Last Friday Roundup for 2020, wishing you all a lovely holiday break

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Welcome to the last Friday Roundup for 2020. Thank you to everyone who has supported us throughout the year, either by attending our events, engaging in our online content, or even by simply reading this newsletter each week. 

Next week we wrap up our first ever comprehensive HSK 4 program and we look forward to running further HSK programs in the new year. We will also be involved in plenty of activities for the Lunar New Year in February which we will be announcing in the new year. We have many online videos and worksheets which you or your children can engage in over the holiday period, further information on this is included below. 

A reminder that the university will be closed from the 18th of December, reopening on the 11th of January. If you have any queries please contact us before then. 

We hope you all have a lovely, safe, and happy holiday period. Wishing you all a fantastic year ahead in 2021!


Online Programs

Chinese Conversation Corner Worksheets
All the topics from the Semester 2 Chinese Conversation Corner are available online here. Brush up on your Chinese and get ready for when Chinese Conversation Corner resumes next year. 

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

Chinese Cultural Workshop Videos
To view our cultural workshop videos, which include how to make Dumplings, do Tie-Dye, learn Chinese Paper Cutting or how to make Sticky Rice Dumplings, click here.

Nihao 你好 Mate Video Series
To view all 10 language and culture episodes, including our special Christmas episode, click here

Our full list of online programs can be found here 


Chengyu of the week

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

Direct Translation: enthusiastic - to have - taste
Meaning: to do something with great pleasure; with great relish

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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