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May 1, 2024
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July 17, 2024
12 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
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8:00 pm
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Aldgate
£380
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Our Chinese Advanced HSK6 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 5 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 2500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 1500-2000 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 8 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 生活点滴 不甘平庸 多彩社会 走遍天下 美丽家园 趣味世界 经典阅读 人体探秘 古今博览 热点追踪 You can join a HSK6 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve excellent speaking fluency discussing current affairs, social issues and history events in depth and in details, to understand videos and news in Chinese
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Our Chinese Advanced HSK6 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 5 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 2500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 1500-2000 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 8 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 生活点滴 不甘平庸 多彩社会 走遍天下 美丽家园 趣味世界 经典阅读 人体探秘 古今博览 热点追踪 You can join a HSK6 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve excellent speaking fluency discussing current affairs, social issues and history events in depth and in details, to understand videos and news in Chinese, to achieve further reading skills of authentic Chinese writings, magazines, website and newspaper articles.
May 2, 2024
to
July 18, 2024
12 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a
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Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a Chinese website, and to read authentic Chinese writings.
May 13, 2024
to
August 12, 2024
12 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Chinese upper intermediate course 2
Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 2 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 1000 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 300-500 Hanzi without Pinyin can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese. This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 消费,身体健康,精神健康,成功,幸福。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions
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Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 2 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 1000 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 300-500 Hanzi without Pinyin can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese. This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 消费,身体健康,精神健康,成功,幸福。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions in unfiltered language, then students will follow suite to practise answering these questions with their own options and stories. There are 4 courses at this level, we recommend students to always start from lower level of the courses, or to pick a class where your level is most aligned with the classmates.
May 13, 2024
to
July 8, 2024
10 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Chinese Advanced Business course
Our Advanced Business course is designed with 6 modules which reflects our students’ learning interest. Each of the modules has 8 topics, where key vocabularies are outlined for study, in the form of news articles or case studies. Most of these case studies will be from China, for example, you might learn about the Chinese government structure, stories of the business tycoons and their companies in China, booming sector and innovative startups, or the stock market and property market. For learning material, we curate one article each topic with outlined vocabularies. Additionally, each lesson should include 0.5 hour to 1 hour learning time for current affairs discussion. The source is commonly financial times 中文网。The ability to engage in conversations about current affairs with the right vocabularies is a step up from being comfortably fluent, it’s also a crucial step to achieve working proficiency in Chinese. To join this level, you should have
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Our Advanced Business course is designed with 6 modules which reflects our students’ learning interest. Each of the modules has 8 topics, where key vocabularies are outlined for study, in the form of news articles or case studies. Most of these case studies will be from China, for example, you might learn about the Chinese government structure, stories of the business tycoons and their companies in China, booming sector and innovative startups, or the stock market and property market. For learning material, we curate one article each topic with outlined vocabularies. Additionally, each lesson should include 0.5 hour to 1 hour learning time for current affairs discussion. The source is commonly financial times 中文网。The ability to engage in conversations about current affairs with the right vocabularies is a step up from being comfortably fluent, it’s also a crucial step to achieve working proficiency in Chinese. To join this level, you should have / be able to: Vocabularies: 2000 Words and more Language Command: Can read Pinyin & 800+ characters Can conduct a proper conversation with a native speaker Can read and understand some Chinese news Can do information research on Chinese content
May 13, 2024
to
August 5, 2024
12 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a
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Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a Chinese website, and to read authentic Chinese writings.
May 20, 2024
to
July 29, 2024
10 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson
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Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson 9 – Likes and Dislikes Lesson 10 – Self Introduction
May 29, 2024
to
July 31, 2024
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a
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Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a few ways to say rough numbers using 多,几,左, how to connect sentences etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 2.
May 30, 2024
to
August 1, 2024
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Name(required) Email(required) Website Message Submit Δdocument.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Our Chinese Beginner 3 course is designed for students with good Pinyin foundation, and ideally with knowledge of 200 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 compound Hanzi will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about your daily life, work, habits, daily routines, and hobbies etc. Our key grammar points covered include all forms of verb aspects, how to make comparison using 比and 没有,  multiple use of modal verbs like 要,会,能,and multiple use of the modal particle 了。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Past Travel Lesson 2 – Holiday Lesson 3 – Languages Lesson 4 – Travel Plan Lesson 5 – Compare Lesson 6 –
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Name(required) Email(required) Website Message Submit Δdocument.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Our Chinese Beginner 3 course is designed for students with good Pinyin foundation, and ideally with knowledge of 200 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 compound Hanzi will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about your daily life, work, habits, daily routines, and hobbies etc. Our key grammar points covered include all forms of verb aspects, how to make comparison using 比and 没有,  multiple use of modal verbs like 要,会,能,and multiple use of the modal particle 了。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Past Travel Lesson 2 – Holiday Lesson 3 – Languages Lesson 4 – Travel Plan Lesson 5 – Compare Lesson 6 – Difference Lesson 7 – Sick Leave Lesson 8 – Describing People Lesson 9 – Introducing People Lesson 10 – My Story
June 1, 2024
to
June 29, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
10:30 am
-
3:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these
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Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – Must try in Shanghai Lesson 3 – Discount, please? Lesson 4 – Let’s take a taxi to go there. Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – Life in Shanghai Lesson 7 – You speak Chinese so well! Lesson 8 – Early to bed, early to rise Lesson 9 – My life in London Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
June 3, 2024
to
August 5, 2024
10 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a
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Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a few ways to say rough numbers using 多,几,左, how to connect sentences etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 2.
June 5, 2024
to
August 7, 2024
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook exclusive
chinese elementary 4 course
Our Chinese Elementary 3&4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like 就. If you have learnt all
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Our Chinese Elementary 3&4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like 就. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – What’s your type? Lesson 3 – Let me introduce you a friend Lesson 4 – Welcome, come in! Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – You got a nice place! Lesson 7 – Convenient take aways! Lesson 8 – Speak Chinese more! Lesson 9 – You sing better than me! Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
June 11, 2024
to
August 13, 2024
10 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson
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Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson 9 – Likes and Dislikes Lesson 10 – Self Introduction
June 13, 2024
to
August 15, 2024
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive). If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Daily Routine Lesson 2 – Commute Lesson 3 – Neighbourhood Lesson 4 – Directions Lesson 5 – Meeting Friends Lesson 6
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Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive). If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Daily Routine Lesson 2 – Commute Lesson 3 – Neighbourhood Lesson 4 – Directions Lesson 5 – Meeting Friends Lesson 6 – Eating Out Lesson 7 – Hobbies Lesson 8 – Weekend Lesson 9 – Phone Call Lesson 10 – Confident Banter
June 22, 2024
to
July 27, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
10:30 am
-
2:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 1 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 800 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 200-400 Hanzi without Pinyin can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese. This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 爱情,友谊,工作,赚钱,购物。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions
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Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 1 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 800 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 200-400 Hanzi without Pinyin can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese. This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 爱情,友谊,工作,赚钱,购物。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions in unfiltered language, then students will follow suite to practise answering these questions with their own options and stories. There are 4 courses at this level, we recommend students to always start from lower level of the courses, or to pick a class where your level is most aligned with the classmates.
June 29, 2024
to
July 27, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
11:00 am
-
3:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a
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Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a few ways to say rough numbers using 多,几,左, how to connect sentences etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 2.
June 29, 2024
to
July 27, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
1:00 pm
-
6:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive). If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Daily Routine Lesson 2 – Commute Lesson 3 – Neighbourhood Lesson 4 – Directions Lesson 5 – Meeting Friends Lesson 6
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Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive). If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Daily Routine Lesson 2 – Commute Lesson 3 – Neighbourhood Lesson 4 – Directions Lesson 5 – Meeting Friends Lesson 6 – Eating Out Lesson 7 – Hobbies Lesson 8 – Weekend Lesson 9 – Phone Call Lesson 10 – Confident Banter
June 29, 2024
to
July 27, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
11:00 am
-
4:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson
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Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson 9 – Likes and Dislikes Lesson 10 – Self Introduction
July 2, 2024
to
September 17, 2024
10 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive). If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Daily Routine Lesson 2 – Commute Lesson 3 – Neighbourhood Lesson 4 – Directions Lesson 5 – Meeting Friends Lesson 6
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Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive). If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Daily Routine Lesson 2 – Commute Lesson 3 – Neighbourhood Lesson 4 – Directions Lesson 5 – Meeting Friends Lesson 6 – Eating Out Lesson 7 – Hobbies Lesson 8 – Weekend Lesson 9 – Phone Call Lesson 10 – Confident Banter
July 3, 2024
to
September 4, 2024
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these
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Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – Must try in Shanghai Lesson 3 – Discount, please? Lesson 4 – Let’s take a taxi to go there. Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – Life in Shanghai Lesson 7 – You speak Chinese so well! Lesson 8 – Early to bed, early to rise Lesson 9 – My life in London Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
July 3, 2024
to
October 2, 2024
12 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 am
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 1 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 800 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 200-400 Hanzi without Pinyin can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese. This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 爱情,友谊,工作,赚钱,购物。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions
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Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 1 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 800 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 200-400 Hanzi without Pinyin can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese. This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 爱情,友谊,工作,赚钱,购物。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions in unfiltered language, then students will follow suite to practise answering these questions with their own options and stories. There are 4 courses at this level, we recommend students to always start from lower level of the courses, or to pick a class where your level is most aligned with the classmates.
July 8, 2024
to
September 16, 2024
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson
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Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson 9 – Likes and Dislikes Lesson 10 – Self Introduction
July 9, 2024
to
September 24, 2024
10 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
Online
Zoom
£320
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using
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Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using 越,accompanied actions, and contextual uses of tone adverbs like 才 and 就。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 2.
July 11, 2024
to
September 26, 2024
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£320
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using
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Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using 越,accompanied actions, and contextual uses of tone adverbs like 才 and 就。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 2.
July 11, 2024
to
September 26, 2024
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£320
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using
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Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using 越,accompanied actions, and contextual uses of tone adverbs like 才 and 就。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 2.
July 11, 2024
to
September 26, 2024
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a
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Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a few ways to say rough numbers using 多,几,左, how to connect sentences etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 2.
July 15, 2024
to
September 30, 2024
10 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Chinese elementary 3 course
Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就. If you have learnt all of
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Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – What’s your type? Lesson 3 – Let me introduce you a friend Lesson 4 – Welcome, come in! Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – You got a nice place! Lesson 7 – Convenient take aways! Lesson 8 – Speak Chinese more! Lesson 9 – You sing better than me! Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
July 20, 2024
to
August 17, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
10:30 am
-
3:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Chinese elementary 3 course
Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就. If you have learnt all of
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Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – What’s your type? Lesson 3 – Let me introduce you a friend Lesson 4 – Welcome, come in! Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – You got a nice place! Lesson 7 – Convenient take aways! Lesson 8 – Speak Chinese more! Lesson 9 – You sing better than me! Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
July 30, 2024
to
October 15, 2024
10 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook exclusive
chinese elementary 4 course
Our Chinese Elementary 3&4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like 就. If you have learnt all
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Our Chinese Elementary 3&4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like 就. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – What’s your type? Lesson 3 – Let me introduce you a friend Lesson 4 – Welcome, come in! Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – You got a nice place! Lesson 7 – Convenient take aways! Lesson 8 – Speak Chinese more! Lesson 9 – You sing better than me! Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
July 31, 2024
to
October 2, 2024
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson
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Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson 9 – Likes and Dislikes Lesson 10 – Self Introduction
August 3, 2024
to
August 31, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
11:00 am
-
4:00 am
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive). If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Daily Routine Lesson 2 – Commute Lesson 3 – Neighbourhood Lesson 4 – Directions Lesson 5 – Meeting Friends Lesson 6
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Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive). If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Daily Routine Lesson 2 – Commute Lesson 3 – Neighbourhood Lesson 4 – Directions Lesson 5 – Meeting Friends Lesson 6 – Eating Out Lesson 7 – Hobbies Lesson 8 – Weekend Lesson 9 – Phone Call Lesson 10 – Confident Banter
August 3, 2024
to
August 31, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
11:00 am
-
4:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson
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Your first step to speak Chinese Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons. Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 ,  有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Greeting Lesson 2 – Nationality Lesson 3 – Numbers Lesson 4 – Family Lesson 5 – Job Lesson 6 – Phone Numbers Lesson 7 – Birthday Lesson 8 – Weekly Routine Lesson 9 – Likes and Dislikes Lesson 10 – Self Introduction
August 17, 2024
to
September 14, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
11:00 pm
-
4:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Beginner 3 course is designed for students with good Pinyin foundation, and ideally with knowledge of 200 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 compound Hanzi will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about your daily life, work, habits, daily routines, and hobbies etc. Our key grammar points covered include all forms of verb aspects, how to make comparison using 比and 没有,  multiple use of modal verbs like 要,会,能,and multiple use of the modal particle 了。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Past Travel Lesson 2 – Holiday Lesson 3 – Languages Lesson 4 – Travel Plan Lesson 5 – Compare Lesson 6 – Difference Lesson 7 – Sick Leave Lesson 8 – Describing
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Our Chinese Beginner 3 course is designed for students with good Pinyin foundation, and ideally with knowledge of 200 or more vocabularies. In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 compound Hanzi will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about your daily life, work, habits, daily routines, and hobbies etc. Our key grammar points covered include all forms of verb aspects, how to make comparison using 比and 没有,  multiple use of modal verbs like 要,会,能,and multiple use of the modal particle 了。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Past Travel Lesson 2 – Holiday Lesson 3 – Languages Lesson 4 – Travel Plan Lesson 5 – Compare Lesson 6 – Difference Lesson 7 – Sick Leave Lesson 8 – Describing People Lesson 9 – Introducing People Lesson 10 – My Story
September 4, 2024
to
November 6, 2024
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these
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Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – Must try in Shanghai Lesson 3 – Discount, please? Lesson 4 – Let’s take a taxi to go there. Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – Life in Shanghai Lesson 7 – You speak Chinese so well! Lesson 8 – Early to bed, early to rise Lesson 9 – My life in London Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
September 4, 2024
to
November 6, 2024
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£320
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using
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Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using 越,accompanied actions, and contextual uses of tone adverbs like 才 and 就。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 2.
September 5, 2024
to
November 7, 2024
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a
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Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a few ways to say rough numbers using 多,几,左, how to connect sentences etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 2.
September 7, 2024
to
October 5, 2024
5 Weeks
Saturday
10:30 am
-
2:30 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook exclusive
chinese elementary 4 course
Our Chinese Elementary 3&4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like 就. If you have learnt all
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Our Chinese Elementary 3&4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like 就. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – What’s your type? Lesson 3 – Let me introduce you a friend Lesson 4 – Welcome, come in! Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – You got a nice place! Lesson 7 – Convenient take aways! Lesson 8 – Speak Chinese more! Lesson 9 – You sing better than me! Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
September 19, 2024
to
December 5, 2024
12 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a
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Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a Chinese website, and to read authentic Chinese writings.
September 19, 2024
to
December 5, 2024
12 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Advanced HSK6 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 5 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 2500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 1500-2000 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 8 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 生活点滴 不甘平庸 多彩社会 走遍天下 美丽家园 趣味世界 经典阅读 人体探秘 古今博览 热点追踪 You can join a HSK6 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve excellent speaking fluency discussing current affairs, social issues and history events in depth and in details, to understand videos and news in Chinese
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Our Chinese Advanced HSK6 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 5 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 2500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 1500-2000 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 8 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 生活点滴 不甘平庸 多彩社会 走遍天下 美丽家园 趣味世界 经典阅读 人体探秘 古今博览 热点追踪 You can join a HSK6 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve excellent speaking fluency discussing current affairs, social issues and history events in depth and in details, to understand videos and news in Chinese, to achieve further reading skills of authentic Chinese writings, magazines, website and newspaper articles.
September 23, 2024
to
September 9, 2024
12 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a
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Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a Chinese website, and to read authentic Chinese writings.
September 23, 2024
to
December 9, 2024
12 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Advanced HSK6 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 5 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 2500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 1500-2000 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 8 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 生活点滴 不甘平庸 多彩社会 走遍天下 美丽家园 趣味世界 经典阅读 人体探秘 古今博览 热点追踪 You can join a HSK6 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve excellent speaking fluency discussing current affairs, social issues and history events in depth and in details, to understand videos and news in Chinese
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Our Chinese Advanced HSK6 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 5 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 2500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 1500-2000 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 8 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 生活点滴 不甘平庸 多彩社会 走遍天下 美丽家园 趣味世界 经典阅读 人体探秘 古今博览 热点追踪 You can join a HSK6 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve excellent speaking fluency discussing current affairs, social issues and history events in depth and in details, to understand videos and news in Chinese, to achieve further reading skills of authentic Chinese writings, magazines, website and newspaper articles.
September 24, 2024
to
December 10, 2024
12 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£380
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a
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Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below: have independent speaker fluency ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies. Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics: 了解生活 谈古说今 请听故事 走近科学 放眼世界 修养身心 交流文化 体会教育 感受人生 关注经济 观察社会 亲近自然 You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up. The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a Chinese website, and to read authentic Chinese writings.
October 8, 2024
to
December 10, 2024
10 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
Online
Zoom
£320
Textbook exclusive
Chinese Intermediate 3 Course
Our Chinese Intermediate 3 course is designed for students who has knowledge of 800 or more words, who ideally has put in effort to learn all of the Hanzi prescribed in all of our previous courses (400 Hanzi in total), therefore, who can read 200+ Hanzi without Pinyin. In this course, students will start to read small texts without Pinyin. No new Hanzi will be introduced, instead, consolidating and reading practise will be in focus. For conversational practise, we will move away from text reading to real life stories. Each lesson, we will practise story telling with an interesting subject. Students will watch a story told by a native speaker and follow the example to tell their own stories. Key grammar points covered in this course include review of verb complement of result, and direction; introduction of complement of possibility; rhetorical questions; flexible use of interrogative pronouns etc. If you have learnt all
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Our Chinese Intermediate 3 course is designed for students who has knowledge of 800 or more words, who ideally has put in effort to learn all of the Hanzi prescribed in all of our previous courses (400 Hanzi in total), therefore, who can read 200+ Hanzi without Pinyin. In this course, students will start to read small texts without Pinyin. No new Hanzi will be introduced, instead, consolidating and reading practise will be in focus. For conversational practise, we will move away from text reading to real life stories. Each lesson, we will practise story telling with an interesting subject. Students will watch a story told by a native speaker and follow the example to tell their own stories. Key grammar points covered in this course include review of verb complement of result, and direction; introduction of complement of possibility; rhetorical questions; flexible use of interrogative pronouns etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 4. Story Topics 我最不喜欢的餐厅 我喜欢的工作 说说我的客厅 我最喜欢的运动员 现在的我和两年前的我 我最自豪的遇见是 说说我的老同事 如果我不需要工作 我学会了做饭 比一比两个城市
October 8, 2024
to
December 10, 2024
10 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a
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Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a few ways to say rough numbers using 多,几,左, how to connect sentences etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 2.
October 9, 2024
to
December 11, 2024
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Chinese elementary 3 course
Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就. If you have learnt all of
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Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – What’s your type? Lesson 3 – Let me introduce you a friend Lesson 4 – Welcome, come in! Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – You got a nice place! Lesson 7 – Convenient take aways! Lesson 8 – Speak Chinese more! Lesson 9 – You sing better than me! Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
October 10, 2024
to
December 12, 2024
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£320
Textbook exclusive
Chinese Intermediate 3 Course
Our Chinese Intermediate 3 course is designed for students who has knowledge of 800 or more words, who ideally has put in effort to learn all of the Hanzi prescribed in all of our previous courses (400 Hanzi in total), therefore, who can read 200+ Hanzi without Pinyin. In this course, students will start to read small texts without Pinyin. No new Hanzi will be introduced, instead, consolidating and reading practise will be in focus. For conversational practise, we will move away from text reading to real life stories. Each lesson, we will practise story telling with an interesting subject. Students will watch a story told by a native speaker and follow the example to tell their own stories. Key grammar points covered in this course include review of verb complement of result, and direction; introduction of complement of possibility; rhetorical questions; flexible use of interrogative pronouns etc. If you have learnt all
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Our Chinese Intermediate 3 course is designed for students who has knowledge of 800 or more words, who ideally has put in effort to learn all of the Hanzi prescribed in all of our previous courses (400 Hanzi in total), therefore, who can read 200+ Hanzi without Pinyin. In this course, students will start to read small texts without Pinyin. No new Hanzi will be introduced, instead, consolidating and reading practise will be in focus. For conversational practise, we will move away from text reading to real life stories. Each lesson, we will practise story telling with an interesting subject. Students will watch a story told by a native speaker and follow the example to tell their own stories. Key grammar points covered in this course include review of verb complement of result, and direction; introduction of complement of possibility; rhetorical questions; flexible use of interrogative pronouns etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 4. Story Topics 我最不喜欢的餐厅 我喜欢的工作 说说我的客厅 我最喜欢的运动员 现在的我和两年前的我 我最自豪的遇见是 说说我的老同事 如果我不需要工作 我学会了做饭 比一比两个城市
October 14, 2024
to
December 16, 2024
10 Weeks
Monday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook exclusive
chinese elementary 4 course
Our Chinese Elementary 3&4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like 就. If you have learnt all
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Our Chinese Elementary 3&4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like 就. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – What’s your type? Lesson 3 – Let me introduce you a friend Lesson 4 – Welcome, come in! Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – You got a nice place! Lesson 7 – Convenient take aways! Lesson 8 – Speak Chinese more! Lesson 9 – You sing better than me! Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
October 17, 2024
to
December 19, 2024
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these
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Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – Must try in Shanghai Lesson 3 – Discount, please? Lesson 4 – Let’s take a taxi to go there. Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – Life in Shanghai Lesson 7 – You speak Chinese so well! Lesson 8 – Early to bed, early to rise Lesson 9 – My life in London Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
November 12, 2024
to
December 10, 2024
10 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£320
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using
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Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using 越,accompanied actions, and contextual uses of tone adverbs like 才 and 就。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 2.
November 20, 2024
to
February 12, 2025
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Chinese elementary 3 course
Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就. If you have learnt all of
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Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc. Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – What’s your type? Lesson 3 – Let me introduce you a friend Lesson 4 – Welcome, come in! Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – You got a nice place! Lesson 7 – Convenient take aways! Lesson 8 – Speak Chinese more! Lesson 9 – You sing better than me! Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
November 20, 2024
to
February 12, 2025
10 Weeks
Wednesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£320
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using
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Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below: can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies. Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes or more have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc. The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using 越,accompanied actions, and contextual uses of tone adverbs like 才 and 就。 If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 2.
November 21, 2024
to
February 13, 2025
10 Weeks
Thursday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£300
Textbook exclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these
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Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words. In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且… If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 3. Lesson Topics Lesson 1 – Warm up and practise Lesson 2 – Must try in Shanghai Lesson 3 – Discount, please? Lesson 4 – Let’s take a taxi to go there. Lesson 5 – Mid term conversation practise Lesson 6 – Life in Shanghai Lesson 7 – You speak Chinese so well! Lesson 8 – Early to bed, early to rise Lesson 9 – My life in London Lesson 10 – Total review and presentations
November 21, 2024
to
February 13, 2025
10 Weeks
Tuesday
6:30 pm
-
8:00 pm
In Person
Aldgate
£330
Textbook inclusive
Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a
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Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below: Can pronounce Pinyin confidently has knowledge of basic Hanzi ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies. can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc. Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a few ways to say rough numbers using 多,几,左, how to connect sentences etc. If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 2.
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Our Chinese Course Levels & Curriculum

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Take a quick 10 mins test, we will contact you within the next working day to place you in a suitable class.

Level 1 Chinese Beginner Courses

Our Chinese Beginner 1 Course is designed for beginners with zero or little Chinese learning. Students will start with intensive Pinyin (phonetic system) pronunciation training to build the foundation for any further learning. 50 essential Hani (written system) and its history will also be introduced in this course. There is a strong focus in conversation practise in each of our lessons.

Our topics in this course include greetings, self-introduction, numbers, countries, job, daily activities, like and dislike. Our key grammar points covered include basic sentence structures, basic question forms, 是 , 有 and 在 sentences, basic use of adjectives and adverbs.

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 2.

Our Chinese Beginner 2 course is designed for students with Pinyin foundation already, and ideally with knowledge of 100 or more vocabularies.

In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 single component Hanzi and its use to create new Hanzi and words will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about lifestyle, home and neighbourhood, favourite things to do and places etc. Our key grammar points covered include complete basic sentence structure, all forms of questions including 怎么,怎么样,how to indicate directions and locations, and two forms of verb aspects (past and progressive).  

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Beginner 3.

Our Chinese Beginner 3 course is designed for students with good Pinyin foundation, and ideally with knowledge of 200 or more vocabularies.

In this course, students will continue to further their Pinyin training to achieve natural pronunciations and tones. Another 50 compound Hanzi will be introduced in this course. In each of our lesson, the strong focus is on conversational skill training talking about your daily life, work, habits, daily routines, and hobbies etc. Our key grammar points covered include all forms of verb aspects, how to make comparison using 比and 没有,  multiple use of modal verbs like 要,会,能,and multiple use of the modal particle 了。

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 1.

There are 3 courses in this Beginner level, in total 30 lesson (60 course hours plus 60 homework hours). Our students will be using our own coursebooks called Mandarin World Level 1 Book A/B/C. In these books, each lesson comes with tutorial, story time, new vocabularies, CQ boost, Vocab workshop, Grammar workshop, Assessment, Fluency practise, and answer keys. There is also a graduation test, and illustrated vocabulary clusters at the back of the book. Last but not least, each lesson also comes with a 15mins Review Podcasts available for students to download and listen to after lessons.

As a Beginner graduate, you should be able to speak with natural pronunciation. in conversations, you can talk about your daily life, sharing your experiences, plans and preferences. You can even use Pinyin to type Hanzi on your phone or computer, and have built a foundation for further Hanzi learning.

  • If you are not sure which Beginner course to take, take a placement test below, or contact us.
  • If you wish to take Hanyu Shuipin Kaoshi 汉语水平考试 a.k.a. HSK Level 1 at the end of your Beginner level learning, consult our teachers for personal advice.

Level 2 Chinese Elementary Courses

Our Chinese Elementary 1 course is designed for students who has finished Beginner Level 1 learning or are able to do the below:

  • can pronounce Pinyin confidently
  • has knowledge of basic Hanzi
  • ideally has knowledge of 300 or more vocabularies.
  • can conduct a good basic conversation, give self introduction and have good understanding of verb aspects

In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc.

Our key grammar points covered include the concept of verb complements, and extensive use of result complements; how to modify nouns using 的; how to tell distance using 离; a few ways to say rough numbers using 多,几,左, how to connect sentences etc.  

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 2.

Our Chinese Elementary 2 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can organise language to respond to some contexts while travelling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 400+ words.

In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your travel planning, buying tickets, hotel check-in, asking for directions etc.

Our key grammar points covered include basic use of direction complement using 来 and 去; verb complement of degree using ; the concept of separable verbs; how to compare actions; the use of prepositions like 对 and conjunction pairs like 不但…而且…

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 3.

Our Chinese Elementary 3 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words.

In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc.

Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就.

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Elementary 4.

Our Chinese Elementary 3

4 Course is designed for students who are exposed to more and more natural Chinese conversations, who can carry a survival level of conversation while traveling in China, who ideally has knowledge of 500+ words.

In this course, students will continue to learn with Pinyin but ideally can start to pick up the essential Hanzi introduced in the previous courses. In each of our Elementary course, 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about your personalities and characters, house deco, use of tech in our lives, how to improve Chinese learning etc.

Our key grammar points covered include use of degree complements in common contexts, adjective and verb duplicating, summery of direction and location, summery of number expressions, frequency adverbs, degree adverbs and the tricky tone adverbs like就.

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 1.

There are 4 courses in this Elementary level, in total 40 lesson (80 course hours plus 80 homework hours ). Our students will be using our own coursebooks called Mandarin World Level 2 Book A/B. In these books, each lesson comes with tutorial, story time, new vocabularies, CQ boost, Vocab workshop, Grammar workshop, Assessment, Fluency practise, and answer keys. There is also a graduation test, and illustrated vocabulary clusters at the back of the book. Last but not least, each lesson also comes with a 15mins Review Podcasts available for students to download and listen to after lessons.

As a Elementary graduate, you should be able to start using Chinese specific grammars like verb aspects and verb complements with good understand. You should be able to respond or ask for information to a native Chinese speaker under daily contexts or during travelling in China. You should also have built up knowledge of 100-300 Hanzi.

  • If you are not sure which Elementary course to take, take a placement test below, or contact us.
  • If you wish to take Hanyu Shuipin Kaoshi 汉语水平考试 a.k.a. HSK Level 2 at the end of your Elementary level learning, consult our teachers for personal advice.

Level 3 Chinese Intermediate Courses

Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has finished Elementary Level 2 learning or are able to do the below:

  • can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation
  • ideally has knowledge of 600 or more vocabularies.
  • Ideally has knowledge of 150-300 Hanzi
  • can hold a conversation with a native Chinese speaker about common daily topics for 5 minutes
  • have knowledge of important grammatical structures like verb complements of result, degree and direction

In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about asking for favour, provide solutions to issues, getting sick and seeing a doctor etc.

The key grammar points in this course include conditional sentences using 如果,…的话, gradual changes using 越,accompanied actions, and contextual uses of tone adverbs like 才 and 就。

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 2.

Our Chinese Intermediate 1 course is designed for students who has knowledge of 600 or more words, who ideally has knowledge of 100-300 Hanzi.

In this course, students will continue to learn with the assistance of Pinyin, but will start to practise reading Hanzi in the texts. Another 50 Hanzi will be introduced along with the best ways to memorize them. Our lessons maintain strong focus on conversational skills training talking about hometown, festival celebrations, online shopping and studying abroad etc.

The key grammar points in this course include adjective complement using得, asking about frequency, describing things about to happen, or things happening in sequence using 先,在,然后, numbers and percentages,  more use of 就 in conditional sentences.

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 3.

Our Chinese Intermediate 3 course is designed for students who has knowledge of 800 or more words, who ideally has put in effort to learn all of the Hanzi prescribed in all of our previous courses (400 Hanzi in total), therefore, who can read 200+ Hanzi without Pinyin.  

In this course, students will start to read small texts without Pinyin. No new Hanzi will be introduced, instead, consolidating and reading practise will be in focus. For conversational practise, we will move away from text reading to real life stories. Each lesson, we will practise story telling with an interesting subject. Students will watch a story told by a native speaker and follow the example to tell their own stories.

Key grammar points covered in this course include review of verb complement of result, and direction; introduction of complement of possibility; rhetorical questions; flexible use of interrogative pronouns etc.

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Intermediate 4.

Our Chinese Intermediate 4 course is designed for students who has knowledge of 800 or more words, who ideally has put in effort to learn all of the Hanzi prescribed in all of our previous courses (400 Hanzi in total), therefore, who can read 200+ Hanzi without Pinyin.  

In this course, students will start to read small texts without Pinyin. No new Hanzi will be introduced, instead, consolidating and reading practise will be in focus. For conversational practise, we will move away from text reading to real life stories. Each lesson, we will practise story telling with an interesting subject. Students will watch a story told by a native speaker and follow the example to tell their own stories.

Key grammar points in this course include comparative use of tone adverbs like 才 and 就,or 又 and 再, further use of direction complements, the key structure of 把 and 被 sentences.

If you have learnt all of these, you can consider taking the next course – Upper Intermediate 1.

There are 4 courses in this Intermediate level, in total 40 lesson (80 course hours and 80 homework hours). Our students will be using Mandarin World Level 2 Book C & HSK Standard Course 3, along with our own learning resources.

As a Intermediate graduate, you should be able to further develop your communication skills, respond or ask for information with a native Chinese speaker under various daily contexts. You should also have good command of grammar to narrate a past event, other people’s stories, current status and future plans.

  • If you are not sure which Intermediate course to take, take a placement test below, or contact us.
  • If you wish to take Hanyu Shuipin Kaoshi 汉语水平考试 a.k.a. HSK Level 3 at the end of your Intermediate level learning, consult our teachers for personal advice.

Level 4 Chinese Upper intermediate Courses

Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 1 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below:

  • can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation
  • ideally has knowledge of 800 or more vocabularies.
  • Ideally can read 200-400 Hanzi without Pinyin
  • can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease  
  • have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese.

This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 爱情,友谊,工作,赚钱,购物。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions in unfiltered language, then students will follow suite to practise answering these questions with their own options and stories.

Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 2 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below:

  • can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation
  • ideally has knowledge of 1000 or more vocabularies.
  • Ideally can read 300-500 Hanzi without Pinyin
  • can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease  
  • have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese.

This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 消费,身体健康,精神健康,成功,幸福。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions in unfiltered language, then students will follow suite to practise answering these questions with their own options and stories.

Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 3 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below:

  • can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation
  • ideally has knowledge of 1000 or more vocabularies.
  • Ideally can read 500-700 Hanzi without Pinyin
  • can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease  
  • have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese.

This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 阅读,生活中的创意,世界文化,环境保护,教育。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions in unfiltered language, then students will follow suite to practise answering these questions with their own options and stories.  

Our Chinese Upper-Intermediate 2 Course is designed for students who has finished Level 3 learning or are able to do the below:

  • can speak Chinese with natural pronunciation
  • ideally has knowledge of 1000 or more vocabularies.
  • Ideally can read 700-800 Hanzi without Pinyin
  • can hold a conversation or talk about an event with ease  
  • have good foundation of all important grammatical structures like verb aspect, verb complements, use of modifiers and adverbs, special sentences like 是…的,把,被, and the colloquial nature of topic comment in Chinese.

This course will focus on vocabulary building on a range of topics that are closed to daily life, at the same time the questions asked are more abstract or detailed, so as to practise speaking with organised thoughts, with specific vocabularies. The 5 headline topics in this course are 改变,自然环境,科技,生活常识,世界旅行。Students will practise their listening skills by listening to native speakers on video answering various related questions in unfiltered language, then students will follow suite to practise answering these questions with their own options and stories.  

There are 4 courses at this level, in total 40 lesson (80 course hours plus 80 homework hours). Our students will be using HSK Standard Course 4, along with our own learning resources.

Many students at this level would experience what most language learners experience – the Intermediate Plateau, ie. you are not a Beginner any more, you’ve invested a lot of time and effort to learn how the language works, yet your fluency skills are somewhere far from a native speaker. That’s why in any of our Intermediate and above courses, we will focus on helping our students over this intermediate plateau by incorporating a lot of real life material and a lot of conversational practise.

As an Upper-Intermediate graduate, you should be able to achieve an independent speaker skills, ie. you can discuss a broad range of topics all in Chinese, you have the language skills to express your ideas even sometimes without knowing the specific words, you can continuously engage in a conversation with a native speaker without the use of English.

  • We recommend new students to always start from lower levels of the courses, or to pick a class where your level is most aligned with the classmates.  
  • If you wish to take Hanyu Shuipin Kaoshi 汉语水平考试 a.k.a. HSK Level 4 at the end of your Level 4 learning, consult our teachers for personal advice.

Level 5 Chinese Pre-Advanced Courses

Our Chinese Pre-Advanced HSK5 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 4 learning or are able to do the below:

  • have independent speaker fluency
  • ideally has knowledge of 1500 or more vocabularies.
  • Ideally can read 800-1200 Hanzi without Pinyin

There are 6 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics:

  • 了解生活
  • 谈古说今
  • 请听故事
  • 走近科学
  • 放眼世界
  • 修养身心
  • 交流文化
  • 体会教育
  • 感受人生
  • 关注经济
  • 观察社会
  • 亲近自然

The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve further speaking fluency discussing social issues or current affairs in depth, to understand videos and films in Chinese, to navigate a Chinese website, and to read authentic Chinese writings.

  • You can join a HSK5 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up.
  • If you wish to take Hanyu Shuipin Kaoshi 汉语水平考试 a.k.a. HSK Level 5 at the end of your HSK 5 level learning, consult our teachers for personal advice.

Level 6 Chinese Advanced Courses

Our Chinese Advanced HSK6 Courses are designed for students who has finished Level 5 learning or are able to do the below:

  • have independent speaker fluency
  • ideally has knowledge of 2500 or more vocabularies.
  • Ideally can read 1500-2000 Hanzi without Pinyin

There are 8 courses in this level. The topics covered in this course are relevant to current affairs, and traditional Chinese culture, history, and literature. Here are the headline topics:

  • 生活点滴
  • 不甘平庸
  • 多彩社会
  • 走遍天下
  • 美丽家园
  • 趣味世界
  • 经典阅读
  • 人体探秘
  • 古今博览
  • 热点追踪

The learning results of our courses would be for students to achieve excellent speaking fluency discussing current affairs, social issues and history events in depth and in details, to understand videos and news in Chinese, to achieve further reading skills of authentic Chinese writings, magazines, website and newspaper articles.  

  • You can join a HSK6 course from any term, as the topics in each unit are not connected. If you are unsure which term to join, please make sure you book a trial lesson before signing up.
  • If you wish to take Hanyu Shuipin Kaoshi 汉语水平考试 a.k.a. HSK Level 6 at the end of your HSK6 level learning, consult our teachers for personal advice.

Frequently
Asked
Questions

We help hundreds of students in the UK (mostly London) each year to learn Chinese! We do know what you are looking for, and how to help you achieve your learning goal. Can’t find the answers, contact us anytime.

How to learn Chinese?

Chinese is a general term, including Mandarin, Cantonese and other dialects. Mandarin is considered standard Chinese. It’s the official language of China, Taiwan and Singapore. The majority of Chinese people speak Mandarin, that’s why when people talk about Chinese, they’re usually referring to Mandarin. In Dear Asia, We teach Mandarin aka the standard Chinese language.  and We have designed our own textbook and learning materials to assist your study.

I would say “yes” and “no”.

Pinyin is the short form for Hanyu pinyin. Pinyin is a way to represent Chinese pronunciation with the Roman alphabet. It’s a very useful tool for learning Chinese. At Dear Asia, our Beginner and Elementary courses are mostly Pinyin based, with 10% learning hours on Hanzi.

For complete beginner, we will thoroughly teach you pinyin and tones. We designed our own Pinyin course book and podcasts to help you sounds like a native speaker.

Simplified Chinese characters are standardized Chinese characters used in mainland China, Malaysia, and Singapore. Traditional Chinese remains in common use in Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong.

The curriculum we provide, including the vocabulary and grammar are all In accordance with the HSK test. The teachers are also willing to provide extra help before your test. We can send you instructions and learning material to prepare you for your test.  You can also book a private lesson with us before your HSK speaking test.

Our Group Classes

We provide both in-person and online group classes on Weekday evenings, and on Saturdays.

Group classes are one of our most popular classes. If you are quite busy during weekdays, Saturday classes might be a good option for you.

Of course, you are very welcome!
For beginner courses, you can Have a trial lesson before signing up for the full course.
For higher-level courses, we offer a half-priced trial lesson, where you can gauge your level. Afterwards, if you think the level is right, you can stay in the course. If not, you can change to a more suitable course.

Our teachers are all Chinese native speakers and have at least two years of teaching experiences before joining our team, so we have made sure that you are in good hands. Besides that, the teachers also hold an M.As or PHDs in education or related Area of study, such as translation or linguistics.  

As we mentioned, all our students have busy schedules. We totally understand.
In Dear Asia, we provide two free make-up lessons each term for you. You can join the different groups to cover the lessons you miss. Alternatively, you can also book a private online lesson with us.
At our school, students’ learning is our priority.

Of course, you are very welcomed!
For beginner courses, you can take one of our monthly demo lessons before signing for a course.
For higher-level courses, we offer free trial lesson to one class, where you can benchmark your level with the class. If the class does not suit, we can place you into a different one with the cost of a lesson.

Private tutoring

We have both in-person and online lessons for private tutoring students.
You can choose which one suits you better.
For in-person class, you can come to our school, or our teacher can travel to your place for the class (within zone 1).

According to our previous experiences, private lessons are for students who have a very busy schedule and would like to have more flexibility for their Chinese lesson.

  • students who need to move to China/Taiwan or Singapore soon
  • students who have a very busy schedule, or would like to have lesson in the morning
  • students who want to have customised learning content

Yes, that’s actually something we would recommend you to do. During the trial lesson, our teacher can assess your level, listen to your learning objectives and preference, design a learning plan for you. What’s better, our trial lesson is offered at half priced, and it’s carried out online.