Where can I live while learning Chinese in China?
A. Mandarin House can arrange living accommodation to optimize your China experience. You can choose from a few different types of accommodation that are mostly within walking distance from the school. Our most popular option is homestay where you are given a Single Room and live together with a host family. You can also choose to stay in one of our Shared Apartments and live together with other students or alternatively stay at a Private Studio Apartment, Hostel or Hotel.

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Besides Chinese lessons, what else can I do at Mandarin House?
A. Mandarin House is dedicated to taking you out of the classroom and showing you the real China. We offer a number of out-of-school excursions and our experienced coordinators are looking forward to give you a unique insight as to what makes the character of these special places so distinctive. You may also want make dumplings, learn tai-chi or calligraphy, experience a tea ceremony or to take part in some other of the traditional, cultural activities we regularly organize.
What are the business hours in China?
A. Government offices, institutions and other official units normally work from 09:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday. Hospitals, post offices and banks are usually open seven days a week from 09:00 to 18:00. Department stores usually remain open from 10:00 to 21:00 everyday including public holidays. Restaurants and bars stay open later at night. It is possible to eat as late as 22:00.
What are daily expenses like in China?
A. 150 RMB to 500 RMB depends on lifestyle

Subway: 2-6 RMB per single use
Taxi: 10-14 RMB per 3 kilometers
Meals: 20-500 RMB per person

Cost of Living:

- Water 1 liter
- Coca Cola 500ml
- Coffee Starbucks
- Sandwich Subway
- Big Mac
- Cinema
- Newspaper
4 RMB
3 RMB
30 RMB
30 RMB
15 RMB
60-120 RMB
3 RMB

 

*Note: Tipping is not expected in China.

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