Xian is one of the most important cities in China. Although, the city is not modern as Hong Kong or Shanghai, Xian possesses a valuable historical and cultural heritage of more than 3000 years. Learning Chinese in Xian can be an excellent idea for foreigners because they will find excellent universities and language schools. In addition, students are able to learn about the millenary culture, the customs and the traditions of Xian People at the same time.

About the city

The Xi'an (西安) city is a big example of power and greatness of Chinese Dynasties. This city was considered as the most important during the last part of the old Tang Dynasty (618-907) and the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). In fact, the city was built during the old Tang Dynasty by the imperial order of Zhu Yuanzhang who was the first monarch in the Ming Dynasty.

Yuanzhang was encouraged to build elevated and strong walls around the city and store food as much as possible in order to unify the entire nation. In this fashion, the city of Xi’an became into a city with a big military defense structure in the planet at that time. The walls is 14 meters long and 12 meters wide respectively. Each year, Xi’an houses an important marathon that is considered the principal annual game in the town where locals and tourists are allowed to participate.

Xi'an is one of the favorite touristic cities in China. This town is the capital of the old province of Shaanxi. That is why that the city is the favorite place for historians and archeologists because it has a vast historical background. We are talking about more than 3,000 years of Chinese history.

Initially the city was called as Fenghao throughout the Zhou Dynasty. Later, during the Han Dynasty the town was renamed for Chang´an which means “Peace Forever”. However, it changed again as Daxing (大興) in 581 during the Sui Dynasty. Finally it acquired the name of Xi’an in 1369.

Xingjiao Temple, Xian Shaanxi History Museum, Xian

Thanks to the project named Economic Revival of Interior China that was promoted by the central government, the city regained its grandeur and power and it is considered since 1990 as a cultural, educational and industrial center in the entire country.

Xi’an includes several touristic attractions in its entire territory. Visitors can find some important museums such as the Shaanxi History Museum, The Terracotta Army Museum, the Xi’an Museum and the Hanyang Tomb Museum just to mention a few. In addition, Xi’an can boast of having some impressive outdoor spaces like the National Forest Park and the National Geological Park.

Why learn Chinese in Xian?

Xian is a historical city that is located in China. In fact, there are more than 3000 years of history that is represented in landmarks, temples, constructions and old houses. Foreign students who want to learn Chinese mandarin can take a language course in Xian because the city is nice and friendly. In addition, students are going to acquire an efficient command of the language and a wide understanding of the culture, customs and traditions of the Xian people. There are excellent universities and language schools throughout the city.

What we Like Xian
Xian is considered as the historical town of China. Visitors can find several historical landmarks and ancient constructions that talk by themselves about the rich cultural heritage of China in this part of the country.


Xian photos

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Qing Long Temple, Xian Drum Tower, Xian Banpo Museum, Xian Mao ling, Xian

Chinese courses in Xian

Xiab Foreign Language University (School of Chinese studies)

The Xian Foreign Language University includes highly prepared professionals in the Mandarin Chinese language. That is why many people from different parts of China and the world visit this university each year. The Language courses are pretty efficient and reliable. At the end of the year, students have the capacity to employ more than 1,500 characters and more than 2,500 spoken words. In addition, students can read and listen properly as well. This recognized university provides the competitive Chinese Proficiency Test Course.

Further Information: qijingda@pub.xa-online.sn.cn

International School Xian and International House

This language schools is situated in Xian downtown near the historical center. In this great language school, students have the chance to learn Mandarin Chinese and to live the culture at the same time. The school offers different accommodation to foreign students; it has a friendly atmosphere. There are two main courses respectively. We are talking about the Standard course and the Intensive course.
The lessons are about 20 or 45 minutes; they depend on the teacher and the duration of the program is around 50 weeks. The majority of classes start with eight students.

Further Information: http://www.esl-languages.com/en/adults/learn/mandarin-chinese/xi-an/china/index.htm

Study Chinese Language programs

Study Chinese Language Programs offers a big variety of reliable Mandarin Chinese courses. This service is pretty convenient for foreigners who are looking for a Chinese course and a place to stay in China because it provides good and affordable accommodations and amazing language programs. There are several courses such as Chinese for beginners, Chinese for university applicants, Chinese for advanced students and the preparation for the HSK test.

Further Information: inquiry@study-china.org
Phone: +86 150 1125 5037

International House Xian

This international house provides several Chinese Mandarin courses and accommodation at the same time. The International House Xian offers language programs for beginners, intermediate students and advanced students. They have the chance attending from one week or more. The number of students allow per class is just 15 and the minimum age permitted is19. In addition, students can find several courses such as the standard, intensive and super intensive course.

Further Information: info@ihXian.com
Phone: +86 29 88243428.

PCR Study

PCR is a reliable service online where foreign students can find the best Chinese language schools in China. It was founded in 2002. PCR study offers several efficient study packages which include the HSK test preparation, a martial art course, standard courses, specialized courses and accommodation just to mention a few. PCR study contact some important universities in Xian like the Xian Jiaotong University and the Northwest University with international students. In this university foreign students can take the Chinese mandarin courses.

Further Information: http://www.prcstudy.com/xian.shtml

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