LEARN SHANGHAINESE ONLINE

Learn Shanghainese Online with native Shanghainese speakers!

Shanghainese, which is the Shanghai dialect or can be known as the Hu language, is actually a dialect of Wu Chinese.

Shanghainese is spoken mainly in City of Shanghai and neighbouring areas.

Shanghainese is one of many local languages spoken in China, and you can study Shanghainese online here at LTL Mandarin School, from anywhere in the world.

Whereas Mandarin is the #1 language in China, we take a great sense of pride in China’s local languages, hence why we want to offer you courses that no one else does.

Why Learn Shanghainese?

  • Gain a stronger understanding of Mandarin
  • Build a stronger understanding of the locals in Shanghai
  • Build friendships with locals
  • Few foreigners can speak Shanghainese, it’s a brilliant skill to know
  • Make your life in Shanghai even easier

Why Learn with LTL?

  • The best Shanghainese teachers, period
  • China’s #1 ranked school in 2019/20
  • Over a decade of experience teaching Chinese to foreigners
  • Join a community of students from around the globe
  • Over 5,000 happy students

An Introduction to Shanghainese

Learn Shanghainese Online – Things To Know

Characters

Shanghainese is actually written using Chinese characters.

Sometimes this can be confusing for native Mandarin speakers though. But why?

There are actually many instances where Shanghainese is written in an informal manner. It uses a number of homophones that only exist in Shanghainese.

Pronunciation

We know Mandarin has four tones. Shanghainese has five!

Shanghainese implements voiced initials in many words. This is not the case with Mandarin

Another difference between Mandarin and Shanghainese is the fact that tones affect only words in Mandarin, but in Shanghainese an entire phrase cab be affected.

Online Shanghainese Classes with LTL – What Can I Expect?

All our Shanghainese online classes are run by native Shanghainese speakers who know everything you’ll need when dealing with Shanghainese.

Classes take place via Zoom and are always 1-on-1.

You can purchase your classes below, upon doing so you will receive confirmation and we will be in touch to sort out your schedule.

Before purchasing you can leave any notes you wish like your current level and your timezone to give us a greater understanding of your current situation. The more detail for us, the better we can plan.

LEARN SHANGHAINESE ONLINE – PURCHASE YOUR COURSE

Select your program below, you can pay in five different currencies.

Upon selecting, you will be taken to the payment platform Stripe, to complete your purchase, before being re-directed back to our website.

25 Hours

793 USD

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1,585 USD

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75 hours

2,613 USD

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100 hours

2,704 USD

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150 hours

3,949 USD

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5,265 USD

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647 GBP

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50 hours

1,294 GBP

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2,133 GBP

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100 hours

2,207 GBP

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3,224 GBP

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734 EUR

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50 hours

1,468 EUR

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2,420 EUR

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150 hours

3,657 EUR

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4,875 EUR

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200 hours

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50 hours

2,273 SGD

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75 hours

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100 hours

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Online Shanghainese Courses

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are Shanghainese and Mandarin the same?

No they are not, in fact they are pretty much completely different.

There are many differences between Shanghainese and Mandarin, which come down to characters used, number of tones and pronunciation.

Do you have native Shanghainese teachers?

Yes all our Shanghainese classes are run by native Shanghainese speakers.

Have you taught many students Shanghainese?

Yes we have taught plenty, if you wish to be in contact with any of them, please let us know and we can arrange this,

Do you have any videos for discovering Shanghainese?

Yes you can find them on our YouTube channel.

Can I also learn Shanghainese at your school?

Yes absolutely.

We teach Shanghainese to our students in person as well as online.

Where is LTL in Shanghai?

Our address is China, Shanghai, Xuhui District, Xiangyang S Rd, 21

You can discover how to find LTL Shanghai with our video here.

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