‘Bao-er’ forward with Mandarin
Mandarin is the official language of China, an official language of the United Nations Security Council and one of the official languages of Singapore. Start learning Mandarin now to better understand your colleagues in China or to communicate better with family and friends.
Perhaps you want to expand your business into China, which is currently the largest economy in the world, and you want to prepare yourself. Or maybe, you want to learn more about the Chinese business culture so that you can build a rapport with your Chinese colleagues or counterparts.
Whatever your ambition, Agape School of Education will work with you to help you reach success in your career. Our experienced Mandarin teachers will equip you with all the tools you need to navigate office culture, from teaching you the differences in business etiquette to helping you understand the Chinese culture. You can also work on these skills while keeping to your busy schedule with our flexible lessons.
Are you accompanying a family member who has been posted to China? The move may be easier if you equip yourself with some Mandarin and knowledge of the Chinese culture beforehand. Or perhaps you’d like to surprise your Mandarin-speaking friends with a few words of Chinese.
Agape School of Education will help you with your needs through our Mandarin language lessons. Our dedicated teachers will further assist you by imparting knowledge of cultural norms, allowing you to easier navigate your interpersonal relationships without fear or handicap
If you are going on holiday to China and want to better understand the rich history behind the various historical attractions and get the best bargains at street stores, it would be a good idea to equip yourself with some knowledge of Mandarin.
The Mandarin courses at Agape School of Education highlight everything you need to know, whether it is everyday phrases essential for you to enjoy your holiday or information to expand your knowledge base and deepen your interest in Chinese culture. Our dedicated teachers will listen to you and tailor lessons and material to meet your learning objectives. If that sounds good, get in touch with us to find out more.
We can help you learn Mandarin
Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world, with an estimated 14% of world’s population speaking the language.
The simplest Mandarin character is the character for one, with only one stroke. The most complex character has 57 strokes.
It is estimated that there are more than 50,000 Chinese characters in existence. However, you will only need 2,000 of those to read a newspaper.
Mandarin is the oldest writing system that has continually been in use.
While Mandarin is the official language of China, it is only one out of five dialect groups in spoken Chinese.
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Our Mandarin courses are developed to enable learners to achieve competency in using and understanding basic Mandarin with confidence. Students are taught the necessary skills for reading, listening, conversing and writing to assist with immersion into the language in a creative, fun and engaging way. Our student-centred learning environment focuses on the needs and learning styles of the students. We believe in giving students the opportunity to build a strong knowledge foundation and to develop learning skills. Private or semi-private teaching can be arranged as these courses typically offer the benefit of greater flexibility, speed and depth of teaching.
The aim of our Business Mandarin classes is to equip students with Chinese knowledge that is commonly used in a business setting. Designed for learners with no prior experience in Mandarin, this course include lessons that cover topics such as greetings, introductions in both professional and casual settings, and conversational topics like the weather. Contact us to find out more.
Agape School of Education follows the Business Chinese Test (BCT) framework for its Business Mandarin classes. The BCT is a test used to assess learners on their ability to use Mandarin in business and common working environments. Contact us now to find out how we can help you prepare for this exam.
Agape School of Education follows the standards set out by the New Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) tests for adult learners. The HSK is a standardised test that accesses non-native speakers of Mandarin on their ability to utilise Mandarin in everyday settings. Contact us now to find out how we can help you prepare for this exam.
Do you want to learn Mandarin but do not see a course that meets your current specific needs? We are able to tailor our courses and our materials to meet your learning objectives. Contact us now and learn how Agape School of Education can help you.
Chinese culture forms an integral part of our Mandarin language courses and teaching, not only in our course material but also in additional information provided by our teachers through anecdotes, music, news and games. Students’ testimonies speak of the success and variety in our Chinese language courses. Want to read what they think about us?
Our dedicated Mandarin teachers are native speakers who have extensive knowledge of Mandarin, the business culture and cultural norms in Mandarin-speaking countries. Browse their profiles here.
At the Mandarin Desk of Agape School of Education, you would have the opportunities to learn the Chinese language and culture through the various Mandarin language programs, as well as receive all assistance and enquiries that you might have regarding the Mandarin language and culture.
Send your enquiries to [email protected] so that we could provide you with more information on our Mandarin language courses.