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City Speakeasy’s in-person foreign language classes in NYC and Raleigh will have you speaking Mandarin like a native in 8 weeks! Social learning techniques make it easy, intuitive, and just plain fun (it’s not wrong to enjoy the process). Every course includes an immersion event, where you’ll practice language skills while exploring the sights, tastes and sounds of your city.

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    "My second week, and I loveee it! Gregory makes learning French easy, fun, and most importantly, comfortable..."
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    "Not only did he get me prepared to sit down and negotiate with clients in Paris, but he made it fun and exciting!..."
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    We believe that learning conversational Mandarin isn’t about memorizing phrases, but immersing in the language and culture.

    Mandarin immersion program for adults

    Mandarin language courses

    Whether you’re planning a trip abroad, preparing for a new job, or brushing up on conversational skills, we make it fun and easy to learn Mandarin. Our classes are uniquely designed to be both educational and social. We’ve developed the perfect balance of in-class lessons and group events to create a fun and immersive learning experience.

    At City Speakeasy, we believe that conversation is the key to success. Our welcoming teachers will encourage the group to converse in Mandarin within the first five minutes of class. To ensure our students get direct and dedicated instruction from our teachers, we keep our average class size under 10 students.

    Why our students love our Mandarin language classes!

    • Ambitious fellow students excited about travel and culture
    • Comprehensive, approachable coursework
    • Real-world practice through fun immersion events
    • Award-winning, native-speaking teachers

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    Fully tailored to your preferred time,
    location and pace of learning

    As low as$55/hour