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That's Mandarin, Beijing, China


Rating: 4.0/5.0

3/F, Building 2, Xinzhong Street 7 - 100027 Beijing - see on map

What we like about the school

  • Unlimited coffee, tea and water at the lounge area.
  • On campus accommodation offered
  • Free assistance in applying to college/university programmes by a qualified consultant.
  • Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students.
  • Electronic whiteboards in all classrooms.
  • For chain schools: Same conditions for waiving the inscription fee also apply if the student has booked at another school of the same school chain.

Chinese Courses

General Language
Online Courses
Information for all courses offered by That's Mandarin
Comments about courses:CNY 500 fee for any changes the student wants to make after signing up. Textbook for total beginners costs CNY 200.
Lesson duration: 50 minutes
School's administrative fee: 500.00 CNY
Level testA test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Days without class
In 2022 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan. 2022 - 03 Jan. 2022, 31 Jan. 2022 - 06 Feb. 2022, 01 May 2022 - 04 May 2022.
School policy regarding bank holidays:Full number of lost classes are made up

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Course material

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.
Note: All courses offered by That's Mandarin, Beijing can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

Videos & Photos

  • That's Mandarin - General School Video1/9
  • That's Mandarin - Course Methodology2/9
  • That's Mandarin - Summer Course3/9
  • That's Mandarin - Chinese Summer Camp - Student Testimonials4/9
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  • Lesson in progress
    Lesson in progress7/9
  • Student lounge
    Student lounge8/9
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That's Mandarin

    • Location: The Beijing campus is located in the city centre, between the 2nd and 3rd ring, a 10-minute walk to Sanlitun, close to Dongzhimen and Dongsishitiao station. It is just 10 minutes from Dongzhimen metro station in the centre of the city’s most vibrant expat areas.
      • The language school That's Mandarin was founded in Beijing, China in 2005.
      • Legal name / parent company: Shanghai Sidaorui Cultural Communcation Co., Ltd
      • Tax registration ID: 9.1110101795994E+017
      • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Accreditations and Quality seals

Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Chinese teacher qualifications

  • 100% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

First day of course:

Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:45

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

School Size:

  • Cafeteria

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Movie rental

  • Free after-class access to language learning software

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Free coffee

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

  • Facilities for islamic students

    • Available area to pray at the school

    • Halal food offered at the school

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in all classrooms

    • Air conditioning in all classrooms

    • Heating in all classrooms

    • Ample natural light in all classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 22
    Number of public PC workstations: 20

Recommended type of transportation to city centre and name of most convenient stop for the school: * Dongsishitiao.

Walking distance from the school to recommended public transport stop: 10 minutes

Travelling time from recommended stop to city centre by public transport: 5 minutes

Combine courses at different That's Mandarin chain schools and save

That's Mandarin will charge their administration fee only once on your first booking.
Combine courses at these schools: That's Mandarin (Shanghai), That´s Mandarin (Shenzhen). Just mention in the comments field of our online registration form that you have also booked classes at another school from the chain.

Offer for returning students

You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at That's Mandarin and you book here.

Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school

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Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students

  • Adult courses - In summer: 100
  • Adult courses - Throughout the year: 200
  • Junior courses - In summer: 120
  • Junior courses - Throughout the year: 50

Minimum age of students

  • 18 years
  • 7 years for specific Junior courses

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses In summer: 9
  • Adult courses Throughout the year: 9
  • Junior courses In summer: 6
  • Junior courses Throughout the year: 6

Average age of students

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Airport transfer

Optional airport transfer

Beijing Capital International Airport:
400 CNY one way
800 CNY return (both ways)

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.
School fee for issuing the visa documents:
1000 CNY
Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application:
Express shipment fee (via courier):
600 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 possibledistance from school
Ballet0.5 km
Basketball0.5 km
Dancing1 km
Football (soccer)2 km
Golf15 km
Horse riding20 km
Ice Hockey2 km
Mountainbiking20 km
Rugby5 km
Skiing30 km
Squash0.5 km
Swimming1 km
Table Tennis0.5 km
Tennis0.5 km
Volleyball0.5 km
Yoga0.5 km




Rating: 4.0/5.0

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That's Mandarin, Beijing
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    FAQ about That's Mandarin, Beijing

  • Chinese courses at That's Mandarin start at 494 CNY for Part-time Group Classes course with 4 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • The accommodation Room on Campus is the most popular among all our clients of That's Mandarin
  • Yes. The following courses can be attended as an absolute beginner: Intensive Group
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Beijing Capital International Airport (400 CNY)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at That's Mandarin varies from 1 students (Private Classes for Kids) to 10 students (Chinese Day Teen Immersion)
  • 100% of teachers at That's Mandarin hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at That's Mandarin comes from USA with a 18.5% representation, followed by students from England (16.2%) and France (7.9%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • That's Mandarin offers courses from 7 years (Private Classes for Kids, 4 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 18 during the summer and 35 for the rest of the year.
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