Movie Night!

Come join us on Wednesday nights for a movie. On July 10th, we’ll be showing a Chinese comedy from 2017 called Duckweed. It tells the story of a young man who enjoys racing sports cars in the narrow streets of his small village and then gets into an accident that causes him to travel back … Continue reading Movie Night!

Most Useful Apps for Shanghai

Here’s a quick list we’ve compiled of apps that will make your life in Shanghai way easier. Feel free to make suggestions in the comments section. WeChat: app used largely for chatting, can also use for video calls, payments, etc. The functionality is always improving Alipay: used for mobile payments including in stores, online, can … Continue reading Most Useful Apps for Shanghai

Join the Mandarin Community WeChat Group

We finally got our official WeChat account set up (nothing is easy, is it??). We’ll be publishing fun articles with useful vocab and info about upcoming events. Use the QR code below to subscribe to our official WeChat account. We also have a WeChat group for Mandarin Community members and fans to follow where you … Continue reading Join the Mandarin Community WeChat Group

Mandarin Community Launch Party & Photo Exhibit!

We’re excited to announce that Mandarin Community is officially open for business! To celebrate our grand opening we’ll be hosting a casual photo exhibition show casing the works of some local photographers. The theme is simply “China” and will include photos taken across this vast country. Take the opportunity to check out the work of … Continue reading Mandarin Community Launch Party & Photo Exhibit!

Grand Opening!

Mandarin Community’s new location is in the heart of Shanghai, just a 3 minute walk from People’s Square and surrounded by a bustling food street. We’re currently undergoing renovations and are scheduled to open on 1 June. Trial classes will be available starting in early May and any students who sign up for classes between … Continue reading Grand Opening!