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Study Chinese in China with our 1-on-1 classes and make rapid progress with your Mandarin language skills.

Our individual program located in Beijing is taught by our expert teachers who have many year’s experience teaching Mandarin.

Each teacher will tailor your program to suit your language needs so you get the most out of your time with LTL Mandarin School. Before coming to China you will undertake an assessment with us so we can understand your current level of Mandarin.

This allows us to prepare your lessons exactly how you wish so when you arrive you make speedy progress.

NOTE – The assessment can take place via Whatsapp, Skype or a phone call from the comfort of your own home.

ALREADY IN BEIJING? Check out our part-time programs designed for students already based in Beijing.

Full Time Individual Chinese Classes

Rapid Progression – The most effective way to learn is 1 on 1
Unique – Everyone is different and so are your classes
Everything Covered – You decide what you want to learn most
Intense – 20 or 30 hours per week, your Chinese improve fast

Every Student Counts

Personal – No one is just a number, every individual matters
24-7 Support – Our staff and student advisors are here for you
Advice – Want help where to go, where to eat? We can advise
Have fun – In lessons, after class, with students. Enjoy the vibe

Mandarin Course For YOU

Fine Tune – Let us create the Chinese Course you want
Flexibility – No rigid structure. We work around your schedule
Excellent Value – Sign up for longer, enjoy greater discount
One or more Teachers – Whatever you prefer

Join the LTL Family

Community – Staff, students and teachers. We all mix
Lunch Club – Join us for Lunch everyday of the week
Friends – Make friends to last a lifetime at LTL
Social Club – Join our events every week with other students



Full time 1 on 1 classes are the most effective way to improve your Chinese language skills in the quickest time possible.

We offer 3 different individual study Chinese in China courses which are outlined below:

Standard Individual Chinese Course – 20 hours of Chinese lessons per week. This can be with one or two teachers, this can depend on preference and teacher availability. Lessons will be tailored around you and you decide what you want to learn and at what pace.

Intensive Individual Chinese Course – This includes 30 hours of Mandarin a week which is broken down in 6 hours per day from Monday to Friday. A sure fire way to rapidly enhance your Mandarin ability.

Small Group and Individual Chinese Course – 30 hours of Chinese lessons per week is broken down into 20 hours of small group class and 10 hours individual. 4 hours of group classes per day and 2 hours individual.

Whichever individual program you decide to take on you will be welcomed to the LTL community with open arms. Despite studying by yourself you will still make friends, socialise and very much be a part of the furniture here.

By studying on your own your progress will be quicker and you can use the LTL Lunch Club and after School activities to get to know other students, teachers and the LTL staff.

Please note that these classes are designed for adult learners, if you are looking for courses for children they can learn online with us or you can book one of our under 18 programs.


You can start on any Monday you wish. Please get in touch with us and we can discuss a starting date subject to availability.

All programs will ultimately be tailored to your language learning needs, however below you will see the most popular programs and their prices. All classes one on one classes are 55 minutes long at LTL and not 50 or 45 minutes like at other schools and centres.

There are absolutely zero hidden charges and zero surcharges when studying with LTL Mandarin School.

Key Info

Minimum duration: one week
Maximum duration: one year
Starting: on any Monday
Duration of each lesson: 55 minutes
School location: Dawanglu

No Other Fees

Textbooks and study materials: included in the price
Assessment and course design: free
Registration fee: none
Visa invitation: fully available

Connection Kit

Our Beijing Connection Kit is a great opportunity to meet local friends straight away. Let us make your life easier with our personal student ambassador and our personal Chinese language exchange friend.


Beijing Safari

Where better to learn Chinese than on the streets of Beijing?

That is exactly what the Beijing Safari program is for. Learn how to order your favourite dish at a restaurant, learn how to buy pair of shoes you love and learn how to get your train ticket to see the Terracotta Warriors. There is no better place to study and immerse yourself in Mandarin than on the streets of Beijing.

Your Chinese teacher will accompany you at all times. They are experienced around the City and know exactly where to go and will make sure your current Mandarin level is catered for.

A Beijing Safari lesson is split into 3 parts:

Warm up – Your Chinese teacher will explain what you aim to achieve in the upcoming lesson. This will include understanding any vocabulary and sentence structure needed.

The Safari – Go and explore the streets of Beijing and put that Chinese into practice. Overall there are twenty different Safari scenarios to enjoy.

Cool Down – Any questions? Any issues? Everything will be reviewed in the cool down including any new vocabulary you may have picked up along the way.

IMPORTANT – Our Beijing Safari is a 1-on-1 course upgrade. To book this course, you must first choose a program that includes at least 10 hours a week of individual classes. After this, you may then upgrade those hours of class to Beijing Safari.

PLEASE NOTE – Students are responsible for any purchases made on the Beijing Safari

Discover Beijing

Want to delve into Beijing culture like never before?

Discover Beijing and immerse yourself fully into the Chinese language as you learn Mandarin at some of China’s most historic attractions.

  • Only available in Beijing
  • Suitable for all Chinese levels A1-C2
  • 20 hours per week 1 on 1
  • Maximum of 2 weeks

This outdoor study program allows you to pick up and practice your language skills with locals on the move at the likes of the Temple of Earth, Ancient University and many more fantastic locations throughout Beijing.

This program is a 1-on-1 upgrade like the Safari.

To book this course, you must first choose a program that includes at least 20 hours a week of individual classes.

You can then upgrade after booking.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us using the chat function below or our contact form above.

PLEASE NOTE – Students are responsible for any purchases made on the Beijing Safari

ProgramNumber of WeeksPrice in CNY
Safari Upgrade1600
Safari Upgrade21,080
Discover Upgrade11,200
Discover Upgrade22,160

Meet Our Team

How To Find Us


Where do lessons take place?

Full time classes take place at our Chinese Learning Centre in the heart of the CBD in Beijing.

We are located near Da Wang Lu which is Line 1 and 14 of the Beijing Metro.

Do I have just one teacher?

On some occasions yes, on others no but we do ask if you have a preference please do tell us.

We will strive to provide what you prefer. This will depend on your current ability and teacher availability. Whether you have 1 or 3 teachers, this won’t make a difference to your progress.

All teachers meet and discuss classes so you will not cover the same topics twice. In Chengde as we have fewer teachers it maybe a tad tricky to provide to your preference but we will do our utmost to help.

Surely I’ll meet more people with group classes?

Although group students get to know their classmates our individual students don’t remain without friends! Absolutely not.

The LTL Lunch Club and Social events are the real times to socialise and get to know each other. Most of our students take up individual courses and the friendships they build are outside of the classroom. Do not let this put you off. Your progress will be quicker learning individually and this is ultimately why you come to LTL.

That said, if you are keen on a group option on a lesser budget then our budget Chinese course might be an ideal option for you.

How do I sign up?

Speak to our Student Advisor by opening a live chat on this page or hit the Contact Us button above. We look forward to you joining the LTL Community.

Can I learn faster on my own than groups?

Yes you will.

With the individual class everything is up to you. If you want to learn quicker, you can. If you want to learn more speaking over writing, you can. With groups the teachers have a number of students to cater for. Individual classes make quicker progress.

Is six hours a day of Chinese too much?

On the face of it 6 hours can sound a lot of time to study a new language but we assure you it will not feel this way.

Our lessons are planned to be fun and informative. You will generally build a solid rapport with your teacher meaning you often become friends. This takes the learning element away some what.

You will also find with 6 hours per day your Chinese ability rockets pretty high, pretty quickly.

Can I hear what previous students said about LTL?

There’s many ways you can do this, let’s help:

Visit our Chinese language school reviews page.

We have a load of student reviews via our YouTube Channel.

Check out our Facebook page reviews where we rate 4.9/5!

We also have an active presence online throughout the internet. If you want to hear it for yourself, then let us know and we can put an ex-student of LTL in touch with you!

Do you also teach Chinese online?

Yes we do! Feel free to check our Flexi Classes page here, and make sure to claim your 7 Day Free Trial here.

I can’t quite believe how much I’ve improved in two weeks. That’s not because I’m amazing it’s because of the quality of the teaching. I’ll definitely come back to LTL.

– Martin from the UK


I found my Chinese 1on1 classes at LTL both challenging and very useful. We spoke a lot and I expanded my vocabulary significantly.

– Angelina from Belarus


The teaching method really makes the difference. My experience here was perfect to say the least. Thanks to my teacher, I now believe in myself to speak and understand Chinese.

– Sara from Italy


This is the third time I take Chinese classes at LTL. The private lessons are tailored to my specific needs and the teachers most competent.

– Tanya from Switzerland


I decided on LTL due to the size and the reviews I read. It just seemed like a high quality school. The classes in Beijing were great, nothing to complain about.

– Ben from the US


LTL and my teachers have shown great flexibility accommodating classes according to my busy work schedule.

– Anna from Bulgaria



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