Mandarin House Shanghai is a network of modern prestigious language centers in one of the most tourist cities in China. Shanghai offers its guests a lot of opportunities to learn Chinese. Practical programs of the language center are considered one of the best. Standard and intensive Chinese courses open doors to students from all over the world.
Mandarin House language centers are located in the center and business districts of the city. One of the most famous schools is located near Nan Jing Road. The center on the People's Square is an excellent choice for students wishing to learn the language in the heart of the business capital of Asia. There are school, located in:
In each center there are courses for students with any level of Chinese proficiency from primary to advanced. Groups are formed after preliminary testing.
Brief information. Programs with a different intensity of study, aimed at adult students and providing an opportunity to study common, specific aspects of the Chinese language.
About the course. Adult courses provide an opportunity to study Chinese on one of the following programs:
Students age: 16+
Start dates: year-round.
Requirements for enrollment: Chinese - at a level from A to C.
The result of the training: increasing the level of Chinese proficiency, developing communication skills, pronunciation correction, acquiring the experience of communication in the language environment.
Class size: 10 people.
Duration of the lesson: 50 minutes.
Brief information. Programs for children and youth with an emphasis on speaking, focused on the development of communication skills.
About the course. The Chinese language course provides an academic load of 20 lessons per week. The minimum duration of the program is 2 weeks, the maximum - 8. In the classroom, students are invited to study Chinese grammar, vocabulary. They also get the opportunity to practice reading and writing. The emphasis is on the perception of speech by ear, pronunciation. Extra-curricular activities provided by the program, contribute to the development of skills through communication in an informal environment.
Age of students: 12 - 19 years (children from 7 years and older are accepted only with a parent or guardian).
Dates of the beginning: 23.06 - 16.08.
Requirements for enrollment: any level of Chinese proficiency.
Learning outcomes: development of general language skills for communicating in Chinese in everyday life.
Class size: 12 people.
Duration of the lesson: 50 minutes.
The price includes the curriculum (the services of teachers, methodological materials), testing for distribution by groups, final certification, accommodation and meals, Internet access, off-site weekly excursion, 5 extra-curricular activities, meeting / seeing off at the airport.
Children and teenagers are offered accommodation in a family or a residence. Clients are given joint rooms. Food is organized according to the boarding principle. Students can enjoy Chinese and European cuisine in menu. The residence is located within walking distance from the school. Several students live in apartments with a teacher who watches them around the clock.
Adults can choose their accommodation options. Individual apartments, a room in a hostel. Family accommodation is also possible. Meals are not provided.
The cost of accommodation for students over 18 years old is:
Extracurricular program for children and adults is diverse. The cost of language courses includes professional guided tours. Students are offered a week excursion for a whole day and 3 local excursions. In Shanghai, full of attractions architectural, cultural, natural, urban group. Also, the extra-curricular program provides entertainment events: themed parties, discos, various contests, theatrical shows and much more.
Children's courses provide studying in the morning. For adults, it is possible to draw up an individual schedule.
Example of the daily routine:
All Mandarin House centers have a modern infrastructure. They are equipped with cozy classrooms, designed for a maximum of 15 students, libraries, computer classes. Wi-Fi is available on site. Also at the disposal of students is interactive technology, language equipment. For relaxation in Mandarin House School there are cozy lobbies, cafeterias.
Studies are held all year round. The school is closed between 16 and 22 February.
Starting dates for beginners: 25 Jan, 29 Feb, 28 Mar, 25 Apr, 23 May, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 12 Sep, 10 Oct, 7 Nov , 5 Dec.
Other programs: start every Monday.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.