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Rating: 4.7

4.77 reviews

Rating: 4.4

4.4
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Rating: 4.0

4.0
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Taiwan Mandarin Institute is located at a prime position in the capital city of Taiwan, to the North of the island. Taipei has a very contested history and a highlight to visit whilst in...

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Intensive Course - 16 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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766€ 730€
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Rating: 4.3

4.33 reviews

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Rating: 3.5

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Globe Mandarin School is in the bustling district of Da’an, situated on one of the main roads in the area. It is seconds away from the Taipower Building subway station which is on the...

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Intensive Mandarin Course + Student Accommodation - 16 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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Da'an metro station, Taipei 101
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ShuoHao Language Center is located in Taiwan's capital city of Taipei. The school is housed on the 8th floor of a multi-story building, in the heart of the Taipei's Da'an District....

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Intensive course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 4
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20000TWD 19000TWD
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Rating: 3.0

3.0
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LTL Mandarin School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)

The language school is located in an area near parks, restaurants, and the Taipei 101 Observatory. In addition, the Liaoning Street Night Market, Jian Guo Weekend Flower Market, and Taipei...

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Small Group - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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20737TWD 19701TWD
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TMC - Taipei Mandarin Center accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations)

TMC - Taipei Mandarin Center is located in the Da'an District of the Taiwanese capital, Taipei. Surrounded by the Taipei City Hakka Cultural Park, the Da'an Forest Park and the Fuyang Eco...

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Course 10 - 10 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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5500TWD 5250TWD
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Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 7 reviews

Great teachers that understand our specific needs. Loved that when my group class classmates left, I had private, one-to-one lessons.

9 September 2019
Course: Intensive Course - 4 weeks
Student age: 21 years

Pranav
India

Rating: 4

4.0 | 1 review

Alex (the director) and the teachers were great, very professional and dedicated.

19 June 2019
Course: Small Group - 1 week
Student age: 33 years

Vojtech
Czech Republic

Rating: 4.3

4.3 | 3 reviews

Small groups, excellent teachers, the assessment was spot on! Good teaching method, very lively and interesting lessons with equal focus on reading and speaking.
A canteen would have been great. This makes it easier to meet new people.

1 November 2018
Course: Intensive Mandarin Course - 1 week
Student age: 50 years

Mirjam
Netherlands

Rating: 4.7

4.7 | 7 reviews

Highly dedicated teachers, friendly atmosphere. You feel like going there.
I was positively surprised

9 December 2014
Course: Intensive Course - 3 weeks
Student age: 36 years

Sébastien
France

Key Facts about Taipei

Taipei: Taipei is a modern metropolis known for its high level of technological advancement and lively street-food scene and many night markets. Its a city whose beauty lies in its blend of Chinese culture with that of a curious Japanese fusion, Southeast Asian and American influences. Although in a big city, it’s easy to find a quiet oasis in one of the many green parks dotted around the city. Full of cultural energy and atmosphere Taipei is sure to have something to interest every type of visitor.

In terms of quality of life Taipei reached place number 84 in the 2019 Mercer.

Population: 7,872,000

Time zone: -1h. (GMT +8)

Region: Taipei,

Currency: TWD (1 TWD = 39.3799 KRW)

Name of city in Chinese: 台北

Taipei quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.5

4.5 (11 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from South Korea do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 90 days. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 27 (rankings of universities in Taipei)

High season: October

Low season: March

Average course price per week: 319 €

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in Seoul

  • Student price index excluding rent:85* (15% cheaper than Seoul)
  • Student price index including rent:98* (2% cheaper than Seoul)
  • Price index food only:67* (33% cheaper than Seoul)
  • Big Mac price (Taiwan average):64.67 TWD (39% cheaper than in South Korea)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 110 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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Events in TaipeiBest time to take a language course in Taipei

February
Lantern Festival
Lantern Festival

February 2021Fifteen days after Chinese New Year marks the beginning of the Lantern Festival. It is normally held at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial of Taipei and the theme is always the zodiac animal of the new year. The event features thousands of lanterns, traditional lion and dragon dances and Buddhist processions.

Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year

February 2021Possibly the most famous and important event in Taiwan, Chinese New Year is traditionally celebrated with parading dragons, acrobatics shows and traditional dances culminating in a giant fireworks show.

October
Double Ten Festival
Double Ten Festival

10 October 2021The National Day of Taiwan and China, Double Ten, celebrates the uprising against the Qing dynasty on October 10th, 1911. Events include a military parade in front of the Presidential Building while open air and street shows of traditional songs, dances and martial arts are showcased.

November
Golden Horse Film Festival
Golden Horse Film Festival

November 2021The most important yearly event in Chinese cinema and one of the most renowned film festivals in the world, the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival presents awards to the best movies of the year and invites everyone to discover the richness of Chinese cinema.

What to do in Taipei

Aiguille du Midi
Aiguille du Midi
Bao'an Temple
Bao'an Temple
National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
Beitou Hot Spring Park
Beitou Hot Spring Park
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Arrival Airport

Taiwan Taoyuan International (TPE) - 30 km. from Taipei city center

Public transportation to city center:

Every 15 minutes, 145,00 TWD, 40 minutes.

Main stops: Taoyuan Airport T2, The Ambassador Hotel Tapei

Taxi: 2459 TWD, 30 minutes drive to city center of Taipei

Direct international flights from:
  • Australia: Brisbane, Melbourne Tullamarine, Sydney Kingsford Smith
  • South Korea: Busan, Daegu, Jeju
  • USA: Chicago O'Hare International, Honolulu International, Houston George Bush Intercntl., Los Angeles International, New York John F. Kennedy, San Francisco International, Seattle / Tacoma International
  • New Zealand: Christchurch
  • Singapore: Singapore Changi
  • Canada: Toronto Pearson International, Vancouver International

    FAQ about schools in Taipei

  • Globe Mandarin School, located in 6th Floor,No.191,Section 3, Roosevelt Road has been voted as the school with the best location in Taipei.
  • Taiwan Mandarin Institute was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Student Residence' at Taiwan Mandarin Institute is the best rated accommodation in Taipei.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • The student price index in Taipei is 67.3. For details check the city's cost of living section.
  • Students rated Taipei with 4.5 stars out of 5.
  • In Taipei electricity is 110 Volt and 60 Hz. Plug type A, B.
  • Best airport to arrive to in Taipei is Taiwan Taoyuan International (30.3 km from city center). See information about all arrivals and airport information for Taipei.
  • See the climate table of Taipei and the event calendar of Taipei with events such as Lantern Festival, Chinese New Year, Double Ten Festival .
  • 5250TWD for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Chinese course in Taipei. The average cost of a language course in Taipei is 1,797TWD per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at LTL Mandarin School as the best.
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