Beginner Level 1: Mandarin Chinese Language Video Tutorial Course for Teens & Adults

Have you ever wanted to learn Mandarin Chinese & acquire the linguistic currency & skills to communicate with over 1.4 billion native Chinese speakers?

You can now take the Institute of Chinese's award-winning Chinese Live New HSK 1 (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) Beginner Level 1 Chinese language program as a self paced video tutorial course developed to boost your language proficiency in an accelerated timeframe. 

With over 110+ video tutorials, this online Mandarin Chinese language course for total beginners empowers you to develop your Chinese language skills fast with a highly structured & effective language learning system, an internationally recognised curriculum & expert tuition from a native Chinese speaking professional tutor.

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Beginner Level 1 is the ultimate Chinese language video tutorial course for Teens & Adults to start learning Mandarin Chinese

The benefit of this Beginner Level 1 course, is that we bring your Chinese language tuition to life with interactive quizzes, an internationally recognised New HSK 1 (HSK 3.0) curriculum in addition to a focus on pronunciation, sentence patterns, grammar and vocabulary, reading, writing & Chinese character recognition.

It's never been easier to get started learning & with this Beginner Level 1 video tutorial course, you will get exclusive access to our step by step learning plan & bonus resources covering every aspect of the language, providing you with all the tools you need to get started learning Mandarin Chinese.

3+ hours

110+ Chinese Language Video Tutorials

New HSK1 (HSK3.0)

Internationally recognised curriculum


Chinese characters recognition


new HSK words & vocabulary
"Beginner Level 1 is the ultimate video course to start learning Chinese & consists of over 110 video tutorials, new HSK 1 vocab lists, pronunciation practice, sentence pattern, grammar & Chinese character lessons, plus bonus resources covering every aspect of the language."
Lauralee O'Donovan - Founder, Institute of Chinese

What you will learn on your Beginner Chinese course

Your Beginner Chinese Learning Outcomes

- Casual & Formal Greetings in Mandarin Chinese
- Self-introduction, names, nationalities & countries
- Talking about friends, family & numbers in Chinese
- Understand key Chinese sentence patterns & logic
- Learn the top most useful phrases, Beginner vocab & 30+ Chinese characters

Your Extra Learning Bonuses & Methodology

- Comprehensive Chinese character tutorials
- Chinese Pronunciation & Tones Lessons
- Pronunciation practise tutorials with quizzes
- Introduction to Pinyin
- Building Blocks of Chinese
- Key Sentence Patterns, grammar, Measure words & Initials & Finals tutorials

Your Chinese language video tutorial course

- Internationally recognised New HSK 1 (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) Chinese curriculum 
- 110 Chinese language video tutorials
- Comprehensive 500 New HSK 1 words list
- 1 Certificate of completion
- 30+ Bonus Audios
- Bonus Pronunciation & character video tutorials

Get exclusive full access for only €139 €24.99

About the Institute of Chinese | Learn Chinese Plus

Founded by Westerners, the Institute of Chinese has created a new way of learning Chinese for a new generation of digital language learners & we provide K12 Students, Teens & Adult language learners worldwide with award-winning, 1-on-1 live online Chinese language tuition & self paced video tutorial YCT & New HSK (3.0) courses with the world's best native Chinese speaking professional tutors.
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Award-winning Online Mandarin Chinese Language Tuition for K12 Students, Teens & Adults

By the end of this Beginner Level 1 Chinese language course, you will be able to communicate with confidence in Chinese. You will learn the foundational principles of the language in addition to the building block methodology of learning Chinese & you’ll have taken the first steps on your Chinese language learning journey.


  • 110+ Video Tutorials
  • 8 Comprehensive Lessons
  • 3.5 Hours of Tuition
  • 500 New HSK Words List
  •  Language learning toolkit
  • 1 Certificate of Completion

Award-winning Chinese Courses

You can take the Institute of Chinese's award-winning online YCT & New HSK programs as a self paced on-demand video courses

Chinese Language Course: Beginner Level 1

We bring your tuition to life with interactive quizzes & proprietary Beginner Chinese video tutorial content delivered by expert tutors
Meet your chinese language tutor

Sophie 老师

Sophie 老师 is a native Chinese speaking professional tutor from China. She holds a Masters Degree in Education and a Bachelors in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of another language.
In addition she has been teaching Mandarin Chinese for over 8 years to students worldwide & as one of our most popular tutors, she has a passion for life-long learning & shares our vision to bring top quality online education to Chinese language learners worldwide in a global virtual classroom.
Patrick Jones - Course author

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Our students love us

“If you are thinking about learning Chinese, this is the best way to start. This course is incredible with over 100 video tutorials which are so easy to follow.

I also really like the fact you can learn to speak Chinese and learn characters. The HSK curriculum is so logical and it's just like being in a real live lesson with teacher Sophie.”
“My new years resolution in 2022 was to learn Chinese and I'm very grateful that I took this beginner course. 

I'm looking forward to trying out some phrases for Chinese New Year and I'm also looking forward to starting my one-on-one live online course with the Institute of Chinese. I'm excited to learn more. I 100% recommend this course”
CLAIRE - Dublin
“Wow! This was an amazing experience! I've been watching the short videos every day to practice the Chinese sentences, phrases and characters. Each tutorial has quizzes, bonus resources and audios, so anyone can practice and learn at your own pace.

The most effective course on the market for a beginner to Chinese."