Chinese Class for Parents in YCIS Qingdao

The Parent Organisation is happy to offer a weekly class for parents on Chinese language and culture from the perspective of another “foreigner.”

Cost: None! This is a service we are providing to our YCIS family.

Time:  Every Thursday starting September 19th from 3:15-4:00pm at YCIS

Participants:  All YCIS parents are welcome to join

Content: Cultural topics include dealing with culture shock, etiquette, building relationships, setting into your new home in China, dealing with differing expectations. Language topics include pronunciation, phrases necessary for everyday life, use of Chinese apps (Pleco, Didi, Taobao, Alipay, Meituan, and Wechat) etc.

Class instructor: YCIS teacher Lisa Bruno has a Masters in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from Qingdao University as well as Chinese teaching and translation experience for over 17 years.  She has assisted many fellow expats over the years to adapt to their home in China.


If you are interested, please respond by Monday, September 16th.

For further inquiries or to sign up, please contact Parent Relations Officer, Christo at or Lisa Bruno at



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