General Chinese (15 hours / week)

General Chinese 15 is designed for those students who would like to study Chinese in a step-by-step (Mon-Fri, 3hours/day) and covers the four skills (speaking, reading, listening and writing) as well as grammar, vocabulary and fluency development. It is available all-year-round and offered at all levels from Beginner to Proficiency.If you are not a total beginner,we will give you a placement test in order to join in the right class. Reasonable budget but great results, you can receive plenty of personal attention in small group.Only half day lesson,so you can use your free time to explore the city and meet the locals.

During the free half day,students can also add private course or culture courses in the next half day.General 15+10 culture course combines well-thought-out efficient course with interesting cultural courses. Composed of 3 group lessons a day 9:30 to 12:30 Monday to Friday plus two culture lesson each day. The culture lesson will help you know more about Chinese culture,the culture lesson including Beijing Opera Mak, Chinese Knots, Chinese Painting, Chinese Kongfu,Taiqi,Calligraphy,etc.This is the best way to immerse in Chinese culture.If prefer to add private course,General 15+5 private course combines well-thought-out efficient course with tailor-made content according to your wishes,has both benefits of group study and private study. It composed of 3 group lessons a day 9:30 to 12:30 Monday to Friday plus 5 private lessons a week. Students will also have individual coaching , talk about any specialized topics you are interested in. Practice and interaction in the group lessons and also private instruction everyday!

Who is it suitable for?

Students who want to master basic Chinese for self-study or leisure, or effectively improve their existing Chinese level in a short time.

Is the General Chinese course right for you?

The course will help you to:

  • Learn Daily Chinese phrases
  • Improve your fluency
  • Improve your general level of Chinese and understanding of the Chinese language
  • Develop your vocabulary around topics of general interest that are relevant to everyday life
  • Develop the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • Learn more about Chinese culture

What will you study?

As a student following a General Chinese course, you improve your level of Chinese as you study various areas of language including grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. You develop the four basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing as well as developing your fluency around topics of general interest.

Why not book a package program?

If you are booking courses with MY Chinese Study, we can arrange accommodation and airport transfers as well. We aim to create a comfortable and feel-at-ease learning environment for you.

How to book?

Go to our Home page→ Booking→ Intensive Chinese 15→ Homestay/Hotel (or skip) → Airport picks up (or skip) →Submit registration


Beginner level

This level starts from Hanyu Pinyin learning, then to basic listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. You will be able to have simple conversations with Chinese people on daily life topics.

Level 1

At this level, you will learn 250 frequently used words, 25 sentence patterns and 150 sentences in common use, which enables you to introduce yourself, order in a restaurant and communicate with your house maids etc.

Level 2

You will learn 350 new words, 35 sentence patterns and 200 sentences in common use. You can express wishes and requirements concerning food, haircutting etc. and be able to discuss future plans.

Intermediate level

This level is mainly about spoken Chinese used in daily communication. You can communicate fluently with people on various topics under different circumstances.

Level 3

You will learn 300 new words, 45 sentence patterns and 250 sentences in common use. You will learn to express your feelings and describe life situations.

Level 4

You will continue to expand your vocabulary. At this level, you will learn 350 words, 55 sentence patterns and 300 sentences in common use. You will be able to express opinions on different things and become more familiar with Chinese culture.

Advanced level

You will expand your vocabulary and improve fluency in spoken Chinese to be on par with a native speaker. You will also become more familiar Chinese culture and society.

Level 5

You will learn 400 new words, 70 sentence patterns and 350 sentences in common use. Learn more about the use of associated words as well as how to express your point of view.

Level 6

You will learn around 500 words, 80 sentence patterns and 400 sentences in common use. You will also learn more about Chinese culture, local customs and habits.

Proficiency level

Close to a native speaker, you will learn to use slang and idioms.

Level 7

You will learn the common use of idioms, phrases and slang, and to read newspapers and books in Chinese.

Level 8

Keep up with native speakers when discussing news and current events and expressing views and opinions on them.

Course Details

  • Levels offered: Beginner to Proficiency (Level 1-Level 8)
  • Number of students: 2 - 6
  • Material: 《My Chinese Classroom》&《Short-term Spoken Chinese》&《Boya Chinese》&《Conversational Chinese301》
  • Start Day: Every Monday
  • Lesson times: Mon. to Fri.(9:30am-12:30pm; 1:30-4:30pm).

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