Learn Mandarin Chinese in Singapore

At Linda Mandarin, we deliver professional and quality Mandarin courses for people of various ages, all who are keen to master the Chinese language.

Chinese Placement Test

Sit for our online Chinese placement test to determine your Mandarin proficiency level!

Fees and Schedule

Keen to join our courses? Take a look at the available class schedules and the respective course fees.

Programs

Check out our available Mandarin courses that are catered to all ages.

Choose Your Program

Whether you’re a working professional looking to converse better with your counterparts and open you to new markets…. or you want to prepare your child early for the new world, you’ve come to the right place.

Linda Mandarin has an array of quality mandarin courses for proficiency levels and experienced teachers dedicated to your success.

Our school ensures that all our students are guided by professional native teachers with top-notch Mandarin proficiency. Our teachers are well-trained and experienced, able to guide you patiently as you learn the language, as well as make the language journey an enjoyable experience. As our teachers are also proficient in English, rest assured that they can address any questions you may bring up during lessons. To ensure that you attain instruction in proper Mandarin, our classes are planned according to the accredited syllabus that is produced by Hanban, China.

As a leading Chinese Language School, we deliver comprehensive Mandarin courses for different age groups, to meet your specific learning needs. Our Chinese classes are categorised under Adult Programs or Kids Courses that range from Group, Private, Corporate and Intensive. Moreover, we deliver Mandarin courses at both IB Chinese and HSK Mandarin levels to fulfil your academic learning. Simply drop us a call at +65 6564 7343 today to find out more about the classes we have, and how we can aid you in attaining Mandarin proficiency.

If you are keen to master the Chinese language in Singapore, Linda Mandarin is your one true educational training centre.

Our Highly Qualified Teachers

On top of being native Mandarin speakers from China, our teachers either hold a master’s/bachelor’s degree in Chinese language teaching, or have a solid business mandarin background. We can proudly say that every teacher understands the learning requirements of a complete beginner and an advanced learner alike.

Our Happy Students

Receive the best Mandarin instruction at Linda Mandarin today!

Through these comprehensive lessons, you will be able to pick up practical communication skills, namely in reading, writing, speaking and listening to the Chinese language. We also conduct dynamic and interactive classes (inclusive of role-playing sessions) with the desire for all our students to master the language most efficiently.

All Chinese classes at Linda Mandarin are Eligible for SkillsFuture credits, making them a brilliant choice for Singaporeans who wish to improve their Chinese proficiency. SkillsFuture credits is a government initiative that offers subsidies for eligible language courses, empowering Singaporeans to upgrade themselves and pick up new skills. With our courses that are eligible for SkillsFuture credits, it is now possible to learn Mandarin without bearing heavy course fees.

At Linda Mandarin, you can choose from an array of Chinese courses. We offer you the choice between private or group, physical or online classes. Additionally, we also craft lessons that benefit corporate organisations, for both individuals and those who wish to train their staff in the language.

Drop a call at 62647343 or Whatsapp us at 92992356 to learn how you can reap benefits from the subsidies or find out more about our offerings. Our helpful and friendly Linda Mandarin team will be more than happy to answer any of your queries.

Learn Chinese In Singapore – Mandarin Language Courses

FAQ

The duration of the language learning process is dependent on the level of Chinese proficiency you wish to achieve. Although many have said that Chinese characters are difficult to recognise and the language is challenging to learn, speaking conversational Mandarin might not be as difficult.

In fact, your conversational skills can be achieved in a few months!

However, if you wish to learn Chinese in Singapore for professional communication, it might require a few years to achieve sufficient proficiency.

It’s normal to feel overwhelmed thinking about the many things to learn. But you can be at ease knowing our business mandarin course will move at your pace and our teachers are always here for you.

Being able to converse in everyday topics without much interruptions is considered fluent at the basic level. HSK wise, reaching HSK4 is a good gauge of your Chinese language proficiency. If you are looking to master the language well, HSK6 is sufficient to communicate in academic, social and professional settings.

Just looking for a class to learn basic Mandarin/Chinese casually? We have a class for that too. Explore our Chinese courses for more information.

While it is possible to teach yourself Mandarin, conversational mandarin requires you to find opportunities to communicate with another person. This entails speaking and writing to someone in the language, gaining feedback and honing your Chinses proficiency. It is when you frequently communicate with another person that learning becomes easier and your skills improve.

It is also important to note that your learning may be impeded when you practice with someone who does not speak mandarin in the proper way. As such, we always encourage people to take on a conversational mandarin course with a certified Chinese teacher.

In our school, we implement a placement test to understand our students’ needs even before they begin their course. This is so that no student gets left behind and everyone is supported adequately during lessons.

Some tips and ideas to pick up the language more efficiently

  • Find a language partner to practise Mandarin with
  • Devote more time each day to learn Mandarin
  • Look out for patterns in the language instead of rules
  • Master the four different tones in the language
  • Read extremely widely (Chinese books)
  • Attend Chinese classes with other students at your proficiency level
  • Tune in to the Mandarin news on TV and listen to Chinese radio stations

While the two are common dialects of the Chinese language, Mandarin is more widely spoken around the world. Over the years, Cantonese has remained a dialect primarily spoken in Hong Kong. Additionally, Mandarin is easier to pick up than Cantonese. One of the reasons being that Mandarin only has 4 tones while Cantonese has up to 9 tones.

Whenever you are ready to learn mandarin in Singapore and register yourself in your first conversational Chinese course, we are here for you.

1. A balance between Daily Conversation and Written Chinese

During a Chinese class, learners should focus on communication through role-plays, real-world activities to achieve the goals in communicating freely in daily conversation while developing their reading and writing capabilities in a natural way. 

2. A balance of focus on Chinese vocabulary and Chinese culture

A good Chinese class provides ample opportunities for the course learners to experience the language and its culture develop intercultural awareness and enrich their personal experience.

3. A balance between Language Knowledge and Communication

The class should be designed to ensure that knowledge-based language learning is placed within a communicative context.

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