Hills Learning, New York City:
Located in New York City, Hills Learning offers Chinese language lessons for all skill levels and all ages. We offer lessons in general Mandarin as well as Fujianese, Cantonese, Taiwanese, and other dialects depending on the teacher. Individual and group courses are available. Our group classes are for adults, at the Chanin Building which is part of Grand Central station (122 East 42nd Street, at the corner of Lexington Avenue, in Manhattan). Our private lessons are generally for adults, but we also have programs that cater to children who want to learn language. We cover all of New York City, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and even Staten Island. Some spots of New Jersey and Connecticut can also be covered.Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).Beginner Chinese Programs:
- Group courses
- Children's programs
Interactive Chinese for Beginners
Through games, role plays and presentations, students will learn the basics of Chinese, from greetings and basic conversational skills to being able to order food, shop and travel. This is an intensive basic course designed for students who are eager to begin the Chinese language by learning both the pinyin and characters.
Course Goals: To be able to greet and introduce yourself, order at restaurants, be able to shop and travel and most importantly, to appreciate the Chinese culture.
Course follows Integrated Chinese and created by Hills Learning, please note that regular homework will also be given. It is not necessary to buy your own text.
We teach according to the Swirl Method. The best way for developing language skills is by focusing on at least 3 of the 5 language skills per class (Speaking Writing Intonation Reading Listening). The subjects we cover are pinyin (meaning phonetics, and is currently the most commonly used romanization system for Standard Mandarin), pronunciation and familiarity, 50 basic Chinese characters, vocabulary for ordering, traveling, and basic conversation.
Private Chinese Lessons:
We offer the best variety, at the lowest price, for private one on one language learning in the area. Our private lessons cover conversational development, test prep, business Chinese, and basic linguistic comprehension.