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Cantonese Courses for Non-Chinese Speakers

To accommodate the social and vocational needs of the non-Chinese speaking population, VLPO has specially designed two Cantonese courses for non-Chinese speakers in Hong Kong: Survival Cantonese and Socialising Cantonese.


Course Objectives

Survival Cantonese

At the end of the course, learners will be able

to use common expressions in Cantonese;
to shop for daily necessities using Cantonese;
to read and write simple Chinese characters (dot, vertical and horizontal strokes).

Socialising Cantonese

At the end of the course, learners will be able

to use Cantonese while getting around by public transport;
to order food and drinks in restaurants using Cantonese
to read and write simple Chinese characters (Falling, raising and hook strokes).

Why Choose Us
Lessons are taught by experienced VTC tutors
Learners will receive a certificate issued by the Vocational Training Council (VTC) upon successful completion of the course
Operation Details
Survival Cantonese
 
Course length 20 hours (8 lessons)
Mode Part-time (weekday evenings, 6:45~9:15pm)
Venue Campuses under VTC
Entry Requirement - Non-Chinese speaker aged 15 or above
- Hong Kong resident
- Possession of basic English literacy skills
Course fee HK$1,000# (Up to 40% reimbursement)*
#The course fee is subject to change and is for reference only. Successful applicants will be informed of the exact course fee in the confirmation email.
* 40% of the course fee will be reimbursed upon passing the course and meeting the 70% attendance requirement
Socialising Cantonese
 
Course length 20 hours (8 lessons)
Mode Part-time (weekday evenings, 6:45~9:15pm)
Venue Campuses under VTC
Entry Requirement - Non-Chinese speaker aged 15 or above
- Hong Kong resident
- Possession of basic English literacy skills
- Completion of Survival Cantonese or pass the entry test
Course fee HK$1,000# (Up to 40% reimbursement)*
#The course fee is subject to change and is for reference only. Successful applicants will be informed of the exact course fee in the confirmation email.
* 40% of the course fee will be reimbursed upon passing the course and meeting the 70% attendance requirement

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