About Online Chinese Classes for High School Students
These private 1on1 online Chinese classes are for high school students who want to learn Mandarin Chinese. Whether students want to prepare for their AP Chinese exam or A levels, get extra tutoring for high school Chinese I, II, III, and IV or simply learn Chinese for fun, students will see significant progress in their Chinese skills.
Who are these classes for?
Private 1on1 online Mandarin Chinese language tutoring is perfect for students in high schools across the world who:
- would like extra Chinese practice
- are preparing for Chinese exams such as the AP exam, A levels, or HSK†, or
- do not have Chinese courses available at their high school
† The HSK is an international standardized test of Chinese language proficiency. Find out all about the HSK exam here.
Study with native Chinese speaking teachers who all have degrees in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, as well as additional Chinese education certification. The personal attention provided in these lessons will enable students to rapidly progress through course material and swiftly increase their confidence in using Chinese for communication.
What will these classes cover?
These private 1on1 online Chinese lessons can either use the HSK 标准教程 textbooks as a base for study or can be designed around materials provided by the student. Students will engage in activities and exercises which utilize all four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) with the end goal of being able to communicate in Chinese in real-world situations with ease and confidence.
Classes are conducted live via Zoom with a teacher based in China and can be scheduled at your convenience using our free online scheduling software. Flexible scheduling means that no matter where you are located, you can select class times that work with your availability and reschedule lessons if you need to.
If you choose to follow the HSK 标准教程 curriculum, PDF textbooks and workbooks will be provided.
Start date: Anytime
Minimum Age: 14 years
Price: $30/hour (minimum 10 hour purchase)
Q: Is this an AP Chinese course?
A: While Culture Yard does not offer a certified AP Chinese curriculum, our private classes help equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to get a 3 or above on the AP Chinese exams.
The AP Chinese exam focuses on eight skills, six themes, three modes of communication, and 21 task models which students are expected to master. While students who take the AP Chinese exam are typically in their fourth year of Chinese study in high school, there are various pathways of study that students can take to prepare for the AP Chinese exam.
For more information about AP Chinese, here are some answers to common questions about the AP Chinese exam.
Q: Is this a certified A Level course?
A: While Culture Yard does not offer a certified A Level Chinese curriculum, our private classes help equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to get a 3 or above on the Chinese A Level.
For more information on the Chinese A level, check out this article on the Chinese A Level exam.
Q: Is it possible to prepare for the AP Chinese exam online?
A: Yes! Whether you are a heritage speaker or are starting from Chinese I, it is possible to prepare for the AP Chinese exam online. By enrolling in our online AP Chinese tutoring lessons via Zoom, students will practice all of the skills, themes, modes, and task models tested by the AP Chinese exam.
Q: Is it possible for high school students to study Chinese online just for fun without preparing for the AP Chinese exam?
A: For sure! If your local high school does not offer Chinese classes, studying Chinese online is absolutely a viable option for high schoolers to learn Chinese.
Q: How much time should I spend on studying Chinese per week?
A: This depends on your schedule and availability. Generally, we recommend at least one hour of homework and revision for each hour of class time per week for best results.
Q: I don’t know any Chinese yet. Can I still enroll?
A: Definitely! Culture Yard’s most popular lessons are for beginners.
Q: I’ve studied Chinese before, but I don’t know my level. What should I do?
A: Culture Yard offers a free online level evaluation to find the best fit for you.
Q: Are lessons refundable?
A: No refunds are applicable to these lessons.