Language agency active across mainland China and in Taiwan. The focus is more on full-time (at least 15 lessons per week) programs than part-time. Mandalingua finds suitable, “centrally located” language schools for learners, and also offers online courses and summer camps. They specialize in organizing internships, culture transfers and accommodation for visiting students, too. Now based in Switzerland.
Foreign-owned Mandarin school with its Shanghai branch on Wuding Lu, near Changping Lu metro station. They offer the normal range of Chinese language classes – group, private, business – as well as internship opportunities, during which they’ll also help to organize your Chinese classes, cultural events, accommodation and visa. Their cultural nights are also open to non-members: they offer everything from Chinese massage to classic food experiences (xiaolongbao, Peking duck, mooncake making) and everything traditional you’d expect besides. Their website doesn’t work but their WeChat is active: HutongSchool胡同学校