Adult Chinese Language


Classes started October 4, 2021! Sign up for our education list to be updated when new classes are shared!


China Institute’s immersive, online group classes, led by experienced language teachers, offer a wide range of Chinese language courses at every proficiency level, from beginner to advanced. Our feature courses include but are not limited to Chinese literature, poetry, art, and music, among many others.

China Institute will continue to provide online learning options via Zoom for Fall 2021. Please see below to browse the course options.
Download the free ZOOM app and follow China Institute directives, sent separately, to join your class stream.

See a playlist of online courses to explore our teaching styles and class experience.


Fall 2021 Course Listing (Classes Start the Week of October 4, 2021)

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Not sure which level to register for? Schedule an appointment for a quick assessment! Please contact Tina Fang at [email protected], call 212-744-8181, ext. 150, or submit your information through our contact form online.

Ben Wang’s Special Course Starting September 2022: The Story of the Stone (紅樓夢)
A Brief Introduction to The Story of the Stone
By Ben Wang
Special Courses
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Understanding the Dao De Jing (Tao Te Ching)《道德经》
Special Courses
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Reading Modern Chinese Literature: Essays
Special Courses
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New! Modern China Through Film —”Chinese Families in Transition”
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Beginner Intensive I (Levels 101-102)
Intensive
Beginner
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Level 101
Beginner
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Level 102
Beginner
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Level 103
Beginner
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Level 104 (High Beginner)
Beginner
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Level 106 (High Beginner)
Beginner
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Heritage Chinese Beginner I
Beginner
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Level 201
Intermediate
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Level 202
Intermediate
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Level 203
Intermediate
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Level 204
Intermediate
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Level 205
Intermediate
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Level 206
Intermediate
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Level 208
Intermediate
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Level 209
Intermediate
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Intermediate Conversation
Intermediate
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Level 303
Advanced
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Level 305
Advanced
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Advanced Reading III
Advanced
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An Integrated Course in Advanced Chinese V
Advanced
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Hot Topics in China (Advanced Speaking & Reading)
Advanced
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Making Sense of the Financial News – A Reading Course for Advanced Chinese Learners
Advanced
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Heritage Chinese Advanced III
Advanced
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Brush Painting
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
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Chinese Calligraphy
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Tai Chi
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Guqin Beginner
Beginner
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Guqin High Beginner/Intermediate
Beginner
Intermediate
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Pipa Beginner III
Beginner
Online Class
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Pipa Beginner VI
Beginner
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Pipa Intermediate VI
Intermediate
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