Who We Are - 关于我们

Established in 2008, the Association of Speakers of Chinese as a Second Language (’ASCSL’ or ‘ChineseSpeakers’) is a non-profit making, non-political organisation which seeks to represent the interests and provide information and networking opportunities for its members - individuals who have spent considerable time and investment learning Mandarin Chinese as a second language and have gained certified qualifications evidencing their advanced language skills.



Vision – 远见 

ASCSL’s vision is to become the leading organisation representing the interests of its members, both in the UK and internationally.



Purpose – 目标 

ASCSL’s purpose is to foster a community of members, to support and represent their interests, to encourage development in the study of Mandarin Chinese as a second language and to raise the profile of the value ofthisknowledge to organisations around the world.



Mission – 使命

Networking - 关系网

  • To connect members with each other, potential employers and other relevant organisations 

Visibility - 能见度

  • To act as a lobbying organisation to represent the interests of our members and qualified non-native speakers of Chinese 

Sustainability - 可持续性

  • To help members maintain & developtheir linguistic skills

Outreach - 宣传推广

  • To promote the study of Mandarin Chinese as a Second Language
We are grateful to the following organisations for their support
BACS University of Leeds BCI
British Council