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Adults Program

Adults Program

Beginner’s Mandarin Dip

Are you curious about Mandarin Chinese but not quite ready to commit to an intensive language learning program? Our "Beginner’s Mandarin Dip" course is the perfect introduction to the most useful and common topics in Mandarin, designed to give you a glimpse into the language before diving into more extensive studies. It's an excellent opportunity to gauge your interest, assess your Mandarin learning ability, and decide if you can take your language skills to the next level.

Discover the Essentials in Just ONE month: In this one-month course, we have carefully selected the most essential topics to provide you with a solid foundation in Mandarin. From basic greetings and introductions to everyday conversations and practical phrases, we cover the topics you need to start communicating effectively in Mandarin Chinese. Our interactive and engaging lessons will immerse you in the language and culture, allowing you to experience the beauty of Mandarin firsthand. At the end of the course, we have an in-person meet-up to practice in the real-life situation.

Flexible Learning to Fit Your Schedule: We understand that life can be busy, and finding time for language learning can be a challenge. That's why our "Beginner’s Mandarin Dip" course is designed to be flexible and accommodating. With just one class per week(1.5 hrs per class), you can easily fit it into your schedule without overwhelming your other commitments. Whether you're a working professional, a busy student, or simply have limited availability, this course provides an accessible and manageable learning option.

Try Before You Commit: "Beginner’s Mandarin Dip" is designed to preview what it's like to learn Mandarin and help you decide if you want to pursue more intensive language studies. It's an ideal option for those who want to dip their toes into Mandarin learning before fully dedicating themselves to a comprehensive program. This course allows you to experience the joy of learning Mandarin, explore its unique sounds and characters, and gain confidence in communicating in this global language.

Embark on Your Mandarin Journey Today! Join our "Beginner’s Mandarin Dip" course and take the first step towards mastering this captivating language. Develop essential language skills, experience the culture, and determine if Mandarin fits you. With just one class per week, you can ease into Mandarin learning while discovering your potential and passion for this beautiful language. Enroll today and unlock the door to a world of opportunities and connections through Mandarin Chinese!

Adults Program

Mandarin 123 Program

Your Journey to Fluency【Blended Learning Approach】

We believe in the power of intensive learning, so we encourage you to dedicate 60-70 hours 【6 - 7 months】 of focused study to achieve fluency in speaking and listening at the HSK3 level. Additionally, if you're up for the challenge, we offer the option to recognize 150 characters at the HSK1 level. By immersing yourself in our course, you'll see tangible results and feel confident in your Mandarin skills.

Flexible Schedule and Comprehensive Curriculum: We understand that your schedule and location may vary, which is why our course offers unparalleled flexibility. Our blended learning approach allows you to access the course content anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace. With our three-module structure and blended learning approach, you'll progress through the course in a logical and systematic manner.

  1. Module 1: Foundation Essentials 【10 weeks】

  2. Module 2: Conversational Mastery 【9 weeks】

  3. Module 3: Advanced Proficiency 【9 weeks】

With support learning materials, you can expect two weekly online classes (1 hour per session) focusing on teaching and practice. Additionally, we organize a 1.5-hour in-person meetup every month where you can apply your skills in real-life situations and practice with other Mandarin Speakers and Learners. We also provide the option to learn Chinese characters as an add-on to the module.

Small Class Size for Enhanced Learning: To provide you with a personalized and immersive learning experience, we keep our class sizes small, typically consisting of only 4-6 students.

Join the Mandarin Learning Community: When you enroll in our course, you also join our exclusive Mandarin learning community. Connect with fellow learners, native speakers, and language enthusiasts who share your passion for Mandarin.

Are you ready for an immersive and transformative Mandarin language learning experience? Join the Mandarin 123 Program - your journey to fluency and unlock the doors to a new world of communication, culture, and connections.

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HSK Courses

Our HSK Courses are designed to provide a structured and comprehensive learning experience for intermediate and high-level learners. With a focus on grammar, sentence structures, and vocabulary choices for various situations, our courses empower you to communicate effectively and confidently in Mandarin Chinese.

Structured Learning for Intermediate to High-Level Proficiency: Building upon your existing Mandarin knowledge, our HSK Courses offer a structured curriculum that guides you from intermediate to high-level proficiency. We provide targeted instruction and practice to help you overcome common challenges learners face at this stage. You'll develop a strong command of the language, expand your vocabulary, and refine your communication skills to express yourself naturally and effortlessly. Through engaging lessons, interactive exercises, and real-life application, we foster a deep understanding of the Mandarin language and culture.

Explore Grammar, Structures, and Vocabulary Choices: Our HSK Courses go beyond basic communication and further explore grammar rules, sentence structures, and vocabulary choices. You'll learn how to construct complex sentences, convey subtle nuances, and choose the most appropriate words for specific situations. With a strong emphasis on practical usage, you'll gain the skills needed to navigate professional, academic, and social interactions confidently.

Join the Vibrant Chinese Learning Community: When you enroll in our HSK Courses, you join our exclusive Mandarin learning community. Connect with fellow learners who share the same passion for Mandarin Chinese, exchange ideas, and get support from a supportive network of language enthusiasts. In addition, our hub offers opportunities for real-life practice, allowing you to immerse yourself in the Chinese community and apply your language skills in authentic settings.

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Trip to China

Welcome to the "Trip to China" Program! Explore Chinese Culture and Daily Life with Us!

Our "Trip to China" curriculum offers an immersive and interactive experience designed to help you understand and embrace the vibrant social nuances, everyday customs, and flavorful cuisine that define this remarkable nation. Let's take a sneak peek at what each week has in store for you:

Week 1: Understanding Chinese Social Culture: Embark on a journey to discover the intricacies of Chinese social norms and etiquette. From making friends to mastering appropriate titles and expressions, this week will equip you with the social finesse you need to engage confidently with Chinese people.

Week 2: Coping with Daily Transportation and Emergencies: Navigate China's bustling transportation landscape easily! Learn how to travel like a local using buses, subways, and more. Plus, gain essential skills for handling emergencies and unexpected situations while exploring this incredible country.

Week 3: Exploring Chinese Food Culture: Delight your taste buds as you dive into the world of Chinese cuisine. From decoding restaurant menus to understanding local dining customs, this week is all about savouring the flavours of China and connecting through food.

Week 4: Unveiling Chinese Daily Life and Culture: Get an insider's look into the daily lives of the Chinese people. Discover their routines, habits, and the fascinating differences between regions. Learn how to shop smartly, use mobile payments, and interact appropriately in various social settings.

Our carefully crafted curriculum blends online learning with exciting offline activities, allowing you to engage directly with the local culture and people. Through our blended learning and community-centered approach, you'll gain more than just language skills – you'll forge lifetime connections.

Join us for an unforgettable "Trip to China" that goes beyond language and immerses you in the heart and soul of this captivating nation. Whether you're a language enthusiast, an adventurer at heart, or simply curious about the world, our curriculum has something special for everyone. Get ready to embark on a transformative journey with Vancouver Mandarin School!

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