This course is specifically aimed at pupils trying to attain the HSK certifications level 3-4. However, it will also suit pupils looking to develop their Mandarin skills beyond the basics. Pupils who follow these courses will be able to make friends, ask for directions and maintain longer conversations in Mandarin, as well as be able to read allow the most frequent characters in Chinese. Level 3 pupils can expect to learn 600 words and have simple conversations. Level 4 pupils will be able to have fluent conversations, understand and enjoy some Chinese TV shows and movies and know about 1200 words. HSK 3 equates roughly to European standard B1 and HSK 4 is approximately B2. Pupils on this course will feel relaxed and comfortable using the Mandarin that they already know to expand their Mandarin knowledge and look forward to expressing themselves in fun, engaging classes.