In recent years the development and widespread use of free, reliable communication software has allowed New Century to introduce online study as an option. Using Skype, New Century connects with learners around the world to bring high quality Chinese language study into their homes or workplaces. Online classes can bescheduled Monday-Saturday, 8am-9pm China Standard Time (CST).
Internet students have the same experienced teachers as our in-China students, using our proven study materials. You can start with internet classes before you come to China, or use them to continue your studies after you leave Tianjin, going on with a program you know you can trust. Wherever you are, you can keep improving your Chinese language skills and cultural understanding. One half-hour session is offered free to make sure this approach suits you, and that your internet connection speed is sufficient.
Our students said,
“Very happy with my New Century Skype class. The teaching and scheduling fits swell with my work schedule and location in Australia. Much better than joining a large class in Australia.” “My teacher knows me very well. She never makes me feel bad if I forget something. Even though we lose the computer connection once in while due to the distance, she always bounces back well and continues right where we left off. Her powerpoints are informative and fun.”
Since most online learners study from a distance, a payment system has been created to facilitate convenient payment. Instead of making monthly payments, online students purchase class hours in blocks of a minimum of twenty hours before taking class. Once class hours are purchased, New Century will track these hours in light of classes taken and provide students with a monthly update of remaining purchased class hours. When class hours have all been used, arrangement can be made for the purchase of another block of class hours.
Cancellation and rescheduling policies allow students cancel or reschedule up to 25% of a month’s scheduled classes without penalty, as long as requests are made with at least 24 hours advance notice. Cancelled class hours will be credited to the following month, at which point they can be scheduled as hours already purchased.
For those interested in online study, feel free to contact us to arrange a free thirty minute trial lesson!