Online Mandarin Courses

Online Mandarin Courses: Learn Mandarin Online

Cactus Online Mandarin Courses are delivered by our highly qualified and experienced Mandarin tutors in a virtual classroom. The courses are taught by the same expert teachers that teach our face-to-face courses. The teaching is delivered using a proven method. Learn Mandarin online and improve your Mandarin skills wherever you are. Courses are offered from beginners to advanced level.

✅ Small class sizes

✅ Fully qualified Mandarin tutors

✅ Learn from anywhere in the world

✅ Interactive and fun lessons

✅ End of course certificate of completion


Online Mandarin Language Courses – Key Facts

Frequency: 20 hours, 10 weeks (2 hours, once a week), 5 weeks (2 hours, twice a week)
Days: One weekday evening per week (Monday to Thursday)
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm (UK time)
Class SizeAverage 6, maximum 10
Teachers:Experienced, qualified, native/bilingual Mandarin tutors
Content: Online Mandarin courses outline
Course Materials: Mandarin course materials (not included)
FAQs: Online courses FAQs
Check: Cactus Language Terms and Conditions

Get 15% OFF with code JCD15

Get 15% OFF ALL online and face-to-face July courses with code JCD15, ends Wednesday 29th June.

Book Your Online Mandarin Course

Take the Mandarin Level Test. Choose a Class and Time. Start Your Online Mandarin Course

10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 111 Jul to 19 SepMonday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
5 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 111 Jul to 10 AugMonday &
6:30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
5 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 115 Aug to 19 SepMonday &
6:30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 103 Oct to 05 DecMonday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
5 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 103 Oct to 02 NovMonday &
6:30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
5 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 107 Nov to 07 DecMonday &
6:30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Elementary 112 Jul to 13 SepTuesday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Elementary 104 Oct to 06 DecTuesday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Intermediate 113 Jul to 14 SepWednesday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Upper Intermediate Lower13 Jul to 14 SepWednesday6.30pm-8.30pm£235 Book now »


How to Learn Mandarin Online

Whether you want to learn Mandarin to do business in China, travel or as a hobby, our online Mandarin courses will help you achieve your Mandarin language goals.  You will experience the same tasks as our face-to-face classes, through engaging in pair work and group work, teacher-student correction slots, speaking and communication activities, quizzes, games, reading skills and listening skills practice and grammar practice.

If you want to find out more about the course content, you can find the full online Mandarin course outlines here. In order to find out which level is right for you, take our free online Mandarin level test before booking your course. Cactus Mandarin online courses are offered at 6 core levels in accordance with the Common European Framework (CEFR), and you will be able to join the most appropriate for you. If you are a Mandarin beginner, find out more about our Beginners Language Courses.


How Virtual Classrooms Work

Our virtual classrooms are hosted using an online platform which replicates the face-to-face environment. This allows teachers and students to interact and enjoy a classroom environment in an online setting. You can find out more about virtual classrooms here.

Learn more about what happens on an Online Language Class ⇒


Online Mandarin Courses FAQs

Check the time and days of the classes above. Select the online Mandarin course you want to join and start learning Mandarin online.
Technical requirements:
– a strong internet connection;
– a device (such as laptop) with an integrated camera and mic;
– headphones;
– install the free online learning platform – Zoom.
All of our online Mandarin courses follow the communicative approach. You can check the course outline here to understand what is covered for each level.

Online Mandarin Courses Resources

To help you get the most of your course, Cactus has made a selection of our most helpful and reliable sources of information for learning Mandarin online. Please check our Online Mandarin Resources page.

You can also check our Mandarin Language Facts before your next course with Cactus.


Further information on Mandarin Courses

For information on our Online Mandarin courses and how to learn Mandarin online, check our Language Course Questions page and FAQ page, contact us or call us on 01273 830 960. Our multilingual team will be happy to answer any question you may have.



Private Tuition

Cactus offers a range of options for Mandarin private tuition. You can choose one-to-one classes if you prefer online and tailored Mandarin lessons that suit your schedule and location. For more information please visit our private tuition and corporate language training division.

Mandarin Immersion Courses

An excellent way to improve your language skills is by taking a Mandarin immersive language course in the country where the language is spoken. Cactus offer courses in cities across China.


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