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No matter your age, nationality or level, there’s no time like the present to Learn Chinese in Kaohsiung!

At LTL, group classes are limited to six students.

Small class sizes mean that you’ll get more teacher time, more speaking time and make faster progress.

Our certified language instructors have years of experience and are experts at creating encouraging, comfortable and most importantly, fun learning environments.

Study traditional characters in Kaohsiung and improve your Chinese speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

Located in southwest Taiwan, Kaohsiung is home to bustling night markets, a thriving art scene and beautiful beach scenery.

As well as taking your Chinese to the next level, in the coastal city of Kaohsiung, you’ll make friends and memories to last a lifetime!

  • Learn Chinese in Kaohsiung
  • No more than six students per class
  • All ages and nationalities welcome
  • Study Traditional Chinese
  • Fully certified teachers
  • Students grouped by ability
Small Class Sizes

Guaranteed – Never more than six students, average of three
Faster Progress – small groups means more learning
Key Skills – Speaking, listening, reading and writing
Friends for life – Our students stay in touch for years!

Top Teachers

Experienced – Our teachers all have at least five years experience
Qualified – We only work with certified educators
Diverse – Lots of variety in our classroom activities
Professional – See real improvement in your Chinese skills

Learn Chinese in Kaohsiung

Warm Weather – Even in January, the average is 24C!
Night Markets – Some of the biggest and best in Taiwan
Island Life – Dine, drink and party on Cijin Island
Beautiful Scenery – Beaches, piers, parks and mountains

Student Support

Student Advisors – On hand to guide you through the process
Everyone Matters – No one at LTL is just a number
Knowledge – We’ve got all the insider tips you’ll need
Settling In – Feel welcome right away

Find Out What Our Students Had To Say


Since we opened our first school in 2007, our small group classes have been a huge hit. Here’s why.

At LTL, our small class sizes mean that you have more time to speak in class and more feedback and correction from your teacher.

Our curriculum has been perfected over the years and is designed to have students speaking Chinese from day one.

Classes are 70% spoken Chinese and 30% reading and writing – the perfect mix to prepare you for local Kaohsiung life!

Learn Chinese in Kaohsiung

In class, you’ll focus on traditional Chinese characters and study a range of topics, from modern life to traditional culture. You’ll cover a lot of ground with us and leave with more vocabulary, a better grasp of grammar and most importantly, more confidence in using Chinese.

Chinese Standard Course

  • 20 hours per week
  • 4 hours of Chinese each day
  • Monday to Friday
  • 2-6 students per class

Chinese Intensive Course

  • 30 hours per week
  • 6 hours of Chinese each day
  • 4 hours of group class + 2 hours of 1-on-1 class a day
  • Monday to Friday


Prices for our 20 hour and 30 hour a week courses to learn Chinese in Kaohsiung are listed below.

You can book any number of weeks from 1 to 52, but we have listed the most popular. Do let us know if you have further questions or want prices for alternate durations.

All textbooks and learning materials are included. The longer you book Chinese lessons at LTL, the greater your discount will be. Discounts amount up to 30% if you book for 12 weeks or longer.

We also offer a special discount if you book your Chinese course over the Christmas period. Visit our Discounts and Supplements page to find out more.

We also have a Small Group & Individual option for students who’d like to maximise their learning experience while studying at LTL. This course includes an extra 10hrs/week of tailored 1-on-1 classes, in addition to the 20 hours of small group classes.


Personal Assessment

Before you come to Kaohsiung to learn Chinese, we will do a personal assessment of your current Mandarin ability.

This is done so we can understand your level, as well as your personal goals so we can place you in the right class with the right teacher. We pride ourselves on finding the right class, and the right teacher for each of our students.

The assessment will be done through Whatsapp, Skype or a phone call. Remember our assessment is not a test.

No Other Fees

The prices listed above, include everything. There will be no hidden fees, no registration fee, no accommodation finding fee, no textbook fees.


How well qualified are your teachers?

We owe our success to our teachers.

All of our teachers are university educated, and hold teaching certificates. We also only hire already experienced teachers.

Our hiring process for teachers is meticulous, and it shows in the classes you receive.

What do you focus on in class?

The classes consist of all aspects of language learning, speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

However, the classes are mainly focused on oral, which takes up about 70% of the class, and 30% is dedicated to reading and writing.

Do you teach Chinese characters?

Yes, we do.

As the classes are in Taiwan, we are teaching traditional as well as simplified characters, but our group classes teach just Traditional.

However, the main focus of the class is still speaking and listening.

For lessons in Simplified Chinese please check out our 1-on-1 classes in Kaohsiung.

How can I continue learning Chinese after my course?

Lots of students are worried about how they can continue learning Chinese when they finish their course with LTL.

This is why we offer 24/7 Mandarin lessons using our amazing Flexi Classes platform.

Where will my classmates be from?

Your classmates will come from all over the world.

That’s the beauty of LTL, we welcome people from all four corners of the world.

Do I get time to speak in class?

Yes, everyone gets the chance to speak and practice Chinese in class.

This is precisely why we keep the class size small, to give you enough opportunities to speak and practice your Chinese.

We know the importance of getting every student talking Chinese as soon as possible, you are learning Mandarin in a local environment so you need to make the most out of this opportunity.

How much Chinese can I realistically learn?

While language progress of course differs for each person, we are very proud of the speed that we get our students ahead.

For the small group course a complete beginner usually knows survival Chinese to get around within two to four weeks (HSK1), can have basic conversations after two months (HSK2), more complex conversations after five to seven (HSK 4) and can reach fluency within a year (HSK 5 to 6).

Students who live in a Homestay and study Chinese individually tend to progress much faster than those who don’t.

Can I add individual classes to my group classes?

Yes no problem.

Our Intensive/small group Chinese language course is four hours of group study a day, and two hours of individual Chinese.

They made learning a fun activity and something to look forward to in a foreign country and it truly added to our experience without taking away our ability to explore Taiwan.

– Sarita from the US


I had a very good 6 week experience at LTL. The staff was really friendly and accommodating to all of my requests and goes out of their way to make everyone feel welcome.

– Adam from Czech Republic


I had a great experience at LTL from start to finish. The staff was so friendly and helpful and created a welcoming atmosphere.

– Wieland from Switzerland



Our student advisor will reach you within 24 hours and get your course booked up in no time.