---Language & Cultural Center
A nonprofit organization
5 Woodview Drive, Bangor, ME 04401; 207-990-0710;

We are flexible: our classes are designed to meet the needs of our students

Classe can start at any time,
weekday or weekend, daytime or evening

Meet once a week or as need for 3-6 months. 1-6 CEUs are available based on the hours of the class.

Business Chinese

Course Description:
Any economic and commercial transaction between China and foreign country may be viewed as cross-cultural activities in nature. The removal of language barriers and difficulties that lie in the understanding of the culture, subtle points and principles expressed by a target language will be greatly beneficial for one’s commercial success.
This course is designed to teach business Chinese in three-in-one training pattern that combines the language as a carrier with commercial activities and cross-cultural knowledge with a focus on vocabulary and conversation for the business professional. Students will increase Chinese proficiency in the areas of international business, economics, trade and finance. Students will explore both language and cultural aspects of doing business in China. After introduce the basic knowledge of the language, students will obtain such skills to be used in language communication from the course are as followings:
(1) Ability to use appropriated expressions on polite social occasion of reception, greeting, introduction, apology and congratulation.
(2) Ability to use appropriated expressions for shopping, traveling, transportation tools, telephoning and appointment making.
(3) Ability to use appropriated expressions for commercial activities such as giving a brief account of a company or product, getting or giving a quotation, comment or statement.
(4) Ability to use appropriated expressions in consulting, negotiating, bargaining, writing or revising a plan, discussing a way to cooperate, making a comment on a subject in addition to analyzing and sorting out problems.
(5) Apply the principles of Sun Tzu's Art of War to modern business.

All courses will be taught by certified Chinese teachers or by experienced native Chinese educators.

Beginner's Chinese By Yong Ho
Gateway to Business Chinese-Regular Formulas and Etiquette, Peaking University Press
Gateway to Business Chinese-Daily Communication, Peaking University Press
Sun Tzu on The Art of War By YSun Tzu.
China's Culture, History and Geography

Instruction Format:
Small group or individual, based on student needs

Bangor Chinese School, 5 Woodview Drive, Bangor, Maine; or 220 Maine Mall Road, South Portland, Maine 04106.

Small Group: $40-45 each hour based on the number of students of the class

Individual Instruction: $55-60 each hour.

The second person in a family $30 off, and $50 off the third family member.

Refund Policy:
No refunds will be given after a program begins.

Bangor Chinese School will issue a certificate to students who pass a comprehensive test.
High school credits, college credits, and CEUs are available for students who complete certain hours study and reach certain levels with extra costs. For detailed information, please contact us.

To register a class, please download the registration form and rerurn it to: 5 Woodview Drive, Bangor, Maine 04401.

Contact information:
Phone: 207-990-0710
Mail Address: 5 Woodview Drive, Bangor, Maine 04401.