LTL Mandarin School believes that Chinese study should not be limited to the classroom. For us, learning Mandarin means fully immersing yourself in China's language and culture from Day One.

  • Beijing Courses

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    For those who want to focus on studying Chinese in Beijing intensively, we offer a wide range of full-time study programs at our Beijing school. We have a great range of Small Group Classes or you can study individually.

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  • Shanghai Courses

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    If you are planning on coming to Shanghai, LTL Mandarin School can provide you with first class Small Group or Individual classes. Our fully certified, experienced teachers will have your Chinese up to speed in no time.

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  • Taiwan Courses

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    Our newest school in glorious Taipei offers further opportunities to learn Chinese with LTL. Study Mandarin in Taiwan in either small groups or tailored 1-on-1 classes and experience something different.

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  • Chengde Courses

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    Not Chengdu but Chengde. If you want to learn Chinese fast and not have a foreigner in sight this is the city for you. Minute in size compared to Beijing and Shanghai but 24/7 Mandarin will see your level propel, fast.

    Immersion Programs in China

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  • Online Classes

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    Want to learn Chinese from the comfort of your very own home? Want to continue class with your teacher after leaving China? It’s all possible with our brand new Online Chinese Classes


  • China School Trip

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    Bring your class to come and learn Chinese in China with our brand new China School Trip program. Flexible program options and the experience of a lifetime lie ahead for you and your class.


Chinese Learning Resources

  • LTL Blog

    All Things China

    Visit the LTL Mandarin School blog as we cover a multitude of topics from life in China, reviews of Mobile Phone Apps, stories from LTL students past and present, plus much more.

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  • Learn Chinese

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    10 world famous Chinese language learners tell you in the free Ultimate GuidEbook to Learning Mandarin Chinese their tricks, advice and what they recommend as the best ways to learn Mandarin.

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  • Experienced and Certified Teachers

    Experienced and Certified Teachers

    Our teachers have dedicated their careers to teaching Chinese. All are fully-qualified with years of classroom experience.

  • International Student Community & Activities

    International Student Community & Activities

    There is no typical LTL student. Our students come from all over the world and speak dozens of different languages.

  • 24/7 Help and Support Service

    24/7 Help and Support Service

    For most of our students LTL becomes more than just a school. It's a home away from home, where you meet friends and find support.

  • Government Accredited School

    Government Accredited School

    LTL is one of China’s leading language schools and accredited by the Chinese, German and Swedish governments.

  • Homestays and Shared Apartments

    Homestays and Shared Apartments

    We believe the best way to improve your speaking and listening skills is to live with a Chinese family.

What our students say about LTL

Marianna Testimony for LTL
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At LTL one thing is for sure, you will never feel alone. The entire staff are always available. As for the lessons you will be followed step by step, and everything is very flexible.

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Stuart Testimony for LTL
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When I arrived to Shanghai, after organizing the program with LTL, we started classes and they were really great! My teacher was amazing, we really clicked!

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Giulia Testimony for LTL
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I met lots of people from different countries at LTL school. The atmosphere is really pleasant and friendly. I have established strong and lasting relationships

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Maggie Testimony for LTL
Maine, USA
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I did 5 weeks in each location, starting in Shanghai. I started from an absolute zero level and now I can use Chinese conversationally with my host family and in day to day life.

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Zoe Testimony for LTL
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I attended class 2 times a week in the evening, but I felt my language, and most importantly my confidence with the Chinese language improved. I hope to go back to the school.

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Carsten Testimony for LTL
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I am now about to start my 4th year at this school. If you have 1-on-1 classes, you can organise the classes as you wish. I have 15 hours a week with 2 different teachers.

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Franzi Testimony for LTL
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I really liked that the lessons were entertaining or not after the lesson book was done alone but entertaining and easy. Working with native speakers has helped my listening skills.

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Perle Testimony for LTL
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I improved my Chinese pretty fast. Aside of learning I spent a really good time with the other students who become my friends! Thanks to everybody at LTL!

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