Communicative Mandarin Learning

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A social communicative approach to learning Mandarin online

 
 
 
 
 

Theory Class Private 1-on-1

Learn Mandarin vocabulary and grammar.

  • Textbook and HSK course material
  • Personalised to you - focus on the skills or topics you want
  • Build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills

Queena Liu


Titi Yang
5.0 (2)


Olivia Wu
5.0 (6)

 
 
 
 
 

Practical Class Group Conversation

Play with Mandarin in topic-driven conversations.

  • Teachers facilitate conversations between 2-3 students
  • Retain your Mandarin better by using it in unpredictable conversation settings
  • Build reading, speaking and listening skills
HSK 1 (beginner)
When:
Titi Yang
HSK 2 (beginner)
When:
Titi Yang
 
 
 
 
 

Community Exercises Free Resource

500+ exercises built by the community to support your learning.

  • Built for all levels - absolute beginner to advanced learners
  • Accessible direct in your Culturestride account
  • Covers reading, writing, speaking and listening skills
HSK 0 (absolute beginner)
Please read the following words: 

xiǎo cǎo  小 草
miàn bāo  面 包
yóu cài  油 菜
wū ɡuī  乌 龟
láo dònɡ  劳 动
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Theory and Practical classes lead by native teachers

Learn real Mandarin

Imitate native tones and expressions to help you speak like a local

Get the aid of dialects

Speed up your Mandarin learning with Cantonese/Shanghainese and English speaking teachers.

Pay only for what you use Prices are inAUD

Practical Class

$9

Per Hour
Theory + Practical Class

$39

1hr Theory with 1hr Practical bundle
Theory Class

$39

Per Hour
Jess Pan
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Jess Pan

Joined May. 2020
Learning to connect with family

I decided to begin learning Mandarin with Culturestride and after two months, I am already able to have simple conversations and aim to become fluent in speaking and reading.

Catherine Hu
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Catherine Hu

Joined Feb. 2020
Learning for work

Culturestride's private lessons have allowed me to progress my Chinese at a personalised pace, as my speaking and writing abilities are very different. Because of that reason, I've always found group lesson formats frustrating.

Luke Hoad
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Luke Hoad

Joined Dec. 2019
Learning to connect with partner's family

Culturestride splits lessons up well so I get a good balance between speaking, reading, writing and revision. With in-depth PowerPoints and homework, I've been able to progress faster and retain my knowledge along the way.

Andrew Snow
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Andrew Snow

Joined Dec. 2019
Learning for work

The lessons are super practical and relatable, which helps a lot with learning. It's not like copying and writing the same character 10 times, but instead how to use language in a real-life situation.

Sarah Wu
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Sarah Wu

Joined Feb. 2020
Learning to connect with family

Culturestride and my teacher Lis has been amazing - they've adapted the pace (and the pricing model) to suit my needs since I already have some knowledge around the basics and a Cantonese background.

Cathy Su
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Cathy Su

Joined Dec. 2019
Learning to connect with family

Being an ABC, I’ve always been urged by my Chinese friends or relatives to improve my Chinese. The decision to learn / re-learn Chinese from Culturestride was the best decision I ever made!

Kristian Bojidarov
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Kristian Bojidarov

Joined Apr. 2020
Learning for work

In a few months since joining Culturestride, I have gone from an HSK 2 level to now almost completing HSK 3 in Mandarin. The one-on-one online learning environment has allowed me to learn content at my desired pace