Chinese courses

TaalTaal offers quality Chinese courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of 21 January 2019 and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

NOTE: if you prefer all instruction and lesson materials to be in English, you can sign up for the "Chinese/EN" courses, which may be beneficial for beginner levels.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1

€345

Result after the course:  During this course, you will learn the most basic spoken Mandarin phrase and vocabulary for daily life (e.g. greeting, self-introduction and express your needs at a very basic level ). You will also learn Pinyin, which helps you to have a proper “tones” in Mandarin. Meanwhile, you will get some knowledge of Chinese culture. You know more about Chinese culture and language. You know how and when to use the different tones, you can have short conversations in Chinese, and you can draw and read important Chinese characters.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs or Tuesday between 10:00 and 12:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Chinees 'n makkie €40.00

(ISBN: 9789046900611)

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 2

€345

Result after the course:  During this course, you will continue to learn the basic spoken Mandarin phrase and more vocabulary. You may conduct the most basic conversations for the daily lift after this course (e.g. talking basically about your hobbies, your holidays as well as the weather). Leaning how to recognize and write basic Chinese Characters is also included at this level. Basic grammar will start to be learned at this level. Meanwhile, You will know more about Chinese culture. Your Chinese vocabulary is larger and you can understand short conversations in Chinese. You can read and draw more characters.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Chinees 'n makkie €40.00

(ISBN: 9789046900611)

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 3

€355

Result after the course:  This course is for Chinese learners who can interact in basic communication. After this level, you can handle the conversation on more topics (e.g. topics on visiting a doctor, shopping in a supermarket or express greetings at festival times). Your grammar knowledge will be extending and meanwhile, you will understand and write more Chinese characters. Of course, you may have a deeper understanding of Chinese culture at this level.More attention is given to gaining a deeper understanding of the language as well as extending the vocabulary to understand more of the different symbols and characters.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Chinees 'n makkie €40.00

(ISBN: 9789046900611)

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 4

€355

Result after the course:  This is the begin of an intermediate level. The course is for Chinese learners who can conduct and exchange basic information on many familiar topics in daily life. After this level, you can be involved in topics at an intermediate level (e.g. how to describe the place you have visited or compare two things, how to find your way or take the right bus in a complicated situation ). You may also know how to write standard forms and short e-mails.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Chinees 'n Makkie deel 2 €40.00

(ISBN: 9789046900895)

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 5

€355

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 7

€355

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Friday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 8

€355

Result after the course:  The emphasis in this course will be on Chinese texts. After completing this course, you should be able to understand most parts of articles with distinctive topics. You should be able to write short reports about yourself, your background, your immediate area (work, home, etc.) and other daily topics.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

New Practical Chinese Reader 2 €30.00

(ISBN: 9787561928950 )

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 9

€355

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

New Practical Chinese Reader 2 €30.00

(ISBN: 9787561928950 )

week commencing 21 January

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 10

€355

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

week commencing 21 January

Chinese/EN Level 1

€355

Result after the course:  During this course, you will learn the most basic spoken Mandarin phrase and vocabulary for daily life (e.g. greeting, self-introduction and express your needs at a very basic level ). You will also learn Pinyin, which helps you to have a proper “tones” in Mandarin. Meanwhile, you will get some knowledge of Chinese culture. You know more about Chinese culture and language. You know how and when to use the different tones, you can have short conversations in Chinese, and you can draw and read important Chinese characters.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 18:00 and 20:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

New Practical Chinese Reader 1 €30.00

(ISBN: 9787561926239)

week commencing 21 January

Chinese/EN Level 2

€355

Result after the course:  During this course, you will continue to learn the basic spoken Mandarin phrase and more vocabulary. You may conduct the most basic conversations for the daily lift after this course (e.g. talking basically about your hobbies, your holidays as well as the weather). Leaning how to recognize and write basic Chinese Characters is also included at this level. Basic grammar will start to be learned at this level. Meanwhile, You will know more about Chinese culture. Your Chinese vocabulary is larger and you can understand short conversations in Chinese. You can read and draw more characters.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 22:00 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Key to Chinese Speech and Writing €35.00

(ISBN: 9787800525070)

Intensive Chinese Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Chinees 'n makkie €40.00

(ISBN: 9789046900611)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *