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Mandarin House Language School

Address: 7th East 3rd Ring Road, Chaoyang, Beijing, China
Official representatives. Submission of documents and admission free of charge

Description Mandarin House Language School

Mandarin House Language School is one of the most famous language schools in China. Courses are offered in the main cultural, social, business centers of the country - Shanghai and Beijing. Courses in the "Paris of the East" will allow to improve Chinese and get acquainted with millennial history of the country, main sights of the city.

Shanghai center of Mandarin House is conveniently located in the center of the business capital in Asia. In Beijing, language courses also provide an extra-curricular program to explore world-famous landmarks in China (the Great Wall, the Imperial Palace and others). The school is located in the heart of the business district, it is convenient to travel to any place in the city.

Founded in 2004, the language school is the only accredited IALC in China. In addition, the school is recognized by Chinese National Council for the teaching of language as a foreign language. 

Highly qualified teachers - native speakers - work with students at the school. Each of them also speaks fluent English. This provides additional comfort to study in the language center.

Chinese courses are accepted by students with any level of basic preparation, from beginning to intermediate and advanced level. Groups are formed according to the knowledge of students. This ensures maximum effectiveness of the learning process.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Mandarin House Language School

Program name
24.06.2019 -05.08.2019
from 8 290 cny / week

Short information. Programs for children and youth with an emphasis on speaking skills, 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 have the opportunity to practice reading and writing. The emphasis is on listening to speech, working on pronunciation. Extra-curricular activities provided by the program, contribute to the development of skills through communication in an informal environment.

Students age: 13-19 years (children from 7 years and older are admitted only with a parent or guardian).

Start Dates: 23.06 - 16.08.

Enrollment requirements: any level of proficiency in Chinese.

The result of the training: the development of general language skills for communicating in Chinese in everyday life.

Class size: 12 people.

Duration of the lesson: 50 minutes.

The cost: from 1450 USD for 1 week . The price includes the curriculum (services of teachers, methodological materials), testing in the distribution by groups, final certification, accommodation and meals, Internet access, off-site weekly excursion, 5 extra-curricular activities, meeting / seeing off at the airport.

from 1 150 cny / week

Short information. Programs with different intensity of studies, aimed at adult students and providing for the possibility of studying common, separate aspects of the Chinese language.

About the course. Adult courses provide the opportunity to study Chinese on one of the following programs:

  • Conversational Chinese with an intensity of 20 hours / week. Most of the time is devoted to conversational practice.
  • Comprehensive Chinese, which includes 30 academic sessions per week. In addition to developing communication skills and speaking, the course provides training for Chinese writing.
  • Preparation for HSK testing (30 group and 5 individual lessons per week). Passage of the test is confirmed by a certificate of the appropriate sample. This document is accepted by the universities of China and is necessary when working for large companies in the country. At the lessons within the framework of the program, students are introduced to the methodology for performing test tasks.
  • Business Chinese (25 hr.). The course provides for the study of general Chinese in groups of 6 to 10 people and 5 individual thematic sessions with the teacher weekly.

Students age: 16+

Start dates: year-round.

Requirements for admission: Chinese - at the level from A to C.

The result of the training: increasing the level of Chinese proficiency, developing communication skills, pronunciation correction, acquiring experience of communication in the language environment.

Class size: 10 people. [ 999.45]

Duration of the lesson: 50 minutes.


  • Training 30 lessons per week - from 463 USD per week (in the summer there is an extra charge of 46 USD per week)
    [ 999.61]
  • Tuition 20 lessons per week - from 338 USD per week (in summer there is a surcharge of 40 USD per week)
  • HSK combined program - from 652 USD ( In the summer there is an extra charge of 61 USD per week)
  • Training in the Chinese business program - from 527 USD (in summer there is an extra charge of 52 USD per week)

Accommodation and food

Students from 7 to 19 years old are offered accommodation in a family (in a single room). The host family is selected individually. In the house students are provided with everything necessary for comfortable living.

School programs provide three meals a day. Also, on a daily basis (Monday-Friday), students also receive snacks during breaks between lessons.

Adults are offered accommodation in apartments (selected / recommended by the school) on a self-service basis.

The cost of living for students over 18 years old is:

  • from 320 USD per week. (In summer + 55 USD per week) in the family;
  • from 590 USD per week. (In summer + 90 USD per week) in the studio or apartment;
  • from 355 USD per week. (In summer + 60 USD per week) in the apartment.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Chinese

Events Mandarin House Language School

Language courses include rich extracurricular program. Entertainment activities (barbecues, discos, concerts, performances, competitions) take place at the school every day. The same goes for sports. Students are given an opportunity to keep fit in gyms, clubs and centers near Mandarin House. The cognitive program provides for short excursions up to 3 times a week. 1 full day excursion is planned for every Saturday.

Daily routine

Lessons in children's and adult courses take place in the morning.

Example of the daily routine:

пример распорядка дня в школе Mandarin House


  • Mandarin House is a leading language school. It is chosen by individuals and corporate clients. A wide range of courses makes Mandarin House a universal profile educational institution. Programs of all levels and academic directions are available here.
  • Intercultural environment, optimal for effective and rapid development of communicative skills. The school prepares representatives of more than 70 countries.
  • The language centers of the school are located in the largest cities of the world. Studying Chinese in the political and business capital of the country is a rational decision for both business students and those, wishing to subsequently receive education in China.
  • High-quality educational services. Service in the school meets international standards.
  • School programs were created especially for foreign students. Author's teaching methods are developed taking into account peculiarities of perception of eastern linguistics by representatives of Western nationalities.

Equipment Mandarin House Language School

In Shanghai and Beijing, Mandarin House has a modern infrastructure. Each school is equipped with a minimum of 20 spacious bright classrooms with interactive whiteboards, a library, computer and linguistic centers. Also in the academic buildings there are cozy lobbies for students. In walking distance from the educational building in Shanghai and Beijing there are cafes, shops, banks.

Term dates and fees

Studies are held all year round. The school is closed between 16 and 22 February.

Beginners start dates: 25 Jan, 29 Feb, 28 Mar, 25 Apr, 23 May, 20 Jun, 4 Jul, 18 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug 9, 10, 7 Nov, 5 Dec.

Other programs: beginning every Monday.

Additional fees:

  • registration fee 100 USD
  • study materials from 30 USD
  • school selection fee 100 USD
  • invitation for visa 100 USD
  • courier delivery of documents 100 USD
  • transfer 100 USD one way

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution


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Good afternoon, my name is Olga. I am a Chinese teacher, I have level 4 hsk. This summer, I and 2 of my students (a girl and a boy of 10 years old, elementary level) want to come to you for a 2-week course. With us there will be a girl's grandmother. I would like to clarify the dates, cost, all the details of accommodation, etc.

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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
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