Learning Mandarin


If you are planning a business trip to China, make sure that you learn the vocabulary for travelling in Chinese, such as 飞机场 (airport) and 火车站 (train station). We’ve prepared a PDF file with essential Chinese travel vocabulary to download so that you can take it with you during the trip. It might save you from getting lost in a strange country.

If you are interested in learning Chinese in a more structured way, you will probably find the following resources for learning Mandarin Chinese useful.


Multi-level series with 2000 lessons provided by CCTV (China Central Television).

Learn Chinese Mandarin Phrases app from google play

Pleco Chinese Dictionary app from google play. Click here for iPad/iPhone version

Learn Chinese (Mandarin) by MindSnacks for iPad/iPhone

ChineseSkill for iPad/iPhone

Shi Zi for iPad/iPhone

Character Flashcards 5k for iPad/iPhone

20 free itune tracks of beginners’ Chinese (with transcripts) from Open University.

Short film clips about Chinese language and culture from Open University.