SN Mandarin Chinese School or South and North Mandarin are named for the directions on a compass. Our goal is to guide all students learning Chinese to reach their goals in a clear, efficient and fast way. SN Mandarin exists to provide the best, most effective Chinese language education services and learning experiences. All personnel at SN Mandarin are committed to creating and maintaining a trusting and caring environment where teaching and learning are exciting. Since 2007, over 4000 students from more than 40 countries have been realized their Chinese dream with the supports from SN Mandarin. SN Mandarin is Quality Mandarin School by IATCSOL, the Official HSK Test Center in Shanghai (Paper-and-Pen), the Strategic Partner with Confucius Institute Online. Study Chinese in China with SN Mandarin Chinese School in Shanghai. There are different options for you to learn Chinese. SN Mandarin Chinese School, as a dynamic Chinese Academy under University, combines the authority, certification, visa supports, affordable prices of University and the flexibility, efficiency, small class sizes of private Chinese schools Shanghai, to offer you the best options to study Chinese in China and learn Chinese in Shanghai.

Regarding the question " Why SN Mandarin"?

There might be two understandings:

  1. Why is SN Mandarin the right choice as Chinese school to learn Chinese?
  2. Why is the Chinese school named as SN Mandarin (South & North Mandarin), as in English we say North and South instead?

Let's see Why SN Mandarin #1

Proven Effectiveness

  1. 10-year track record of over 4,000 students reaching their individual goals
  2. 80% of students pass HSK 3 in 3 months; 100% begin reading in 1 week

Caring & Qualified Teachers

  1. Strict hiring standards, with 2% teacher acceptance rate
  2. Dedicated, full-time teachers with teaching degrees
  3. At least 3 years previous experience
  4. Individual attention & personalized progress tracking

Unique Teaching Methodology

  1. Fun, interesting and effective: Learn by Doing
  2. Multiple tools and types of multimedia

Mission and values

SN Mandarin believes learning Chinese should be a fun and interesting journey. SN Mandarin has the effective teaching methods that help you reach your final destination, in learning Chinese, easier and faster, and prevent you from getting lost along the way. Driven by the above mission, SN Mandarin, was created by a team of highly qualified, experienced, and caring teachers who want to share their love and in-depth knowledge of the Chinese language, and share the following values:

  • We value the ancient and robust Chinese language and culture
  • We value the authentic interests and intentions of all to learn and understand Mandarin Chinese
  • We value the time and financial investments made by our students
  • We value the trust we earn from our students to learn from the best, and in the most effective manner
  • We value the passion for teaching, experience, and sense of responsibility of all our teachers
  • We value all feedback from students and teachers in regards to all personal and classroom experiences
  • We value continuous improvement and advancement in useful, practical and meaningful teaching methodologies

We value our mission and vision, and dedicate ourselves to living them on a daily basis! Join us to study Chinese in China and SN Mandarin will help you Realize Your Chinese Dream!

Programs taught in:
  • English (US)
  • Chinese

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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 ... [-]
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Jing'an HQ Campus, SN Mandarin Chinese Language School and Chinese Courses

F10, Room 1006, No.309, Yuyuan Road (corering Wulu Muqi Road), Jing'an District

Shanghai, Shanghai, CN
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SN Mandarin Hongkou, No.600 East Jiangwan Rd (Cornering Dalian West Road)
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Bank of China Tower, 8 West Suzhou Avenue, SIP
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Sang Da Yuan, Xishan District
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