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SOAS Language Centre

Chinese at SOAS Language Centre

SOAS Language Centre in London provides weekday daytime, evening and Saturday language tuition in Mandarin and Cantonese for mother-tongue and non-mother-tongue speakers. We can also offer courses in a number of other major Chinese dialects.

Studying Chinese at the SOAS Language Centre


SOAS Language Centre operates the largest non-degree Chinese language programme in the UK. It runs over 120 scheduled courses a year, including both full time and part time courses. We offer Chinese courses of varying intensity and duration to enable students to learn at the pace that suits them most. Each year there are about 1400 registrations on its various Chinese language courses, and SOAS Language Centre has a team of nearly 30 teachers, all of whom are native speakers of Chinese.

Chinese Language Courses

Certificates and Diplomas
Teacher Training in Chinese
Chinese Short Courses for 2015-2016
Cantonese Short Courses for 2014-2015


Tailored Tuition

We can also provide individually tailored courses and executive language training.