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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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
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Buy 30 Lessons at a Time

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

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).

$119.95

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).

$119.95

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).

$119.95

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).

$119.95

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Each product contains 5 lessons from the Complete Course.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Levels 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 - start with basics and progress to a near-native fluency of speaking and understanding. You’ll learn to speak in-depth about your personal life and emotional state, and create complex sentences using a mix of tenses & moods.

$575.00
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fast-paced and packed with relevant vocabulary and advanced usage - builds on prior levels with emphasis on culture, leisure activities, expressing preferences, travel, and interpersonal situations. Reaching near-native fluency. Use after Level 4.

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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

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Flash cards and other multimedia features

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Plays on any device

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App for iOS and Android Devices

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

$150.00
First 30 lessons
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$21.95
First 5 lessons
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$49.95
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To be honest, I didn't think that I would be able to learn a foreign language at 59 years old I was wrong. With the Pimsleur system, you can't help but learn. It's easy, it's fun and it's simple.
Kathy Lowrey from Louisville Kentucky