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What do Mandarin lessons include?

When you request for Mandarin lessons via Airtasker, you’ll get a tutor who can conduct basic or advanced classes for you. You can ask for in-person lessons, or online sessions if this is something you prefer. You can also find teachers for toddlers, children, and even adults. 

Your tutor’s approach may differ, as they may have learned Mandarin as a second language or they might be a native speaker from the start. But, overall, here is what you can expect when you start your Mandarin lessons with the help of a Tasker: 

Introduction to Mandarin

If you’re new to Mandarin, your Tasker may begin by teaching you how to introduce yourself and greet people. Your tutor may then explain Chinese numbers, time, money, and terms for various family members, occupations, and ages. 

Basic Mandarin Phrases

There is no Chinese alphabet since the characters are all syllables that are put together to create words. Hence, you’ll go straight to forming words or phrases. Next, your Mandarin tutor shows you how to construct basic phrases and questions.

Your Mandarin tutor needs to know your motivations for learning the language, since they may tailor this to your needs. For example, if you intend to do business with Mandarin speakers, you’ll need to learn business terms and etiquette. If you are vacationing in China, you’ll want to know how to request items from shops or order from a restaurant. 

Basic Mandarin Grammar

As you get deeper into the lessons, your tutor will cover Mandarin grammar elements, such as tones, nouns, verbs, adjectives, and prepositions. The four phonetic tones don’t exist in European languages and English, so it’ll require an attentive ear and lots of exercises for you to master this aspect of Mandarin. 

Nouns don’t have articles or genders, nor distinctions between singular and plural. Verbs are relatively straightforward in Mandarin - they don’t change depending on person, tense, and number. Instead, you’ll make use of tense makers and measure words to convey additional information, all of which your tutor will test you on. 

Advanced Mandarin Grammar

If you already know basic Mandarin, you may want more advanced lessons, such as those covering questions, negative statements, requesting items, “because” sentences, and more. 

By this time, your Tasker may expect you to be able to read, listen, write, and speak quite a lot of Mandarin. They may have you read Mandarin books or watch Mandarin videos, have you converse with others in Mandarin, or even write essays in the language. 

If you’re short on time but need to learn Mandarin to create business presentations, you might like to hire a Mandarin translator in your community.

Recent Mandarin Tutor tasks in Brisbane

Need - Mandarin tutor


Brisbane QLD, Australia

8th Nov 2020

Looking for ongoing mandarin tutoring - 2 hours a week

Wendy is a great mandarin tutor. Highly recommend.

Mandarin teacher for kids 6 to 8 years old


West End QLD, Australia

13th May 2019

Teacher required for 4 kids in early primary school. 1 hour 2 times a week. Kids with no language skills. Teacher needs to be able to engage and entertain to keep the kids interested. Preferable with early childhood or teaching qualifications or studying to be a teacher.

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Brisbane QLD, Australia

10th Oct 2016

Hi, i am wondering if anyone can speak fluent Mandarin and would be willing to teach me? i am after maybe 1-2 lessons a week.

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Brisbane QLD, Australia

15th Mar 2020

I am looking for someone who speaks fluent Mandarin to teach me the language. I am a complete beginner, and have no previous knowledge on the language. Would be looking for once a week tutoring.

Chinese Mandarin tutor needed


Fortitude Valley QLD, Australia

17th Jan 2019

Hi there, Im looking for a Mandarin tutor who can do 1 on 1 or teaching 2 adult students. 4hrs per week.

Mandarin speaker to play with children


Norman Park QLD, Australia

29th Dec 2014

We have returned from living in China and would like out daughters to continue speaking Mandarin. We are seeking someone for 1-1.5hrs, one afternoon per week (may increase to two) between 4pm to 5:30pm. You will be required to spend time with our daughters aged 6 and 2, hanging out and playing whilst conversing in Mandarin to maintain and build on their language skills in an informal style. We are not expecting you to sit down with them and conduct formal lesson. We are very flexible however it would have to be after school during the week, we would also consider weekends.

Mavis is easy to communicate with, she was polite and punctual and understood the requirements of the task. I would recommend Mavis.

Mandarin Chinese Tutor


Brisbane City QLD, Australia

5th Jun 2021

Hi! I am looking for a Mandarin Chinese tutor to meet once a week at either UQ Saint Lucia, QUT Gardens Point or somewhere else in the city. Preferably a native speaker and a female but not necessary :) About me: I am a 24yo female and I studied Chinese for three years but have not studied at all in the last year or more. I am hoping to do the HSK test next year at level 4. I hope you can help me out!

Teach mandarin


Bulimba QLD 4171, Australia

12th Nov 2019

Hi, I'm looking to learn mandarin. I'm a beginner, I pick up languages quite quickly. Prefer native Chinese speaker that is also fluent in English. Thanks 😊

Bookkeeping - Mandarin speaker


Brisbane City QLD, Australia

7th Jan 2019

Some Xero and qb bookkeeping Preferably can travel Need to speak mandarin