MANDARIN

We have many options for you to choose of how you want to learn Mandarin. If you'd like to join a group class and aren't sure about your level, please first request a free level evaluation by using our Evaluation Request Form before registering.

 

8-WEEK SESSIONS (1.5 HR CLASSES)

Join a small-group class with maximum 6 students.

Group classes are for students 17 years old (high school senior) and above.

All classes last for 8 weeks (unless otherwise noted).

Location: Cambridge, MA  

*We have moved all classes temporarily online during the COVID-19 crisis*

We are planning to continue online through December. Follow our social media for the latest updates on re-opening!

Please Note: All classes subject to availability and demand. Please see our Student Policies for more information.

No classes*: Veterans' Day (Wednesday, November 11th), Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 25th - Friday, November 27th), Winter Break (Wednesday, December 23rd - Friday, January 1st), Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Friday, January 15th - Monday, January 18th)

INTRODUCTORY 1

Equivalent to HSK 1

Goals: Can understand and use familiar Chinese everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

$255

Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. EST

Begins November 5th

*No class November 26th, December 24th, December 31st

INTRODUCTORY 2

Equivalent to HSK 2

Goals: Can understand sentences and frequently used Chinese expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

$255

No classes currently scheduled

INTRODUCTORY 3

Equivalent to HSK 2-3.

Goals: Can understand and express basic life topics clearly and understands sentence patterns, like forming a question, comparing things or describing objects.

$255

No classes currently scheduled

INTRODUCTORY 4

Equivalent to HSK 3

Goals: Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes & ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

$255

Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. EST

Begins November 5th

*No class November 26th, December 24th, December 31st

LOW INTERMEDIATE

Equivalent to HSK 4

Goals: Can understand the main ideas of complex Chinese text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

$255

No classes currently scheduled

INTERMEDIATE

Equivalent to HSK 5

Goals: Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer Mandarin texts, and recognize implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

$255

No classes currently scheduled

HIGH INTERMEDIATE

Equivalent to HSK 5-6

Goals: Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer Mandarin texts, and recognize implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

$255

Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. EST

Begins November 5th

*No class November 26th, December 24th, December 31st

ADVANCED

Equivalent to HSK 6

Goals: Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources of Chinese language, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

$255

No classes currently scheduled

 

6-WEEK SESSIONS (1 HR CLASSES)

Join a small online group class with maximum 6 students.

Group classes are for students 17 years old (high school senior) and above.

Classes meet once a week for 60 minutes in 6-week sessions and  take place via Zoom video conference.

Please Note: All classes subject to availability and demand. Please see our Student Policies for more information.

No classes*: Veterans' Day (Wednesday, November 11th), Thanksgiving (Wednesday, November 25th - Friday, November 27th), Winter Break (Wednesday, December 23rd - Friday, January 1st), Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Friday, January 15th - Monday, January 18th)

INTRODUCTORY 1

Equivalent to HSK 1

Goals: Can understand and use familiar Chinese everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

$135

Thursdays 5:30pm - 6:30 p.m. EST

Begins November 5th

*No class on November 26th

INTERMEDIATE

Equivalent to HSK 5

Goals: Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer Mandarin texts, and recognize implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

$135

No classes currently scheduled

ADVANCED

Equivalent to HSK 6

Goals: Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources of Chinese language, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

$135

No classes currently scheduled

 

PRIVATE TUTORING

In-Person or Online

Private tutoring takes place at our Cambridge offices or online, and offers students the opportunity to benefit from face-to-face interaction, with more flexibility than our group classes. Students with specific needs, or advanced students who simply need to review and practice, may find tutoring an excellent opportunity for them. Tutoring is available for ages 6 and above.

PRIVATE IN-PERSON TUTORING

Standard Packages*:

 

1 hour         $75

5 hours       $350 ($70/hour)

10 hours     $650 ($65/hour)

12 hours     $720 ($60/hour)

15 hours     $825 ($55/hour)

15+ hours    $--- ($50/hour)

SEMI-PRIVATE IN-PERSON TUTORING

Standard Packages*:

 

1 hour        $50

5 hours     $225 ($45/hour per student)

10 hours    $400 ($40/hour per student)

12 hours     $456 ($38/hour per student)

15 hours     $525 ($35/hour per student)

15+ hours   $--- ($30/hour per student)

*Rates apply to standard conversational tutoring. Additional fees may be required for premium tutoring services like test preparation; please contact us for more information.

PRIVATE ONLINE TUTORING

Standard Packages*:

 

1 hour        $60

5 hours     $275 ($55/hour)

10 hours    $500 ($50/hour)

12 hours     $576 ($48/hour)

15 hours     $675 ($45/hour)

15+ hours   $--- ($40/hour)

SEMI-PRIVATE ONLINE TUTORING

Standard Packages*:

 

1 hour          $49 (per hour per student)

5 hours        $235 ($47 per hour per student)

10 hours      $450 ($45 per hour per student)

12 hours       $516 ($43 per hour per student)

15 hours       $615 ($41 per hour per student)

15+ hours     $--- ($40 per hour per student)

*Rates apply to standard conversational tutoring. Additional fees may be required for premium tutoring services like test preparation; please contact us for more information.

(617) 297-7789

1798 Massachusetts Ave. #2, Cambridge, MA, USA 02140

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