Hutong School in Shanghai offers a wide range of Chinese language classes catered to your needs.
Whether you are a total beginner and looking to achieve a level that allows you to easily get by in Shanghai (such as ordering food, taking a taxi, talking to your neighbours, etc) or you want to perfect your Chinese language skills and even aim to pass the HSK 6 test, we got you covered!
Whenever you want: during the week, weekends, evenings and at lunchtime
No matter what your level is
Both private lessons and group classes are available
And take part in many of our free cultural activities!
"Great school for all levels of Chinese. Excellent environment, well-trained teachers and very helpful staff. Look no further.” Andrew F.
At Hutong School all our group classes are small with an average of 4 or 5 students per class, enabling our teachers to give much attention to each student individually. This personalized teaching approach is thé key to fast and effective results.
If you want to study at your own pace, then private classes are the answer for you. Take advantage of our 1-on-1 sessions and learn Chinese the way you want.
Working in a specific business sector and looking to brush up your Chinese? Contact us to design a special training course for you.
Hutong School's Shanghai branch is ideally located in the Former French Concession at the border of Jing'an. Originally a renovated factory building, our school boasts cozy comfortable classrooms, a spacious lounge to relax and socialize in between classes, and a huge rooftop terrace, overlooking the Former French Concession.
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“I took classes at Hutong School as part of a small group. Our teacher was fantastic. My general impression was that Hutong School is serious about providing top-notch education and generating some really satisfied customers.” Frederik G.
With our result-proven teaching method – that separates spoken Chinese from character recognition, you will be amazed of the fast progress you will make in learning Chinese. As every student has different motivation to study Chinese, we first and foremost assess your learning goals in order to construct the right teaching plan for you. Your goals are our goals.
You can furthermore take advantage of the weekly free tutorial sessions we're organising to give each one of our students personalised feedback on their learning progress and provide them with learning tips.
Get insights into various aspects of the Chinese history and culture by partaking in our weekly cultural activities.
We organize calligraphy classes and cooking activities, arts & crafts workshops, daytrips in & around the city, taichi lessons and much more. These weekly organized cultural activities provide you with the perfect opportunity to already practice your newly acquired Chinese language skills.
By Metro: Take Shanghai Subway line 1 or 7 and get off at Changshu Road. Walk west on Wuyuan Lu Rd and turn right at nr. 76. Walk down the alley until you reach a big wooden door on your right-hand and see the Hutong School sign! Go up to the 2nd floor and say "ni hao"!
Founded in March 2005 in Beijing, since then, we have welcomed over 3000 students
The only fully licensed Chinese school under European management
Innovative pedagogic approach and high quality teaching method
Multilingual international staff
The school of choice of many renowned foreign universities and various Embassies and Chambers in China