Learning Chinese in Colorado – Colorado Springs
If you live in Colorado Springs and are looking for Chinese language lessons, these schools all offer different advantages depending on your age, price-range, and needs.
Colorado Springs Chinese Language School
This nonprofit school offers group lessons as well as corporate, as well as cultural classes such as Kung Fu, Tai Chi, and dance. Classes should be registered for online in advance.
Location: First United Methodist Church, 420 North Nevada Ave, 80903.
Price: Language lessons are $155-$180 per semester for group classes, and $35-$40 an hour for private lessons.
Colorado Springs Chinese Culture Institute
This institute offers basic, non-differentiated Chinese classes in addition to hosting a number of other events and classes related to Chinese culture, such as Tai Chi lessons.
Location: “(Language) Classes are held on Sundays from 2:00-4:00pm in Armstrong Hall on the Colorado College campus.”
Price: $35 per year for a basic membership.
Cloudberry Language School
This school offers group lessons for every age and level, as well as corporate and government training. They also offer workshops in cooking, traveling, and film.
Location: 22 Via Chula Vista, Manitou Springs, 80829. Corporate lessons are also offered at your office. Online classes available.
Price: $35 per class. First class free. $150 for full-day-immersion class.
Pikes Peak Community College
This state-run community college offers beginning, intermediate, and advanced Mandarin classes to adults for transferable college credit. Registration as a student or auditor is required. Placement testing at the college is required if you wish to register as a student.
Location: Centennial Campus: 5675 S Academy Blvd, 80906. Classes might, however, be held in the downtown campus or Rampart Range campus.
Price: Roughly $425 per semester per 6-credit class for Colorado residents, but you may qualify for aid from the Colorado Opportunity Fund, in which case the cost would be closer to $275. Federal Financial Aid might also be available.
Listen and Learn
This national organization offers private, group, and Skype lessons for various levels.
Location: At your home or office or online.
Price: $72.50 per hour for face-to-face lessons. $39 per hour for Skype sessions.