Learn Chinese (Mandarin) in Beijin and Shanghai: language courses for both youth and adults (16+)

Founded in 2005, Hutong School is the leading foreign owned Chinese language school in China. With locations in Beijing & Shanghai, Hutong School is the school of choice for anyone who wants to do an internship in China or learn Chinese in China.

  • Towns: Beijing and Shanghai
  • Lodging: private apartments
  • Group: max. 4-5 people
  • Age: 16+; 13-14 (accompanied by parents)
  • Dates:  all year round (for those having at least elementary level)


Hutong School promotes a personal approach to teaching Chinese (i.e. Mandarin). Every student goes through the process of the personal assessment of their language level and gets a tailor-made study plan. Hutong School tutors go through a rigorous selection process and are constantly monitored to ensure the delivery of the highest quality of service to the students. The personal approach to teaching Chinese is the key factor in achieving considerable progress in learning the language faster; hence the groups of max. 4-5 students. Additionally, the advanced teaching methodology is designed to assist students to progress faster by segregating speaking sessions from the writing skills development.

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Название школы:Hutong School
Town, country:•Braches in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu
•Branches in EU: London, Paris, Brussels, Milan
•Branches in Australia: Sydney
Programmes:1. Intensive Chinese (Mandarin)
2. Internships in China
3. Volunteering projects in China
Age:•Standard: 16+
•Extra: 13-14 will be enrolled only if they are accompanied by parents or guardians
Dates:•All year round for students having elementary level
•Elementary level start dates (2015-16): Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 2, Apr. 6, May 4, June 8, July 6, Aug. 3, Aug. 31, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 7
Language knowledge level:A1-C2
Lodging:• Standard: 2-4 students per apartment; 1 student per room; communal bathroom and kitchen;
• 13-14 y.o. students with parents per apartment
• Homestay accommodation
Centre facilities:• 11 modern classrooms
• Free internet access
Study programmes on offer:1. Intensive Chinese: 20 hours of Chinese per week
2. Internships in China: 4 hours of Chinese per week + placement in the Chinese company for internship
3. Volunteering projects in China: hours of Chinese per week + volunteering activities
Group size:max. 4-5
Duration:from 2 weeks to 9 months
Standard package price level:see below the detailed price list
Standard package includes:• Chinese language courses
• Various activities: Chinese calligraphy, Chinese traditional cooking workshops, Chinese traditional arts, Tai-chi
• Airport transfer
• 24/7 customer support
• Welcome package: city map, transportation tickets/cards, student bag from Hutong School
• On-line learning instruments: all Hutong School students get discounts on on-line learning Chinese courses
• Lodging: 2-4 students per apartment; 1 student per room; communal bathroom and kitchen;
• Course completion certificate

Course registration fee:

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Programme prices depend on the type and duration of stay (Beijing)

Duration:Lodging in apartments: 2-4 students / 1 bathroomWithout accommodation:
2 weeks$1,574$813
3 weeks$2,174$1,084
1 month$2,761$1,419
2 months$5,006$2,593
3 months$6,889$2,298
4 months$8.566$4,386
5 months$10,546$5,354
6 months$12,114$5,999
9 months$17,241$8,998
Information for consideration:• Above indicated rates can change depending on many factors; hence, additional discussions needed to get to the right price level according with your needs
•1 month = 4 weeks
• Studying in Shanghai will cost $84 per week more than in Beijing
• It is possible to study for more than 9 months at the monthly rate indicated for 9 months programme

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Lodging in apartments in Beijing and Shanghai

All apartments are furnished according with European standards and include:

Living roomBedroomsKitchensBathrooms
• Sofa and other furniture
• TV
• DVD player
• Tea table
• Wi-Fi
• Air conditioning
• Bed (with beddings)
• Table and chair
• Wardrobe
• Cupboards
• Air conditioning
• Washing machine
• Microwave
• Fridge
• Shower
• Sink
• Toilet

 Apartment photos

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