15/05/2020 Friday Roundup


Friday has rolled around quickly again! With restrictions beginning to ease across the state and as we adjust to a new kind of normal in SA, we hope you are still keeping safe and well as winter approaches, but also enjoying your days that little bit more!

Some of you may have noticed each week we feature a new image from China as the header to this newsletter. While travel restrictions are in place we would love you to share with us your favourite scenic China travel photo along with a brief description so we can feature it in our newsletter. Simply email it through us!


What's New
Live Online Chinese Cultural Workshop

Thursday, May 28, 10:00-10:30am

Join us for an online paper cutting  剪纸 workshop via zoom as we create the pattern for the Chinese character "囍". In this session you will learn more about this special characters meaning, as well as the history behind Chinese paper cutting. 

For further information click here or to register please email us. 


Chinese Poetry Sing Along Program

June 4 - September 24

We welcome you and your children to join us for this fortnightly music program to learn Chinese poetry and sing along with live acoustic music.

For further information click here. To register in the program click here.

Children's Activity Worksheets

This week we have two new worksheets for your children to try:

Ancient Chinese Inventions

To view the full list of worksheets and activities available click here.
Don't forget to send us their work to be featured on our website!


Ongoing Programs

Nihao 你好 Mate
To view last weeks episode click here.

Chinese Conversation Corner
Tuesdays & Fridays 4:00-5:00 pm
For further information click here. To register please email us.

HSK Preparation Course
Classes start June 16
For further information and class timetables click here. To register click here

Chinese Cultural Workshop Videos
Paper Cutting

Private Tuition
To find out more email us. 


Chengyu 成语 of the week

Chengyu are a type of Chinese idiom which mostly consist of four characters. They were widely used in classical Chinese and are still commonly used today.

拨云见日 bō yún jiàn rì
Direct translation: move clouds see sun
Meaning: To dispel the clouds and see the sun or to break through the darkness.  


Covid-19 Updates

The University is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, and our response is being shaped by the latest advice from Australian health and foreign affairs authorities. For further information visit the University's designated page here.

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