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.

New! Introduction to Confucianism 儒学导论
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A Special Course by Ben Wang: Returning Home and Wine-Drinking Song (5): Enlightened Journey of Tao Yuanming 歸去來辭 & 飮酒詩
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Reading Modern Chinese Literature: Essays (I) 中国现代散文选读
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Beginner Intensive I (Levels 101-102)
Intensive
Beginner
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Beginner Intensive II (Levels 103-104)
Intensive
Beginner
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Level 101
Beginner
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Level 102
Beginner
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Level 104 (High Beginner)
Beginner
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Level 105 (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 209
Intermediate
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Intermediate Conversation
Intermediate
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Heritage Chinese Intermediate III
Intermediate
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Level 302
Advanced
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Level 305
Advanced
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New! Advanced Reading I
Advanced
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Hot Topics in China (Advanced Speaking & Reading)
Advanced
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Pre-Advanced Chinese through Videos
Advanced
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Brush Painting
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Learn Chinese through Songs
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Pipa for Beginners II
Beginner
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Pipa for Intermediates II
Intermediate
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The Essence of TaiChi & Its Healing Power (virtual)
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Language Classes: Not sure which level to register for? Schedule a quick assessment, see directions below!

New to China Institute? Schedule an assessment and we can provide a free trial class after we determine your level of proficiency.

To schedule an assessment, please contact Tina Fang at [email protected]

Please note:

  • Textbooks are not included in the tuition fee.
  • We run small-sized, online classes. Registration will be closed when a class is full.
  • Class schedules are subject to change. A class will be canceled if registration is low.