Mandarin Classes in Taiwan

Learn Mandarin in Taiwan with a full time 1-on-1 Chinese course in Taipei. You will have your own private Chinese language tutor, study Mandarin individually and the course will be fully tailored to your needs and requirements.

Before you come to study Mandarin in Taiwan we will do an online assessment of your current Mandarin level and based on this create an individual study plan for you. You can choose between studying 20 or 30 hours of individual Chinese classes per week or combine the individual classes with studying small group Chinese classes.

Learning Mandarin in Taiwan

  • Study in Taiwan
  • Outstanding teachers
  • Individual study plan
  • Fast Chinese language progress
  • Fun student community
  • Flexible durations

At the same time it is very easy to meet other students at LTL Mandarin School and you will quickly make friends during the breaks, our school events and daily school lunches. For us LTL is more of a family than a school and our student community is a big part of that.

  • Taipei's Best Teachers

    Taipei's Best Teachers

    Proven: LTL tutors are fully qualified & certified teaching professionals

    Experienced: our teachers in Taiwan have years of teaching experience

    Fun: a good Chinese class is not only intense but also enjoyable

    Fast: quality teaching works – you will see your Mandarin progress quickly

  • Student Community

    Student Community

    Friends: it is easy to meet other students and make friends at LTL

    International: our students come from all over the world

    Stuff to do: regular school trips, dinners, sight-seeing etc.

    Fun: study hard, play hard – learning Mandarin can be a lot of fun

  • Study in Taipei

    Study in Taipei

    Clean: great environment, clean air & healthy food

    Safe: Taiwan is one of the world’s safest countries

    Friendly: people in Taipei are famous for being polite and welcoming

    Mandarin: Taipei Mandarin is considered the best in all of Taiwan

  • Tailored to You

    Tailored to You

    Your course: tailored to your individual needs and preferences

    Your study plan: an individual LTL studying plan prepared for you

    Flexible durations: course options from one week to a whole year

    Flexible starting dates: start your course on any Monday of the year

Learn Mandarin in Taiwan

You will have your own private Chinese tutor and study all your classes 1-on-1. This means your course will be fully focused on you and your learning aims. Depending on your preferences the course might focus on tones, pronunciation, improving your spoken Mandarin, grammar, Chinese characters, improving vocabulary, business Chinese or any other area you would like to focus on. As the classes are fully tailored towards you, you can choose whether you want to learn simplified or traditional Chinese characters, or both of them. You can also choose to learn Pinyin (the Romanization system used in mainland China) or Zhuyin, which is promoted by the Taiwan government.

There are three different individual Chinese course options available: the standard 20 hours per week course, the intensive 30 hours per week course, and the 20 hour small group & 10 hour individual class course.

Your Chinese Tutor

Mandarin teachers at LTL Taiwan are the best in the business and working for LTL in Taipei is one of the best positions a Chinese teacher can find. Our teachers are all certified Mandarin instructors with years of teaching Mandarin in Taiwan and/or mainland China who will adjust their teaching speed, content and class structure to your specific needs. You will feel and see the difference.

Note: The cost of all textbook and study materials is already included in the course price.

Mandarin in Taiwan – Prices (New Taiwan Dollars)

Course Standard Individual Intensive Individual Small Group & Individual
Duration 20h 1-on-1 30h 1-on-1 20h group & 10h 1-on-1
1 week 21,248 31,873 20,953
2 weeks 41,460 62,190 40,884
3 weeks 60,674 91,010 59,831
4 weeks 78,925 118,387 77,829
5 weeks 96,250 144,375 94,913
6 weeks 112,683 169,024 111,118
7 weeks 128,257 192,385 126,475
8 weeks 143,004 214,506 141,018
9 weeks 156,956 235,434 154,776
10 weeks 170,142 255,213 167,779
11 weeks 182,591 273,887 180,055
12 weeks 194,332 291,498 191,633
13-52 wks 16,194 p/w 24,291 p/w 15,969 p/w

All prices are in NTD (New Taiwan Dollars).

A 1-on-1 Chinese class at LTL Taiwan lasts for a full 55 minutes and there are attractive discounts for students who study longer programs.

For more information on the Small Group classes in the Small Group & Individual Program, please have a look at our study in a small group in Taiwan page.

Includes:

  • Individual Chinese tuition
  • Professional teacher
  • Textbooks
  • Free level assessment
  • Free study plan
  • Free LTL Chinese Online Learning Kit

At LTL we do not have any hidden charges. There are no registration fees, no accommodation finding fees or other charges other than your course fees shown above.

Starting Dates

You can start your individual Chinese course in Taiwan on any Monday. Just inform us and we will get you pencilled in to start learning Mandarin in Taiwan!

What Our Students Say

Malte  Testimony for LTL
Malte
Germany
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

I was very satisfied with my teachers and found both the classes and the school very professionally and well organized. I hope I can come back for another course at LTL later this year.

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Andy Liu Testimony for LTL
Andy Liu
USA
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The teacher was an experienced teacher who came prepared every day, genuinely interested in my ability to learn, paced the progress not too fast and not too slow.

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Kath  Testimony for LTL
Kath
United Kingdom
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

The teachers are all really well trained in teaching Mandarin to foreigners, and friendly and fun too. My teachers never spoke English is lessons, but tried to expand my vocabulary...

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FAQs

What will the assessment be like?

Before you start your 1-on-1 Mandarin course in Taiwan with us we will do an online language assessment with you to find out about your current Chinese level, areas you are struggling in and what you would want to focus on. This is usually done via Skype, WhatsApp, WeChat or phone and typically lasts about 15-20 minutes. Do not worry, this is not an exam, but just to help us to prepare properly for your course before you come to Taipei.

How much will my Chinese improve?

The intensive individual course with 30 hours of 1-on-1 Mandarin tuition is the fastest way to learn Mandarin in Taiwan there is. Don’t get us wrong, studying six hours of individual Chinese classes is intense. However, studying hard does get you results and your Mandarin will progress very quickly – especially when combined with living in a homestay.

While everyone is different in general for a complete beginner to achieve full fluency (about HSK / TOCFL level 5 or 6) takes usually a bit less than a year. For a more basic understanding, to get to a level where you can travel around Taiwan or mainland China, order food, buy train tickets and handle day to day life in Mandarin takes about two to four weeks. Again living with a homestay will speed up the process.

The standard individual course with 20 hours of 1-on-1 Mandarin classes per week will also get you ahead very quickly, however of course the intensive one delivers faster Chinese language progress.

Will I be able to meet other students?

Yes, absolutely. Even though you will not have any classmates studying in the same course as you, you will quickly meet the other LTL students during breaks, school lunches and our school events. We are a very tight community here and while it is of course up to each person how much they want to participate in the school’s social life, life-long friendships are made between students, staff and teachers all the time.

Are 1-on-1 or small group classes better?

This depends very much on you. In general individual classes are faster, however they also cost more than small group classes (link). In general for beginners often small group Mandarin classes work quite well, however the higher your Chinese level is, the more specific your needs will be. For example, with a strong imbalance in your reading and speaking abilities, individual classes or a combination of individual and small group classes can be more useful. While individual classes are faster for students at any level, we definitely recommend for anyone who is TOCFL 4 / HSK 4 or higher to take only individual classes. This is because at the higher levels even in our very small group classes with only an average of three students per class the differences in the challenges students face become too big.

Depending on how Mandarin language students learned Mandarin previously, some might read very well, but struggle with speaking while others can express themselves without problems but are far behind with their characters. This results in a small group class being either too hard or too easy – depending on whether characters or speaking are taught.

How does the Admin work?

To sign up for the program or ask any questions you might have, send us a message on live chat on this page or send us a message via the contact button on the top right of this page. For visa related questions you can also have a look at our Taiwan study visa page (link). For airport pick ups, getting a public transport card, bicycle and SIM card all organized for you have a look at our services page.

We are looking forward to meeting you to study in Taiwan soon.

 

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