Language course Chinese in Beijing

LTL Live the Language

Located in the centre of Beijing’s Central Business District, our partner school LTL (Live the Language) is situated in a very lively area, with hundreds of restaurants, shops and bars within a few minutes walking distance. With the next subway station (Da Wang Lu, where lines 1 and 14 meet) less than 500 meter from the school, the Forbidden City, 798 Art District or the Sanlitun nightlife district are just a few subway stops away. Yet the school itself is located in a very quiet and green development, with a gym & swimming pool, public basketball court and a lot of trees inside the compound. The school has a very “family-style” feeling, where teachers and students eat lunch together often go for dinner after class and there is always someone around in the sofa area to either have a chat or help with your homework.

Important features of our partner Chinese school in Beijing:

  • 11 class rooms
  • Free WIFI
  • School lunch area
  • Student sofa area
  • Free coffee, tea and soft drinks
  • Regular social activities
  • Very international student mix
  • Maximum of six students, with an average of three per class
  • University certified teachers

Social activities:

There are a lot of school activities, both organized by the student support team as well as by students themselves, as this school has a very active social community. At the welcome breakfast, the new student lunch and welcome dinner, during the first week on all beginner course starting dates, you will quickly meet other students, make friends and settle into the school. One of the most popular activities is the two day wild wall trip where you hike the untouched “wild” Great Wall of China, stay in a little village next to the wall overnight and get to truly experience China’s history without the tourist crowds.
Other popular weekend activities include:
-    The Beijing Old Town Walking Tour
-    798 Art District
-    The Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square
-    The Summer Palace
-    The Olympic Area
-    Chinese puppet or acrobat shows

During the week, the most popular activities are school dinners, after school drinks and school karaoke nights.

Intensive

With a maximum of six and an average of three students per class, the intensive course groups at this school are very small, which can be especially important if you want to learn and improve your tones in Chinese and be able to speak be a lot during class. With 20 classes per week, each class lasts 55 minutes and the course teaches both speaking (70% of class time) and reading/writing (30% of class time). All courses are taught by university certified Chinese language teachers.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks 17 weeks 18 weeks 19 weeks 20 weeks 21 weeks 22 weeks 23 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks 27 weeks 28 weeks 29 weeks 30 weeks 31 weeks 32 weeks 33 weeks 34 weeks 35 weeks 36 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 398 707 942 1178 1428 1667 1894 2109 2312 2503 2683 2886 3121 3357 3592 3828 4063 4299 4535 4770 5006 5241 5477 5712 5948 6184 6419 6655 6890 7126 7361 7597 7833 8068 8304 8539
Intensive with shared apartment, single room, no meals 708 1136 1419 1761 2146 2519 2881 3231 3569 3895 4209 4547 4917 5287 5658 6028 6398 6769 7139 7510 7880 8250 8621 8991 9361 9732 10102 10472 10843 11213 11583 11954 12324 12694 13065 13435
Intensive with shared apartment plus, single room, no meals 878 1381 1694 2030 2483 2924 3353 3770 4175 4569 4951 5356 5793 6231 6669 7106 7544 7982 8420 8857 9295 9733 10170 10608 11046 11484 11921 12359 12797 13235 13672 14110 14548 14986 15423 15861
Intensive with studio, single room, no meals 862 1528 2055 2518 3061 3581 4077 4550 4998 5422 5822 6234 6744 7255 7766 8277 8788 9299 9810 10321 10832 11343 11854 12365 12876 13387 13898 14409 14920 15431 15942 16452 16963 17474 17985 18496
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 862 1528 2055 2518 3061 3581 4077 4550 4998 5422 5822 6234 6744 7255 7766 8277 8788 9299 9810 10321 10832 11343 11854 12365 12876 13387 13898 14409 14920 15431 15942 16452 16963 17474 17985 18496
Intensive with host family, single room, fullboard 933 1659 2236 2736 3330 3897 4439 4954 5444 5907 6345 6792 7348 7906 8463 9020 9578 10135 10693 11250 11807 12365 12922 13479 14037 14594 15151 15709 16266 16823 17381 17938 18495 19053 19610 20167
Intensive with host family, single room, no meals 802 1417 1902 2332 2834 3314 3772 4207 4620 5011 5380 5762 6233 6704 7176 7648 8119 8591 9062 9534 10006 10477 10949 11420 11892 12363 12835 13307 13778 14250 14721 15193 15664 16136 16608 17079
Starting dates:  

beginner : 08/01, 29/01, 26/02, 19/03, 09/04, 30/04, 21/05, 11/06, 02/07, 16/07, 30/07, 13/08, 27/08, 17/09, 08/10, 29/10, 19/11, 10/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/02 - 24/02 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€45

Airport transfer upon arrival at Beijing airport. Price per person and way.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • course materials
  • Free WiFi

During national holidays, like the Golden Week in October and the Chinese New Year, lessons depend on the individual teacher's schedule. If your teacher is in Beijing your classes will continue as normal, if the teacher goes home for a few days then these classes will all be rescheduled.The school ensures you receive the number booked lessons.

Combined

The combined course combines the intensive course of 20 lessons with an additional 10 hours (60 minutes per lesson) of private lessons. This course is for students who want to progress as fast as possible. During the small group classes you follow the regular school curriculum, but the private classes are fully tailored to your needs. This means that according to your preferences, your teacher can introduce new material, revise and improve subjects covered during the small group classes or focus on areas you require additional individual practice in, like tones or pronunciation.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6/1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Combined without accommodation 736 1355 1826 2297 2798 3275 3729 4159 4565 4948 5307 5714
Combined with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1047 1784 2303 2880 3516 4128 4716 5281 5822 6340 6834 7375
Combined with shared apartment plus, single room, no meals 1217 2029 2577 3150 3853 4532 5188 5820 6428 7013 7575 8184
Combined with studio, single room, no meals 1201 2176 2939 3637 4431 5189 5912 6599 7251 7867 8447 9061
Combined with host family, single room, no meals 1141 2065 2786 3452 4204 4922 5607 6257 6873 7456 8004 8589
Combined with host family, single room, halfboard 1201 2176 2939 3637 4431 5189 5912 6599 7251 7867 8447 9061
Combined with host family, single room, fullboard 1272 2307 3119 3855 4699 5505 6274 7004 7697 8352 8969 9619
Starting dates:  

beginner : 08/01, 29/01, 26/02, 19/03, 09/04, 30/04, 21/05, 11/06, 02/07, 16/07, 30/07, 13/08, 27/08, 17/09, 08/10, 29/10, 19/11, 10/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/02 - 24/02 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€45

Airport transfer upon arrival at Beijing airport. Price per person and way.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • course materials
  • Free WiFi

During national holidays, like the Golden Week in October and the Chinese New Year, lessons depend on the individual teacher's schedule. If your teacher is in Beijing your classes will continue as normal, if the teacher goes home for a few days then these classes will all be rescheduled.The school ensures you receive the number booked lessons.

Intensive & Tai Chi

This course combines the intensive course of 20 lessons with 10 lessons Tai Chi.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6/3 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks  
Intensive & Tai Chi without accommodation 736 1355 1826 2297 2798 3275 3729 4159
Intensive & Tai Chi with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1047 1784 2303 2880 3516 4128 4716 5281
Intensive & Tai Chi with shared apartment plus, single room, no meals 1217 2029 2577 3150 3853 4532 5188 5820
Intensive & Tai Chi with studio, single room, no meals 1201 2176 2939 3637 4431 5189 5912 6599
Intensive & Tai Chi with host family, single room, no meals 1141 2065 2786 3452 4204 4922 5607 6257
Intensive & Tai Chi with host family, single room, fullboard 1272 2307 3119 3855 4699 5505 6274 7004
Intensive & Tai Chi with host family, single room, halfboard 1201 2176 2939 3637 4431 5189 5912 6599
Starting dates:  

beginner : 08/01, 29/01, 26/02, 19/03, 09/04, 30/04, 21/05, 11/06, 02/07, 16/07, 30/07, 13/08, 27/08, 17/09, 08/10, 29/10, 19/11, 10/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/02 - 24/02 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€45

Airport transfer upon arrival at Beijing airport. Price per person and way.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • course materials
  • Free WiFi

During national holidays, like the Golden Week in October and the Chinese New Year, lessons depend on the individual teacher's schedule. If your teacher is in Beijing your classes will continue as normal, if the teacher goes home for a few days then these classes will all be rescheduled.The school ensures you receive the number booked lessons.

Intensive & Kung Fu

This course combines the intensive course of 20 lessons with 10 lessons of Kung Fu.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6/3 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Intensive & Kung Fu without accommodation 795 1472 2001 2531 3090 3625
Intensive & Kung Fu with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1105 1901 2478 3113 3807 4478
Intensive & Kung Fu with shared apartment plus, single room, no meals 1275 2146 2752 3383 4144 4882
Intensive & Kung Fu with studio, single room, no meals 1259 2293 3114 3870 4723 5539
Intensive & Kung Fu with host family, single room, fullboard 1330 2424 3294 4089 4991 5855
Intensive & Kung Fu with host family, single room, no meals 1199 2182 2961 3685 4496 5272
Intensive & Kung Fu with host family, single room, halfboard 1259 2293 3114 3870 4723 5539
Starting dates:  

beginner : 08/01, 29/01, 26/02, 19/03, 09/04, 30/04, 21/05, 11/06, 02/07, 16/07, 30/07, 13/08, 27/08, 17/09, 08/10, 29/10, 19/11, 10/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/02 - 24/02 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€45

Airport transfer upon arrival at Beijing airport. Price per person and way.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • course materials
  • Free WiFi

During national holidays, like the Golden Week in October and the Chinese New Year, lessons depend on the individual teacher's schedule. If your teacher is in Beijing your classes will continue as normal, if the teacher goes home for a few days then these classes will all be rescheduled.The school ensures you receive the number booked lessons.

Intensive & Cookery

This course combines the intensive course of 20 lessons with 10 cooking lessons to get to know the Chinese culture and gastronomy even better!

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 6/3 per class
Number of lessons per week:
30
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks  
Intensive & Cookery without accommodation 795 1472 2001 2531 3090 3625
Intensive & Cookery with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1105 1901 2478 3113 3807 4478
Intensive & Cookery with shared apartment plus, single room, no meals 1275 2146 2752 3383 4144 4882
Intensive & Cookery with studio, single room, no meals 1259 2293 3114 3870 4723 5539
Intensive & Cookery with host family, single room, fullboard 1330 2424 3294 4089 4991 5855
Intensive & Cookery with host family, single room, no meals 1199 2182 2961 3685 4496 5272
Intensive & Cookery with host family, single room, halfboard 1259 2293 3114 3870 4723 5539
Starting dates:  

beginner : 08/01, 29/01, 26/02, 19/03, 09/04, 30/04, 21/05, 11/06, 02/07, 16/07, 30/07, 13/08, 27/08, 17/09, 08/10, 29/10, 19/11, 10/12
from beginner : every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 55 minutes

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/02 - 24/02 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€45

Airport transfer upon arrival at Beijing airport. Price per person and way.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • course materials
  • Free WiFi

During national holidays, like the Golden Week in October and the Chinese New Year, lessons depend on the individual teacher's schedule. If your teacher is in Beijing your classes will continue as normal, if the teacher goes home for a few days then these classes will all be rescheduled.The school ensures you receive the number booked lessons.

One-to-One

Taking a one-to-one course is the most effective way to learn the Chinese language, as the lessons can be focused exclusively on your language needs and interests.
In the pricelist you can find the prices of 20 lessons per week. If you are interested in more lessons per week, please contact us.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
One-to-One without accommodation 736 1355 1826 2297 2798 3275 3729 4159 4565 4948 5307 5714
One-to-One with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1047 1784 2303 2880 3516 4128 4716 5281 5822 6340 6834 7375
One-to-One with shared apartment plus, single room, no meals 1217 2029 2577 3150 3853 4532 5188 5820 6428 7013 7575 8184
One-to-One with studio, single room, no meals 1201 2176 2939 3637 4431 5189 5912 6599 7251 7867 8447 9061
One-to-One with host family, single room, no meals 1141 2065 2786 3452 4204 4922 5607 6257 6873 7456 8004 8589
One-to-One with host family, single room, fullboard 1272 2307 3119 3855 4699 5505 6274 7004 7697 8352 8969 9619
One-to-One with host family, single room, halfboard 1201 2176 2939 3637 4431 5189 5912 6599 7251 7867 8447 9061
Starting dates:  

every monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/02 - 24/02 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€45

Airport transfer upon arrival at Beijing airport. Price per person and way.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • course materials
  • Free WiFi

During national holidays, like the Golden Week in October and the Chinese New Year, lessons depend on the individual teacher's schedule. If your teacher is in Beijing your classes will continue as normal, if the teacher goes home for a few days then these classes will all be rescheduled.The school ensures you receive the number booked lessons.

One-to-One & excursions

With this course, you’ll get out of the classroom; you will discover the city of Beijing and study in a different historic location every day (4 hours per day). Transportation costs or entrance tickets are not included.

Minimum age is 16 year .

Prices 2018

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 1 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
Number of weeks:
  1 week 2 weeks  
Private Lessons & Excursions without accommodation 882 1617
Private Lessons & Excursions with shared apartment, single room, no meals 1193 2047
Private Lessons & Excursions with shared apartment plus, single room, no meals 1275 2146
Private Lessons & Excursions with studio, single room, no meals 1347 2439
Private Lessons & Excursions with host family, single room, fullboard 1418 2570
Private Lessons & Excursions with host family, single room, halfboard 1347 2439
Private Lessons & Excursions with host family, single room, no meals 1287 2327
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 60 minutes

Transport and entrance tickets, if applicable, are not included and are to be paid to the school upon arrival.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 11/02 - 24/02 : €147 per week
Transfer:  

€45

Airport transfer upon arrival at Beijing airport. Price per person and way.

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • certificate of attendance
  • course materials
  • Free WiFi

During national holidays, like the Golden Week in October and the Chinese New Year, lessons depend on the individual teacher's schedule. If your teacher is in Beijing your classes will continue as normal, if the teacher goes home for a few days then these classes will all be rescheduled.The school ensures you receive the number booked lessons.

Shared apartment

The shared apartments are located next to the China Media and Communication University, next to China’s old “Grand Canal” that during the Ming dynasty connected Beijing with the Southern provinces. Apartments are shared with Chinese university or students from the school. You will live at approximately 30 minutes travel time away from the school.

An apartment usually has four different rooms, one large room with an en-suite bathroom (the prices for Apartment Plus apply) and three small rooms sharing one bathroom. There is a gym, swimming pool, two super markets and several restaurants inside the compound, as well as the university cafeterias next door.

The compound is about 500 meters from to the China Media and Communication University subway station, close to the university and has many shops and restaurants in the area. All rooms have a desk, chair and wardrobe. To ensure hygiene standards and because Chinese university students usually do not cook themselves, but eat in the university cafeteria, it is not allowed to cook in the kitchen. You are however of course free to use the fridge and microwave in the apartment. Please also note that the apartments are very affordable, convenient and safe, but are furnished according to local Chinese university student standards, which is usually quite basic.

Shared apartment Plus

When you book the “Plus” apartment, you will have a big room (approx. 20 square meters) in a shared apartment with other students, an en-suite bathroom and large bay window.

Host Family

Host Families are available for students of all levels, including complete beginners. You will have your own room, be served delicious home cooked Chinese food for breakfast and dinner (if you book half board) and have the opportunity to practice your Chinese after class every day. To ensure a real Chinese immersion experience, there is never more than one student staying in one family. Families are guaranteed to be no more than 45 minutes transport time away, but most are within walking distance of the school.

Your family will either do your laundry for you or you will have access to free laundry facilities and you of course have full access to the kitchen in case you want to use it. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available and prices already include free WIFI, air-conditioning and all other bills.

Studio

Staying in a studio is a private and comfortable living experience. The studios have a private bath and kitchen and are located at approximately 15 minutes by bus to school. You will find many shops and restaurants in the neighborhood. The studios are being cleaned once a week.

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Learn Chinese in Beijing, an exciting and confident city which is at the pinnacle of China’s economic growth. A city of contrasts, Beijing makes a fantastic destination to learn Chinese as there is so much to discover wandering its bustling streets; from soaring sky scrapers to tranquil parks to beautiful temples. The opportunities that learning Chinese can bring to a language student are endless, as the Chinese language will only continue to grow in dominance, especially in the business world.

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