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LTL Mandarin SchoolBeijing, China


Rating: 4.6/5.0

5 students - overall rating
Jianguo Rd. 88, Xiandai SOHO, Building B, 504 - 100025 Beijing - see on map
From 3224CNY per week
What we like about the school
  • Students have access to a gym with an indoor pool.
  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent rating of teaching quality (4.8/5.0)
  • Learning progress guarantee.
What we dislike about the school
  • Cost of living can be higher than the other cities.

Location: LTL Mandarin School is in the east of Beijing. It is located within the Central Business District of Beijing, the most flourishing area of the city with many shops, malls and restaurants.

Getting around: The nearest subway is less than 5 minutes away. The centre of the city is about 18 km from the school, which takes about 20 minutes by car.

Local attractions: A lot of the city’s attractions including The Palace Museum, Forbidden City and the Tiananmen Square are in the centre of the city. The Summer Palace is in the north west of the city. This is 40 km away from LTL Mandarin Palace, which is about 40 minutes by car. 80km north of the school is the Great Wall of China, and the quickest route here is 1 hour and 25 minute by car.

Course structure: LTL Mandarin School offers group classes, individual lessons and a combination of the both for adults wanting to learn Mandarin.

Junior Courses: The school has programmes for young learners. There are Mandarin packages which include classes and accommodation at either a homestay or a student residence. Students can also just join the daily classes, or the day camp, whilst stauing at their own accommodation.

School facilities: The complex in which the school is based has a garden, a gym with an indoor pool, some restaurants and a convenience store.

Chinese Courses

General Language

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Learning progress guarantee

Videos & Photos

  • LTL Mandarin School - Summer Course1/5
  • LTL Mandarin School - School tour2/5
  • LTL Mandarin School - Chinese Classes + Homestay Review with Liz3/5
  • LTL Mandarin School - Long Term Student Ezra Reviews LTL Taipei4/5
  • LTL Mandarin School - Student Zach Reviews LTL Taipei5/5
  • LTL Mandarin School building
    LTL Mandarin School building 1/47
  • teacher and student
    teacher and student2/47
  • LTL Mandarin School students
    LTL Mandarin School students 3/47
  • Learning at LTL Mandarin School
    Learning at LTL Mandarin School4/47
  • Art
  • students
  • Family Stay
    Family Stay7/47
  • School building
    School building 8/47
  • facilities
  • Studying together
    Studying together10/47
  • Learning together
    Learning together 11/47
  • Exploring Beijing
    Exploring Beijing12/47
  • Teaching
  • Taking notes
    Taking notes14/47
  • Entrance
  • Sightseeing
  • Students enjoying accommodation
    Students enjoying accommodation 17/47
  • Enjoying a meal together
    Enjoying a meal together 18/47
  • Sites
  • Tours of the city
    Tours of the city20/47
  • Successful students
    Successful students 21/47
  • Accommodation
  • Students in Beijing
    Students in Beijing23/47
  • Host Family
    Host Family24/47
  • Certificates
    Certificates 25/47
  • Studying at LTL Mandarin School
    Studying at LTL Mandarin School26/47
  • Common area
    Common area27/47
  • Washing facilities
    Washing facilities28/47
  • Meal time
    Meal time29/47
  • Happy students
    Happy students 30/47
  • Seeing Beijing
    Seeing Beijing 31/47
  • Fun activities
    Fun activities 32/47
  • Bowling
  • Junior students
    Junior students34/47
  • Lesson in progress at LTL Mandarin School
    Lesson in progress at LTL Mandarin School35/47
  • LTL Mandarin School desk
    LTL Mandarin School desk 36/47
  • Desk
  • Group
  • Excursions in Beijing
    Excursions in Beijing 39/47
  • Socialising
    Socialising 40/47
  • Studying
    Studying 41/47
  • Laundry facilities
    Laundry facilities42/47
  • Ceramics class
    Ceramics class43/47
  • Bathroom
  • Accommodation in Beijing
    Accommodation in Beijing45/47
  • Taking a walk
    Taking a walk46/47
  • Excursions in Beijing
    Excursions in Beijing 47/47

Rating: 4.6/5.0

Overall school rating of
LTL Mandarin School, Beijing
Location of the school

Rating: 4.4/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3.3/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0

Quality of teaching

Rating: 4.8/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Overall school rating by student age group
Students < 18 years (0 ratings)

Rating: 0.0/5.0

Students 18-30 years (2 ratings)

Rating: 4.5/5.0

Students 31-49 years (2 ratings)

Rating: 5.0/5.0

Students 50+ years (1 rating)

Rating: 4.0/5.0

Student opinions about LTL Mandarin School, Beijing

Verified reviews only, uncensored. All student opinions from students who booked a course at the school with LanguageCourse.net.
Teachers, the support and help in solving small problems or needs.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss The class group is very small and teachers can follow individual pupils very well
Overall rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0


Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0


Rating: 4/5.0

Course: Small Group Course - 4 weeks
6. Aug. 2018
Verified student who booked this course with LanguageCourse.net.

Ratings of LTL Mandarin School compared to ratings of all schools in China

 LTL Mandarin School BeijingAverage of all other schools in China
Overall school rating4.6

Rating: 4.6/5.0


Rating: 4.1/5.0

Location of the school4.4

Rating: 4.4/5.0


Rating: 4.5/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 3.7/5.0

Social activities3.3

Rating: 3.3/5.0


Rating: 3.4/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0


Rating: 4.2/5.0

Quality of teaching4.8

Rating: 4.8/5.0


Rating: 4.3/5.0

Value for money4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.1/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 4.0/5.0

Shared flat4.0

Rating: 4.0/5.0


Rating: 3.9/5.0

LTL Mandarin School (LTL)

Accreditations and Quality seals
IALCPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
Chinese teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 9:00
Student gender mix
50% male / 50% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at LTL Mandarin School and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Bank Transfer - logo
Year of school foundation
Legal name / parent company
Tax registration ID: 110105011069515
Abbreviated name of school
LTL Beijing

General school facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Tourist information

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Halal food offered at the school

    • Homestay option that can prepare halal food

    • Homestay option for female islamic students where no men are living in household and that prepare halal food

  • Classroom equipment

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 15

    Facilities for disabled students

    • Wheelchair access to classroom

    • Wheelchair access to reception

    • Adapted for deaf students

    • Adapted for blind students

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - In summer: 25
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 15
Junior courses - In summer: 12
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 12
Minimum age of students
16 years
11 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 5
Adult courses Throughout the year: 5
Junior courses In summer: 5
Junior courses Throughout the year: 5
Average age of students
In summer: 22 years
Throughout the year: 24 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Information for all courses offered by LTL Mandarin School

Lesson duration
55 minutes
Course material
Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 09 Feb 2024, 12 Feb 2024, 13 Feb 2024, 14 Feb 2024, 15 Feb 2024, 04 Apr 2024, 05 Apr 2024, 10 Jun 2024, 17 Sep 2024, 18 Sep 2024, 01 Oct 2024, 02 Oct 2024, 03 Oct 2024, 04 Oct 2024, 07 Oct 2024.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.
Lessons needed per Chinese language level
Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 240 12
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 480 24
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 540 27
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 600 30
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 660 33
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Airport transfer

Beijing Capital International Airport:
300 CNY one way
600 CNY return (both ways)
Best arrival airport is Beijing International.
More details about airports near Beijing and how to travel independently from the airport to the city on our Beijing page. For flight comparisons to Beijing, we recommend using skyscanner.com.

Visa Documents

Nationals from USA require a visa to enter and study in China.
Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.
Nationals from countries that require a visa will receive documents from the school, related to booking confirmation, which is required for the visa application.
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
Europe: 500 CNY
North America: 700 CNY
South America: 700 CNY
Africa: 700 CNY
Free shipment via regular mail
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possible
Football (soccer)
Horse riding
Ice Hockey
Table Tennis

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Visits to Museums, Parks, Walking Streets

Adults - Paid activities

School Dinners (CNY 65 per person), Paid Museums (CNY 50).

Junior - Free activities

Visits to Museums, Parks, Walking Streets

Junior - Paid activities

School Dinners (CNY 65/person), Paid Museums (CNY 50)


Student Testimonial Videos

Note: The video testimonials of students from LTL Mandarin School have been provided by the school and schools do not usually publish negative testimonials. For uncensored reviews read what our students report about their stay at LTL Mandarin School.


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Questions and answers about LTL Mandarin School

  • We do not offer group classes above HSK 3 level. If the student is HSK 3 they have to take 1on1 lessons as group classes are no longer effective at this level. The student will still get to enjoy the social aspect of studying at the school by meeting other students during break times, going for lunch with other students as well as joining student activity nights and breakfasts (2-3 times per week).
    Hans Gellner, International Student Advisor from LTL Language School - Feb 10, 2023
  • Lunch is included in the Day Camp.
    Andreas, from LTL Language School - Mar 20, 2023

FAQ about LTL Mandarin School, Beijing

  • The minimum age required for this school is 16.
    Susan Wang, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - Feb 23, 2023
  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of LTL Mandarin School
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: Small Group, Small Group & Individual
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Beijing Capital International Airport (300 CNY)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at LTL Mandarin School varies from 1 students (Intensive Individual) to 6 students (Small Group)
  • 100% of teachers at LTL Mandarin School hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at LTL Mandarin School comes from England with a 16% representation, followed by students from USA (15%) and Germany (12%).
  • LTL Mandarin School offers courses from 11 years (Summer Camp (Day Camp), 20 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 22 during the summer and 24 for the rest of the year.

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