Mandarin Chinese Lessons in Washington DC

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International Language Institute, Washington DC:
Learn Mandarin Chinese in the heart of the US Capital! International Language Institute (ILI) is a high-quality language school which offers a wide range of Mandarin Chinese language to adult students from around the world. Located in the Dupont Circle area of central Washington DC, we provide general Chinese group classes at 11 different proficiency levels from beginner to advanced. We also offer a comprehensive 'Mandarin Chinese for Travelers' course designed for students who are making their way to a Chinese-speaking area for business or pleasure. Graduates who have received a 'Passing Grade', and have fulfilled the relevant attendance requirements receive a Certificate of Completion from the school.

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Accreditation & Licensing:

All of our Chinese language programs are accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training), and ILI is licensed by the DC Educational Licensure Commission.

Why Study Mandarin Chinese with International Language Institute?

-  Satisfying the Needs of Our Students
Our mission is to satisfy the individual needs and goals of students who choose to learn Mandarin Chinese for academic, personal, or professional reasons.

-  Experienced Tutors
Our Chinese teachers are all native-speaking and experienced. We maintain small class sizes to enable adequate time for conversation in every class.

-  Convenient Location
Our school is conveniently located at Dupont Circle in downtown Washington, DC. The school is close to restaurants, coffee shops, banks and other retail venues, and has 27 classrooms, eight tutorial rooms, and a student lounge.

Mandarin Chinese Courses for Adults:

- Beginner to advanced levels

Course features include:
- 11 levels of proficiency 
- Small class size (max. 9 students)
- Four 10-week terms per year
- Classes meet once per week
- Class duration: 2.5 hours
- Native-speaking teachers
- Certificate of Completion

Also taught:
- Mandarin Chinese for Travelers
- Further languages including Korean, Japanese, Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, German...

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