Cactus Language offers a range of Chinese Mandarin courses and classes to suit your needs, budget and timetable. We recommend that all of students check their level by taking our user-friendly online level test before they decide which level to book.
Cactus Language runs 10 week Chinese Mandarin evening language courses in the following locations across the UK: London, Manchester, Brighton, Cambridge and Oxford. The courses follow a 10-week programme, for two hours per week, once a week. Your teacher will also set you homework which needs to be completed between the lessons. The course content is based around a core course book, with additional materials and resources introduced each week by the teacher. In our classes you will learn standard Mandarin, and the lessons will focus on the key areas of vocabulary, grammar, speaking, listening, reading, writing and pronunciation. Please visit our course outline page for full information on the Chinese Mandarin course content.
In order to maximise your learning and progress our Chinese Mandarin courses are immersive and our teachers will speak very little or no English in the lessons, depending on the level of the class. We also employ the ‘communicative approach’ which encourages learners to participate in the class by working in pairs and groups. The aim is to maximise the amount of time you spend speaking and communicating, by using the language as much as possible in your classes.
Cactus Language Training offers a range of options for private tuition including one-to-one classes in your home or place of work and Skype lessons at the time and place of your choice. For more information about our private tuition options please visit our private tuition division.
An excellent way to improve your language skills in a short period of time is to take a language immersion course in the country that the language is spoken. Cactus offers full-time Chinese Mandarin language immersion courses in China, in the cities of Hong Kong and Shanghai.