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 Taiwan

Chinese Language Schools in China: Taiwan
Are you looking for a place to study Chinese intensively abroad, perhaps looking for a total immersion course with native speakers? Or maybe you want to take a vacation in Italy, and while enjoying the sights, learn enough Chinese to help you get by in your explorations. We have collected here a number of Chinese language schools of various levels of intensity in a variety of areas in China, to help you find the destination of your choice.

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Amerispan Study Abroad in Taipei
Learn Chinese abroad in Taipei, Taiwan, one of many language immersion programs offered by AmeriSpan. Originally known to Portuguese mariners in the 16th century as ‘Ilha Formosa’ or ‘the beautiful island’, for its inherent beauty, this island proudly displays towering mountain peaks and beautiful coastal scenes. Located 100 miles off the southeastern coast of the Asian mainland, it is considered to be a natural gateway for travelers to and within Asia. Our school has three campuses in Taipei. Students can easily transfer between any of the centers. The main campus occupies the third and fourth floors in a modern commercial building located on Roosevelt Road, a main thoroughfare in the southern part of the city. The surrounding area is one of the most popular residential districts in Taipei, particularly among university students. It has an abundance of restaurants, shops, night markets, and nightclubs. Capacity 200 students/day.
Location: Taipei
Email: info@amerispan.com

Australia Academic Circle
Learn Chinese in 2 Convenient Locations - in Taipei at Chung Hua University or CLD Language Center, or Taichung at Providence University. On or before arrival in Taiwan, students initially enrol for 1 semester (3 months). Students learn basic Chinese conversation skills needed for everyday living in Taiwan, and which can be developed further during continued periods of study. Students who study Chinese for 10 hours a week are entitled to visa extensions in order to continue their studies. These extensions will be granted up to 2 months at a time, for a maximum total period of 6 months. After 4 months of study it is possible to apply for an ARC (resident visa) through either Chung Hua University or Providence University. Classes are aimed at learning conversational Chinese, character writing, correct pronunciation and grammar working towards fluency. The language is taught using the Beijing Pinyin system, the most widespread method for teaching Mandarin and also the easiest system for beginners. All teachers are university graduates and have completed courses in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language.
Location: Taipei, Taichung
Email: info@aacircle.com.au

Center of Chinese Language and Culture at National Taiwan Normal University
The Center of Chinese Language and Culture (Mandarin Training Center) was established in the fall of 1956 as an extension, not a department of the National Taiwan Normal University. Since that time, it has grown to become the largest and best known institution in the Republic of China dedicated to the teaching of Chinese culture and Chinese as a second language. All levels of standard and Classical Chinese as well as Chinese culture are taught.
Location: Taipei
Email: mtc@mtc.ntnu.edu.tw

Chinese Language Center at National Cheng Kung University
In response to increasing interest in Chinese language and culture throughout the world, National Cheng Kung University established the Chinese Language Center (CLC) in the fall of 1982 to provide the best possible opportunity for those interested in learning Mandarin Chinese and studying various aspects of Chinese culture. The Chinese Language Center is equipped with the most up to date facilities, including language laboratories, computers and internet access, in order to ensure learning is rapid and enjoyable. The Chinese Language Center offers courses for students at beginner, basic, intermediate and advanced levels of proficiency. The center's teachers are highly experienced, conscientious and responsible. Most have been chosen from the ranks of the most outstanding students of the NCKU College of Liberal Arts, College of Management and College of Social Sciences after undergoing a rigorous selection and training process. Courses are offered in two categories, the first being Chinese language, and the second being other aspects of Chinese culture.
Location: Tainan City
Email: em52040@email.ncku.edu.tw

Chinese Language Center at National Sun Yat-sen University
The Chinese Language Center (CLC) was established in August,1997, and is located on the picturesque campus of National Sun Yat-sen University, located at a convenient distance from the bustling Kaohsiung City and Kaohsiung International Airport. In the past years, students from more than thirty countries have attended the CLC programs. Whatever your motivation and initial level are, the CLC will do all it can to ensure that you make rapid progress. All classes at the CLC are conducted in the target language. Mandarin Phonetic Symbols is used to familiarize the students with the strokes and components of Chinese characters. The CLC aims at cultivating students' Chinese comprehension abilities in areas of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and to use their Chinese skills to obtain more professional knowledge and to compete in careers as well as to realize the essence of local culture.
Location: Kaohsiung
Email: alfc@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Chinese Language Center at Tunghai University
Taichung is the third largest city in Taiwan and is located in the heart of the island. Many convenient forms of transportation, along with fine weather, which is pleasant and sunny throughout the year, make Taichung a highly desirable place to live.This well-known city boasts central Taiwan's largest national science and fine arts museums, which complemented by frequent art and music festivals, cements Taichung's reputation as a leading center of learning and culture. CLC offers a wide variety of courses at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced level. There are classes covering the four standard skills of reading and listening comprehension, conversation, and writing, as well as curriculum in newspaper reading, business Chinese, and Classical Chinese literature. Additionally, CLC offers courses on Taiwanese language and culture, which allows students to understand the many rich aspects of native Taiwanese customs, such as martial arts, religions, architecture, and traditional crafts.
Location: Taichung's
Email: clc@thu.edu.tw

Chinese Language Development Association
CLD has more than 25 teachers to suit a wide arrange of classes. All teachers have University level education and have attended special language teaching training courses. Teachers at this center observe the Confucian principle of teaching according to student ability and aptitude. Therefore, they supplement their teaching materials appropriately for classes of different levels and backgrounds. They strive to keep the teaching materials and content of the classes up-to-date and applicable to the overall needs of Each class for enhancing the effect of students’ learning. Thanks to small classes and attentive teachers, CLD has established a reputation for a higher quality of instruction in a language school. C.L.D.’s facility is conveniently located close to Taipei Train Station, a local center of transportation.
Location: Taipei
Email: aperfect@ms15.hinet.net

Chinese Language Education Center at Providence Catholic University
The Chinese Language Education Center (CLEC) at Providence Catholic University (PU) was established in 1994, and accredited by the Ministry of Education (MOE) in 1996. It is an affiliate institution under the immediate control of the College of Liberal Arts and belongs to the group of ten Chinese teaching institutions enjoying by the MOE recognition. CLEC is located in Shalu, the west of Taichung, and is said to have the best weather conditions on the island. Temples and old houses scattered in this small town will definitely lead you to investigate more about its history. CLEC aims to provide interested students with the best possible opportunity to learn Mandarin Chinese and to study various aspects of Chinese culture. The center’s instructors are all native Mandarin speakers and most of them are able to speak English and other foreign languages. Instructors are able to offer bilingual instruction to beginners and entirely Chinese instruction to advanced students. They have all received rigorous training in Chinese and foreign languages, linguistics, literature, history and philosophy.
Location: Shalu, Taichung Hsien
Email: clhuang@pu.edu.tw

Chinese Language Instruction Center at Fo Guang University
Acquire your Chinese in a genuine Taiwan setting, free from polluted air, urban sprawl and high rents. Yilan is unrivaled in Taiwan for its well-preserved environment, imposing mountain backdrop and stunning view of the Pacific, and only a 90-minute train ride from Taiwan’s capital city of Taipei. Fo Guang University is a unique institution of higher learning dedicated to providing a traditional liberal arts education of global outlook in the grand Buddhist spirit (students are neither required nor expected to study Buddhism or practice it’s tenants). All aspects of the learning environment have been considered in building a new kind of seat of learning in Taiwan where the spirit of humanities-based study and education can flourish and flower. In line with its founding spirit, Fo Guang features the Chinese Language Instruction Center, which is dedicated to serving the needs of non-native speakers of Chinese from all over the world seeking an education in Chinese language and culture. An experienced faculty and comprehensively planned curriculum provide students with a keen interest in Chinese language, thinking, customs and culture with the requisite training and guidance to speak effectively. Make the most of your summer break with a carefully crafted term to boost Chinese language skills while providing a broad and intense cultural experience.
Location: Ilan
Email: clic@mail.fgu.edu.tw

CIEE Semester at National Chengchi University
Established in 1993, the CIEE Study Center at National Chengchi University provides students with the unique opportunity for Mandarin Chinese language training using traditional characters. The program is structured to teach students about Taiwan from both a social science and linguistic perspective through a core seminar on modern Taiwan. All students take an intensive Chinese language course, a language practicum, and one language elective taught by instructors from the University's Language Center. In addition, students are required to take part in a core seminar designed and taught by CIEE in English and Chinese. The core seminar provides students with comprehensive insight into factors that influence life in modern Taiwan through critical inquiry into various social and cultural elements.
Location: Taipei
Email: sao@uiuc.edu

Feng Chia University Language Center
Studying at Feng Chia University will provide you with the opportunity to experience education from within the classrooms as well as “living” the culture, due to your daily exposure to Mandarin and Taiwanese. Can you think of a better way to experience a language and its culture than by being a part of it? The full study program is based on nine semesters of three months each, though entering students who have studied Chinese before can start at a higher level that better suits their proficiency. Classes proceed continuously during the university’s summer and winter vacations, with only a one-week break after the Summer term and a two-week break for the Chinese New Year.
Location: Taichung
Email: fculc@fcu.edu.tw

ICLP at National Taiwan University
The International Chinese Language Program (ICLP) is widely held to be one of the world's premier institutions for the instruction of both modern and classical Chinese. Since its original establishment in 1963 as the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (IUP), it has offered intensive language training to over 2,000 students from more than 20 countries. ICLP provides a year-long language program in a Mandarin-speaking environment which upholds much of its traditional Chinese heritage and culture within the framework of a modern democratic society. ICLP enables students to achieve broad and independent competence in spoken Chinese and to develop reading skills needed for academic research or other professional use. The language center has an audio-visual room, reference library and computer lab with full Internet access for the use of students. Situated within the campus of the prestigious National Taiwan University (NTU), it enjoys the benefits of a central location in Taipei along with access to the full range of NTU's academic, recreational, and sporting resources.
Location: Taipei
Email: iclp@ntu.edu.tw

The Language Center at Fu Jen University
In addition to a strong Chinese language expertise, LC teachers have backgrounds and training in many other fields as well, including Chinese history, Chinese philosophy, other foreign languages, business, broadcast journalism, theater, and much more. All teachers have at least a bachelor's degree. The experienced faculty is enthusiastic about teaching Chinese, using a curriculum that is engaging and systematic. The faculty has a reputation for producing students with a firm grasp of the Chinese language.
Location: Taipei
Email: flcg1013@mails.fju.edu.tw

Language Center Chinese Program at National Central University
In order to accommodate foreigners’ needs for learning the Chinese language, the Language Center of NCU started the operation of Chinese Language Program in 2001. The aim of the Chinese Language Program is to teach foreigners Chinese language and to help them get acquainted with the essence of the Chinese language and culture. In addition to the training of basic language skills, the Chinese language courses offered in our center also contain the instruction of Chinese culture as well as practical lessons such as business Chinese and journalistic Chinese. All the courses could be classified into four categories i.e. basic Chinese courses, practical Chinese courses, cultural Chinese courses, and other Chinese-related-language courses, and all of which are set primarily to help students develop the ability to converse fluently in Chinese and further to help them get acquaint with Chinese culture and society. In order to provide high quality teaching, all the Chinese language teachers in our center have MA degrees (or above) in the relevant academic fields.
Location: Jhongli City, Taoyuan
Email: ncu3802@ncu.edu.tw

Languages Abroad: Chinese in Taipei
Our school is one of the oldest and best-known language training schools in Taiwan, teaching Taiwanese or Mandarin Chinese, and has gained a reputation for academic excellence, highly skilled teachers, and a friendly atmosphere. Since it was established in 1956, the school has grown steadily and now has two campuses in Taiwan. The school has developed customized language training programs for U.S. Government agencies and international corporations in over 35 countries, and has established departments of Chinese studies in more than 20 academic institutions worldwide. Our programs cater for all language levels from absolute beginners to the more advanced, include the use of course materials and provide a variety of options to enhance your program.
Location: Taipei
Email: info@languagesabroad.com

Language-School-Teachers.com: Teachers, Tutors or Schools - Taiwan
This site provides a listing of private tutors of Mandarin and Taiwanese Chinese in Taiwan.
Location: Internet
Email: webmaster@Language-School-Teachers.com

Mandarin Learning Center at Chinese Culture University
The Mandarin Learning Center is devoted to the teaching of Mandarin Chinese as a second language. We are affiliated with the Chinese Culture University, one of the largest universities in Taiwan with a student body of 32,000. Conveniently located in Taipei, the Center is easily accessible by bus. Upon arriving at the MLC, placement evaluations are given to each student in order to determine his or her appropriate class level. Each level includes training in the four major language learning areas:speaking, listening, reading, and writing. We teach traditional characters and zhu-yin (bo po mo pho) pronunciation system. Our teaching staff are highly experienced and committed to solving students’ problems. In addition, to maintain our high teaching quality, teachers are all university graduates.
Location: Taipei
Email: stsheng@sce.pccu.edu.tw

Mandarin Studies and Cultural Center at Ming Chuan University
The MSCC ( Mandarin Studies & Culture Center ) is designed for international students who study Mandarin Chinese as a second language. Each term consists of eleven to sixteen weeks (4 months). A new term begins each season and instruction is given all year round. Classes are arranged from beginning to advanced levels. Small-group classes create an optimal learning situation for developing language skill. Classes are conducted in both Mandarin and English. Professional teachers who are native speakers of standard Mandarin guide every student's development and take an sincere interest in each person's individual learning. The program provides orientation, field trips and social activities to encourage communication with Chinese students and to develop a wider comprehension of Chinese culture. Through the year, the MSCC provides 9 levels of proficiency classes taught by professional teachers. The size of classes is small with 10-15 students; therefore students get individual attention from instructors. In addition, MSCC organizes activities to facilitate communication with Chinese students and Chinese tutoring is given to each foreign student.
Location: Taipei
Email: mscc@mcu.edu.tw

Mandarin Studies Program at Taiwan National Chengchi University
The Mandarin Studies Program at National Cheng-chi University is committed to the training and study of Mandarin Chinese for international students. This commitment guides the teaching, learning and training activities within the program, which offers a variety of non-credit regular courses and elective courses. Regular courses are designed to enhance listening, speaking, reading and writing skills at different levels; elective courses are available for those who would like to sharpen their skills in listening and speaking or to learn Classical Chinese, Business Chinese, Taiwanese, or Cantonese. Workshops, activities and field trips are organized so as to provide students with opportunities to integrate culturally and socially with local students. Instructors in the program are highly qualified with years of experience in teaching Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language to individuals with various linguistic and cultural backgrounds.
Location: Taipei
Email: mandarin@nccu.edu.tw

Study Abroad: Taiwan Study Abroad Center in Taichung
Taiwan Study Abroad Center in Taichung is one of the largest University Language Education centers in Taiwan for students from all over the world wishing to learn Mandarin; we also introduce ESL Teachers to local schools. We welcome people of all ages and abilities from absolute beginners to advanced students. These are the two main parts of our program: Learning Mandarin at one of the most reputable, government recognized private universities in Taiwan that uses the most modern and practical approach to language learning; and Teaching English as a second language, with an introduction to one or more job vacancies. The language is taught using the Beijing Pin-Ying system, the most widespread method for teaching Mandarin and also the easiest system for beginners. All teachers are university graduates, and in addition they have also completed courses in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language at Providence University. Our objectives are to offer Mandarin tuition to people from all over the world at the university while offering them Teaching English vacancies at schools in the central part of Taiwan and at the same time doing our very best to provide an easy transition from your home to a new life in Taiwan.
Location: Taichung
Email: admissions@studyabroadinternational.com

Taipei Language Institute
Do you dream of accessing and controlling the Chinese market? Do you wish to become a dynamic member of the new economic era. If you master Mandarin Chinese, your future is in the palm of your hand. Discover your potential, study Mandarin Chinese at Taipei Language Institute, it's your best choice. Taipei Language Institute has been a pioneer in Chinese language education since its founding in 1956. In terms of course design, teaching materials and teacher training, TLI has become a model as well as a strong competitor in the language education field. TLI offers separate, flexible programs in Mandarin and Taiwanese that help students achieve their individual language-learning goals. Different teaching techniques and classroom activities are used at each stage of a student's program. Oral drills are emphasized in order to develop speaking and listening skills; special attention is given to the pronunciation of the Chinese tonal system; and students follow a set curriculum using TLI teaching materials designed to build a solid foundation in the language. Class discussions give students an opportunity to begin using their Chinese in a wide variety of everyday situations. In addition, a greater proportion of class time is devoted to developing reading and writing skills.
Location: Taipei
Email: tli.taipei@msa.hinet.net

Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages
How long are you planning to stay in Taiwan - wouldn't you like to learn Chinese while you are here, and carry some of it home with you as a souvenir of your time in Taiwan? Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages is Taiwan's only foreign language college. We have Taiwan's most advanced audiovisual center, equipped with instructional videos and audio tapes and multifunctional language labs. The Center of Chinese Language is one of the newest divisions in Wenzao, focusing on language and cultural exchange between Chinese and people from other nations. Our instructors are speakers of standard Mandarin, well-trained and highly experienced in teaching Chinese as a foreign language. With the guidance of these teachers, you will soon master practical Chinese, adapt to life in Taiwan more quickly, and be better able to appreciate the many aspects of Chinese culture. The classes we offer are varied and flexible enough to fit your needs and schedule.
Location: Kaohsiung
Email: ccl@mail.wtuc.edu.tw