Welcome to Lyrebird Language Centre.
We have been offering high-quality Japanese & Chinese language classes in Brisbane since 2008. We have excellent reviews from our students.
Chinese for Professionals - HSK
HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) is the only official Chinese Language Proficiency certificate issued by Chinese authority.
HSK certificate is used by many companies and universities to evaluate their non-native Chinese applicants.There are total 6 levels. According to research, there are only about 130 Chinese langague professionls with an equivalent HSK level of 5 or 6 in Asustralia.
To help university graduates to find a JOB or professionals to improve their career, we are offering HSK Level 1 to HSK level 3 preparation courses in 2020. For higher levels, please contact us for private lesson.
We highly recommend HSK preparation course if you want to learn Mandarin in a well-structured way and get the value for your money and time. It is very valuable to have a HSK certificate listed on your C.V.
HSK Level 1 & 1.3
For absolute beginners to learn the Chinese language in a systematic way with fun.
- How to pronounce Chinese properly (Pin Yin and Tong)
- How to introduce yourself and others
- How to ask questions related to ability, like and dislike.
- How to talk about weather, time, shopping and travel
- Learn 150 Chinese words
After 30 hours (15 weeks x 2-hour) you will be able to speak basic Chinese and pass HSK level 1.
- Feb: 6, 13, 20, 27
- Mar: 5, 12, 19, 26
- April: 23, 30
- May:7, 14, 21, 28
- June: 4
Time: 6:00- 8:00 PM
HSK level 1 test date: 14 June (Sunday)
If you learnt a little Chinese and want to sit for HSK 1 test on 21 March, please join our Wednesday (4-5:30 PM) HSK 1.3 class. Just apply HSK 1 class and advise you want to join HSK 1.3.
HSK Level 2 & 2.2
For people who completed HSK level 1 or studied Chinese over 30 hours.
- Learn about daily life and travel
- Talk about opinion and suggestion
- Ask more questions and give instructions
- Learn further 150 Chinese words
After 30 hours (15-weeks x 2 hours) you will be able to speak simple daily Chinese and pass HSK level 2.
- Feb: 5,12,19,26
- Mar: 4,11,18, 25
- April: 22, 29
- May: 6, 13, 20, 27
- June: 3
HSK level 3 test date: 14 June (Sunday)
If you are between HSK 2 and HSK 3, please join our Wednesday (5:45 - 7:15) HSK 2.2 class and sit for HSK 2 test on 21 March. Just apply HSK 2 class and advise us you want to sit for March HSK 2 test.
HSK Level 3
A new class for people who completed HSK level 2 or studied Chinese over 60 hours.
- Learn more about daily life and professional life
- Talk about opinion and suggestion in daily and professional situation
- Ask questions and give instructions in daily and professional situation
- Learn further 300 Chinese words
After 30 hours (15-weeks x 2 hours) you will be able to communicate with basic Chinese in daily, academic and
professional lives and pass HSK level 3.
- Feb: 3,10,17,24
- Mar: 2,9,16,23
- April: 27
- May: 4,11,18,25,
- June: 1,8
Time: 6:00- 8:00 PM
HSK 3 test Date: 14 June (Sunday).
Venue: 33 Herschel St,
Transport & Parking: 3 minutes’ walk from Roma street; $5 parking at King George car park after 4:30 PM.
Even if you only want to learn some basic conversation, this well organised short courses will help you learn basic conversation step by step and build up your ability to learn Mandarin yourself.
Our class size is small and you can meet a similar mindset classmates.
We only take 10 people in each class, book early to secure your seat.
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Want to know how to prepare for HSK test? Read here.
If you couldn’t find the classes you like, please contact us.