Learning Mandarin – Our Advice

Teresa came to China for 4 months to Learn Mandarin

Teresa came to China for 4 months to learn mandarin

Learning Mandarin is not just about studying Chinese books, doing homework or memorizing vocabulary. Studying Mandarin is also about having fun. Go ahead and use all the features you can on our website and study Chinese for free with LTL.

If you are interested in a course with LTL Mandarin School we have a whole host of options suited and tailored to your needs. We provide full time Chinese courses in Beijing and also in Shanghai. If you are after a more immersive experience then it’s worth checking out our Chinese immersion programs in Chengde.

We also provide courses for full time workers who want to study Chinese part time. We offer part time Chinese courses in Shanghai and Beijing.

If you have any questions or feedback regarding the learning materials on this page or our Chinese courses, please email us using the contact button above.

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Why Learn Mandarin?

Would you like to learn mandarin? It can seem like a really daunting task at first, but there are lots of reasons why it’s a great idea. Here are our top four:

1.  Challenge Yourself 

Come to China Summer CampLearning Chinese is definitely a great challenge, once you start learning mandarin you’ll find that getting to a basic level of communication in is no where near as difficult to learn as you first think. Although Mandarin is a tonal language and uses characters rather than an alphabet, many other aspects are much simpler than other languages. For example there are no tenses, no genders, and no cases.

2. Communicate 

Mandarin is the world’s most spoken native language. More people speak Chinese as their mother tongue than English, Spanish and Arabic combined. Once you learn to communicate in mandarin that an extra billion people on this planet that you can talk to.

3. Culture

Learning any language will introduce you to whole new culture, draw you into a new community and enable you to participate in that community. Studying mandarin is a great opportunity to really understand Chinese culture in depth, learn about China’s famously long history, and embrace lots of new cultural experiences. 

4.  Business and Career 

Learning mandarin and gaining an understanding of Chinese culture is a great advantage to anyone working in company doing business with China. In addition to mainland China, Mandarin is often spoken in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Brunei, Philippines and Mongolia. So speaking Chinese is an asset to anyone doing business in Asia in particular. As China is currently the world’s second largest economy and has such a vast potential market, learning mandarin could open doors all around the world. Don’t forget to check out our blog about how learning mandarin can benefit your career

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Learn Mandarin – Chinese Idioms

Chinese Idiom: Have Nothing At All

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Chinese Idiom: Eat Deliciously

Chinese Idiom: Idea

  • Learn Mandarin E-Book


    It is important to find your own methods for learning Mandarin rather than reading books over and over again and seeing no end reward. Our free e-book covers ten expert Mandarin speakers and their advice to get your Chinese ahead fast.

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    Our LTL China blog is something are very proud of, and very excited about growing. We provide regular weekly content covering all aspects of China, life at LTL and many other hot seasonal topics from our great team of bloggers.

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