Daily Chinese - HSK 日常汉语-HSK

Daily Chinese - HSK Programme

Daily Chinese – HSK programme (DC) is customised to the needs of anyone who wish to learn Chinese language and culture. It uses the HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) syllabus, which covers a wide range of daily topics, such as talking about personal information, living, working, social interaction, customs, cultures, sports, ethics, etc.

Course Highlights
  • Eligible trainees enjoy 50% NSA subsidy, use of SkillsFuture Credits (SFC), Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) fund and Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP).
  • Multi-levelled programme suitable for anyone from new to advanced learners.
  • Courseware features practical themes suitable for real-life applications.
    • Expand your network, connect with people from different backgrounds and professions who share the same interest in Chinese language and culture.
    • Qualified trainers with practical teaching experience.
    Course Objectives
    • Acquire competency in listening, speaking, reading and writing in Chinese, through many relatable everyday life themes.
    • Integrate linguistics training with cultural knowledge, for a dynamic, interesting, and memorable learning experience.
    • Enhance confidence in using Chinese.
    Course Structure

    Daily Chinese – HSK programme consists of 480 hours of training, divided into 16 levels, adapted from the latest HSK syllabus. 

    Course Outline
    Basic Level
    • Through systematic and targeted phonetic training, enable students to master Chinese Phonetics, especially the challenges with the pronunciation of tones, initials and finals.
    • Through listening and speaking training, students can master simple oral communication skills to meet daily conversation needs, such as greeting, asking questions, and introducing themselves.
    • Grasp the structure and characteristics of Chinese characters, strokes, stroke order and writing rules of Chinese characters.
    • Introduce Chinese culture.
    Intermediate Level
    • Master accurate pronunciation and read Chinese with standard pronunciation.
    • Further improve Chinese communicative skills through listening and speaking exercises to fulfil daily communication needs at school, life and work.
    • Grasp the basic grammar of Chinese.
    • Write simple sentences to express opinions.
    • Learn more about Chinese culture, society and history.
    Advanced Level
    • Express opinions appropriately and correctly.
    • Discuss specific topics, such as life, society, culture, and economics.
    • Further improve in reading and writing.
    • Have a deeper understanding of Chinese culture, history and society.

    Medium of Instruction

    Chinese / English (ratio subject to course level and needs of the class)


    Our trainers are experienced, having undergone professional training and possess at least the Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance (ACLP) or Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) certification.

    Pre-Entry Requirement
    • New learners may skip pre-course placement test and enrol directly for Basic Level 1.
    • Applicants with prior knowledge of Chinese, are required to take a pre-course placement test before enrolment.
    • Due to programme design differences, HSK result holders are still required to attempt CI-NTU’s internal placement test for level placement.
    • Placement test is on appointment basis, conducted remotely, and free of charge. Please book your slot early to avoid missing the enrolment deadline.
    • Click here to book an appointment for placement test

    Post-Course Test

    Trainees must complete and pass the internal post-course test conducted during the last lesson to be awarded the E-Certificate of Attainment, and to advance to the next level.

    • Trainees will be awarded an E-Certificate of Attainment for fulfilling the following criteria:

    -   Achieved a minimum of 70% attendance;
    -   Pass the post-course test;
    -   Participate in post-course surveys.

    • E-Certificate of Participation will be issued to those who fulfil 50 - 69% attendance and participated in post-course surveys.
    Course Schedule *
    7pm – 10pm


    3 Jan - 13 Mar


    3 Apr - 26 Jun


    17 Jul - 18 Sep


    9 Oct - 11 Dec



    6 Jan - 23 Mar


    13 Apr - 15 Jun


    6 Jul - 14 Sep


    5 Oct - 21 Dec

    *The schedule is subject to change without prior notice. Interested applicants, please email or call to confirm the availability of intakes.

    Course Fees

    • New course fee apply to courses that commence on or after 1 April 2024, regardless of when the enrolment is done.
    • GST is applicable based on full course fee. 
    • New Trainees: There is a non-refundable registration fee of $65.40 (incl. 9% GST).
      Returning Trainees: Registration fee will be waived within one year from the end date of the latest course attended.
    • Complimentary course materials will be provided.
      ^     50% NSA Subsidy for Singapore Citizens aged ≥50 years.


    Customised Programme

    • This programme can be customised to individual or corporate needs.
    • Not eligible for government subsidies.
    Discount Schemes
    • 10% off course fee for NTU staff, student, alumni, and Alumni Club Members.
    • 10% off course fee for Singapore Permanent Residents / Foreigners aged 50 years and above.
    • 10% off course fee for a group enrolment of 3-4pax full fee trainees (new and existing trainees are eligible), for a class with a minimum of 8 trainees.
    • 15% off course fee for a group enrolment of 5pax full fee trainees (existing trainees only), for a class with a minimum of 8 trainees.


    -       Proof of citizenship status or relevant documents are required for verification purposes.
    -       Applicants are eligible for ONE discount scheme at a time.
    -       Discounts may not be used in conjunction with NSA subsidy.
    -       In the event of withdrawals in group enrolment, group discounts would be adjusted accordingly.

    Fee Support
    Eligible trainees may benefit from the following fee support, together with SkillsFuture Credits, PSEA fund and UTAP , in payment of course fees (other fees to be self-funded).

    I) Fee Subsidy

    (a) 50% NSA Subsidy

    Eligibility Criteria:
    Singapore Citizens aged ≥50 years

    For more information, please visit www.nsa.org.sg, contact NSA hotline at 6478 5029, or email [email protected].

    II) Credit/Fund Usage

    (a) SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
    Eligibility Criteria:
    • Singapore Citizens aged ≥25 years
    • Self-sponsored
    For more information, please visit https://www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg/content/portal/en/index.html,  or contact SkillsFuture Singapore hotline at 67855785. 
    (b) Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) Fund
    Eligibility Criteria:
    • Singapore Citizens aged ≤ 30  years
    • Self-sponsored
    • Eligible applicants may utilise the funds in their own and/or their sibling(s)’ PSEA, for the payment of course fee
    For more information, please visit www.moe.gov.sg/psea.
    To check the amount of available funds in your PSEA, please contact MOE hotline at 6260 0777, or email [email protected].
    (c) Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

    NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded* course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years and above).

    Eligibility Criteria:
    • Paid-up NTUC membership before course commencement, throughout the whole course’s duration, and at the point of claim.
    • Course must commence within the subsidy supported period.
    • Applicants must not be fully funded through company sponsorship or other types of funding.
    • Unfunded course fee must be $20 and above.
    • Achieve a minimum of 75% attendance.
    • UTAP application must be submitted within 6 months after course completion.
    * Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy/credit/fund. This excludes GST, registration fees, miscellaneous fees, etc.
    For more information, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg, or contact NTUC [email protected].


    Enrolment Procedure

    • Enrolment and payment must be completed 10 days before course commencement date.
    • Applicants are advised to read the Terms and Conditions carefully and understand the requirements before submitting the application. Submit the completed enrolment form to [email protected], or make an appointment to sign up in person at CI-NTU.
    • For company-sponsored applicants, the enrolment form must be signed by the approving authority and endorsed with the company stamp.
    • Upon receipt of enrolment form, applicants are required to make payment. Payment can be made via PayNow, Internet Banking, over the counter via Visa / MasterCard / NETS.
    • Applicants will be informed of the course status at least 5 days prior to the course commencement date. Applicants are to contact CI-NTU if they have not received the updates by the stipulated deadlines.

    Withdrawal & Refund Policy

    • Requests must be made in writing only. For company-sponsored trainees, the request must be signed off by the authorised representative of the company.
    • Registration Fee is non-refundable.
    • Refund is to be made to the trainee/sponsoring company (name as per Receipt/Invoice) only, unless stated otherwise.
    • Upon receipt of requests, all discounts and government fee support will be cancelled, CI-NTU will follow up in accordance with the below-mentioned policy. Please refer to Terms & Conditions in the enrolment form for details.
      Written Request for Withdrawal ReceivedGuidelines of Refund/Topup
      More than 30 days before course commencement.CI-NTU to refund 100% of paid fee.
      15 to 30 days before course commencement.The applicant and CI-NTU to each bear 50% of the full course fee – a refund/top-up to be processed accordingly.
      Less than 15 days before course commencement.The applicant to pay CI-NTU 100% of the full course fee.

       Contact Details

      Contact PersonJoyce / Eileen
      Tel 6514 1062 / 6592 2539
      Email [email protected]
      Fax 6779 7859
      Venue 11 Slim Barracks Rise (off North Buona Vista Road), NTU@one-north campus,
      Executive Centre, #08-01, Singapore 138664
      (Nearest MRT stations: Buona Vista & one-north)

       In case of discrepancy between the English and Chinese webpages, the English version shall prevail.

      Click on links to download

      “日常汉语 - HSK”是专门为有志于学习汉语和中华文化的人士定制的语言课程。本课程以HSK(汉语水平考试)官方教材为主要教学内容,涵盖了熟悉的日常主题,例如个人信息、生活、工作、社交、习俗、文化、体育、伦理等方面。中国汉语水平考试(HSK)是为测试母语非汉语者(包括外国人、华侨和中国少数民族人员)的汉语水平而设立的国家级标准化考试。


      • 符合条件的学员享有50% 的全国乐龄学苑津贴,还能用技能培训补助(SFC)、中学后延续教育户头(PSEA)基金、职总会员培训援助计划(UTAP)缴付学费
      • 多种级别,适应各种语言水平需求。
      • 重实用性的教材内容,符合实际的办公、生活需要。
      • 扩展人脉,结识来自不同领域及背景而又对中华语言与文化同样感兴趣者。
      • 资深、专业的师资阵容。


      • 通过各种日常生活主题和多种情境课题,提升听力、口语、阅读、书写各项技能,以符合日常交际所需。
      • 将语言与文化学习相互结合,以趣味性和互动性的教学法掌握汉语。
      • 增强使用汉语的信心。





      • 通过系统的、有针对性的语音训练,使学员掌握汉语拼音,尤其是声母、韵母的发音难点、声调。
      • 通过听说训练,使学生掌握简单的口语交流技巧,满足日常对话需要,如打招呼、提问、自我介绍等。
      • 能掌握汉字结构和特点,掌握汉字笔画、笔顺和书写规则。
      • 介绍中华文化。


      • 能掌握正确发音,用标准语音阅读中文。
      • 通过听说练习进一步提高汉语交际能力,满足在日常学习、生活、工作的一般交际需要。
      • 能掌握汉语的基本语法。
      • 能写简单句子表达自己的观点。
      • 介绍中华文化、社会和历史。


      • 能够恰当和正确地表达自己的观点。
      • 能就特定话题进行讨论,生活、社会、文化、经济的话题方面。
      • 在阅读与写作方面有更进一步的提高。
      • 能对中华文化、历史和社会有更深入的了解。




      授课讲师经验丰富,受过专业训练,具备学习与表现高级证书(Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance, ACLP)或培训与评估高级证书(Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment, ACTA) 资格认证。


      • 汉语零起点初学者无须参加课前鉴定测试,可直接报读初级1课程。
      • 其他非零起点初学者均须参加课前鉴定测试,然后根据推荐报读适合的课程。
      • 由于本课程的规划与HSK教程有差异,持有HSK成绩的申请者须参加学院的课前鉴定考试。
      • 鉴定测试免费,须预约时间,可选择现场或线上进行。请点击预订鉴定测试


      • 最后一节课进行课后评估,须及格方可报读下一级别。


      • 学员完成以下条件,将获颁本学院的结业证书

      -    出席率达70%或以上;
      -    通过课后评估;
      -    完成课后反馈。

      • 出席率在50% - 69%并完成课后反馈的学员,则可获颁参与证书


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      • 首次报名费 $65.40(含消费税)。 报名费不予退款。
      • 上述费用包含 9% 的消费税。
      • 消费税将从 2024 年 1 月 1 日起修订为 9%。2024 年 1 月 1 日及之后收到的所有付款或发票均需缴纳 9% 的消费税。
      • 课程费用包括教材。
        ^ 附带条款。


      • 本课程提供量身定制服务。
      • 政府津贴不适用于量身定制课程。


      • 南洋理工大学职员、学生、校友、南大校友会俱乐部会员享有学费的10%优惠。
      • 50岁或以上的乐龄人士(新加坡永久居民、外国人)享有学费的10%优惠。
      • 3 - 4人团体报名享有学费的10% 优惠 (限至少8人班,新、旧生皆适用)。
      • 5人或以上团体报名享有学费的15% 优惠 (限至少8人班,仅限旧生)。

      -     须出示身份证明及相关证明文件。
      -     申请者只能使用一项优惠。
      -     优惠不可与NSA津贴并用。
      -     团体报名后有人因故退出而导致报名人数不足,需补原优惠之差额。

      申请者若符合条件,可享有以下学费津贴,并可同时申请技能创前程培训补助(SFC)、中学后延续教育户头(PSEA)、职总会员培训援助计划(UTAP) 等经费,以资助学费(其他费用须自付)。


      (a) 全国乐龄学苑(NSA)津贴
      • 享有 50% 的学费津贴。


      • 仅限50岁以上的新加坡公民。
      欲知更多详情,请浏览www.nsa.org.sg,或拨全国乐龄学苑热线6478 5029, 或电邮至 [email protected]



      (a) 技能培训补(SkillsFuture Credit, SFC)
      • 政府发放首笔$500的补助金后,会不定期填补。
      • 可用于补助获批课程的费用。


      • 仅限25岁以上的新加坡公民。
      • 仅限于自费人士。
      欲知更多详情,请浏览 https://www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg/content/portal/en/header/faqs/skillsfuture-credit.html, 或拨精深技能发展局热线 6785 5785。
      (b)  学后延续教育户(Post-Secondary Education Account, PSEA)
      • 可使用自己或手足的户头缴付课程学费。


      • 仅限30岁以下的新加坡公民。
      • 仅限于自费人士。
      欲知更多详情,请浏览 www.moe.gov.sg/psea
      欲查询户头的剩余存款,拨此计划热线 6260 0777,或电邮至 [email protected]
      (c)  职总会员培训援助计(Union Trade Assistance Programme, UTAP)
      • 职总会员可享有50%的非资助课程费用*津贴,每年以$250为限。
      • 仅适用于指定课程。
      • 申请者在课程开课前、就读期间及申请UTAP时须为职总会员。
      • 培训机构所提供课程必须获UTAP支持,并于支持期间开课。
      • 申请援助的课程费用不应全额获得公司或其他津贴赞助。
      • 非资助课程费用须为$20以上。
      • 课堂出席率须达75%以上。
      • UTAP申请须于课程结束后的6个月内提交。
      * 非资助课程费用”指获得政府津贴后的学费余额,不包括消费税、报名费、杂费等
      欲知更多详情,请浏览 http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg,或电邮至[email protected]


      • 退学申请须以书面形式通知。公司赞助的申请者须获得公司代表的签名认可。
      • 报名费不予退款。
      • 退学申请受理后,报名时所享有的学费折扣和政府津贴将一律失效,学院将按照相应比例处理退学和退款。欲知更多详情,请参阅报名表格里的条款。
      在开课日期的前15至30天内 申请者和学院各承担50%的全额学费。学院将按照比例处理相应的退款/追加学费事宜。



      • 报名表格可在本页下载,或电邮、亲临本院索取。
      • 报名截止日期为课程开始日期前 10 天。
      • 提交报名表格前请先阅读所列条款。请将填妥表格电邮至[email protected],也可预约时间亲临本院报名。
      • 公司赞助的申请者,报名表格须附有公司代表签名及公司印章。
      • 报名受理后,申请者将收到付款通知。付款方式:电子转账、支票或信用卡。选择信用卡(威士、万事达)和NETS转账卡付款,申请者须亲临柜台缴付。
      • 申请者将在开学的5天前收到确认通知。若在期限内未收到消息,请联系学院。


      负责人Joyce / Eileen
      电话号码 6514 1062 / 6592 2539
      电邮地址 [email protected]
      地址 11 Slim Barracks Rise (off North Buona Vista Road) NTU@one-north campus, Executive Centre, #08-01, Singapore 138664
      (Nearest MRT stations: Buona Vista & one-north)



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