Say “nǐ hǎo” to the Standard Chinese language by diving headfirst into one of several enriching courses. Almost 1.2 billion people speak Chinese as a first language (it’s also one of the six languages of the United Nations). Whether you’re looking to travel the world or get a leg up in business, it’s never too late to get started.

At UWM’s School of Continuing Education, you will learn how to listen and speak in the Mandarin dialect and read and write in Pinyin (the official Romanization system using Chinese characters). There are a variety of courses to suit any skill level. Each class is taught by expert instructors that are immersed in the communication and culture of the language.


To register or find details on individual courses, select the course title below.

Chinese for Travelers

2 weeks: Tue & Thur 1/9, 1/11, 1/16, 1/18, 2018

Chinese I (Mandarin)

6 Mon., Mar 19-Apr 23, 2018

Chinese II (Mandarin)

6 Mon., May 14-June 25, 2018 (No class on May 28, 2018)

Chinese III (Mandarin)

6 Mon., Jan 22-Feb 26, 2018

6 Mon., July 16-Aug 20, 2018