THE BEST "ONE ON ONE" CHINESE COURSES

 

Mandarin community is a Chinese language and culture center located near People's Square in Shanghai, China.

We offer online and presential courses.

Learn Chinese with our professional teachers. You will start understanding and speaking Chinese within a few weeks.

JOIN OUR DEMO CLASS FOR FREE
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Next DEMO CLASS is:

6th February

 

WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN CHINESE?

 
SKILLS

As China’s economy grows, the Chinese language gains more popularity among language learners in the world.

OPPORTUNITY

Communicating in Chinese translates into more business opportunities for you; now and for years to come.

CAREER

Boost your career goals by expanding your knowledge and gaining international business savvy while studying in one of China’s best communities.

 
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ABOUT US


Mandarin Community is more than just a school to learn Chinese. Mandarin Community is a community of Chinese learners and teachers who work together to support each other’s learning journey.  


Learning Chinese is just the beginning for any foreigner who wants to build a life in China – there is so much more to it than that!  

Mandarin Community is here to provide opportunities to students to learn what it takes to be a successful expat in China.  

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THE EXPERIENCE

OF OUR STUDENTS

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Simon Lear

"What I’ve really enjoyed about Mandarin Community, among other things, is the low pressure sales.  At other schools, I’ve felt harassed and had sales staff constantly calling or wechatting me to get me to buy more classes.  I’ve never felt that at Mandarin Community and I’ve actually enjoyed dealing with the customer service staff.  They’ve been very helpful with a variety of situations, not just regarding Chinese classes.  I can go to them with questions about anything related to life in China."

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Kamila Ovesna

"I’ve really enjoyed the small class sizes at Mandarin Community.  The small group classes don’t exceed 4 people, which is the perfect number for ensuring that everyone gets a chance to practice speaking and ask questions, but you can also still socialize and learn from your classmates.  I also really like that the teachers plan our lessons themselves instead of relying on one size fits all software.  It means that the teachers really are planning in accordance with our individual needs."

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Anthony Ng

"Mandarin Community holds a lot of fun activities that have helped widen my knowledge of China and also helped me to make new friends.  We do stuff like movie nights, dumpling making classes, majiang game night, and tea ceremony workshops.  Mandarin Community has also organized events to support charities in Shanghai and a lecture series to help foreigners learn about setting up a business in China.  I like that the events are not just fun, but also useful."

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Alessandro Negri

"Mandarin Community is located in a great spot downtown within 3 minutes walk from People’s Square.  It’s so easy for me to get here and the area is full of great Chinese restaurants so I can grab something to eat quickly on my way to or from class.

 

I like that the school is located inside of a traditional Chinese neighborhood where I can talk with the residents and get a glimpse of traditional Shanghai life."

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Gonzalo Fonseca

"Mandarin Community teachers love their jobs and I feel like they are partners in my learning. The teachers here are always prepared and excited to start class, they are true professionals who are invested in my learning. I’ve studied at other schools where it was so obvious that the teachers didn’t really regard teaching Chinese as their career path.  To them, it was just something to do until something else came along. They were disinterested in my progress. Mandarin Community teachers are the exact opposite!"

 

THE BEST WAY TO

LEARN CHINESE ONLINE 

Mandarin Community is confident that you will be satisfied with our classes and we back that up with a money back guarantee.
 

Mandarin Community is founded on the principles of integrity in all we do, do the right thing, and treat all with respect, fairness, and equality.
 

We’ve developed our own course work that allows for students to learn practical Chinese that will aid them in daily life, but also sets you on a course to take the HSK later if your needs change.
 

Mandarin Community organizes a wide range of fun and educational cultural events to help Shanghai expats make friends and learn about China. When you join Mandarin Community, you get a new family      in Shanghai!

100% GUARANTEE

We guarantee the same high standards for both our online classes and our face-to-face classes.

EFFECTIVE LEARNING

Learn authentic Chinese! We teach up to date Mandarin from native speakers.

EASY AND PRACTICAL

Learn Chinese anytime, anywhere without leaving your home or office!

 

OUR COURSES

 Mandarin Community provides flexible, customized versions of the classic HSK prep, Chinese for daily life, and business Chinese classes  based on student needs, level, and goals helping students increase one fluency level by the end of term.

 

We also offer a wide variety of unique electives than anyone else. Improve your speaking ability with a debate class, or increase your cultural awareness through social media literacy.

PART-TIME

Part-time classes are for students who have other responsibilities outside of class and can’t commit to an intensive class schedule.

 

Part-time classes can be in one on one format or small group classes. Part-time Small group classes will meet twice a week for two hours each time based on student availability.

 

One on one Part-time classes will be scheduled based on the individual student’s schedule. 

INTENSIVE

Intensive classes are for students who can commit to 2-4 hours a day of class, 5 days a week.

 

Intensive classes are the best way to get your Chinese skills up to speed as quickly as possible.

 

Intensive classes use an immersive teaching style to help students develop “Chinese logic.”

 

These classes can be done in small groups or one on one, or in a combination of both. 

ONE ON ONE

Classes will be one teacher paired with one student.

 

The teacher will design the class based on the student’s Chinese level, their desired learning method and the frequency of classes.

 

The course content is bespoke to the student’s requirements. Scheduling of classes is flexible and can be done on a part time or intensive basis. 

SMALL GROUP

Students will be matched based on similar Chinese language ability and whether students are part time or intensive.

 

A class can be made up of a group of friends or colleagues.

 

Small group classes will be scheduled at a set time each week.

 

Small group classes are best for people with stable and predictable schedules!

DON'T MISS THE CHANCE TO TRY OUR CLASSES...

JOIN OUR DEMO CLASS FOR FREE NOW!

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Next DEMO CLASS is: 6th February

Upcoming Events

  • CHINESE TEA TASTING WORKSHOP
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    Learn how to appreciate Chinese tea while practicing your vocabulary. Also learn about: - Kinds of tea - Some history - Etiquette - Tea-related vocabulary
  • DRAGON BOAT EXPERIENCE
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    Did you know this an all-year-practice sport? -Join us for one practice with one of Shanghai's representative teams. -Learn some Chinese vocabulary. - Have fun!
  • TAICHI WORKSHOP
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    Join us in a full taichi session with an expert! -Learn the basics of Taichi -Some history -Practice your Chinese -Taichi-related vocabulary

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