Yes. You’ll have much more opportunities to do speaking practice. You can decide your schedule and cancel or change any of your lessons 24 hours in advance.
2.Can I have class at home?
Yes. We can offer outside class at your home or office, but the tuition is a little more expensive than the in-class one. The tuition for in-class individual lesson is 168RMB/50 minutes, but you need to pay 228 RMB / 1 hour if you have lessons at your place. You don’t need to pay for the teacher’s transposition costs.
3.Is there any group lesson in TLI?If there is, it's for how many students?
Yes. We have group lesson for 3 to 5 students. Three times a week. Use the special books of TLI. And the tuition is much cheaper than the individual class. In addition, there's good news. From June, we'll regularly open a small type of group lesson from basic pronunciation to junior Chinese once a month in three branches. As long as you register one week in advance, even if there's only one student, we'll open it on time. You don't need to wait. Of course, you can have lessons with your friends or families. The tuition is from 55RMB/hour to 93RMB/hour, depending on the number of students.
4.Do your teachers speak English or Japanese in class?
Occasionally, our teacher will use English or Japanese to help you understand. But most of the time, Chinese is the sole classroom language. Maybe at first, you’ll feel it’s hard for you, but when you get used to this way, you’ll find your listening and speaking ability will also get advance.
5.Can I have lessons on weekends?
Of course. Our opening time is from 7:00 to 21:00, Monday to Sunday in all three branches.
6.How much should I pay for one month?
The tuition is not fixed. It depends on your schedule.
7.Is there a minimum number of lessons I need to take?
No. Your tuition is charged only according to your schedule.
8.If I cannot attend class for business or illness, should I pay?
If you are having group lesson, you need to pay for absence. If you choose individual class, you can cancel any class by telephone, fax or e-mail 24 hours in advance with no need to pay.
9.I have business trip very often. So I cannot decide a schedule set for the entire month. What can I do?
In this situation, you can pay for a certain number of individual classes in advance. You need to pay for more than 30 lessons at one time. Then you can book your lesson at any time 2 days in advance.
10.How can I register?
We are very pleased you chose TLI. You can register in the school or fill out the registration form which you can find on the website. You can also fill out the registration form downloaded from the website and send us by email or fax.
11.How can I book lessons?
After registration, you can book your lessons. Write down the time you want on the schedule. We'll arrange teachers for you according to your time as soon as possible. And you need to remember: give us your schedule before 20th of every month. You can get the schedule at the reception desk in every branch or download it from the website.
12.Will I have a lot of teachers?
We suggest you to take lessons with a few different teachers in order to get used to the different accents of Chinese people. But if you are a short-time student and don't have many lessons a week, we may try to arrange the teacher you particularly like.