Belgian-Chinese Chamber of Commerce (BCECC)

Online Business Chinese language Courses


Since the end of 2022, China has gradually started opening up its borders for visitors again. It might be the perfect time now to pick up some communication skills in Chinese if you’re a beginner, or to brush up on your basic Chinese!

After organizing 7 series of classes since 2020, the BCECC and The Confucius Institute at Group T hereby cordially invite you to join the 8th edition of our Online Business Chinese language Courses, from February 2, 2023 to June 1, 2023. Our highly effective course is especially designed for busy professionals such as yourself, and are a great place to start learning Chinese!

Why join us?

  • Don’t waste time commuting to class: Online (live) Zoom courses
  • Classes held during lunch break: no time conflicts with your work schedule
  • 90 minutes per session, 1 session per week: easy to fit into your tight schedule
  • Ready-to-use for businesspeople: focus on oral communication with some cultural tips
  • Highly interactive learning process with tangible outcomes
  • Talented, experienced, motivated and patient Chinese native instructors

Objectives and timing: 
During 15 sessions of 90 minutes each, from February 2, 2023 to June 1, 2023 (Excluding Easter Holidays and May 18).

Learn grammatical basics and verbal communications while improving your pronunciation and expanding your vocabulary. Receive cultural tips and tricks for businesspeople.

Level A:
Target group: absolute beginners who want to start from scratch or have a basic knowledge

  • Learn around 250-300 basic words on 10 topics, such as greeting people, introducing yourself and others, your age, your nationality, numbers, dates and time, size of companies, etc.  
  • Discover how the systems of pinyin (Chinese phonetic symbols) and Hanzi (Chinese characters) work
  • Grasp some basic Chinese grammar rules
  • Every Friday, from 12:00 to 13:30 CET

Level B:
Target group: people who are familiar with about 200 to 300 basic words and the pinyin system, aiming to expand their business vocabulary and improve their speaking skills

  • Learn around 250-300 high-frequency words on topics such as locations, time, ongoing actions, shopping, ordering food, routines, skills, transportation means, weather, etc.
  • Improve your pronunciation
  • Grasp more grammar rules
  • Every Thursday, from 12:00 to 13:30 CET

Some testimonials of satisfied participants:

  • “Excellent approach, good personal contact and guidance despite the fact that classes are online. Good documentation and audio/video support.” (Ludivine, BCB-3 of 2021-Sep intake, a writer and management coach based in USA)
  • “I liked that the teacher focused a lot on correct pronunciation. The course was well built and structured. It focused a lot on the words we need to know in a business setting.” (Elien, BCB-1 of 2021-Sep intake, a company manager from Belgium)
  • “The course even surpassed my expectations mainly due to extensive knowledge of our teacher and the teaching method. I am looking forward to the next course.” (Maja, BCB-3 of 2021-Sep intake, a manager of Belgian tourism company)
  • “Very happy with the teaching, supportive and strict at the same moment. Met fully my expectations” (Maxime, BCB-1 of 2021-Jan intake, a business manager in Belgium)
  • “Adapted to beginner’s needs, focused on practise, Well structured, good combination of reading documents and recordings. Very supportive, engaging everyone. The class is fully matching my expectations.” (Laurane, a professional from Belgium, BCB-1 of 2021-Sep intake)

Live interactive webinars on Zoom

Participants will receive digital handouts, audio files and some suggested apps.

BCECC members: €180/person (VAT Excl.)
Non-members: €225/person (VAT Excl.)