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Adult Standard Chinese

Mandarin Plus , the professional mandarin school in Singapore provide Adult Chinese Standard Course which is using China Hanban syllabus and each level aligns to international Chinese Proficiency Test ( HSK) level 1 to 6. Each level has clear objectives to allow our learners to be able to improve their Chinese language abilities in a systematic and efficient way . Our courses guide learner with precise and effective methods for learning Chinese.

The course is divided into three stages : basic , intermediate and advanced; they stress the learner’s actual Chinese language abilities progressively.

Mandarin Plus standard Chinese language courses help learners from conversational to comprehensive advanced Mandarin course in Singapore which is inspirational and effective, easy for learners to master, suitable for students of all levels. All our Chinese tutors are with 10+ years teaching experience, native Chinese tutors for adult from all language groups in Singapore. 

What is Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) ?

The HSK test was launched by China Hanban in an effort to better serve Chinese language learners. The HSK is an international standardized exam that tests and rates Chinese language proficiency. It assesses non-native Chinese speakers’ abilities in using the Chinese language in their daily, academic and professional lives. HSK consists of six levels, namely the HSK (level 1) to HSK (level 6),

What are the learning objectives for each level? 

Beginner Level 1(HSK 1) — can understand and use very simple Chinese words and phrases, meet basic needs for communication and possess the ability to further their Chinese language studies.

Beginner Level 2 (HSK 2)– have an excellent grasp of basic Chinese and can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.

Intermediate Level 1(HSK 3)– can communicate in Chinese at a basic level in their daily lives; and use it in their academic and professional career. They can manage most communication in Chinese when travel in China.

Intermediate Level 2(HSK 4)– can converse in Chinese on a wide range of topics and are able to communicate fluently with native Chinese speakers.

Advanced Level 1(HSK 5)– can read Chinese newspapers and magazines, enjoy Chinese films and plays, and give a full-length speech in Chinese.

Advanced Level 2(HSK 6)– can easily comprehend written and spoken information in Chinese and can effectively express themselves in Chinese, both orally and on paper.

What certificate you can get?

Once you have complete a course we will issue an formal achievement certificate presented by our school. Also, you may consider to take the relevant HSK test in Singapore examination center. The certificate of HSK is widely recognized internationally .  The results of the test can serve several purposes:

  1. A reference for an educational institution’s decision-making concerning recruiting students, assigning students to different classes, allowing students to skip certain courses and granting students academic credits.
  2. A reference for employers’ decision-making concerning the recruitment, training and promotion of test takers.
  3. A method for Chinese language learners to assess and improve their proficiency in Chinese.
  4. A method for Chinese language training institutions to evaluate training results.

 

LEVEL HSK PRIVATE CLASS(20hrs) SMALL GROUP CLASS INTESTVE PRIVATE INTESTIVE SMALL GROUP (4hrs/week)
Beginer 1 HSK1 Fr$65/hr $500/20hrs/10 sessions $60/hr $500/20hrs/10 sessions
Beginer 2 HSK2 Fr$65/hr $500/20hrs/10 sessions $60/hr $500/20hrs/10 sessions
Intermediate 1 HSK3 Fr$65/hr $520/20hrs/10 sessions $60/hr $520/20hrs/10 sessions
Intermediate 2 HSK4 Fr$65/hr $520/20hrs/10 sessions $60/hr $520/20hrs/10 sessions
Advanced 1 HSK5 Fr$65/hr $600/20hrs/10 sessions $60/hr $600/20hrs/10 sessions
Advanced 2 HSK6 Fr$65/hr $600/20hrs/10 sessions $60/hr $600/20hrs/10 sessions

Group class schedules
WEEKDAY MORNING SMALL GROUP CLASS

Course name Batch number Group size Schedule Timing frequent
Beginer 1 HSK1m 2-6 Every Monday 10am- 12pm Once a week
Beginer 2 HSK2m 2-6 Every Tuesday 10am – 12pm Once a week
Intermediate 1 HSk3m 2-6 Every Wednesday 10am – 12pm Once a week
Intermediate 2 HSK4m 2-6 Every Thursday 10am – 12pm Once a week

WEEKDAY EVENING SMALL GROUP CLASS

Course name Batch number Group size Schedule Timing frequent
Beginer 1 HSK1e 2-6 Every Monday 7 – 9 am Once a week
Beginer 2 HSK2e 2-6 Every Tuesday 7 – 9 am Once a week
Intermediate 1 HSk3e 2-6 Every Wednesday 7 – 9 am Once a week
Intermediate 2 HSK4e 2-6 Every Thuresday 7 – 9 am Once a week

WEEKEND SMALL GROUP CLASS

Course name Batch number Group size Schedule Timing frequent
Beginer 1 HSK1s 2-6 Every Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm Once a week
Beginer 2 HSK2s 2-6 Every Saturday 12:30pm-2:30pm Once a week
Beginer 1 HSK1sd 2-6 Every Sunday 10am-12pm Once a week
Beginer 2 HSK2sd 2-6 Every Sunday 12-2pm Once a week
Intermediate 1 HSK3sd 2-6 Every Sunday 2- 4 pm Once a week
Intermediate 2 HSK4sd 2-6 Ever Sunday 2- 4 pm Once a week

 

 

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testimonials

I have taken private Mandarin lessons from Lilian, who is a perfect teacher with well-prepared curriculum. Best place for beginners.

Selina who is the founder of Mandarin Plus is an excellent teacher. The lessons are adapted for my needs. She is patient, professional and fun. I highly recommend her to anyone! Feel free to get in touch with any questions.

One of the very few, if not the only school, where student’s progress placed first. Not only the course can be tailored to student’s needs, but the schedule. I think, the teacher’s approach and attitude to teaching makes the whole difference.

MandarinPlus has given me the confidence to communicate in Mandarin to my colleagues, patients at work, and with my friends. The lessons are well structured and they have flexible timings you can adjust to, depending on your schedule. The teachers are very dedicated to giving you the most out of the 1 hour or 1.5 h lessons and will make sure you understand everything before carrying on to the next lesson.

My teacher, Lilian W, is very credible, patient and willing to go the extra mile making sure my pronunciation etc. is perfect. The one-to-one classes are worth the money as they provide quality content. Certification is also given once you have completed any of the levels.

I have been taking private lessons with Selina and her teachers for more than 2 years now and it has been exceptional. I am speaking from experience having been a student at other ‘larger’ mandarin schools in Singapore and I can honesty say that the dedication that the team here to their students is unconditional. Every teacher is highly qualified (not just part-time student teachers who need the pay check): the teachers genuinely have an interest in your learning and celebrate your progress with you. It is not just about what’s in the book but also Chinese culture, the difference between spoken Chinese and written Chinese and all the nuances that you would not get in a typical class.

I originally only wanted to learn a bit of Mandarin to be able to communicate the basics with others. I started with HSK 1 and I am now learning HSK 5. I have completed 2 exams which I certainly did not feel that I could so at the beginning of this journey. It was only with the encouragement of Selina and her teachers that I am able to do this. I have been recommending Mandarin Plus to all my friends and colleagues. 我需要努力,但我很感激他們的鼓勵。謝謝!

I have been learning Chinese with Selina Xie for almost 5 years now. She has set up her own school Mandarin Plus . I truly appreciate her professionalism, patience, ability to tailor teaching approach to varying learning styles. Over the years I have enjoyed traditional textbook work, role-plays, learning tongue-twisters, story writing, reciting and dictation, reading additional materials including newspaper and Internet articles that complemented my learning path at Mandarin Plus. I successfully passed HSK3 exam and am currently completing the third level of Business Chinese (BCT3). Selina is an extremely experienced teacher with admirable personal background, which one realises only having spent several years as her student and having tried other schools and other ways of learning. I encourage all students to keep going (we know how hard it gets at times, right?) and not to be afraid to ask questions or share their opinions with the teacher. Only by doing so can we all achieve our learning goals and actually enjoy the process too .

As a native English speaker taking up Mandarin can feel overwhelming . Selina laoshi who is also the founder of Mandarin Plus and Lilian Wang the teacher of Mandarin Plus have provided me with much needed direction, confidence and expertise to reach a level of progress I ‘m delighted with. After just one year I’ve already taken my level 3 exam, and I’m reaping the benefits in my day to day usage. Fantastic Chinese lessons at a reasonable price !

I worked with Selina for a period of two weeks in preparation for my undergraduate Chinese final. She was extremely helpful in ensuring my correct pronunciation and developing my conversational skills. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who needs to improve fast in a short period of time.

Neither Rudrash’s mother tongue is Mandarin, nor we speak Mandarin at home, still teacher Selina Xie (founder of Mandarin Plus) brings up enough interest and encouragement in our son, that he always looks forward for her class. Thank you Selina laoshi , thank you Mandarin Plus.

The founder of Mandarin Plus , teacher Selina is great! My son has enjoyed lessons with her because she makes learning fun. She’s patient and provides regular feedback. Highly recommended and reasonably priced!