Learn Chinese (Mandarin) with The Pimsleur Method

Speak Chinese (Mandarin) like a native!

It’s now possible to speak and understand a foreign language effortlessly. The world-famous Pimsleur Method™ combines well-established research, most-useful vocabulary and a completely intuitive process to get you speaking right from the first day. All Pimsleur® courses feature real-world context and flexible vocabulary enabling you to learn your new language in a fluid, natural way. It’s the simplest way to start speaking a new language today.

This course teaches Mandarin, also known as Standard Chinese. Mandarin is the official spoken language in Mainland China and Taiwan. It is also widely spoken in Singapore and Malaysia, and it is one of the five official languages of the UN. Learn Mandarin Chinese today with Pimsleur.

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The Complete Course

Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 - start from zero and progress to near fluent, advanced-intermediate level of speaking and understanding. 150 lessons, Notes and Hanyu Pinyin reading instruction as MP3 download (80 hrs).

$550.00 MP3 Add to Cart

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Each product contains 30 lessons from the Complete Course.

Learn to carry on simple conversations with a near-native accent using essential grammar and vocabulary - greetings, directions, numbers, time, shopping, meals, money, travel, and more. 30 lessons plus Notes as MP3 download (16 hrs).

$119.95 MP3 Add to Cart

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Increased confidence & fluency lets you communicate with a near-flawless accent. Learn informal, past tense, discuss interests, business/social activities, shopping, & more. Use after Level 1 - 30 lessons plus Notes as MP3 download (16 hrs).

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Informal and formal discussions on practical, social, and semiprofessional topics using present, past, and future tenses. Expand your vocabulary and increase your fluency. Use after Level 2. 30 lessons plus Notes as MP3 download (16 hrs).

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The pace and conversation moves more rapidly, making way for accelerated and more plentiful learning of vocabulary and structures. Use after Level 3. 30 lessons plus Notes as MP3 download (16 hrs).

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Expanded vocabulary and focus on advanced usage. Builds on prior levels with emphasis on Chinese culture and history, leisure activities and travel. Use after Level 4 - 30 lessons plus Hanyu Pinyin Reading Lessons as MP3 download (15 hrs 45 mins).

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Each product contains 5 lessons from the Complete Course.

The Complete Course

Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 - start from zero and progress to near fluent, advanced-intermediate level of speaking and understanding. 150 lessons, Notes and Hanyu Pinyin reading instruction on 80 CDs (80 hrs).

$1,190.00 CD Add to Cart

Or call (800) 831-5497 to order now.
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Buy 30 Lessons at a Time

Each product contains 30 lessons from the Complete Course.

Learn to carry on simple conversations with a near-native accent using essential grammar and vocabulary - greetings, directions, numbers, time, shopping, meals, money, travel, and more. 30 lessons plus Notes on 16 CDs (16 hrs).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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Increased confidence & fluency allows you to communicate with a near-flawless accent. Learn informal, past tense, discuss interests, business/social activities, shopping, & more. Use after Level 1. 30 lessons plus Notes on 16 CDs (16 hrs).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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Informal and formal discussions on practical, social, and semiprofessional topics using present, past, and future tenses. Expand your vocabulary and increase your fluency. Use after Level 2. 30 lessons plus Notes on 16 CDs (16 hrs).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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The pace and conversation moves more rapidly, making way for accelerated and more plentiful learning of vocabulary and structures. Use after Level 3. 30 lessons plus Notes on 16 CDs (16 hrs).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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Expanded vocabulary and focus on advanced usage. Builds on prior levels with emphasis on Chinese culture and history, leisure activities and travel. Use after Level 4 - 30 lessons plus Hanyu Pinyin Reading Lessons on 16 CDs (15 hrs 45 mins).

$345.00 CD Add to Cart

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The Complete Course

Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4 - start from zero and progress to a near fluent, high-intermediate level of speaking. This course will expand your vocabulary, encourage you to share your opinions and interests, & introduce you to less formal conversations.

Or call (800) 831-5497 to order now.

With all Pimsleur Unlimited products, you can:

Learn quickly, review easily, and confidently engage with others, using this visual, interactive, and portable software program. It includes our world-famous portable audio language lessons.

With all Pimsleur Unlimited products, you can:

Learn quickly, review easily, and confidently engage with others, using this visual, interactive, and portable software program. It includes our world-famous portable audio language lessons.

Buy 30 Lessons at a Time

Learn to understand, read, and speak at a basic level but with a near-native accent. This program is scientifically designed to teach most commonly used vocabulary and foundational structures, and implant them into your long-term memory.

Or call (800) 831-5497 to order now.

With increased confidence and an expanding vocabulary, you’ll be communicating on the fly with a near-native accent. Learn informal and past tenses, discuss interests, business/social activities, shopping, and more. Designed to be used after Level 1

$150.00 Download

Includes informal and formal discussions on practical, social, and semi-professional topics in the present, past, and future. Communicate abstract concepts and everyday requirements while building on your pitch-perfect accent. Use after Level 2.

$150.00 Download

Building on your increasing fluency, the pace accelerates and dynamic conversations make way for ever-expanding vocabulary, and more complex structures, as well as a deepening insight into the culture and people. Designed for use after Level 3.

$150.00 Download

Software

MP3

CD

Playable in car

(30-minute Daily Lessons based on Pimsleur Method™)
Using Smartphone, MP3 Player or burning CD-R Using Smartphone, MP3 Player or burning CD-R Using car CD player

30-Minute Core Pimsleur Audio Lessons

Flash cards and other multimedia features

Plays on any device

Requires CD player

App for iOS and Android Devices

Delivery method

Download: Instant
Discs: Free shipping 4-7 business days
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