Online Mandarin Courses

Online Mandarin Courses

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 in the UK. Courses are offered from beginners to advanced level.

✅ Small class sizes

✅ Fully qualified Mandarin tutors

✅ Learn from anywhere in the UK

✅ 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 speakers
Content: Online Mandarin courses outline
Course Materials: Mandarin course materials (not included)
FAQs: Online courses FAQs
Check: Cactus Language Terms and Conditions

15% OFF all August Online Courses with code ACD15

Get 15% OFF August 5-week and one-week Online Language Courses (code ACD15), ends Thurs 5th Aug.

Book Your Online Mandarin Course

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

5 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 109 Aug to 08 SepMonday &
6:30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
5 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 104 Oct to 03 NovMonday &
6:30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 107 Oct to 09 DecThursday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 206 Oct to 08 DecWednesday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Beginner 319 Jan to 23 MarWednesday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Elementary 104 Oct to 06 DecMonday6.30-8.30pm£235 Book now »
10 Week CourseChinese (Mandarin)Intermediate 106 Oct to 08 DecWednesday6.30-8.30pm£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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