 4272 0600

E: nantienchinese@gmail.com

W: https://www.nantien.org.au/en/upcoming-events/nan-tien-chinese-school-wollongong



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ACADEMY OF CHINESE CULTURE

Mandarin and Cantonese classes

Location: Moorefield Girls High School, Marshall Street, Kogarah, NSW 2217

Day/Time: Saturdays 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Contact: Principal Dr Lin

T: 0405 303 638

E: DrLinBin@hotmail.com

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QUEANBEYAN COMMUNITY CHINESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL

Location: Queanbeyan High School, Survey Street, Queanbeyan, NSW 2620

Day/Time: Saturday 10am to 12pm

Contact:

E: qbnchinese@hotmail.com

W: www.qbnchinese.jimdo.com

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SHANHE EDUCATION INC (Ingleburn Chinese School)


Chinese Mandarin classes.
Location: Ingleburn HS, 115 Oxford Rd, Ingleburn NSW 2565
Day/Time: Saturday 10 am to 3 pm
Contact: Sheffy 0466 551 480

E: sheffyzheng@gmail.com

W: www.shanhe.com.au

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WEST RYDE HUIZHI CHINESE SCHOOL

The West Ryde HuiZhi Chinese School Inc. was formally registered as a Chinese community language school in 2010. It currently operates four Chinese language classes. The students are mainly primary school- aged and come from a variety of language-speaking backgrounds. If you are interested in enrolling your child, you are warmly welcome. Please contact us for more details.

Location:  West Ryde Public School, 6 Endeavour Street, West Ryde, NSW 2114

Day/Time: Monday 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Contact: Principal Lina Guo

T: 0406341693  

E: glina12@hotmail.com or huizhichinese@outlook.com

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WESTERN SYDNEY CHINESE SCHOOL

Chinese Mandarin classes.

Location: Carbramatta West Public School, Broad Street, Cabramatta, NSW 2166

Day/Time: Saturday 9am to 12.30pm

Contact:

E: formosa74@hotmail.com

T: 0413 649 076

W: https://www.wschineseschool.org.au/

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WOLLONGONG MANDARIN CHINESE SCHOOL

Chinese Mandarin classes

Location: Smiths Hill HS, Gipps Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500

Day/Time: Friday 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Contact: Principal Yvonne Chen

E: yvonnewangchen@hotmail.com

E: formosa74@hotmail.com

T: 0413 649 076

W: https://www.wschineseschool.org.au/