Don't Miss out! Registrations closing soon for the public webinar Dec 1.


Welcome to this week's Friday Roundup, the last one for November! This year, despite its many challenges and obstacles, has still flown by just as quickly. The relationship between Australia and China has also faced its own challenges, and if you are an entrepreneur or run a business which deals with China, or is looking to expand its market into China, be sure to register for our public webinar, presented together with The Faculty of Arts at the University of Adelaide and the Australia China Youth Association Adelaide. China Strategist, Leonie McKeon, and Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies, Dr Gerry Groot, will discuss the opportunities and best approaches for businesses and entrepreneurs to enter the China market post-COVID. Further information below. 

Today we have just released a new cultural workshop video teaching you how to make to delicious dumplings from the comfort of your own home, you can find the link below. If you attempt any of our online workshop videos don't forget to send in a picture of your finished product, we would love to see it! 

A reminder, last week was the final week of Chinese Conversation Corner. Thank you to everyone who joined throughout the year and we look forward to seeing you again in the new year.

This week's image was taken by Jennifer Chen in Nanjing. Don't forget to send in your China travel images for a chance to be featured in our newsletter, we love seeing all the fantastic places you have visited.



Public Webinar
December 1, 5:00pm (ACDT)

Join us for a webinar with China Strategist, Leonie McKeon, in conversation with Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies, Dr Gerry Groot. Together they will discuss what opportunities there still are now, and in the future, for businesses and entrepreneurs to enter the China market.

​For further information on our guest speakers and to register click here


What's New

Chinese Cultural Workshop: Dumplings

A favourite in Chinese homes and Australian homes alike, click here to view our latest workshop and learn how to make delicious dumplings yourself! 


Ongoing Programs

Children's Activities
We have 17 worksheets available on different language and cultural topics. To see the full range of worksheet activities click here.

Nihao 你好 Mate 
Click here to view the latest episode. 

Private Tuition
To find out more email us.

Our full list of online programs can be found here 


Chengyu of the week

Chengyu 成语 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.

Direct Translation: half - way - yet - abolish
Meaning: to give up half way; leave sth unfinished

Click here to learn more about this chengyu and how to use it.


Covid-19 Updates

Chinese Speaking Community

For those seeking Information on COVID-19 and the changing rules and regulation in simplified or traditional Chinese, please follow the links below:

Simplified Chinese 简体中文

Traditional Chinese 繁體中文


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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