Language Courses Abroad

Learn Chinese in Shanghai, China

Learn Chinese in Shanghai, a cosmopolitan city with the best of the oriental and western worlds! Shanghai, known as the ‘Paris of the East’ is a young city, full of energy and glamour. If you’re looking for China’s latest trends and fashions, take a walk down Nanjing Lu, China’s premier shopping street and a cross between Broadway and Oxford Street!

For a bit of Shanghai sophistication and great nightlife, try the famous riverside Bund area. Don’t forget, Shanghai is above all a city of celebrations and with festivals and fairs taking place all year round, there are endless free time and sightseeing opportunities during your Chinese course and stay in this fascinating and lively city! From the dragon and lion dances of the Spring Festival, to the International Arts Festival in November, you’ll find the best of Chinese culture in Shanghai!

Our school in Shanghai

One of the best things about our school is its unbeatable location – right in the heart of downtown Shanghai! Our school is located in a comfortable, modern building with air-conditioning and wireless hot spots throughout. In addition to 10 spacious classrooms, there’s a school garden – perfect for relaxing and practising the Chinese you have learnt in class!

Your Chinese course in Shanghai

We offer a range of Chinese courses in Shanghai, taught by fully qualified, native Mandarin speakers. The maximum class size is just 12 students, so you will receive plenty of individual help and attention. Our popular Intensive Course consists of 4 classes per day, leaving you plenty of time to explore the city! If you are looking for as much tuition as possible, then you can choose the Super-Intensive programme or a combined course of group classes plus 5 private Chinese lessons each week.

We also offer a Business Chinese Course for all students wishing to learn Chinese for their future career or for a business environment or, if you need a personalised and tailor-made programme, you can take a course of Private Chinese Classes, with a flexible timetable and as many classes per day as you wish.

If you like, you could even do part of your Chinese course in Shanghai and part of it in the fascinating capital, Beijing! Please contact us for further details and a price quotation.

Accommodation in Shanghai

If you’d like to study Chinese in Shanghai and have the chance to experience the true Chinese way of life on a day-to-day basis and to practise the language you have learnt as much as possible in your free time, then we would recommend staying with one of our carefully selected Chinese Host Families. You will receive breakfast and the evening meal each day and all of the host families are located between 30 and 40 minutes from the school. This is a fantastic opportunity for all students looking for a total immersion experience and the very most out of their stay.

In a shared student apartment you will have your own room and share the fully equipped kitchen and bathroom facilities with other international students at our school. The apartments are just a few minutes’ walk from the school building and all of them have free broadband Internet, telephone with free local calls, TV, air-conditioning and access to laundry facilities.

For those who would prefer a little more comfort and privacy during their Chinese course then we also have the option to stay in an air-conditioned, private studio apartment, with the same great amenities as our school’s shared apartments, including free broadband Internet access.

Cultural Activities

One of the things our students like about our school in Shanghai is the range of activities available. At least one activity per week is included in the price of your course, including walking tours of the city. You can also choose from a range of optional weekend excursions, such as a trip to the beautiful cities of Yangzhou and Hangzhou or a trip to the famous ancient town of Wuzhen.

Star Points

  • Fascinating city, with lots to do and see!
  • Study Chinese in the heart of downtown Shanghai!
  • Comfortable, air-conditioned classrooms with wireless hot spots
  • School garden ideal for relaxing after class
  • Excellent accommodation with air-conditioning and free Internet access

How to get there

Fly to Pudong International Airport or Hongqiao Domestic Airport. We can arrange an airport transfer for you, if required.

Location of our school

Language Courses Abroad

Unit 12
The Office Village
North Road
LE11 1QJ

T: 01509 221 199

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