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Nihao ma? Wo hen hao, xie xie.

Open your world by learning some basic Chinese conversation skills. Many of our Mandarin language customers in Australia travel to China for business trips, or have an increasing number of customers from China. Learning to speak just some basic conversational skills will ensure you gain instant respect and improve your prospects of success.  Let Berlitz show you why it is easy to learn Mandarin.

Courses available:

  • Private 1-to-1: In-person & Live Online
  • Online small groups

Mandarin is the language of choice in mainland China, and many Chinese communities all over the world. Mandarin is spoken by 848 million people as their first language, and by another 178 million as a second language, making it the current most widely spoken language in the world. It is also one of the six official languages of the United Nations.

As the world’s second largest economy, China’s growing prominence and economic prosperity has fuelled enormous enthusiasm around the world towards learning Mandarin. Many people take up Mandarin lessons to increase their opportunities to improve business growth and success, to work in China or advance their career prospects. Just imagine how much your career will be enhanced if you can show other people that you can speak even just simple Mandarin with another Chinese person. 

You can speak Chinese after just one week! 

Why you should study with Berlitz

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Openpay is now available for all Berlitz courses so you can start learning now & pay later.

  • Flexible interest-free installments over 2 months, 3 or 4 months, up to 6 months.
  • Subject to Openpay T&Cs for eligible applicants.
  • Apply online now or discuss with our friendly staff for more details.
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Enjoy a free trial lesson today!

Please contact us or register your details below so we can arrange a time for you to have an assessment or free trial lesson. You will experience the Berlitz style of lessons and discover why Berlitz has been successful for over 140 years.

FAQs

  • Private 1-to-1 courses are available for in-person lessons at the Berlitz centres, or choose from our Live Online options.
  • Open small groups are available online (only 3-6 people).
  • Programs for children are available. 
  • We teach both Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese.
  • For Private 1-to-1 courses, you can choose 10 lessons, 20 lessons or 40-lesson packages. To complete one proficiency level takes 40 lessons.
  • Private online lessons are a min. 45 minutes or 1 hour each lesson.
  • Private face-to-face lessons are a min. 1.5 hours.
  • Online small group classes are 40 hours in total, running for 20 weeks.

Berlitz has 10 levels, ranging from Level 1 (Beginner/A1) right up to Levels 9 and 10 (C1/C2) for fluency or native level. Find out about the different Berlitz Levels.

We also offer more specialised Business Chinese courses for Intermediate & Advanced learners, plus preparation for Chinese HSK language proficiency exams.

  • You can choose your own flexible schedule for our Private 1-to-1 courses and Charter Group programs that are delivered in-person.
  • For Private Live Online programs, lessons can be booked online 24/7 for any day or time that suits you.
  • Our Online Small Group courses are fixed schedules for 20 weeks. There are different times available for people who prefer daytime or evenings. Please ask our office to find out more about the next available courses.
  • Private in-person lessons range from $70 to $80 per hour, depending on the course duration.
  • Private Live Online courses start from only $42 a lesson, for packages of 10 lessons, 20 and 40-lessons.
  • Online Small Groups have a standard price of $799, which is just below @$20 per hour for the 40-hour course. Remember that these groups only have 3-6 people maximum in each class, not 10 or 12, so you learn much faster and have a lot more speaking time in every class.

Contact us now for more details

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