Learn Mandarin Fast (LMF) Program


Target Audience: Absolute Beginner

Medium of Instruction : Chinese and English

Duration: 30 hours (1.5 or 2 hours per session)


Course Outline:

Introduction to Chinese alphabets. Identity. Locations. Figures & amounts. Date and time. Days and months. Shopping and asking for prices. Dining and ordering dishes. Asking for directions and taking transportations. All about school. Living and environment. Weather and climate. Phone, Internet and communication medias. Body and health.


A first two-hour focus on phonics introduce students to this discovery level, allowing them to pronounce Chinese words fast. Student will be able to voice about 70- 90% Chinese words after this first lesson.

  • It will built the foundation to learn Chinese.

  • It will focus on listening and speaking Chinese and you will also be introduced to Chinese characters. 

  • It teaches how to speak and understand over 180 characters and 700 words and phrases, and how to use them correctly in sentences.

  • It teaches basic sentence structures and grammar.

  • It builds a good Chinese vocabulary list .

  • It enables students to converse comfortably in many general topics.

After this level, students are ready for a Chinese Language Proficiency - HSK 1 Test. 


Target Audience: Beginners, students with some knowledge of Mandarin

Medium of Instruction: Chinese and English

Duration: 30 hours (1.5 or 2 hours per session)


Course Outline:


Once this second level achieved, students have an excellent grasp of basic Chinese and can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.


  • They also learnt over 400 Chinese characters and they read and write simple letters, diary entries and short Chinese texts like sms or emails.

  • Students will be able to increase the number of vocabulary and  create over 1000 new words, phrases and idioms.  

  • Students will be able to understand and write Chinese short stories and letters. 

Since Level 2 is a continuation of Level 1, we strongly recommend completing Level 1 first before starting Level 2. 

Some of our expatriates students backpacked to China with our level 2 in hands, others are maintaining strong business relations with partners over there. After this level, students are ready for a standard Chinese Language Proficiency - HSK 2 Test.