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What is a language course in Chinese?

The Chinese language is known to be one of the more difficult languages to learn due to its many dialects and regional grammatical differences. Mandarin, or standard Chinese is the official language of Taiwan and the People's Republic of China. Singapore also considers Mandarin Chinese as one of its four official languages. Although phonology of Mandarin Chinese is supported mainly by the Beijing dialect, the vocabulary emerges from a diverse and very large selection of standard Chinese dialects spoken in all parts of China except the western area. A tonal language, Mandarin Chinese differs from southern Mandarin because of its use of fewer vowels but more initial consonants and compound words.

Written Chinese characters are either traditional or simplified in form and meaning. Beginning in 3rd grade, Taiwan and Chinese students are taught standard Chinese with the exception of local language students who are taught in their own dialect but given a few hours of instruction in Mandarin each week.

What are the benefits of taking a language course in Chinese?

A member of the United Nations since 1971, China's economy has grown exponentially since implementing economic reforms in the late 1970s. It is second to the U.S. in purchasing power parity and nominal total gross domestic product and is the world's largest importer/exported of goods. Learning Chinese is an excellent way for students interested in business and finance to broaden their employment opportunities as employees of international organizations. Translators are also in demand for CEOs who do not have the time to learn Chinese.

How much does it cost to take a language course in Chinese?

Tuition fees vary among language schools offering Chinese language courses. 

What are the requirements for a language course in Chinese?

Although there are no requirements, students should have an interest in Chinese history and culture to remain motivated to complete a Chinese language program.

Why take an online language course in Chinese?

Learning Chinese online allows students to learn the language while working or taking classes at a "brick and mortar" university. In addition, students will be able to qualify for any one of a variety of jobs ranging from English teacher in China to being a hotel/restaurant manager in the increasingly cosmopolitan city of Beijing.

Where to take a language course in Chinese?

Students can choose to learn Chinese online or attend one of the many language schools located throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas.

How to enroll in a Course in Chinese?

 

Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Wanderlust Au Pair China Program

Wanderlust Exchange China
Campus Full time 3 - 12 months September 2019 China Shanghai

Wanderlust Exchange provides students with opportunities that integrate educational travel, Mandarin learning, childcare and English tutoring. It is a great chance for overseas youngsters to experience China with an authentic touch by staying with Chinese host families. [+]

Wanderlust Au Pair China Program

Wanderlust Exchange provides students with opportunities that integrate educational travel, Mandarin learning, childcare and English tutoring. It is a great chance for overseas youngsters to experience China with an authentic touch by staying with Chinese host families.

Au Pair China Program Overview

Locations of host families: Mostly in Shanghai(we have host families in other major cities including Beijing, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Tian Jin and etc.)

Program time span: 3 months-12 months You give: 30 hours of childcare and English tutoring per week You get: 1500 RMB pocket money/month You get: 3000-12000 RMB as flight stipend ( depending on your length of stay for 3-12 months program) You study: 3 hours of Mandarin classes/week You get: 1.5 days off each week You get: International medical insurance You get: Visa application & renewal fee reimbursement ( upon au pairs' completion of the program) Payment: 0$ application fee + 100 $ downpayment ( the downpayment will be completely returned to au pairs upon their completion of the program) You can apply if you: Are 18-28 years old Have completed secondary school Are proficient in English Have no criminal record Are open to cultural differences Can teach English ... [-]

Intensive Mandarin Chinese Course

Q LANGUAGE
Campus Full time 1 - 48 weeks Open Enrollment Hong Kong

If you would like to study Mandarin in Hong Kong, both our Intensive 24 Mandarin Course and our Intensive 15 Mandarin Course offer local and overseas students full-time study at our (Hong Kong) Centre with Hong Kong Immigration Department student visa sponsorship included. [+]

Intensive Mandarin Chinese Course Intensive 24 & Intensive 15 – Mandarin Courses

If you would like to study Mandarin in Hong Kong, both our Intensive 24 Mandarin Course and our Intensive 15 Mandarin Course offer local and overseas students full-time study at our (Hong Kong) Centre with Hong Kong Immigration Department student visa sponsorship included.

The courses are based on either 24 hours per week or 15 hours per week of general Mandarin language study; the choice is yours. What’s more, our flexible class schedule allows you to choose either AM or PM classes.

Are These Courses Right For You? Yes, if you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced level Yes, if you enjoy small classes with friendly and supportive classmates from around the world! Yes, if you like to study hard in a fun and relaxed environment Yes, if you want to quickly improve your fluency, understanding, and use of Mandarin Chinese in real-life situations Yes, if you want to learn Mandarin in Hong Kong Intensive 24 – Mandarin Courses ... [-]

Express Chinese Program - Learn Chinese with just one rule

Silk Mandarin
Campus Full time Open Enrollment China Shanghai

The increasing importance of HSK has been the reason to design our Express Course. It is undoubtedly the fastest way to pass your HSK exams with good results. In this program, we stretch the student’s language skills to the highest extent. With our teaching methodology and especially with the Slow Motion Technique, you will learn Chinese in a fast, easy and clever way. Request free info to know more and to try our methodology! [+]

Express Chinese Program

The increasing importance of HSK has been the reason to design our Express Course. It is undoubtedly the fastest way to pass your HSK exams with good results. In this course, we stretch the student’s language skills to the highest extent. The self-study workload is with 15 hours per week the highest of all our courses, the class size is with 4 students small.

The Express course is best suited for those who:

want to sign up for University or apply for a job and now need to pass HSK 4 or 5 as fast as possible; quickly need to acquire extra ‘HSK-points’ to get their VISA under the new VISA rules; want to challenge themselves and see how fast they can go. ... [-]

Chinese Language Program

Zhejiang Wanli University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2019 China Ningbo

This program is designed for students who are keen to learn the Chinese language. The courses within this program focus on language skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing

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Chinese Language Program

This program is designed for students who are keen to learn Chinese language. The courses within this program focus on language skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. Students are able to make basic conversations through first year’s study, will have a comprehensive understanding of Chinese Language and be able to enter into the Bachelor Degree programs after completion of 2 years’ study.

Course Feature

Small-sized teaching mode and equal opportunity to interact with the lectures Placement test can recommend the most appropriate levels to students One-to-one learning system between Chinese students and international students enable them to practice Chinese language and understand more about the Chinese culture easily. ... [-]

Chinese Language Program with Customized Planner

Tianjin International Chinese College
Campus Full time Open Enrollment China Nankai

Chinese language program is designed for students who are willing to learn Chinese. When students first join the program, they will be placed into different classes based on the result of the placement test. Upon completing the program, learners will greatly improve their Chinese proficiency, utilize Chinese in daily communication and lay a great foundation for proficiency tests such as Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) and Hanyu Kouyu Shuiping Ceshi(HKC). [+]

Chinese language program is designed for students who are willing to learn Chinese. When students first join the program, they will be placed into different classes based on the result of the placement test. Upon completing the program, learners will greatly improve their Chinese proficiency, utilize Chinese in daily communication and lay a great foundation for proficiency tests such as Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) and Hanyu Kouyu Shuiping Ceshi(HKC).

Our graduates could also choose to apply to Chinese universities for further study. In recent years, our graduates are admitted to prestigious Chinese universities and vocational colleges because of their fluent Chinese and excellent grades of HSK and HKC.... [-]


Chinese Language Autumn Course

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2019 China Suzhou

We offer non-degree Chinese language courses for beginner, elementary, intermediate, and advanced learners. Our autumn semester course starts on 3 September and runs until January. [+]

Chinese Language Autumn Course OVERVIEW

We offer non-degree Chinese language courses for beginner, elementary, intermediate, and advanced learners. Our autumn semester course starts on 3 September and runs until January.

Class hours are Monday to Friday with 12 hours of lessons per week plus several Chinese cultural sessions and HSK workshops.

Come to XJTLU to learn the most widely-spoken language in the world, as well experience local Chinese culture.

WHY STUDY OUR CHINESE LANGUAGE SHORT COURSES?

SMALL CLASS SIZES

Small class sizes allow for more active participation and attention to individual student needs.

TAILORED TO YOUR LEVEL

As part of our unique model of instruction we cover HSK 1-5, with the possibility of studying higher levels if there is sufficient demand. You will be enrolled into the appropriate level for your needs. Classes combine a communicative approach with task-based teaching and learning in the classroom.... [-]


Gap Year or Semester in China

EF Gap Year
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months Open Enrollment China Beijing

Travel to China for a semester or year and learn Mandarin in a city filled with exhilarating contrasts, from the epic scale of its imperial palaces to the intimate charm of the Hutong alleyways. Don't be left behind, immerse yourself in the world's most populated nation to remain competitive in the global marketplace. [+]

Travel to China for a semester or year and learn Mandarin in a city filled with exhilarating contrasts, from the epic scale of its imperial palaces to the intimate charm of the Hutong alleyways. Don't be left behind, immerse yourself in the world's most populated nation to remain competitive in the global marketplace.

Join students from around the world on the ultimate study abroad experience. Achieve fluency, see the world, expand your international network - and launch your global future. Study for 6, 9 or 11 months and start in April, June, September or January. College credit and internship opportunities ensure you're always adding to your resume during the adventure of a lifetime.... [-]


Course: Part-time Courses

XMandarin Chinese Language Centre
Online Campus Part time 4 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment China Qingdao + 1 more

XMandarin Chinese courses are designed for you, the student. Our curriculum is flexible, professional, and proven to improve your Chinese. [+]

Part-time Courses

One to One Private Courses

Combines study methods of high effectiveness and tailored course, which adapt well targeted and effective teaching methods to reach academic demand. XMandarin’s professional teacher focus on your actual needs and study interests, and you can arrange a weekly timetable from 4 to 20 lessons at your convenience.

Program Structure

Flexible schedule (minimum 4 class hrs/week) and teaching location Tailor-made study content - Move at students’ own speed Focus on students’ individual requirements Guarantee of high teaching and service quality

Courses with China Visa

Students enrolled in this course can apply for the X2 visa and stay and study in China legally.... [-]


Intensive Chinese Course + Student Visa + Home Stay/Apartment

SN Mandarin
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 52 weeks Open Enrollment China Shanghai Beijing Suzhou Wuxi + 4 more

We prepare all: your program plan, student visa, culture activities, assistance for your accommodation at lowest cost.Click to learn more. [+]

As China becomes a global superpower and its economy continues to outpace the rest of the world, now is the time to learn Chinese. We have custom-developed Chinese study abroad programs to suit your needs. All programs include our signature, quality Chinese language courses. All you have to do is select a course that interests you, and we take care of the rest – visa, activities, etc.

What differentiates SN Mandari®n from other study abroad programs?

Learn practical Chinese usable in everyday life vs. formal Chinese applicable only in academia Learn more quickly and effectively, with our unique and creative teaching methods vs. other institutions who only follow standard prescribed textbook lessons Caring and experienced teachers, all highly qualified and credentialed Easy, no hassle admissions and registration process Strong community of students and teachers, who interact through regular social, cultural, and business events and activities 1-on-1 progress tracking and follow-up ... [-]

Chinese Language Program

Beijing Institute Of Technology
Campus September 2019 China Beijing

Equipped with excellent teaching facilities and a beautiful school environment, BIT provides the perfect opportunity for international students to get in touch with the traditional culture and history of China and brings them nearer to places of interest and natural scenic beauty. [+]

As a key university in China, Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is located in the metropolitan city of Beijing which boasts of both a long history and modern features. As the birthplace of mandarin, Beijing is a marvellous place to learn Chinese, and BIT is an exceptional destination.

Equipped with excellent teaching facilities and a beautiful school environment, BIT provides the perfect opportunity for international students to get in touch with the traditional culture and history of China and brings them nearer to places of interest and natural scenic beauty.

There are eight levels (L1—L8) of courses with qualified class arrangements designed for all sorts of learners, including Chinese language students, preparatory undergraduates, and high-level degree students.... [-]


Mandarin Course

California KL
Campus Full time 1 - 1  January 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

California KL Language Center offers Mandarin classes to both existing students and working adults at any level of proficiency from beginner to advanced levels. [+]

California KL Language Center offers Mandarin classes to both existing students and working adults at any level of proficiency from beginner to advanced levels.

Our Foreign Language courses are specifically designed to adopt a communicative approach and to take learners from absolute beginners to fully conversant in the language.

We are dedicated to delivering a combination of five language skills – conversation, listening, grammar, reading, and writing.

Mandarin Course Our Mandarin course helps students to develop their language skills from foundation to higher levels. Our teachers are qualified and trained native speakers who teach Standard Mandarin using syllabus from China. A comprehensive approach, offering interactive learning covering oral, reading, and writing skills. Classes are held 5 times a week, 4 hours per day. [-]

HSK 2 (Mandarin Chinese)

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 40 hours August 2019 United Kingdom London

This is the second out of three short courses in Chinese language Mandarin. HSK is an international standardized exam that tests rates of Chinese language proficiency. [+]

HSK 2 (Mandarin Chinese) is a 40-hour part-time short course ideal for beginners looking to learn Mandarin. HSK 2 is the second of six HSK courses. We offer HSK certificates levels 1-6.

HSK level 2 enables you to learn an additional 150 words to those words learnt at HSK level 1: you will be able to deal with simple tasks requiring a direct exchange of information on introducing one's families, residence, hobbies, specialities, showing gratitude, apologies, welcomes, specific time, shopping, transportation, emotions, suggestions, comparisons, etc.

HSK is an international standardized exam that tests and rates Chinese language proficiency. There are six test levels and test takers who pass the six HSK exams will be able to progress from being able to master simple Chinese phrases to effectively express themselves both orally and on paper. Obtaining the HSK 2 certificate gives you an internationally recognized qualification of competency in Chinese.... [-]


Chinese Language Programs

Hangzhou Dianzi University
Campus Full time 4 months September 2019 China Hangzhou

School of International Education (SIE) offers professional Chinese language teaching, research and HSK training for students from all over the world. [+]

Chinese Language Programs

School of International Education (SIE) offers professional Chinese language teaching, research and HSK training for students from all over the world. There are many different Chinese language programs for you to choose, and the schedules are flexibly arranged according to your time. You may choose the time and type of classes in accordance with your Chinese level, schedule and interest.

Contents

Long-term Chinese language programs: There are 3 levels for the long-time programs (more than 3 months): elementary, intermediate and advanced. Students will be placed in appropriate classes according to their Chinese levels. For these programs you will have a systematic study on Chinese language and culture. Students will learn the following 4 types of courses:... [-]


Chinese Language Program

University of Science and Technology Beijing
Campus Full time 6 months March 2019 China Beijing

University of Science and Technology Beijing has been opened the international students’ Chinese language education since 1980’s. [+]

Program Introduction

Spring semester: February to June

Fall semester: September to January

Application prerequisites

Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, above the age of 18 and under the age of 60, have attained a senior high school diploma.

Application materials

1、USTB Application Form for International Students with a photograph fixed. Please visit our website, fill in the form and submit, then print a hardcopy to reference.

2、The final proof of academic qualification or a certificate of study , must be original documents or certified copies either in Chinese or English.

3、A copy of your language test result .

4、One photocopy of your valid passport (Passport Type must be ordinary).... [-]


Learn Chinese - Long Term Language Program

Dalian Polytechnic University
Campus Full time Part time 320 hours September 2019 China Dalian + 1 more

Long-Term Language Program [+]

Learn Chinese in the heart of China at Dalian Polytechnic University

20 hours per week course. 100 hours total.

Teaching schedule and teaching content can be adjusted upon applicant’s requests.

Requirements

Being aged at 18 to 65, and in good health, with no limitation on learning hours.

Application Procedures Application Form For International Students To Study In DPU” 1 Photo(3cmX4cm) 1 Copy of passport Scholarships

Types Amount(RMB)

Chinese Government Scholarship: According to《Measures of Chinese Government Scholarship Status》 Liaoning Government Scholarship: According to《Measures of Liaoning Government Scholarship Status》 Dalian Municipal Government Scholarship: 15,000RMB/year DPU First-class Scholarship: 3,000RMB/year DPU Second-class Scholarship: 2,000RMB/year DPU Third-class Scholarship: 1,000RMB/year Individual Scholarship for Activities: 500RMB/year [-]