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Looking for Camps?

Join our Mandarin & Cantonese camps!

  • March Break Camp - register for March 11 to 15

  • Summer Camp - register for July 2 to August 23

  • Camps available in Markham and Midtown Toronto

  • For Children 4 years and older

  • Save with our Lunar New Year or Early Bird Discounts!

     

Why Panda Mandarin?

Why Panda Mandarin?

Panda Mandarin is committed to making learning Mandarin & Cantonese fun, engaging, and authentic for all students! Our team delivers a quality language program that creates a warm and welcoming learning experience where parents and students feel connected and supported. Join us for a FREE trial class and find out why we're not your typical language school!

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Our programs start as young as 1 years old all the way up to teenagers
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We keep our class sizes small, with a maximum of 10 children per class
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We teach Simplified Chinese for Mandarin and Traditional Chinese for Cantonese, with an emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, pīnyīn, and writing
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We make learning fun through art, music, games, stories to teach practical and useful Mandarin
We have classes for under 4, 4-5 years, 6-8 years, and 9+ years, ranging from beginner, intermediate, advanced levels
You can learn with us in-person or virtually, whichever way is most convenient for you!
We provide additional content after each class to help your child review & practice at home through Google Classroom or our 1:1 Panda Practice
Our highly-skilled teachers are trained towards the needs of North American students and work with them as individuals
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Hear What Parents Have to Say!

What program are you looking for?

What kind of Mandarin program are you looking for?

  • Under 4 w/ caregiver

  • 4-5 years old

A fun program designed for young children to learn Mandarin.

 

We also have an Advanced track for families who speak at home.

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  • 6+ years old

For students who speak fluently but want to develop reading & writing

Uses the 马立平中文 curriculum. Available in Simplified and Traditional Chinese

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Camp Programs

Our camp programs immerse your child in an all-day Mandarin environment with fun weekly themes that make children excited to learn!

For all ages & skill levels.
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  • 6-8 years old

  • 9+ years old

For beginners/intermediate students who don't speak Mandarin or have basic exposure to the language.

Using the YCT curriculum, we teach in a structured, yet engaging way!

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  • Under 6

  • 6+ years old

A fun program designed for children to learn conversational Cantonese.

 

The focus is on practical & engaging themes designed to help children learn

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  • Private/Semi-private

  • On-site programs

We offer custom programs for students with specific Mandarin learning goals.

We also can bring our well-regarded Mandarin team to your school or organization!

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Schedule

Schedule

Our program schedule is below (along with a PDF link to our current term program guide). Please note times and classes are subject to change. Classes do not run on Canadian (Ontario) statutory holidays/weekend, during March Break, and Winter holidays.

If you don't see our scheduling tool below and instead you see a message with a button to "Purchase now", click the button and it should display our schedule in an embedded window. If that doesn't work, you can click on "Open Schedule (New Window)".

Locations

Locations

Our in-person classes are run out of our Midtown Toronto, Etobicoke, and Markham locations. We may reopen classes in the Danforth at a future date. We can also run programs in partnership with community centres, local schools (public and private), learning pods, and daycares. If you have a suggestion of where Panda Mandarin could be offered next, please Contact Us!

Explore our Midtown Location

Our bright, clean, and modern space in Midtown Toronto is the perfect learning environment for our students. Conveniently located steps from the Lawrence subway station, minutes from Highway 401, in the centre of the city, our school is easy to get to!

What Makes a Panda Mandarin Teacher?

What Makes a Panda Mandarin Teacher?

We are a Toronto-based company with North American values & ideals, where our teachers are trained to focus on the needs of students in the US and Canada. We hire teachers who have a passion for teaching Mandarin and Cantonese, understand how to engage children to learn the language, and treat each student as an individual. Our teachers are also