Chinese language - Video lessons for beginners

On this page you will find links to online Chinese video lessons with basic Chinese phrases. Most of the video lessons listed below are perfect for beginners.

Usually there is either Chinese transcript of the dialogues or Chinese subtitles. Chinese video lessons with transcript will help you learn most commonly used Chinese words and Chinese phrases and will improve your listening comprehension skills in Chinese. On some of the sites you will find links to download video to your computer.

The full description and user reviews of some courses from the list below can be found on the page with all Chinese video courses.

The difficulty level is indicated by color circles:

  • for beginner/elementary level,
  • for intermediate level – ,
  • for advanced learners – .

Chinese dialects are indicated by a corresponding little flag:

  • – for Mandarin Chinese,
  • – for Cantonese.

If you want to suggest an online resource for learning Chinese, see the instructions here.