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Learn Chinese in Xi’an and enjoy 20% OFF our normal prices. Our group classes are guaranteed to be kept small with a maximum of six students per class and an average of just three.

In our Small group classes at LTL you’ll learn speaking, reading, writing and listening.

Due to the small class size everyone has an opportunity to get involved.

The classrooms are modern and bright and with our modern teaching methods students will never just be sat for hours taking notes and listening.

All of our teachers are very experienced and are fully certified to teach Chinese to foreigners. At LTL we only hire the best.

From the moment you start your program at LTL Mandarin School you’ll dive right in to learning the language straight away.

  • Maximum of six students per group
  • Average of three per group
  • Study from a week to a year
  • Small Groups so you learn faster
  • Make incredibly fast progress
  • Reading, writing, speaking, listening
  • Be a part of the community
  • Weekly social activities
  • Top class support team
  • Make great friends at LTL

You can even top-up your group classes with additional private classes in Xi’an also with our Intensive program.

We have multiple school locations which give you the chance to study all over China. We have schools in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengde, Beihai , Chengdu PLUS even Singapore and Taipei also on offer.

Only The Finest

Lots of Experience – LTL only hire the finest teachers
100% Qualified – Our teachers all hold a degree
Certified – Many apply, but only a few make the grade

Super Speedy Progress

Study with the best – Learn much faster than a Uni Semester
Study efficiently – Get talking early on, this is so important
Study with friends – Help each other along and have fun

Top Quality & Full Time

Small Groups – Classes are kept tiny for a reason
6 People Max – The smaller the class, the more you progress
Make Friends – You’ll meet students from all over the world

LTL Support Team

Always Here – We are here to guide you when you need us
Experts – We know China, we’re here to help you
Family Feel – LTL will become your second home in no time


These are the important details you need to know when coming to learn Chinese in Xi’an with us here at LTL Mandarin School:

  • Classes take place Monday to Friday
  • Two choices of program: standard (20 hours of group class a week) or intensive (20 hours group class plus 10 hours 1 on 1 class a week).
  • All classes are 55 minutes long
  • Maximum of six students per class (average of three)
  • 70% Oral Chinese
  • 30% Reading and Written
  • Free assessment with us before coming to China so we can place you in the right class. This is not a test but a way of us discovering your current Chinese level so we know where best to place you.

Standard – 4 hours per day, Monday to Friday totalling 20 hours of Chinese study each week.

Intensive – 6 hours per day (4 hours of group class and 2 hours of 1-on-1 class), Monday to Friday totalling 30 hours of Chinese study each week.

Our Intensive class enables you to make even quicker progress with an additional 2 hours of 1-on-1 tutelage on top of your group classes. The individual classes in Xi’an help consolidate the knowledge you pick up in your group classes and enable you to focus on key areas.

The Free Assessment

No need to worry this isn’t a real test, just a way to help us gauge your Chinese level.

Before starting your course with LTL you’ll have a language assessment so that we know what your Chinese level is. This is essential to make sure we put you in the right class so that you make the most progress.

It would be no use for you to be stuck in a class too low for your level would it?

You’ll have a brief chat via Skype, WeChatWhatsApp etc with our director of studies for 5-10 minutes and this will give us an idea of which class you should be placed in.

The assessment makes sure everything is all set for when you arrive in China!


If you already know some Mandarin, you can start on any Monday of the year.

If you are a complete beginner, then you can start on anyone of these Mondays below.


How do I get the 20% Xi’an discount you mentioned?

The discount is already applied with our prices above.

Prices for every single course will come out 20% cheaper than our standard pricing for Xi’an classes.

What’s a standard lesson at LTL like?

There is no standard lesson but to give you an idea… Group classes are all about enhancing your basis of Chinese as quickly as possible.

Our lessons are all about being dynamic from the very start. We do have a structure though, as all good schools have!

Mon-Wed-Fri – Speaking

Tue-Thu – Character Practice

Do we get to talk much?

Yes, this is essential and why we keep class sizes so small.

If you just sit and listen to us, how do you expect to improve. It’s so important to us that you all get speaking as early as possible and get comfortable with the language.

How many teachers will I have?

Generally one or two. This can vary though.

It can depend on a number of factors. These include the season and how busy the school is

A typical scenario will leave you with two teachers – one for Oral Chinese and the other for Written Chinese.

Of course, all teachers communicate about their lessons with other teachers so you don’t waste time going over the same things.

What’s best, individual classes or group classes?

This really is up to you in truth. If you already have a good grasp of Mandarin then putting you into a group is much tougher because levels tend to vary much more from the intermediate levels upwards.

If you are a complete beginner, or have a little knowledge in Chinese, the Intensive course (4 hours Group, 2 hours Individual) would be a great way to start.

Can I also study Chinese online before coming to China?

You sure can, before or after your time in China.

You have a number of options:

1 – Learning Chinese individually Online

2 – Learning Chinese in a group Online

3 – Our brand New Flexi Class system allowing you to book any class, at any time, with any teacher you choose!

You can even study Shanghainese Online and Cantonese Online with us.

Is 6 hours a day too much for me?

It’s a challenge, no doubt about that. However, our students tend to relish and enjoy it.

It’s a great way to consolidate what you learn in group classes and also a great way to tailor content to how you want.

You get a nice balance then of group class work, and then your own time to drill that information home.

Do you have accommodation I can stay at also?

This is your choice.

80% of our students stay at a Homestay with us. They are super popular simply because your level enhances further and they do give an experience you genuinely cannot replicate elsewhere.

That said, if you wish, you can book up accommodation through or AirBnb if you so wish.

I had the opportunity to improve my Chinese while having fun with my friends, I learned many things about the Chinese culture and visited amazing places.

– Sara from Italy


I have had a wonderful time at LTL. I’m really pleased with the level of the course as well with all activities arranged by the team. Special thanks to my teachers and the crew.

– Laura from Sweden


Our teacher made sure there was enough room for personal accents and questions. She really encouraged us to speak, read and write. I’ve made real progress.

– Fred from Belgium


The teaching is well adapted to the level of the students. My teachers have all been excellent. Having the chance to speak Chinese with the host family is a great experience.

– Hélène from Canada


In addition to the group classes, I took 10h/week 1on1 lessons, which really offered the chance to strengthen the topics I was interested in.

– Johannes from Germany


I’d recommend this kind of class to anyone who wishes to come to China and learn the language. As the classes are small, you can develop friendships. Thanks LTL.

– Jasmine from Italy



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