mobile nav close

Organizations

A Mango holding a book.

Public Libraries

Orange Manguito wearing glasses.

Higher Education

Green Mango in a suit.

Businesses

Manguito Family of four.

Homeschool

Green mango in a suit.

Global Mobility

Three manguitos standing together in a group.

K-12 Schools

Mango reading a book.

Government

Quick Links

Manguito Badge Red Great Wall

Learn Chinese (Mandarin) online and offline

With Mango’s Chinese (Mandarin) language course, learn Chinese at home and on the go with our desktop, Android, and iOS apps. Learn practical Chinese with pronunciation support by native speakers to confidently build your conversation skills. Mango’s courses help everyone from students to boardroom executives to rapidly build language proficiency and cultural understanding by creating their own phrases within a new language structure.

Try Chinese Free
 Mango Languages’ Chinese (Mandarin) course on desktop and mobile.
Screenshot of Mango Languages’ Mandarin course.

How to speak Chinese

With each Chinese (Mandarin) lesson, you’ll learn Chinese vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture simultaneously through interactive words and phrases, phonetic pop-ups, and grammar and cultural insights. Our unique Mango Admin Portal tool helps academic, library, and business administrators easily track the progress of their learning community.

Mango’s Chinese (Mandarin) course outline

Enter the Course

Confidently speak Chinese like a local. Learn Chinese language basics all the way to more advanced concepts. Explore the unit outlines to learn Chinese grammar, greetings, and goals.

Mandarin Street Signs

Mandarin, Cantonese, or Shanghainese?

You might be surprised to hear that there are hundreds of different languages spoken in China, including Mandarin, Cantonese, and Shanghainese. Although Mandarin is the official language of the country, Cantonese is the primary language spoken by the people of Hong Kong, Macau, and the wider Guangdong province, including Guangzhou, while Shanghainese is the primary language spoken in the central areas of the city of Shanghai.

Great Wall Photo

Explore China’s destinations

Experience the wonders of China, from the grandeur of the Great Wall of China to the historic Tiananmen Square, one of the largest city squares in the world. Wherever your adventure takes you, whether to the Summer Palace or to the Forbidden City, you won’t get lost with Mango’s Chinese (Mandarin) course. Learn everything from how to ask a local for directions to how to rent a hotel room or even a house, if you find yourself settling down for the longer term.

Photo of stacked Chinese Bamboo Steamer Food

Build conversation skills around Chinese culture

Bring more to the dinner conversation by learning to speak about China’s rich cultural heritage, from its political history to the arts, including the ancient sculptures of the Terracotta Army and the beautiful watercolor paintings of 齐白石 [Qi Baishi]. With Mango’s Chinese (Mandarin) course, discover how to mind your table manners the next time you share some Chinese dumplings or Peking duck with your new friends in Beijing.

Free Chinese resources

Download our Chinese (Mandarin) course outline, and check out our other free resources for learning Chinese. Follow @MangoLanguages on your social channels for more tips and tricks on learning a new language.

Resource PDF Purple Icon
Mango’s Mandarin course outline

Each chapter in Mango’s Chinese (Mandarin) course aligns your learning to a set of conversational and grammar goals.

Blue Video Icon
Mastering Mandarin Chinese YouTube video series

Subscribe to our free Youtube series to build confidence in your Mandarin conversation skills.

Orange Website article icon
Learning Mandarin? 10 facts about Han Chinese language and culture that you should know

Subscribe to our blog for articles exploring languages cultures around the world.

Orange Website article icon
China Daily

Read local Chinese news articles to stay current and to improve your vocabulary and reading skills.

Orange Manguito working on laptop.

Ready to start learning?

Start Learning Chinese