OUR COURSES

 

OUR DEDICATION TO THE MANDARIN LEARNING COMMUNITY IS EVIDENT FROM OUR FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE.

 We take great pride in being the only Mandarin Institute in Taiwan to offer Any course at Any level at Any time.



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Regular Courses

(2 hours per day)

All regular Mandarin courses are 128 hours. Each class is capped at 9 students maximum.Regular courses consist of 8 hours instruction per week. They are divided into four levels: beginning, low intermediate, intermediate, and advanced. In each level, courses are further divided into lower, intermediate, and upper. Students will be assigned to one of the four levels according to their placement test result. This is the most popular course among the ex-pat community in Taiwan as it allows for 2 hours attendance per day spaced over 3 months to complete each level. The classes for each course and level start at 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm and 7 pm (Night-course) allowing flexibility into almost any students work and travel schedule.

TMI CHINESE - Chinese school in Taipei. Study mandarin chinese in Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.

Intensive Courses

(4 hours per day)

All Intense Mandarin courses are available for duration between 1 week or 52 weeks.The intensive courses begin every Monday of the year and are capped at a maximum of 6 students per class.Intense courses consist of 16 hours instruction per week.They are also divided into four levels: beginning, low-intermediate, intermediate, and advanced. Students will be assigned to one of the four levels according to their placement test result. This is the most popular course among the short term travelers in Taiwan. Students can expect to complete each of the levels within 4- 6 weeks. The classes for each intense course and level start every monday at 9am or 11 am.



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Private 1/1 Lessons

(Flexible Schedule)

Private mandarin courses begin at TMI every Monday of the year. Private lessons are a great way to improve or begin your mandarin studies and are also popular with advanced almost native Chinese speakers or simply a student who wishes to progress in a non-group environment. During the lesson, you can choose to learn your own material or follow material issued by the teacher. Class schedule times are flexible and our admissions team can schedule the class to a time that you have requested depending on availability. Private Mandarin lessons at TMI can be taken from 2 to 4 hours per day with the weekly amount ranging from 2 to 20 hours per week depending on your requirements.

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Combo Course

(24 Hours per week)

Combo Courses begin at TMI every Monday of the year and consist of the original 16 Hours per week Intensive course + an additional 8 Hours per week Private 1/1 lessons. Totaling at 24 Hours per week, the combo Mandarin course is the best option if you really want to pack in as much Chinese as possible for your stay in Taiwan. The combo course is popular among a wide range of including Students who are preparing for exams and want to cover their own exam related material with their teacher and also popular among senior students who like to have additional lessons on top of the group class for extra revision.

CURRENT LEVELS

Beginner

This class, which sets a solid foundation for further studies, is for those students who have never studied Mandarin before.

The course will cover the Chinese pronunciation system, tone emphasis, basic communication skills, Chinese characters and simple sentence formation and structure.

Students can expect to speak 350-450 words after completion of this level.

Class times available:

Morning Class 9AM – 11AM
Noon Class 11AM – 1PM
Afternoon Class 2PM – 4PM
Evening Class 7PM – 9PM

 

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Lower-Intermediate

This class is for those students who have already taken the Beginning Mandarin class or who are at the same level of study.

Students will learn more complicated sentence structures and get a deeper understanding of the language. They will converse with native speakers, and understand simple articles.

Students can expect to speak 800-900 words after completion of this level.

Class times available:

Morning Class 9AM – 11AM
Noon Class 11AM – 1PM
Afternoon Class 2PM – 4PM
Evening Class 7PM – 9PM

 

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Intermediate

Students who have taken the Low Intermediate course or those with an equivalent understanding of Chinese are best suited for this class.

Intermediate Mandarin will advance further in speaking nearly flawless Chinese, easily read the newspaper, and understand most television and radio programs.

Students can expect to speak 1000-1500 words after completion of this level.

Class times available:

Morning Class 9AM – 11AM
Noon Class 11AM – 1PM
Afternoon Class 2PM – 4PM
Evening Class 7PM – 9PM

 

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Advanced

Students will learn the basics of classical Chinese, allowing for a richer enjoyment of classical texts such as lyrical poetry, essays or treatises.

Students will independently read Chinese literature in arts, religion, history, culture, economy, etc. They will write essays in various writing styles, including speeches and recitals.

Students can expect to speak 1500-2500 words after completion of this level.

Class times available:

Morning Class 9AM – 11AM
Noon Class 11AM – 1PM
Afternoon Class 3PM – 5PM
Evening Class 7PM – 9PM

 

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