Beijing Travel Guide


Chinese (Mandarin) Lessons

There are many schools in Beijing that provide Mandarin lessons to foreigners:

Beijing Gateway AcademyBranches in Andingmen and Wangjing. A well know language school that emphasizes custom language programs and small class sizes.
LTL Mandarin SchoolFocuses on teaching Mandarin through immersion into a Chinese language environment. Students live with Chinese homestay families, do full immersion trips in smaller cities around China and study in small groups or 1-on-1 in Beijing's Central Business District.
Cooking Classes
Cooking Classes in a hutong3 Black Sesame Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beijing, PRC 100009Phone: +86.1369.147.4408Price: 300-350Try to create one of many Chinese dishes from cold starters to famous noodles and dumplings. Beijing is a very interesting place for gourmet tours and exploration of the cultures and traditions through food. This is a very delicious way to learn new things! The additional bonus of such learning is that you are acquiring new skills and bringing back home a piece of Chinese culture along with fantastic taste of Chinese cuisine. One of the options is "The Black Sesame Kitchen". A cooking class or a fancy dinner with explanation of major flavors and meaning of different ingredients will be given in English. Reservations are a must!
Hutong cuisine cooking classPrice: 260 + 100 for optional market / pers
Cooking Classes, Tea Tastings, Hutong Tours, Traditional Chinese Medicine1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong {{! Beijing {{! China 1Phone: +86 15901046127Price: 100-250Located in a traditional courtyard home in downtown Beijing, The Hutong offers many different Chinese culture programs. Visitors can attend market tours, Chinese and international cooking classes, tea tastings and tours, traditional Chinese medicine appointments, private meals and events, or just stop by the roof top terrace to get a view of the authentic hutong culture. "The Hutong". Chefs, guides and teachers speak English, Chinese, Spanish, Dutch and more by request.

Beijing is the centre of higher learning in China, with Peking and Tsinghua Universities being ranked among the best in the world. They attract top students from across China and globally as well. Most of the universities are clustered in Haidian District in the northwestern part of the city, and nearly all of the universities in Beijing accept foreign students. Most foreign students are on Chinese language programs which can last from a few weeks to a couple of years. If you have a sufficient HSK level then you can enroll in programs to study other subjects.

Tsinghua UniversityChina's most prestigious university for science and technology.
Peking UniversityChina's most prestigious university for arts subjects as well as China's most prestigious medical school.

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