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📚About the Program

Non-degree in Intensive Chinese at Culture Yard Language School

The Intensive Chinese program at Culture Yard Language School is a four-week summer course that aims to help you learn Mandarin. By the end of this program, you will be able to speak basic Chinese and reach a desirable HSK score.

📖Program Curriculum

Beginner 1: An Introduction to the Chinese Language Beginner 2: Mastering the basics and gaining vocab Pre-Intermediate 1: Expressing yourself Pre- Intermediate 2: Discover more Chinese expressions and etiquette HSK 4: Chinese Language Training HSK 5: Chinese Language Training HSK 6: Chinese Language Training

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🏫About Culture Yard Language School

About Culture Yard Language School

Culture Yard Language School helps you learn Mandarin fast and quick. With their efficient teaching methods, your Chinese language skills will greatly improve to achieve fluency. Culture Yard uses a communicative and interactive approach so you can practice acquired Chinese skills in your everyday life. Besides this, the schools help you immerse in Chinese culture and people.

Culture Yard offers Chinese classes from the beginner level to HSK 6. You can enroll in any of the following programs: intensive course, part-time course, private Chinese class, survival Chinese, HSK preparation and the study Chinese online program. By the end of every program, you will find a new love and excitement for the Chinese language and culture. 

As a cultural centre, Culture Yard organizes activities such as cultural events, excursions, film shows, mahjong nights, Chinese calligraphy and more every year.


Culture Yard Language School is located at the center of old Beijing at 10 Shique Hutong. Two of the most prominent places in old Beijing are the Forbidden City and the Imperial Palace. These places exude the grandeur and history of China. Old Beijing is also home to traditional buildings made of wood which showcases the palatial architecture of China. 

Student Life

At Culture Yard, you will be taught Chinese that you can actually use in your daily life. Lessons will focus on your Chinese listening and speaking skills and the Chinese vocabulary provided to you will be relevant and practical. Culture Yard ensures that when you step out of the four walls of the classroom, you will be comfortable using Chinese. 

Besides teaching you the Chinese language, Culture Yard helps you appreciate the beautiful culture of China and the country's warm people. To engage in real-life Chinese use, you will go on excursions, trips, movie screenings, and film showings. You will also have the chance to listen to Chinese music, attend organized dinners in local restaurants and more!

Culture Yard has a WeChat group where you can interact with your teachers. You can ask questions and share information about the Chinese language and culture. 


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🏠 Accommodation

Culture Yard Language School has many nearby accommodations. You can use Booking.com or the thebeijinger.com.

  • You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.
  • You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.
  • We have an article about how to find accommodation off campus here.
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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$100 USD

Tuition fee:

4,800 CNY in total

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 65.

You don’t need to have studied Chinese before.

If you have not yet graduated high school you can still apply.

All student except from Nigeria are eligible to apply to this program

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📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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