Culture Yard Courses

Learn how to communicate in Chinese, prepare for the HSK exam, design your own program, or join a free weekly class. All classes are live, online with instructors and classmates.

Group HSK Courses

Prepare for your HSK exam quickly and effectively with other dedicated classmates. Study 2 or 3 times per week.

  • In-house designed effective course materials
  • Supplementary course material from the HSK 标准教程 series
  • Fast-paced – from 0 to HSK 3 in 110 hours
  • Courses available for HSK levels 1-6
  • Affordable – only 60RMB ($10) an hour
  • Miss a class or want to review – we will send you the class recording
  • Study in a small group of 4-8 students
  • Multiple schedules available for different time zones
  • PDF materials and mock tests included
  • Also available on a private basis
Level Length Price
HSK 1 30 hours ¥1800 (~300USD)
HSK 2 30 hours ¥1800 (~300USD)
HSK 3 60 hours ¥3600 (~560USD)
HSK 4 上/下 50 hours each ¥3000 (~500USD) each
HSK 5 上/下 60 hours each ¥3600 (~600USD) each
HSK 6 上/下 80 hours each ¥4800 (~800USD) each

Prices do not include the HSK exam fees

We have class packages for either 2 or 3 classes per week. The table below illustrates how long it will take for you to complete the course based on the number of hours you dedicate per week.

Level 3 sessions/week 2 sessions/week
HSK 1 5 weeks 7.5 weeks
HSK 2 5 weeks 7.5 weeks
HSK 3 8.5 weeks 12.5 weeks
HSK 4 上/下 8.5 weeks 12.5 weeks
HSK 5 上/下 10 weeks each 15 weeks each
HSK 6 上/下 13.5 weeks each 20 weeks each

Contact us to find out when the next course will open for your level.

Private Classes

If you are interested in studying at your own pace, studying with friends, or customizing your coursework, we offer private classes on a 1-on-1, 1-on-2, and 3+ basis.

Use our free class scheduling software to view teacher availability and book your classes directly with no wait time.

Class Size Online
1-on-1 150RMB (24USD) / hour
1-on-2 115RMB (18USD) / hour
3+ 80RMB (13USD) / hour

Minimum purchase 10 hours. New students may request a free 20-minute trial class.

Introduction to Chinese Characters Group Course

During this short online course, you will learn the origins of characters, the correct way to write Chinese characters, and the writing blocks that comprise them (radicals + stroke order). In addition, you will master more than 70 of the most common Chinese characters.

This course is designed for students who learned Pinyin but have not learned characters. Beginners are also welcome. 

This course is delivered in English.

Length: 6 hours
Cost: ¥480 (~75USD)

Free Weekly Classes

Try out online Chinese learning, get to know our teachers, meet fellow Chinese students, and learn some useful Chinese for daily use. All from the comfort of your own home, all for free!

Topics change weekly and include Introduction to Chinese characters and pronunciation; daily Chinese for life in China, such as taking a taxi and ordering food; Chinese culture classes; business Chinese; HSK classes, and much more.

To join our Free Classes group, message us "Free Classes" on WeChat (@ cultureyardoffice) or click below to join on Facebook!