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Confucius Institute

Mandarin Class

Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield is an international collaboration between the University of Sheffield, the Office of Chinese Language Council International (OCLCI, commonly known as Hanban, Confucius Institute Headquarters), Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and Nanjing University (NJU).

5 Shearwood Road, Sheffield, S10 2TD

Telephone: 0114 2228332, Fax:0114 2228334, Email: confucius@sheffield.ac.uk, Url: www.sheffield.ac.uk/confucius

Confucius Institute

Books at Sheffield Confucius Institute (SCI)

Books at Sheffield Confucius Institute (SCI)


Mandarin language textbooks can be purchased for
(1). SCI Evening Courses for staff, students and wider communities;
- Chinese in Steps, Vol 1 to Vol 4
- HSK Standard Course book and Workbook

(2). SCI Weekend Courses for school children, i.e. Star Mandarin School;
- Youer Hanyu Vol 1-4
- Zhongwen textbook, Workbook A and Workbook B, Vol 1- Vol 12
- Chinese Paradise, Vol 1 - Vol 3
- Kuaile Hanyu (Happy Chinese) , Vol 1- Vol 3
- My First Chinese Reader, Vol 1 - Vol 4
- Jin Bu, Vol 1 - Vol 2
- Short-term Spoken Chinese, Vol 1- Vol 4

(3). SEAS Non-Specialist Mandarin Chinese.
- Great Wall Chinese, Vol 1 - Vol 6

Please state your course title and which volume to buy at Questionnaires section later on.

After a purchase is made online, the book can be picked up either at the SCI Office located at 7 Shearwood Road, S10 2TD, or at the classroom of your course ONLY on the first session.

Once you have finished your course, we welcome you donate the textbooks back to the office if you no longer want to keep them, however, no refund will be given.

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Kung Fu, Dance and Summer School, 7th-25th August

Kung Fu, Dance and Summer School, 7th-25th August


* Week 1: 7th-11th August 2017 *

(1). Kung Fu, Dance and Chinese Games for children aged 7-12, supported by Sheffield CU Festival 2017.

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm every day.

FREE Admission to SHEFFIELD children with a Passport to Learning*, and aged 7-12.

Places are limited on a first come first serve basis.

 * Week 2: 14th-18th August 2017*

* Week 3: 21st-25th August 2017*

(2). Mandarin Summer School Heavily subsidised by the Confucius Institute, the Summer school is a fun learning and play care for school-age children (5 -16 years olds).

Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm everyday.

Fees: 50 GBP / week (5 days).

Activities include:

  • Journey into China Cultural Knowledge
  • Mandarin language
  • Chinese writing and calligraphy
  • Songs and music
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Kung Fu and Dance
  • Stories and Drama
  • Indoor and Outdoor games

Refreshments provided during break time.

Dress code: Please wear loose, comfortable sportswear and flat-soled shoes (school PE shoes will do).

Venue: Council Chamber and Meeting Room 1&4, Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield, S10 2TQ

Sheffield CU Festival is organised by Sheffield Children’s University (CU) , which encourages and celebrates participation in a wide range of inspiring learning opportunities outside school hours.

Confucius Institute is an international collaboration between the University of Sheffield, the Confucius Institute Headquarters, and two universities in China (BLCU and NJU). On of the core services is to offer Mandarin language tuition to school children.

Passport to Learning records CU Credits and can be purchased with us (at 2GBP) or at Sheffield libraries. Parents need to sign the consent form inside the CU Passport.

For more information, please contact:

Confucius Institute at University of Sheffield

5 Shearwood Road


S10 2TD


Tel: 0114 2228447 / 07846262870

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HSK/HSKK course

One-to-one Private Mandarin Language Tuition



1-to-1, meeting individual specific demands
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