In 2022, Learnship signed a strategic partnership with Peking University Press. Licensed by the prestigious publishing house, Learnship now provides professionals with business Mandarin language courses based on state-of-the-art, multiple-award-winning material.
“The New Silk Road series are indispensable works for anyone serious about learning Chinese”
Established in 1902 in Beijing as the very first university press in China, Peking University Press (P.U.P.) has released some of the most important academic papers and education publications, winning more than 700 prizes, including the prestigious National Excellent Press Award.
“Peking University Press has a long and distinguished tradition of supporting Chinese cultural studies and language acquisition,” says Robert Szabo, VP of Learning Sciences at Learnship. “The New Silk Road Business Chinese series are indispensable works for anyone serious about learning Chinese – and I am proud that our trainers are now entitled to deliver this material to professionals across the globe.”
Learnship is the first and sole corporate licensee entitled to use P.U.P. material for online, face-to-face business language training purposes.
“We are very mindful in selecting our partners,” explains Na Xie, Director of the International Department at P.U.P. “This is how we ensure that the Peking University Press name remains synonymous with premium quality. We selected Learnship because they lead the business education industry with unmatched language learning solutions and a pool of online Mandarin trainers fully qualified to deliver our courses to professionals of all proficiencies.”
Over 540 hours of content, covering all Chinese language proficiencies
Learnship’s instructional teams have digitized and adapted over 540 hours of P.U.P. content, now available in Learnship’s virtual classroom. Curricula include a wide variety of activities addressing business Mandarin from A1.1 to C2.2 levels, HSK test training, and preparation for expatriation. Written by native Chinese language experts with extensive teaching experience, the material focuses on business tasks, such as company meetings, signing contracts, marketing strategies or customer service – also covering daily-life conversations for beginners.
Individuals and professionals who need to quickly become proficient in Mandarin Chinese can now take an Elevate or Evolve Relocation Language course with Learnship and benefit from the extensive P.U.P. material delivered by expert trainers.
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