By |2019-06-24T10:47:25+00:00February 16th, 2016|Student Stories|

Sanjit:  "I would love to be able to speak all the most spoken languages in the world ! Having studied Hindi for a few years, I thought perhaps I should learn Chinese. This was confirmed, when I travelled to china and found that communicating was a real challenge. On my return to London I started to [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:47:25+00:00February 16th, 2016|Student Stories|

Teacher: When I think of it's OK to be smart and beautiful, I think of Nini. Bringing the Greek passion with her, she's a great student to have who loves learning languages and ticking off tasks in the process. Currently HSK II test done, she's spending more time to take her Chinese to the next [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:47:25+00:00February 16th, 2016|Student Stories|

Teacher: Jack is a self-driven student with a lot of passion in learning to speak Mandarin fluently, which was his goal from day one, and he has very much so put in the due effort into every lesson and homework. As a result, he progresses very quickly, after learning all the phonetics, he is able to [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:47:26+00:00February 16th, 2016|Student Stories|

Bekah: I have been attending Practical Mandarin classes for a few months now and have thoroughly enjoyed each lesson. I had good knowledge of the language before hand and my aim is to build on what I know and become more fluent in mandarin. Our lessons are structured but there is flexibility and our teacher Vivien [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:48:20+00:00November 23rd, 2014|Student Stories|

Teacher: Kader is a super smart semi-conductor engineering PHD, a well-respected scientist in the group! He loves Chinese so much that for the past 2 years and half, he travels from Cambridge to London for every Saturday class with me. He is basically fluent in everyday conversation, and he replies to me in Chinese even [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:48:20+00:00November 1st, 2014|Student Stories|

Teacher: Tom is one of the best students the teacher can ask for. He is motivated, for a lot of funny reasons; he is creative and active in using the language. Started from January 2011 learning Pinyin and his first words in Chinese from me, followed by a travel in China for a year, he’s [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:48:20+00:00October 29th, 2014|Student Stories|

Sandrine: I started to learn Chinese 2 years and 1/2 ago not having any knowledge at all and after that time I can now make sentences , read some character and listen to some dialogue. I decided to learn Chinese because I love languages and I needed a new challenge for my brain!! I can tell [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:48:20+00:00October 29th, 2014|Student Stories|

Teacher: Miranda being the youngest student so far, she’s my protégé in Chinese characters. She learns to write characters by heart, and she’s very proud of her notebook! She speaks with perfect tone, and she listens to people speaking Chinese on the bus, and shows them her Chinese textbook to speak a few words with [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:48:20+00:00October 29th, 2014|Student Stories|

Teacher: Geri is a newer student of our class, she texted me “I really enjoy the class” right after her first section. She is one of those who would ask for homework when I’m late in sending the emails. With the motivation to learn Chinese well for future opportunity in expanding her husband’s business in [...]


By |2019-06-24T10:48:20+00:00October 29th, 2014|Student Stories|

Teacher: Martin is one of the “originals” starting back in 2011. With a Cantonese family background, Martin has great pronunciation, and is quick in understanding. His interest in Chinese language extends from his interest in the society of Hongkong and China. I believe, with a good command of Mandarin, he will be working in the [...]

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