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Chinese Courses for Families

Chinese Courses for Families

Studying chinese as a family, parents and children

  • Special Chinese classes for children and parents
  • Explore China and learn Mandarin together as a family
  • Different accommodation options for parents and children
  • Tailored to your family’s needs.
  • Choose program duration, accommodation and classes for each family member

Learn Chinese as a family in China. LTL offers tailored programs for families with one or more children, one or both parents in Beijing and Chengde. A wide variety of options are available from junior summer camps, adult & junior Chinese courses, Chinese homestays, apartments, hotels and specialized courses in Beijing and Chengde.

For Chinese courses children can study spezialized junior courses, 1-on-1 classes, or join our LTL summer camp. Parents can choose to join one of our regular adult courses,  study a tailored 1-on-1 or 1-on-2 course or just accompany their children to China and do a tourism program in Beijing. It all depends on you and your families needs, please contact us to let us know what you are looking for an we will create a family Chinese program for you.

Accommodation options for children are either living with a Chinese homestay family or with together with their parents in a shared apartment or hotel suite. Parents can choose between staying at a Chinese homestay themselves, live in a shared apartment or in a four star hotel close to LTL. We have several homestay families that can accommodate two children or one child and one parent, please contact us regarding availability.

Immersion Courses in Chengde, China’s old imperial capital about two hours north of Beijing are available for families. In Chengde accommodation is either with a Chinese homestay family or a hotel, classes taught 1-on-1 or 1-on-2 for a full immersion experience in a very traditional and historic Chinese city in the Northern Mountains past the Great Wall, away from the hussle and bussle of metropolitan Beijing.

To have a family program advisor create a program for you and your family, please Contact us or read a blog post from a mother who accompanied her daughter to Beijing to study Chinese.


Carolyn, parent of a student at LTLCarolyn – a parent’s perspective

When looking for a language program, we had an extensive list of requirements for every member of our family. LTL put together a perfect program for all of us.  My sons took six hours of 2-on-1 classes per day and lived in homestays with Chinese families in both Beijing and Chengde.  With flexible class schedules, I was able to take language and cultural classes at the same time as my sons therefore I saw them at the LTL campus every weekday.  LTL found us accommodation nearby our sons’ homestays with requested amenities, like high speed Internetfor connecting to our work at home.  LTL was there to answer all our questions and support all four of us throughout our stay.  Our teachers were outstanding.  We all made wonderful new friends and immersed ourselves in Chinese culture and daily life.  I would recommend LTL to any family looking for a fun & educational adventure in China.  We traveled for our third month in China.  Everyone we met commented on our sons’ excellent Chinese language skills.  Our sons have been studying Chinese for 5 years, but at LTL their language skills grew exponentially.

– Carolyn, mother of Colin and Liam, New Zealand

Four weeks Beijing serviced apartment, Chinese 1-on-1 classes and Culture classes & four weeks Chengde hotel and 1-on-1 classes

Colin, young student at LTL Mandarin

Colin, 12 years old

I did two months of classes with LTL in Beijing and Chengde. My Chinese greatly improved.  I learned more practical Chinese with LTL whereas with other courses I learned just a little of everything.  The classes were fun, and it is something that I would do again!

– Colin, New Zealand

Four weeks Beijing Chinese Homestay and 1-on-2 classes & four weeks Chengde Chinese homestay and 1-on-2 classes

Liam, 14 years oldLiam young student at LTL Mandarin

Moving to China for a few months was probably the most daunting single experience of my life. I am pleased to say that LTL made this experience both educational and memorable, without any of my worries for the experience being realized. The highlight was my homestay family, who I feel truly welcomed me into their home and culture.

– Liam, New Zealand

Four weeks Beijing Chinese Homestay and 1-on-2 classes & four weeks Chengde Chinese homestay and 1-on-2 classes

Contact LTL

If you have any questions regarding our destinations, courses, accommodation or even if you just want to say hello, we are always happy to hear from you. You can contact us using the form below or if you’d prefer, email us directly on Our team will normally be in touch within 24 hrs of receiving your message, although you may have to wait a little longer at weekends.

If you need to speak to us urgently, you can always give us a call on +86 10 5100 1269  for Beijing, or +86 21 3368 0866 for Shanghai, between 8.30am and 6.30pm local Beijing/Shanghai time.

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How to Sign Up

Know everything you need to know? Ready for your Chinese adventure? You can sign up online for your language course at LTL by filling out the form on our Sign Up page

If you want to learn about the LTL sign up process, you can download our LTL Sign Up Guide for step by step information.