2019 CNY Sundowner

Teacher Jiahui (Kate) Xu in Bunbury gives an online lesson to student Layla in Perth

Give your child an international experience these school holidays - without leaving your home!

The Confucius Institute at UWA is offering free online Chinese lessons for WA children aged 4 - 18 years during the April term break.

It is our small way of helping parents manage the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions - by providing something new and interesting to do.

Each 30 minute session will be offered as a tailored one-on-one lesson with an experienced tutor. Beginners, advanced students and background speakers are all welcome. There will be singing and pictures for the younger ones, while secondary students might like to use the sessions for conversation practise.

Our tutors are Chinese native speakers currently volunteering in WA as part of a program to assist language teachers in local schools. They are all university graduates enrolled in Master's programs and most have an undergraduate degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. You can read about them here.

Lessons will run from 13 April to 24 April. We may extend into Term 2 if there is demand. Children will need access to a web browser with a stable internet connection. We have limited sessions available each day, and a maximum of two sessions per week per person. So book now and let the adventure begin!