Mandarin and Cantonese Private Lessons

Mandarin

We have Private Lessons for Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Japanese, French, German and all other languages.

All teachers in EDC use the same teaching approach whereas most of the language schools in Hong Kong are just the agents to introduce teachers to you.

Private Lessons for Busy and High Expectation People:

  • Travel, job advancement and personal interest with effective learning experience.
  • Enhancing your business communication skills in Mandarin and Cantonese.
  • Classroom with other students, a self-paced program online in the comfort of your home or something in between, EDC offers a program that’s right for you.
  • It’s all based on our proven-effective instructional methods and 15 years of teaching corporations and individual experience.

1. The most effective conversational approach: “Total Conversational Approach” for Mandarin and Cantonese.
2. Student speaks 50% of the time whilst teacher speaks 50% of the time.
3. Must be native speakers of the target languages.

Advantages:
1. Effective
2. Flexible
3. Customized to student needs.

  • Right price and fast progress
  • Learn Mandarin and Cantonese

EDC Proficiency Levels with tuition fees

 

Level           Range of Expression                                     Functional Capacity                   *Number of lessons

Beginning

1. can understand and use greetings, courtesy expressions and simple formulaic expressions (“I’d like…,” “May I…?”etc.) can manage only the simplest exchanges in routine situations 20 lessons
2. can understand and use the most frequently encountered basic sentence structures, up to 1,000 vocabulary items and one or two common verb tenses can satisfy simple personal needs 20 lessons
3. can understand and use 1,500 or more vocabulary items, most of the basic sentence structures and many of the common verb tenses can handle simple tasks in ordinary personal and professional situations, such as making travel arrangements 20 lessons

Intermediate

4. can understand and use 2,000 or more vocabulary items, virtually all basic sentence structures and most of the common verb tenses can function in many ordinary personal and professional situations, such as transacting routine 20 lessons
5. can understand and use 3,000 or more vocabulary items, all basic and some more sophisticated sentence structures along with the requisite verb constructions can function in many ordinary personal and professional situations, including fairly demanding ones such as participating in a meeting 20 lessons
6. can understand and use 4,000 or more vocabulary items, all basic and many more sophisticated sentence structures along with the requisite verb constructions can function in many ordinary personal and professional situations, including demanding ones such as consulting a lawyer 20 lessons

Upper-Intermediate

7. can understand and use 7,000 or more vocabulary items, all basic and many more sophisticated sentence structures along with the requisite verb constructions can function in a wide range of personal and professional situations, such as managing an office or settling a disagreement 35 lessons
8. can understand and use 10,000 or more vocabulary items, all basic and many more sophisticated sentence structures along with the requisite verb constructions can function in most personal and professional situations, including the most challenging 35 lessons
9. can understand and use nearly all linguistic structures as well as a wide range of vocabulary items, especially in fields of personal or professional interest; comprehends very complex thoughts at a higher analytical and critical level can function in most personal, academic and professional situations, including many which presume experience in writing, public speaking and critical reading 35 lessons

Advanced

10. can understand and use virtually all linguistic structures as well as an extensive range of vocabulary items, notable for both its breadth and depth; comprehends very complex and sophisticated thoughts at a higher analytical and critical level; and develops ideas in speech and writing clearly and coherently can function in virtually any personal, academic, or professional situation, including those which presume considerable experience in writing, public speaking and critical reading 40 lessons
11. can understand and use virtually all linguistic structures as well as a range of vocabulary items as broad and deep as that of most educated native speakers; comprehends at a very high analytical and critical level and develops in speech and writing even the most sophisticated thought clearly, coherently and cogently can function in virtually any personal, academic or professional situation, including those which require strong writing, public speaking and critical reading skills 40 lessons
12. uses the second language in a manner approaching in all aspects that of a well educated native speaker, understands and uses cultural references in a way that evidences a deep comprehension of the society in which the second language is spoken can function in virtually any personal, academic or professional situation with language skills approaching that of a well-educated native speaker 40 lessons

 

*Number of lessons required to complete per level are based on estimation and different students may have different progresses.

*Levels from beginning to intermediate are easier. Higher the levels, more difficult will be and require more lessons to complete.

 

Quick reference to the rate per enrollment (45 mins per lesson)

  •    20 lessons @HK$220 =       HK$4,400
  •    40 lessons @HK$205 =       HK$8,200
  •    60 lessons @HK$190 =       HK$11,400
  •    120 lessons @HK$175 =     HK$21,000
  •    200 lessons @HK$155 =    HK$31,000

 

Sample Quotation: – Beginner Level to Basic Level:

Mandarin and Cantonese Private Lessons

60 lessons x HK$190 = HK$11,400
4.5 months (2 lessons per time and twice a week)

Range of Expression :
can understand and use the most frequently encountered basic sentence structures, up to 1,000 vocabulary items and one or two common verb tenses

Functional Capacity: can satisfy simple personal needs

 

English and Other Languages (Native Teachers):

  • 20 lessons @HK$350 per lesson (45 mins)
  • 40 lessons @HK$320 per lesson (45 mins)
  • 60 lessons @HK$300 per lesson (45 mins)
  • 90 lessons @HK$280 per lesson (45 mins)
  • 150 lessons @HK$260 per lesson (45 mins)

All Other Languages, Private Lessons from HK$280/lesson(45 mins)

 

EDC GROUP LESSONS with maximum flexibility MORE INFO

Mandarin and Cantonese Express

  1. Each topic consists of about 7 to 8 sentences, and about 25 new words and expressions.
  2. The whole course  introduces around 550 of most frequently used words in daily life.
  3. EDC uses a communicative approach and places emphasis on learning communication skills.
  4. 188 key sentences make up the main structure of the course, around which situational dialogues are introduced, covering the most useful situations in real life.
  5. Language Points are explained in simple English and set out in a logical step-by-step order that is easy to understand. This is designed to give students the opportunity to gain confidence in using the most common vocabulary and grammar relevant to everyday situations.

This Material is also designed for group lessons students to learn Mandarin via live instruction for better pronunciation with teacher’s guidance for effectiveness.