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We offer only the best Chinese lessons for you with a unique and innovative approach to language learning.

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School History

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   Founded in 2005, That’s Mandarin has established a strong reputation in the field of teaching Chinese as a second language with the motto “打破一切常规、交流至上” (“Escape from the routine, communication comes first”). After a decade, the school has grown to three campuses located now in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. In 2010, with the increasing popularity of the online study system, That’s Mandarin created an online learning platform “NihaoCafe“. That’s Mandarin has become the first Chinese language school to combine with advanced teaching methods online and offline. Later, That’s Mandarin created “Chinese Link Words” (before – “Smart Lingo”) technique that helps students remember new words better and faster than traditional learning methods (the example sentence under the character combines the character meaning with its phonetically similar English word).

In 2020, Mandarin Café online learning platform was renewed and changed into NihaoCafe.

  • 2005 – First school was founded in Beijing
  • 2011 – New campus in Shanghai opened
  • 2018 – Shanghai campus moved to Jiaozhou rd
  • 2018 – New branch opened in Shenzhen

School Features

  • Highly experienced teachers

    All of our teachers are highly experienced and qualified to teach using our methods.

  • Conducive learning environment

    Students are encouraged to speak only Mandarin while at our school.

  • Affordable

    Our courses are priced reasonably for the great benefits they offer.

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Our Value-added Benefits


We developed our own innovative teaching methods (Link Word and Story Telling) and learning platform (Mandarin Café) to help students learn faster, better and smarter.


When you join That’s Mandarin, you’re joining more than a school. You’ll be part of a community that supports and encourage each other to learn and explore the various aspects of China.


That’s Mandarin has partnered with numerous big companies, embassies, schools and agencies worldwide to introduce Chinese language and culture to a wider network of people.

Variety of Courses

Whatever your purpose of learning Chinese is, we are confident we can create a course to fulfill your needs and equip you with the right tools to survive any types of conversation.

Online Programs

You can learn Mandarin whenever and wherever you are with our online programs, taught by the same teachers as our on-site classes and with the same quality of teaching methods and lessons.

HSK Centres

Our schools in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen are certified HSK Exam centres. We provide HSK Prep classes which include exam-taking skills to ensure you pass your exams with flying colours.


Each curriculum is designed differently based on students’ particular interests and can be tailor made to fit any learning goals and needs, as well as students’ learning styles.


Created in 2005 as a multipurpose online tool, NihaoCafe will take your learning experience to the next level with its integrated review lessons, class notes and scheduling system.

The Future

That’s Mandarin is always evolving as we continuously look for better ways to deliver lessons and quality service to our students. We aim to be the future of Chinese learning globally.

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