Whether you want to lower the impact of language barriers in your daily communicating or you want a better understanding of your Chinese colleagues, our personalized courses and qualified teachers will help you to achieve your goals. We offer a wide range of Chinese courses aimed at your personal and professional development, at levels and times to suit you.
General Chinese Course
Our General Chinese Course is designed for foreigners who come to live in China. The course has three levels of implementation: Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced. The starting level is selected based on your existing Chinese level.
The first level is elementary course in which you will learn the basics of Chinese, from greetings and basic conversational skills to being able to shop, use public transport, see a doctor, travel and rent an apartment. This is an intensive basic course designed for students who are eager to begin the Chinese language by learning both the pinyin and characters. Once you have finished this course, you will have the basic survival skills in Chinese for communicating in daily life and at work. These skills consist of knowing more than 1000 words, 200 sentences, and recognizing different tones. Most importantly, students learn how to appreciate the Chinese culture. This course will lay a solid foundation for further Chinese studies and helps in preparing for the Chinese Proficiency Test （HSK）。
The intermediate course is designed to further develop the language skills in Chinese based on the beginners Chinese course. This level is recommended for students who have completed the Elementary course or those that possess a vocabulary of approximately 1000 words. In this level you will learn further Chinese grammar, vocabulary and key sentence patterns. You will not only notice improvements in speaking and understanding Chinese conversations, but also in being able to communicate freely in daily life situations. At this level, the contents of each lesson focuses more in detail on life in China, you will learn how to talk about burning issues with your friends and colleagues. All of the texts are composed of dialogue using conversational Chinese from everyday’s situations. Therefore, intermediate level students find each lesson both practical and interesting. During the intermediate mandarin study, more than 2500 words and 700 sentences will be learned. This will have a significant effect on your communication skills in China.
The advanced course is designed to help people who have a good understanding of the Chinese language and wish to progress to an advanced level. You will learn fundamental knowledge of Chinese grammar and expand your vocabulary to a level where you will be able to communicate freely with Chinese people in both casual and formal situations, and read Chinese newspapers. With advanced communication skills you can discuss topics on current events using complex sentences. Besides these benefits, you can also expect to fully understand the Chinese culture and society.
Business Chinese Course
Business Chinese is more business oriented and is designed to suit the needs of persons working and doing business in China. Anyone who travels internationally or has worked overseas knows how invaluable language skills are. The goodwill and credibility a business professional gains from communicating in another language can make the difference between success and failure in the increasingly competitive global marketplace. China’s dramatic economic growth over the past decade has fueled a world-wide demand for learning Mandarin Chinese language. There is a growing need for bilingual employees at nearly every company. The frequent problems that today’s businesses are constantly facing are not only the language barriers but also lack of knowledge on the Chinese business etiquette and enterprise culture. Our unique way of teaching has helped many business professionals to learn Chinese and lower these language barriers. Our Business Mandarin Course combines standard Mandarin Chinese with industry specific and dialogue which helps you easily handle the complexities of your business environment. Our goal is to teach our clients to become able to communicate with Chinese as well as to acquire a better understanding of Chinese business and culture.