ADULT CLASSES

Private Language Tutoring

Grow your Mandarin Chinese language skills with an expert native-speaker Chinese instructor from China Institute.

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Language Classes

China Institute’s immersive group classes, led by experienced language teachers, offer a wide range of Chinese language courses at every proficiency level, from beginner to advanced.

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Studio & Music Classes

China Institute offers studio classes in the areas of traditional Chinese art including calligraphy, brush painting, as well as meditation classes including tai chi and qigong.
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Chinese Literature Classes

China Institute offers a variety of special interest classes that tailor to different interests and hobbies of our audiences in the areas of traditional art, literature, and more.
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PRIVATE LANGUAGE TUTORING

Grow your Mandarin Chinese language skills with an expert native-speaker Chinese instructor from China Institute.  If you’re looking for something completely integrated and tailored to your specific needs, 1:1 private tutoring might be your choice. Whether online or in-person, we can help you with: 

  • Speaking and Fluency Development 
  • Pronunciation / Accent Modification 
  • Listening Comprehension 
  • Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar, and Writing
  • Chinese for Special Purposes
  • Test Prep (e.g., HSK) 
  • And more…

Both individual and small-group options are available. Get a personalized lesson plan and regular check-ins to help you reach your goals.  

Book more hours and earn more free lessons! Private lessons are booked in blocks of a minimum of 10 hours to begin with. Complimentary extra hours will be automatically added to your package if more than 20 hours are purchased at one time. A paid trial lesson is also available upon request. 

Take your next step and reach out today! 

For more information about the Private Tutoring Program for adults, please contact Fei Xue at fxue@chinainstitute.org 

LANGUAGE CLASSES

China Institute’s immersive group classes, led by experienced language teachers, offer a wide range of Chinese language courses at every proficiency level, from beginner to advanced. Our feature courses include but are not limited to Chinese literature, Classical Chinese, and Chinese philosophy, among many others.

Beginner

Level 101

Level 102

Level 103

10 Sessions (20 Hours)
$485 Member / $525 Non-Member
(Plus a $30 Non-Refundable Registration Fee)
This course is a continuation of Beginner Chinese 102. This class will continue to introduce new vocabulary and sentence patterns. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to communicate about daily necessities, including shopping…

Heritage Chinese Beginner II

Elementary Conversational Chinese I

Elementary Conversational Chinese II

Intermediate

Intermediate Conversation

10 Sessions (20 Hours)
$485 Member / $525 Non-Member
(Plus a $30 Non-Refundable Registration Fee)
This class is designed for students who have learned about 1,000 words and structures or have taken intermediate-level classes at China Institute but want to improve conversational skills. The class will help students speak the language…

Advanced

Advanced Reading for Heritage Learners

Advanced Spoken Chinese

Advanced Reading in Chinese Culture

Hot Topics in China (Advanced Speaking & Reading)

STUDIO & MUSIC CLASSES

China Institute offers studio classes in the areas of traditional Chinese art including calligraphy, brush painting, as well as meditation classes including tai chi and qigong.

Studio

Brush Painting

Chinese Calligraphy (In-Person)

Tai Chi (In-Person)

Guqin

Guqin Beginner II

Guqin Intermediate II

Pipa

Pipa for Beginners (Levels I – VI)

Pipa for Advanced (Levels I – VIII)

Chinese Literature Classes

China Institute offers studio classes in the areas of traditional Chinese art including calligraphy, brush painting, as well as meditation classes including tai chi and qigong.

Chinese Literature

A Special Course by Ben Wang: Two Coolest Ming Artists in Chinese Culture: Shen Zhou 沈周 & Tang Yin 唐寅

10 Sessions (20 Hours)
$550 Member / $590 Non-Member (Plus a $30 Non-Refundable Registration Fee)
Calling from Chang-gan must be studied to be loved for its full beauty of the poetry set in its remarkable music. It will be a Ben Wang’s special course offered in the spring semester of China Institute…
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