Guaranteed Success with Mandarin Chinese

Our unique video curriculum The Mandarin Blueprint Method will get you to literacy and fluency faster than you ever thought possible.

Read, Understand, Speak and Even Write Mandarin Chinese Quickly and Easily, All in One Place.

Learn Every Aspect of Mandarin in One Place

Learn Every Aspect of Mandarin in One Place

As you progress through the 4,200 lessons that make up our curriculum, you will learn how to pronounce like a native, how to read and write full stories, and how to speak fluently. All the content is laid out for you in perfect order, and all of the boring legwork is done for you.
Acquire Chinese the Natural (and Fun) Way

Acquire Chinese the Natural (and Fun) Way

No more boring textbooks, teachers, or classes. Instead, you’ll apply a combination of patent-pending memory techniques, learning technologies, and top linguistic research to reach your goals much faster, while actually enjoying yourself the entire time.
The Ultimate Personalized Learning Experience

The Ultimate Personalized Learning Experience

You will apply the techniques of memory athletes, creating connections to new characters and vocabulary based on people, places, objects, and actions from your own life. Learning this way is super-fun, super-efficient, and 100% personal to you.

How the Course Works

There are 6 unique phases within The Mandarin Blueprint Method. Each phase focuses on a key element of Mandarin and builds seamlessly upon one another in a linear, unified learning experience all the way to literacy and fluency.

Pronunciation
PRE-PHASE

Pronunciation

Before learning any language, you will make much faster progress if you first learn how to produce, identify and read every syllable. Our video course Pronunciation Mastery teaches you everything you need to know, and it comes free with any subscription of The Mandarin Blueprint Method. It can also be purchased individually.
Character Building
PHASE 1

Character Building

Using our patent-pending mnemonic visualization system "The Hanzi Movie Method", you'll learn how to read, write and pronounce any Chinese character in a matter of seconds.
Vocabulary Building
PHASE 2

Vocabulary Building

As you speed-learn characters, you will “unlock” new words with increasing frequency. We guide you on how to acquire these new words easily by creating mnemonics based on their intuitive word structure, and drawing on your life experience.
Sentence Building
PHASE 3

Sentence Building

After you've built up a foundation of Chinese words, we will show you carefully crafted sentences that almost exclusively contain characters and words you have already learned. By following this step-by-step process, you will be reading and understanding Chinese in a matter of hours.
Paragraph Building
PHASE 4

Paragraph Building

Now things really start to get fun! On top of sentences, you'll start unlocking entire paragraphs filled with conversations and opinions, all of which you'll be able to read and understand without help! This deeper, more engaging context makes learning grammar an enjoyable and natural process, instead of a mind-numbing slog through a series of textbooks.
Story Building
PHASE 5

Story Building

In this final phase, we'll start introducing longer-form content created by our native Chinese writers. Once again, these are expertly designed using words and characters you have already learned. By reading and listening to all of this content daily, you'll find your Mandarin skills increasing faster than you ever thought possible!

Features

High Quality HD Video & Native Audio

We produced all of the 850 videos in the course to a high standard in our sound-proof booth, and every single video is edited to be short, engaging and a pleasure to watch. All of our native audio is also studio-quality, and both male and female are available.

Easy-to-Use Course Platform

All 4,200 lessons and 57 levels will be accessible immediately from desktop and mobile as soon as you sign up. The videos load quickly, and everything from navigating the platform itself to downloading your support materials is intuitive and clear.

A Wealth of Support Materials

You get 10,000+ digital flashcards with images and studio-quality native audio for everything we teach you. Plus, get access to reading and listening content any time from shared google slides, along with a huge selection of informational PDF documents.

Outstanding Customer Service

Your success is our success. That's why we read and answer every email and comment, usually through video response or as a part of our weekly podcast. It's just like having your own personal language coaches there with you all the way to fluency.

A Living, Growing Curriculum

Not only do your comments within each lesson help other new learners better apply our methods, we love to discuss them on our podcast. We often make these clips into video content for the curriculum itself!

Incredibly Committed Community

On our course platform and community forum you can give and receive advice, support, and information from other learners just like you. Our members surprise us every day with how helpful, positive and motivated they are.

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  • Excellent job breaking the language down so I could understand the pronunciation and build on my vocabulary and sentence fluency.

    Ingrid J. AvatarIngrid J. 30 Nov 2020

    I have to say originally I was very skeptical about this method so skeptical that I actually emailed them. but after hearing their response and trying the method I actually... read more

    Simon R. AvatarSimon R. 27 Nov 2020

    I just finished the pronunciation mastery course and it's worth every single penny!! Fantastic approach, creating a strong foundation that you can build on with trust! Super motivating content. I... read more

    Yann M. AvatarYann M. 27 Nov 2020
  • I have been using the service for over a year now. The first part mostly taught me to say the sounds properly. Now my Chinese coworkers are often impressed by... read more

    Jeff J. AvatarJeff J. 25 Nov 2020

    I love this course! I studied Chinese at university in China and got to a resonably good level however there were still some parts of the language which I struggled... read more

    Dan C. AvatarDan C. 17 Nov 2020

    Did Duolingo for a year, Confucius Institute the next. This is a million times more efficient.

    Korneel S. AvatarKorneel S. 09 Nov 2020
  • Topic: Chinees leren Ik ben nu in Phase 3 (level 13 van de eerste 36) aangekomen van The Mandarin Blueprint Method. Ik ben ermee begonnen in augustus. Daarvoor studeerde ik... read more

    Korneel S. AvatarKorneel S. 08 Nov 2020

    It works!I wish I'd stumbled across these guys sooner without wasting time getting frustrated trying to learn Mandarin by rote. Not only does the system in this course work amazingly... read more

    Thomas B. AvatarThomas B. 08 Nov 2020

    I have just completed the Foundation course and am looking forward to the Intermediate course. I recently invested in the lifetime membership as well since it is definitely worth it.... read more

    Christine A. AvatarChristine A. 06 Nov 2020
  • Finished all the lessons in the course, can't recommend enough. Loved the system and the way those guys approached learning the characters!

    Denis A. AvatarDenis A. 05 Nov 2020

    I'm still in the early stages (level 5), but every time I use a 'movie' and am able to recall the key word, character and tone it gives me a... read more

    Irene B. AvatarIrene B. 05 Nov 2020

    Luke & Phil have developed a truly amazing system of learning Chinese. And, what's even better is that they have made it FUN to learn! I started 4 months ago... read more

    Michael R. AvatarMichael R. 25 Oct 2020
  • Mandarin Blueprint method has completely changed how I think about languages and after struggling and giving up learning other languages i've made so much more progress already with these guys... read more

    Max L. AvatarMax L. 25 Oct 2020

    The best course in the market for anybody serious in learning Mandarin. However, it is only for serious learner! As part of the methodology you will learn excellent memory techniques... read more

    Hubert K. AvatarHubert K. 22 Oct 2020

    Very detailed and has helped me progress in my Chinese more than any other program

    Rebecca D. AvatarRebecca D. 22 Oct 2020
  • The Mandarin Blueprint Method has given me the three best things anyone can have when they set out on a language learning journey. The enthusiasm to learn, the confidence that... read more

    Liam L. AvatarLiam L. 19 Oct 2020

    I am a 53-year old self-learner of Mandarin, and I am highly motivated to learn to speak, read, think, and communicate in Mandarin. My goal is to learn Mandarin well-enough... read more

    Cindy M. AvatarCindy M. 18 Oct 2020

    If you want to learn mandarin, this is the absolute best way... and when I say "best" I mean the fastest and smartest way. Their blueprint method is a true... read more

    Nathan H. AvatarNathan H. 18 Oct 2020
  • I can't say enough good things about this program. The Mandarin Blueprint Method takes the incredible challenge of knowing how to study, what to study, and when to study Mandarin... read more

    Robert C. AvatarRobert C. 15 Oct 2020

    I couldn't say enough nice things about Mandarin Blueprint. I've tried many subscription based Mandarin language learning programs and this was the one I settled on. Specifically love the way... read more

    Ryan H. AvatarRyan H. 13 Oct 2020

    I learned a bit of Mandarin while I was living and working in China. When I ended up back in China waiting for the pandemic travel restrictions to be lifted,... read more

    Cynthia H. AvatarCynthia H. 25 Sep 2020
  • TLDR: If you're trying to learn more Mandarin, can work through videos online (honestly it's like watching Youtube videos), and are willing to spend some time to get a system... read more

    Tammy L. AvatarTammy L. 22 Sep 2020

    I'm a total beginner in studying Chinese. I decided with the lockdowns in April that I would learn Chinese while I can't travel. I live in Hong Kong,... read more

    Bill G. AvatarBill G. 21 Sep 2020

    TLDR: If you're trying to learn more Mandarin, can work through videos online (honestly it's like watching Youtube videos), and are willing to spend some time to get a system... read more

    Tammy L. AvatarTammy L. 21 Sep 2020
  • Having used several different modalities in Chinese language learning previously, I have to say that Phil & Luke's Pronunciation Mastery Course is excellent (!) and, truly, seems beyond compare. ... read more

    Ann L. AvatarAnn L. 17 Sep 2020

    I didn't realise how bad my pronunciation was until these guys taught me how to pronounce correctly!

    Peter J. AvatarPeter J. 14 Sep 2020

    The course has been fantastic and engaging so far, my friends and their family have seen an improvement in my pronunciation and vocabulary and in only a month I feel... read more

    Ben R. AvatarBen R. 13 Sep 2020
  • Mandarin blueprint method helped a lot actually. Now it's so easy to remember the characters, their meaning and pronunciation. Hanzi movie method works really well! Thank you Mandarin blueprint for... read more

    Dima K. AvatarDima K. 06 Sep 2020

    Really awesome and engaging language program!

    Taylor D. AvatarTaylor D. 06 Sep 2020

    I like how everything was broken down into bite-sized videos with clear explanations, rather than trying to tackle things in groups. That was very helpful to digest little by little.... read more

    Jeremiah G. AvatarJeremiah G. 05 Sep 2020
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Meet the Inventors

Phil Crimmins
Luke Neale

We reached advanced fluency and literacy in Mandarin Chinese, but it wasn’t easy. After wasting a lot of time and money on ineffective learning methods we discovered the best tools even invented new techniques that made Mandarin learning easy, cheap and fun. Now we’ve put all that knowledge into a 100% unique, patent-pending system to learn Chinese online; a blueprint for Mandarin Chinese.

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Solid Pronunciation training lays the foundation for your entire language skillset, and it should be the very first thing you learn when taking on Mandarin. Our short course “Pronunciation Mastery” contains everything you need to be able to produce, understand, and read every Mandarin syllable just like a native speaker.

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We answer all emails and comments by addressing them in the Q&A portion of our weekly podcast. We then reply to everyone with a video clip of us answering their question, creating a super-personal service for all of our users. We also like to share fascinating insights into the Chinese language and culture.

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