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Best Affordable Mandarin Chinese Courses in Shanghai
Learn & Study Mandarin Chinese in the center of Shanghai! General Chinese, Business Chinese, HSK Preparation! Best rates. Flexible start dates & length. Year round. Fast progress.

An exciting range of Mandarin Chinese courses are offered in Shanghai at MandarinRocks Chinese Language School, at all levels from absolute beginners to advanced all year round. 16 start dates throughout the year for total beginners while non beginners and individual courses start every Monday ! Book 4 weeks in advance (6 weeks in advance with accommodation arrangement).

Intensive courses are provided on fixed schedule and daily basis (Monday to Friday). If you cannot commit to regular course and prefer more flexibility in schedule, check out Private Tutoring option, which can be offered in evenings and weekends.

If you want to combine Mandarin Chinese study and internship in Shanghai, check out alternative Study-Internship program.

Minimum age for year round programs is 15yrs. Younger students can opt to attend China Summer Camp in the summer or take private tutoring.

Otherwise, scroll down to browse the list of Mandarin courses we offer in Shanghai and click on the courses that interest you to learn more!
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Shanghai China

Shanghai is the “New York” of China. There is no place more exciting than Shanghai in China! It's a city for people who love cities - they love the pace, the intensity, the density, the constant feeling of motion and the sensory overload. If you like Shanghai, it's because you're attuned into this frenetic vibe that it exudes - the swirl of stores and restaurants and people that collide on every corner you can see. Shanghai is the most chosen destination for language students, a great place not only for learning Chinese, but also for exciting city life. To learn and study Chinese in China, probably there is no better choice than Shanghai.

Founded in 2001, MandarinRocks is an award-winning Chinese language institution with schools in Shanghai and Beijing that has over 15 years of experience providing Mandarin training for thousands of foreign students and professionals and is among the top rated Chinese language schools in China.

General Chinese, Business Chinese, HSK Preparation
From 2 weeks up to 1 year
Small Class, Fast Progress, Practical Use. MandarinRocks Chinese courses in Shanghai fall into three main categories: General Chinese, Business Chinese, HSK Preparation. Placement test will be given before or on your arrival to place you into the appropriate class. The courses are taught by highly qualified teachers in small groups (max 8 per class, average 3~5) to ensure every student gets full attention from teacher and has ample time for practice. Students can enrich learning experience in a culturally diverse environment since our small class is often joined by students of a mix of nationalities. Various cultural activities, excursions and site visits (arranged for student group of 5+) are offered to introduce students to multiple aspects of Chinese society.

Chinese course

Category 1. General Chinese
General Chinese 20 (20 group lessons per week)
This popular course includes four group lessons a day. Based on their level, participants can acquire a basic knowledge of the Chinese language or improve and perfect the knowledge they already have. Listening, speaking, reading and writing are all integrated in the class to develop and improve students overall language skills. It is designed for students who wish to learn Chinese whilst experiencing the vibrancy and excitement of Shanghai. More details.
General Chinese 30 (30 group lessons per week)
The intensive course includes six group lessons a day. In addition to regular group classes in the morning which give students the opportunity to learn the grammar and practice the four key language skills (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) while interacting in a small group environment, this course offers an additional two group classes in the afternoon that focus on providing students with practical experience and a focus on writing and speaking in everyday situations. Students will earn beyond the specific content of their level's curriculum and focus on real communication and situational context. More details.
Combined General Chinese 20+5 (20 group & 5 individual lessons per week)
This course is ideal for combining the experience of learning the language in a group whilst at the same time receiving individual classes. The group classes in the morning encourage student interaction and help you improve your practical communication skills. The individual classes in the afternoon allow you to work on areas you may feel need extra practice or which are of particular interest to you. The students who usually take this type of course are generally highly motivated to learn as much as they can in the shortest time possible. More details.
Combined General Chinese 20+10 (20 group & 10 individual lessons per week)
This excellent course offers you the opportunity to supplement a general Chinese group course with 10 individual lessons. Two individual lessons daily allow students to reach specific learning goals more quickly. More details.
Individual General Chinese 20 (20 individual lessons per week)
The one-to-one program is ideal for determined students who want to maximize progress during a short stay in Shanghai. More details.

Category 2. Business Chinese
Business Chinese 20 (20 group lessons per week)
The course is most popular among executives and professionals but also suitable for students who want to pursue a business career that relates to China. Classes introduce key business concepts and subjects and develop practical language skills for the modern business world. Knowledge on business etiquette and practice in China are incorporated into the course. More details.
Combined Business Chinese 20+5 (20 group & 5 individual lessons per week)
This program is geared towards students and business professionals who want to explore particular business-related topics in Chinese. The individual classes in the afternoon allow you to work on areas you may feel need extra practice or which are of particular interest to you. You will be highly motivated to learn as much as you can in the shortest time possible. More details.
Combined Business Chinese 20+5 (20 group & 10 individual lessons per week)
If you want acquire the language skills necessary to communicate in business and legal situations in shortest time possible, this is the perfect course for you. Two individual lessons daily allow students to reach specific learning goals more quickly. More details.
Individual Business Chinese 20 (20 individual lessons per week)
Teaching content would be personalized specifically to students’ business and professional needs. Particularly suitable for business and professional people and all those who require course tailor-made to their individual needs. More details.

Category 3. HSK Preparation
Individual HSK Preparation 20 (20 individual lessons per week)
HSK (new) was created for students seeking admission to colleges and universities in China. It is designed to demonstrate Chinese proficiency for academic purposes. It is the only mandarin proficiency test recognized by Chinese government. HSK Preparation Course enables basic to advanced students to improve their test performance. Students take four lessons every day to study the grammar, vocabulary, listening comprehension, and reading skills necessary to score well on the test. Practice tests are taken each week and reviewed extensively with teacher. We will assist students with registering for the HSK exams. More details.

in the class

Start Dates
Total beginners 16 start dates
Non beginners and individual courses every Monday
Book at least 4 weeks in advance

General Chinese starting from $635/€545 (2 weeks)
Business Chinese starting from $735/€630 (2 weeks)
Price varies to type and duration of chosen course. Read full pricing.

Optional Service to Ease Your Mind (additional cost)
You do not have to worry about arriving, finding place to stay...,entrust us to take care the details and set you worry-free.
Airport transfer
Our driver will meet you at airport and transfer you to your accommodation to save you hustle and bustle. US$65/€55 one way.
You can get Shanghai housing right in vibrant city centers for the duration of course. Our housing facilities in Shanghai offer the convenience and comfort necessary for an easy transition into living in the big city. Students can reside in private studios or single room in shared apartments in metropolitan Shanghai with easy access to public transportation and restaurants, supermarket, shops, banks and other living facilities nearby. Homestay, serviced apartment, hotel, hostel can also be arranged upon request. For details and pricing, please read housing page.

The language programs are open to applicants of all nationalities above (including) 15yrs. All levels are accepted.

Book Now!
1 Fill in booking form online
2 We will contact you via e-mail or by phone within 2 working days
3 Pay deposit 450USD/400EUR within 7 days to confirm booking
4 Pay full payment prior to booking/payment deadline
5 Advice and information will be provided prior to your departure
6 Start Chinese learning experience in Shanghai

Booking deadline to these programs is 4 weeks before your chosen start date. Later bookings might be possible but only accepted on case to case basis. Prospective students are encouraged to book as early as possible to secure a spot.

Other Programs in Shanghai
Academic Semester & Year Program (15+yrs)
The most complete Chinese training, enabling you to fully prepare for academic or professional career. 14 weeks per semester, spring and fall.
Study-Internship (18-30yrs)
Combining intensive Mandarin Chinese language learning with customized internship placement in your industry of interest in Shanghai
Flexible start dates and duration, year round.
Internship Placement (18-30yrs)
Customized internship program in your preferred field.
Flexible start dates and duration, year round.
Summer Camp (7-20yrs) from June to August every year
Fully integrating language learning with leisure activities and travel.
Private Tutoring
No age limit. Anywhere, anytime. Fast progress, results guaranteed.

For any customization of course or program, can contact us at info@MandarinRocks.com or inquire our friendly staff.
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