It’s no news that one of the most used languages in the world includes Mandarin Chinese. While it isn’t a simple feat to learn this, good teachers and institutes would go a way way in helping you. Here is a list of a few classes held in Mumbai which teach the language in short term courses, or even on the weekends if that’s the only time you have.

Inchin Closer

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The Inchin Closer institute teaches beginners the Mandarin Chinese language with both Indian and native Chinese instructors. You may start out with the beginners class, and then proceed to intermediate and advanced. The courses usually take place on the weekends

The newest batch started on December 4.

Find out more information about the classes here.

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Confucius Institute

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\University of Mumbai’s newly-formed Confucius institute focuses on teaching Mandarin Chinese in Mumbai. The courses are held at the Kalina Campus in Santacruz, and anyone can enroll themselves in it for a short-term certificate or diploma courses. These are usually two months long {of 48 hours each}.

For more info, check their website here.

Vzone Academy

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Recommended by language experts in the city, Vzone Academy is an institute for a variety of language courses, Japanese, German, Spanish and of course, Mandarin. The classes are located in Malad West.

You will be better updated by keeping up with the Facebook page here.

Second Tongue

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Second Tongue is a language training centre in Vashi {Navi Mumbai} with an impeccable staff. Here, Mandarin Chinese can be learnt, among other languages such as Arabic, Japanese, etc.

You not only stick to your notebook and pen, but the class emphasises on the language in its entirety and there is a focus on role play, conversation and dialogue.

They’ve now opened a second outlet in Ghatkopar as well.

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