Chinese Summer 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 22 July 2019 and consists of 7 lessons of 120 minutes (unless noted otherwise).

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.

Want to wait until September? Click here for the Chinese Autumn Course! The autumn season starts in the week of September 23rd

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

Course overview

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1

week commencing 22 July

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 7 weeks: Tuesday between 19:00 and 21:00 hrs

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

Chinees 'n makkie €40.00

(ISBN: 9789046900611)

Intensive Chinese Course


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 *