About Us

CLI fosters a vibrant and welcoming community for students, team members, friends, and family to advance their language skills and make connections with China and each other.

Our Story

Recognizing China’s growing importance in the world, brothers Robert and Bradford Fried combined their efforts in 2009 to establish CLI. Explore this section to learn more about our story.

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Our Team

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CLI is a community effort built on core values of trust, mutual respect and understanding, and putting our students first. Explore here to meet our team and learn more about our stories and qualifications.

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What is CLI?

CLI is an institution for the study of Chinese language and culture. Through this core mission, it is so much more. CLI is a community, a Chinese language school, a custom programs provider, and your partner in China.

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Why CLI?

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From pre-departure planning to deep immersion in China, CLI provides personalized care and attention every step of the way. We strive to be the best Chinese language school in China.

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Does CLI require prior Chinese language study? Do I need a passport and visa to study in China? Does CLI recommend international health insurance coverage for its students? Find the answers here.

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