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Rating: 4.7

4.77 reviews

Rating: 4.4

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Rating: 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.... More

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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

Rating: 4.0

Quality of teaching

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... More

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Intensive Mandarin Course + Student Accommodation - 16 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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1380€ 1347€
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Rating: 3.0

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Rating: 5.0

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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... More

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Small Group - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 6
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20737TWD 19701TWD
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ShuoHao Language Center

Da'an metro station, Taipei 101
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Learn Chinese with ShuoHao! Study in the heart of Taipei.
Language Center is your best option to learn Chinese and...

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Intensive course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 4
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20000TWD 19000TWD
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Taipei

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


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: +18h. (GMT +8)

Region: Taipei,

Currency: TWD (1 TWD = 0.0345 USD)

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 USA 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: January

Average course price per week: 317 €

Cost of Living:

* 100 = prices in New York

  • Student price index excluding rent:67* (33% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:63* (37% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:73* (27% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (Taiwan average):67.04 TWD (60% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type A
  • Plug Type B
  • Residential voltage: 110 V
  • Frequency: 60 Hz

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
  • 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

Weather in Taipei

Climate Table
Midday Temperature
Night-time Temperature
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec50 °F55 °F60 °F65 °F70 °F75 °F80 °F85 °F90 °F95 °FTemperature in °F
Hours of Sunshine
Water Temperature
66.2 °F66.2 °F68 °F73.4 °F77 °F80.6 °F82.4 °F82.4 °F80.6 °F77 °F71.6 °F69.8 °F

Events in TaipeiBest time to take a language course in Taipei

Double Ten Festival
Double Ten Festival

10 October 2020The 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.

Golden Horse Film Festival
Golden Horse Film Festival

06 November 2020 - 22 November 2020The 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.

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.

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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    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 Double Ten Festival , Golden Horse Film Festival, Lantern Festival.
  • 19000TWD for 2 weeks is the lowest price for a Chinese course in Taipei. The average cost of a language course in Taipei is 1,917TWD per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at LTL Mandarin School as the best.

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