Pioneer Language Institute 台北市私立先鋒語文短期補習班

Learn to speak proper Mandarin in a short time at the Pioneer Language Institute in Taipei!

Regulations

  1. Tuition for the each term must be paid in full before the start of classes. If it is not paid by this time, the student will not be permitted to attend classes.
  2. Tuition does not include textbooks, workbooks, cassette tapes, or any other study materials.
  3. Applicants from abroad must pay a full tuition to reserve their classes. The tuition could be paid by wire-transfer to one of the below accounts and inform us of their payment by email or fax.
  • Account Name: Pioneer Language Institute
  • Account Number: 03012-600572-500     
  • Swift Code: ENTITWTP        
  • Bank Name: EnTai Commercial Bank​  
  • Bank Address: 145, He-Ping East Rd, Sec 1, Taipei 106, Taiwan, R. O. C.
  • Branch Number: 816​

​       Government Refund Regulations:

  1. In accordance with our Government Regulations, a full-time student has to study 15 hours per week of Chinese, and is not allowed to work. Applicants must submit a study plan to tell us as when and how long that he likes to study Mandarin courses and also submits a financial statement indicates that he possess at least USD2000 in order to study at Pioneer.
  2. Refunding Statement:
    • Subject to Article 33 of the Regulations on Management of Short-term Learning Centers in Taipei City, if a student applies for a withdrawal from a course after payment has been made, the learning center shall provide refunds to the student according to the following principles:If the learning center violates Paragraph 2 of Article 25, charging more than one semester of tuition fees, the fees attributable to the semester concerned shall be refunded to the student according to the preceding paragraphs, and other overcharged fees shall be refunded to the student in full. 
      The learning center shall not deduct enrollment fee, reservation fee or any other fees from the total agreed amount as specified in paragraph 1 above, and shall refund to the student the full amount of the agency fee received by the learning center from the student. However, for the portion of the payment that is already spent by the learning center on finished products, the learning center shall give the student such finished products in lieu of refund.
      • If the application by a student for withdrawal from a course is submitted no less than 60 days prior to the commencement date of such course, the learning center shall refund to the student 95 % of the total agreed amount paid by the student for such course. However, if the 5% of the said total amount kept by the learning center exceeds NTD 1,000, the learning center shall remain liable to refund the excessive amount to the student.
      • If the application by a student for withdrawal from a course is submitted no more than 59 days and no less than 8 days prior to the commencement date of such course, the learning center shall refund to the student 90 % of the total agreed amount paid by the student for such course.
      • If the application by a student for withdraw from a course is submitted no more than 7 days and no less than 1 day prior to the commencement date of such course, the learning center shall refund 80 % of the total agreed amount paid by the student for such course.
      • If the application by a student for withdrawal from a course is submitted before the second day of class (or the second time the course is given), the learning center shall refund 70 % of the total amount paid by the student for such course.
      • If the application by a student for withdrawal from a course is submitted during the period from the day following the commencement date and not exceeding one third of the study period (or the total class hours), the learning center shall refund 60 % of the total agreed amount paid by the student for such course.
      • If a student applies for withdrawal from a course that has been given for a period of time that is over one third of the study period (or the total class hours), the learning center shall not have to refund to the student any fees received from the student for such course.
    • According to Article 34 of the same regulations set forth above, if the learning center fails, for cause, to commence the course on the scheduled date, the learning center shall, prior to the scheduled commencement day of such course, promptly inform the student thereof, put up a notice thereof at a prominent place within the premises that the course is given, and shall, within 7 days after the scheduled commencement date of such course, refund the full amount of the payments already paid by the student for such course.
  3. An hour class contains 50 minutes classroom instruction.
    e.g. the 10 am - 12 noon class starts at 10:10am and there is a 10 minutes break between 11: 00 - 11:10am. 
    Students should notify the school/teacher 1 working day in advance if they are unable to attend individual classes. If this is NOT the case,you will have to pay tuition for the class. Classes can not be cancelled after office hour(9:30am-6:00pm, Monday to Friday); you may NOT consider a message left on mobile phone as suffiecient notice.  If advance permission was obtained, individual tutorial should be made up within the same month.

  4. No classes are held on national holidays; no tuition is required to pay for those holidays.
  5. The school will not be opened when strong typhoon comes. Students and teachers should listen to the announcement from the city government to see if there will be a class or not in typhoon day. One-on-one students can ask for make-up-classes after the typhoon days.