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Learn Chinese in 16 hours. CLA's Chinese language programs in Los Angeles will bring new possibilities to your career and life journey.

The Highest Rated Chinese Mandarin Course in Los Angeles

Our effective curriculum and passionate teaching won  the highest reputation in the industry

New programs starting each week 
Small classes. Multiple locations. Brilliant alumni network. 

The Largest Chinese School in LA

by Enrollment

Federal Government Chinese Language Program Officer

University Instructor in Chinese Mandarin
Certified Assessor for the Mandarin Proficiency Test (PSC)

Interpreter for U.S. Congressmen

Speaker at conference of United Nations
Chinese Classes in LA
Attend classes at the Los Angeles locations of the Chinese Language Academy.  
Los Angeles is the gateway to the Pacific Rim with many business ventures coming in from China.  This vibrant city is also the beacon of the entertainment industry with Hollywood as the epicenter of entertainment production and industry.  A record 47 million tourists visited Los Angeles in 2016 with Chinese visitors spending $1.3 billion in Los Angeles alone.
CLA has multiple locations in the LA region for individual students and also offers customized classes on the site of the corporate clients. CLA Los Angeles has been a proud language education service provider for thousands of clients since its establishment in 2013. CLA's prestigious corporate clients in Los Angeles include Snapchat, Getty Museum, and Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board. 

Our two Los Angeles Chinese Language Academy classrooms are conveniently located in West Los Angeles, near Santa Monica and also in Downtown Los Angeles, near the Financial District. Our featured Mandarin program is a 16-hour crash course. Join us to experience the most productive 16 hours in learning!
The Basics
CLA 16 Crash Course Classes in Chinese

Learn Chinese in 16 Hours.

Learning a language is hard work. You can learn more effectively if you are not alone.


Your brain will work 10x better when you are excited and engaged with other people.


Happiness generates efficiency.


Join us! Experience the most productive 16 hours in learning.

Available Courses at Chinese Language Academy of Los Angeles


Group Class

  • “CLA 16” 16 Hour Crash Course for Beginners

  • Advanced Beginner Level Course

  • Intermediate Level Course 

  • Advanced Level Course

  • Proficient Level Course


Corporate Training Classes

  • Customized Group Course at Your Site

  • Crash Course Designed for meetings, visits, and contract negotiations

  • Relocation Preparation Course 

  • Special Program in Chinese Business Culture  (non-language based) 

  • “Language + Insights” Program (with our Subject-Matter Experts) 

  • Mandarin Chinese For Executives

  • Mandarin Chinese For Public Services

  • Mandarin Chinese For Sales and Customer Services

  • Mandarin Chinese For TV & Film Industry professionals


Private Class

  • Customized in-person lessons

  • Customized online lessons

  • Afterschool Tutoring

  • Learning-Together Immersive lesson for families

  • Specific language coaching class for actors 

  • Exam Preparation lesson (HSK, BCT, AP, SAT and IB)

  • Business Chinese lessons

  • Chinese Literacy lessons for Heritage Speakers

  • Spoken Chinese lessons


Chinese Language Academy of Los Angeles

West LA Location: 12401 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90025 

Have Questions?

We welcome you to contact us or read our FAQ section.

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