Julie Yi-Chun Tsai (蔡宜君)


Julie Yi-Chun Tsai (蔡宜君) is a Mandarin teacher originally from Taiwan. In 2017 she founded a school for the Chinese language, the TACA (Taiwanese Association of Canberra, Australia) Mandarin School, where she teaches children and adults, both the traditional and simplified versions of the Chinese written language.

In addition to her 6 years of teaching experience, Julie has completed many course qualifications and attended numerous professional development training. Julie has attended Overseas Teachers of Mandarin Conferences at Taiwan’s Chinese Culture University (文化大學), Yuan Christian University (中原大學) and National Taipei University (台北教育大學). She also holds an MBA and Graduate Diploma in TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching from the University of Canberra.

In addition to her formal qualifications, Julie is passionate about teaching Mandarin and enjoys cultivating the growth process in her students. Volunteering with cultural promotion activities is another of Julie’s passions. For example, she supported Canberra’s Multicultural Festival from 2017 to 2019, performing Chinese cultural demonstrations such as Chinese Knot (中國結) and Ink Blow Painting (水墨吹畫). Julie has also assisted the Taiwanese Government to coordinate the Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language (TOCFL) in Canberra in 2019. 

What our students are saying

"Overall the course was very enjoyable"

- Beginning Mandarin 1 student


Mandarin 1

Australia's future engagement in the Asian Century acknowledges Mandarin Chinese as one of the top priority Asian languages. Course outline Introduction of the language and pronunciation system of...

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Mandarin 2

This course expands on Mandarin 1 to further develop your linguistic progress and to help students acquire knowledge on the most frequently used grammatical rules. We will cover aspects of Chinese...

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