Communicate in Mandarin effortlessly. Whether it’s socialising, requesting information, presenting an argument, discussing an issue, explaining a situation, criticising a social ill, or suggesting a solution, our Mandarin Chinese courses are designed to make sure that happens.
At our Mandarin lessons, students learn Mandarin right to start, understand Chinese grammar correctly from the beginning, tune their pronunciation efficiently, and get adequate listening and speaking exercises they need.
All Mandarin classes are for adults, and are taught by April Zhang, a well-reputed Chinese teacher, who is also the author of two series of Chinese textbooks and many articles on Chinese teaching and learning. Her Mandarin lessons are well targeted, and the entire self-contained curriculum transforms the students from total beginners into fluent Mandarin speakers with substantial cultural knowledge.
Students have options of either taking private Mandarin lessons or joining a group class. Private lessons offer flexibility, and a group class is the right place to meet likeminded and highly motivated people who share the same interests.
An integrated beginner’s Mandarin program for non-Chinese speakers. 50 class hours. This program helps students get started quickly on listening, speaking, reading and writing.
A beginner’s Mandarin course for non-Chinese speakers. 30 class hours. Starting from pinyin, this course helps students build up conversational abilities quickly.
A higher beginner’s Mandarin course. 32 class hours. Students learn essential words and important structures and improve their conversational abilities.
This Mandarin course improves students’ conversational abilities around ten popular topics, and helps them develop overall Chinese comprehension. 32 class hours.
This course helps students speak Mandarin with confidence, and improves their language skills with many class activities and sufficient listening exercises. 32 class hours.
This high level course improves students' Mandarin proficiency in both spoken and written communications, a huge step towards Chinese proficiency. 80-100 class hours.
This is a higher level Mandarin course, addressing more controversial issues. Students’s contribution and ideas are at the heart of class activities. 80-100 class hours.
An advanced Mandarin course. 120-150 class hours. Students practice reading long Chinese texts, giving mini lectures, and watching authentic Chinese video clips.
A super advanced Mandarin course. 120-180 class hours. Students study famous Chinese texts ranging from 2100 BCE to 1950s CE, and gain insights into Chinese language and culture.
A beginner’s Chinese writing course for non-Chinese speakers. 15 class hours. This course teaches how to read and write Chinese texts with 70 characters.
The second Chinese writing course. 20 class hours. It teaches non-Chinese speaking students how to read and write Chinese texts with 120 characters.
The third Chinese writing course. 20-30 class hours. Students practice reading and writing longer and more expressive Chinese texts with 170 characters.
The fourth Chinese writing course. 20-30 class hours. Students develop their Chinese reading and writing abilities with 220 the most frequently used Chinese characters.
The fifth Chinese writing course. 25-35 class hours. Students practice reading and writing long and engaging Chinese texts with 270 Chinese characters.
The sixth Chinese writing course. 25-35 class hours. Students get sufficient training with a more diverse Chinese text comprised of 320 Chinese characters.
Get some insightful cultural orientation and be equipped with essential phrases with our short-term survival Chinese course. 2.5 class hours.
By using articles published in WeChat, this Chinese course offers great opportunities for high level students to learn Chinese and to understand China. 18 class hours per module.
This Chinese course helps financial experts improve their Chinese proficiency and maximise their career opportunities. 18 class hours per module.
Learn Mandarin Chinese by taking 1:1 private lessons, or 1:2. Private lessons offer you flexibility and you can learn at your own pace.
New group classes start regularly. Check out the schedule here and find out if the Chinese course in which you are interested is starting soon.
Learn how to read and write Chinese with free online video lessons, presented by Chinese teacher April Zhang.
Starting with strokes and stroke orders, she will gradually publish a series of video lessons based on her Chinese Reading and Writing series, teaching you a total of 320 most frequently used Chinese characters and how to read and write Chinese texts using these characters.
These animated explainer videos feature a handwritten style which can be emulated with a pen or a pencil, and has a different look and feel from the printed fonts.
How we can help you achieve great success in learning Chinese
We are very aware of our students’ age and their process of learning. This is why we are able to help them bring out outstanding results when learning Chinese.
A good Chinese teacher has more jobs to do than just teaching. A good Chinese teacher knows how to use different structures to facilitate students to reach their goals.
When learning Chinese, mistakes are unavoidable. At MSL Master, we understand why mistakes occur, and we know how to help students to address them effectively.
We appreciate the complexity involved in learning Chinese, and our Chinese courses are structured to reflect that complexity, guiding students to perceive the gradual changes in the texture of the Chinese language as they progress.
We encourage students to be active learners during their Chinese classes. We invite students to contribute to their learning and to help their Chinese teacher to better help them.