There are compelling reasons to learn Chinese Mandarin. Mandarin is the most widely spoken form of Chinese. It is spoken primarily in mainland China, as opposed to Cantonese which is mostly spoken in Hong Kong, Southern China and across the Chinese diaspora. But even in these locations, Mandarin is generally understood and it shares a common writing system with Cantonese. In addition to this, Mandarin only has four tones, making it easier to learn for Westerners than Cantonese. If you plan to mainly use Chinese to communicate with people from mainland China, then learning Chinese Mandarin is probably the best option. Cactus offers a variety of Chinese Mandarin courses in China, as well as evening Mandarin courses in the UK and private tuition across the world.
There are many courses and learning options to start learning Chinese. It can be often difficult to know where to start your Chinese language learning journey. From immersive Chinee Mandarin courses, to part-time classes to online Chinese courses. Before studying the language it’s important to assess which type of language course is the most appropriate for you. So find out what are the best ways to start learning Chinese.
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Cactus offers online Chinese language courses for students looking to learn Mandarin wherever they are. Courses are interactive and engaging, and students can enjoy real-time interactions with teacher.
An excellent way to improve your language skills before or after your language course abroad with Cactus. We offer Mandarin language courses across the UK. Including Chinese courses in London, in Brighton, Edinburgh and Manchester.
Cactus offers a range of options for Italian private tuition. You can choose one-to-one classes in your home or place of work. If you prefer online, private Chinese Mandarin lessons at the time and place of your choice. More information on our Private Chinese Mandarin Lessons division.