Chinese Language Schools

Here’s a listing of the Chinese language schools in New York City. When selecting a language school we recommend that you consider the atmosphere and environment of the school, reviews, class size, and other relevant criteria that relate to your language learning goals and interests.

A description is included with them that discusses a bit about their programs, background, and what they have to offer:

– Hills Learning


A comprehensive language school offering Mandarin Classes for individuals, businesses and schools in New York City. Classes are available for beginners to advanced speakers of the language and their courses are based on the HSK standards for Mandarin. They also have their own teaching methodology, SWIRL, which focuses on the speaking and listening components of the language. Online Chinese classes are also offered.

– China Institute


China Institute has multiple levels of classes both for children and adults at their center located at East 65th Street. China Institute offers not just classes but also culture events and training workshops. The overall goal of the institute is to promote a greater understanding of China in New York City.

– New York Chinese Language Center


The New York Chinese Learning Center is located in Chinatown and has classes for various ages and levels. They also offer translation services for Mandarin, and online resources through their blog to learn the basics of Chinese.

– Fast Learning Chinese


Fast Learning Chinese offers beginner, intermediate, and intensive private lessons. The founder, Dina Shen, has a popular program according to their website and has levels 1, 2 and 3 available for Mandarin instruction.

– Wall Street Chinese


Wall Street Chinese is located in the downtown district has both group classes and private lessons for learning Mandarin. They also host cultural events through their meetup group, including calligraphy and ink painting.

– Fount Mandarin


Fount Mandarin is located in Times Square and has both group and private lessons for learning Chinese. There’s a free conversation class held periodically at the school. Please visit their website for further information.

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    Director Human Resources
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