Mandarin Taster Session


All DMU students are eligible to take part in this opportunity. The maximum number of places in is 24, and the minimum number of participants required is 5. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.


The Confucius Institute (CI) is offering an exciting opportunity to take part in a Mandarin taster session.  This is available to all DMU students for free.

Mandarin is a dominant global language and has the most native speakers of any language.  This session will introduce the language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing, as well as awareness of Chinese culture. This session ideal for anyone interested in learning Mandarin as it will provide the opportunity to develop the skills and interest in learning the exciting language of Mandarin.

Taster Session Information

The taster session will be held on Friday 1 March 2019 from 1pm – 3pm in the Confucius Institute.  There will also be the option to apply for the next round of Mandarin classes hosted by the Confucius Institute from April to July 2019.  You can apply for the taster session by following the link below:

To apply for this opportunity, you first need to complete the online application form (closed).

You will be notified of the outcome of your application by email within 7 days of the opportunity deadline closing.


If you are a member of the public and are interested in learning Mandarin or have any questions, please contact the CI directly on

Key Information

  • Taster session date: Friday 1 March 2019
  • Time: 1pm – 3pm
  • Deadline for application: Monday 11 February 2019 9am