Already there are over a billion people who speak Mandarin. A growing force on the international stage, Mandarin will be the most influential language in the 21st century.
Group Mandarin Courses in Toronto
Hansa offers three levels of group Mandarin classes. These eight-week programs are held Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Books and materials are included in the course fee. Payment and registration must be received before the registration deadline.
January 24th - March 16th
Registration deadline: January 13th
April 18th - June 8th
Registration deadline: April 7th
July 11th - August 31st
Registration deadline: June 30th
October 3rd - November 23th
Registration deadline: September 22nd
Hansa's Level 1 French course is designed to give students a strong foundation in the French Language and covers units 1 to 29 of Grammaire Progressive du Français. Students learn the basic pronunciation of French and become familiar with greetings, numbers, days of the week, time, and other daily-use vocabulary. They will also learn to describe places, people and objects. Grammar covered includes masculine and feminine words, singular and plural, avoir and être, negation, -erverbs, articles, il y a, questions, possessive pronouns, and demonstrative forms.
The Level 2 French course reviews everything covered in Hansa's Level 1 French course and goes on to cover units 30 to 43 of Grammaire Progressive du Français. Themes include the seasons and weather, food and beverages, ordering food in a restaurant, asking for directions, vocabulary for school and home life, hobbies and sports. Grammar includes the verb faire; -ir, -re, and -oir verbs; comparatives; regular and irregular verbs; additional question types.
In Hansa's Level 3 French course, students briefly review everything covered in level 1 and 2 and then go on to study chapters 44 to 60 of Grammaire Progressive du Français. Topics include le futur proche; le passé composé;the imperfect; prepositions such as pendant, depuis and dans; negation; pronouns such as en, lui, qui, que, moi, toi and y.
Please note: material will be covered at the pace of the class; some of the above topics may not be covered, as the course will be geared towards the needs of the class as a whole. Some of the curriculum may be modified at the instructor's discretion.
Comments from former students:
"The teacher is very knowledgeable and charismatic"
"The teacher was great and I learned a lot from her"
"It was a great atmosphere. The teacher made it very comfortable"
"The teacher made it easier than it had seemed"
Private Mandarin Language Programs:
Please note: All Mandarin lessons are held at the 2160 Yonge Street campus. For private classes held off campus, within Toronto, an additional 35% surcharge will be added to the course fee.