Chinese For Beginners

Illustrated Chinese Textbook Series

Dialogues from NihaoCafe lessons
Vocabulary & Grammar
Cultural Insights


Chinese For Beginners Textbooks

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What’s in the Books

  • Dialogues from NihaoCafe in printed format for learners who enjoy learning with a paper book
  • Space for you to take notes and doodle 🙂
  • Creative exercises to test and expand your knowledge
  • BONUS: “Did You Know?” sections with useful tips and cultural insights created exclusively for the textbook series


Learning Chinese Will Never Be Boring Again

Designed for Modern Chinese Learners

Thanks to the team of That’s Mandarin teachers, writers and graphic designers, you can now enjoy a full series of 8 illustrated textbooks for NihaoCafe Levels 1-4. Everything you see in the book is a product of months of hard work and careful consideration.

Fully Aligned with NihaoCafe Platform

The books are designed to accompany your learning with our online learning platform, NihaoCafe. Each level is paired with 2 books.

Exclusively for the book series, we’ve also added extra Vocabulary and “Did you know?” sections to help you build cultural awareness and extend your range of expression.

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How to Get the Books

When you sign up for a That’s Mandarin Chinese course, you will get the book corresponding with your level on our learning platform NihaoCafe.

If you’re in Beijing or Shanghai, you can come to our school and buy the book in person. If you wish to order your book online, please use the contact form below to get in touch with us and we will arrange for delivery.

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