Study in China

Questions and Answers

So, you decided to learn Chinese in China with That’s Mandarin?

Excellent choice!

Now, let’s see what steps you should take next. And don’t worry – we’ll be there with you all the way.


NOTE: For our online Chinese classes the application process is even easier.

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STEP 1. Contact us

First, send us a message listing down your preferences: type of course (private/group), duration, start date, learning goals, current level, additional services (like accommodation or visa), etc.

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STEP 2. Choose your Program

Our course consultant will suggest you a few of the most suitable courses, and options to choose from. Upon your request, we can also create a tailor-made course just for you.

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STEP 3. Take a Placement Test

Once the course is selected, you will take a level test to estimate your level of Chinese, so that we can place you in the most suitable group, or customize the lessons to your level.

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STEP 4. Confirm your Study Plan

Once you complete the placement test, we will prepare a study plan for you that will summarize your course goals, schedule, and content.

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STEP 5. Sign the Contract

You will get a printed copy of a contract to sign at the school, or a scanned copy to sign remotely if you’re not in China.

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STEP 6. Pay the Course Tuition

You can pay for your course using Cash, Credit Card, Debit Card, Paypal, Bank Transfer, WeChat or Alipay.

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STEP 7. Apply for a Visa (If needed)

After you sign the contract and pay the tuition fee, you can apply for a China visa (if you’re outside China). For short-term courses, you can apply for a tourist visa. We can also provide you with a student visa, and send all the necessary documents and an invitation to you.

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STEP 8. Arrive to China and Start Learning

If you arrive to China from abroad, we can pick you up at the airport, or you can come to our school yourself. From here, your Chinese learning journey begins!


Further Reading

Study in China Q&A

Discover some practical tips about studying Chinese language in China’s top cities.

Life in China Q&A

Follow our guide to life in China with an overview of China’s top cities, best food, and some practical tips for your first visit.

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