The goal of the Intensive Mandarin Course is to enable the student to converse comfortably in Mandarin within 4 months. With less time between lessons students are able to retain more of what they have learnt and build up their vocabulary and speaking skills more quickly and confidently. This is an ideal course for people wanting to learn Mandarin as quickly as possible for academic, professional or personal purposes.
The emphasis is on speaking Mandarin in an immersive learning environment. The course is taught by an expert Mandarin Instructor.
This course can be tailored to suit your specific needs, whether you are a banker, realtor, lawyer, or traveler etc.
Cost: 1 on 1, $ 45 – 50 /hour; 1 on 2, $ 30/hour; 1 on 3 , $ 25 /hour for 3-4 people. If you sign up for 50 hours or more you may qualify for a discount.
Time: 2- 4 hours a day, minimum 10 hours/week. Schedule can be adjusted upon discussion
Duration: 4 – 52 weeks
Start date: Any time for 1 on 1
Location: Richmond, Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey and Coquitlam, and online.Contact us for a free consultation!
Our student Kurt’s speech after 5 month’s intensive Mandarin course
Lesson 1 Greetings and Farewells
Lesson 2 Names and titles
Lesson 3 Nationalities and languages
Lesson 4 Numbers, days and dates
Lesson 5 Time & Daily Routine
Lesson 6 Summary for Lessons 1-5
Lesson 7 Addresses and Telephone Numbers
Lesson 8 Family and family members
Lessons 9 Work and professions
Lesson 10 Interests and abilities
Lesson 11 Invitations and appointments
Lesson 12 : Summary for Lessons 7-11
Lesson 13 Telephoning and messages
Lesson 14 Money and currency
Lesson 15 Shops and shopping
Lesson 16 Colours and clothing
Lesson 17 Size and styles
Lesson 18 Summary for Lessons 13-17
Lesson 19 Food and restaurants,
Lesson 20 Cafes, pubs and drinks
Lesson 21 Hotels and services
Lesson 22 Travel and transport
Lesson 23 Places and directions
Lesson 24 Summary for Lessons 19-23
Lesson 25 The weather
Lesson 26 Activities and Progression
Lesson 27 Intentions and Plans
Lesson 28 Heather and Body
Lesson 29 Compliments and well-wishing
Lesson 30 Summary for Lessons 25-29