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LTL MANDARIN SCHOOL UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT
A quick Google of LTL Mandarin School leads to lots of lovely pages which say some great things about us! We list some of our favourites below!
The Telegraph [English]
“Language is never really learnt in a classroom, but only on the battlefield of everyday life: that is the core philosophy of an inventive Chinese language school in Beijing called “Live the Language” that arranges homestay visits for foreigners wanting to learn Chinese.” 👉 Read More
The Beijinger [English]
“German native Andy Zhou arrived in Beijing eight years ago as a student eager to learn Chinese through any means possible, trying BLCU, private language schools and even online learning programs. Learning from his own mistakes…” 👉 Read More
“To learn the language, live the culture. Andreas Laimböck says expats must escape their bubble to achieve fluency in Putonghua, and his school in Beijing puts the emphasis on going. When Austrian Laimböck, 33, came to China in 2002 to learn Putonghua…” 👉 Read More
Die WELT [German]
“Wie man Chinesisch in nur einer Woche lernt. “Ein Sprachlehrer in Peking behauptet, jeder könne innerhalb weniger Tage Survival-Chinesisch lernen. Die Schüler müssen sich dafür in der Provinz durchschlagen. Unser Autor hat es ausprobiert.” 👉 Mehr Lesen
“Der Deutsch-Österreicher Andreas Laimböck ist Gründer und Geschäftsführer der Sprachschule LTL – “Live The Language”. Als er 1999 als Student zum ersten Mal nach China kam, war er sogleich von der chinesischen Sprache und Kultur begeistert.” 👉 Mehr Lesen
IALC – International Association of Language Centres
The International Association of Language Centres was founded in 1983 and is today the world’s oldest and biggest international private language school association.
As a fully accredited member, LTL is regularly inspected by the association and operates according to the IALC code of ethics.
Ministry of Education
LTL is an accredited HSK testing center.
Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (Högskoleverket/CSN) as an accredited “Education Provider”
Ministry of Commerce
as an accredited “Provider of Cultural Exchange Programs”
Ministry of Science of six different German States
as an accredited provider of “Educational Holiday Trips” (Bildungsurlaub)
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
MSU, Michigan State University
United States of America, Michigan
UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED MANAGEMENT
University of Applied Management Erding, Germany
OUR ROLL OF HONOUR
We are super lucky to have received a number of excellent awards over the years which prove there is no better place to study Mandarin, than with LTL!