mandarin learning lab

Why Ni Hao Ma?


The origin of Ni Hao Ma started with the question, “What would be the most common phrase one would hear or say in Mandarin?” Ni Hao Ma is the starting point for all travelers or learners embarking on their Mandarin journey. Here at Ni Hao Ma Mandarin Learning Lab, we created a unique learning space for non-native speakers to begin their path to Mandarin mastery.


Core Values

Joyful and Shared Experiences | Modern and Trendy Mandarin | Trusted Environment and Thoughtful Service


To provide all learners with a world-class Mandarin learning experience, empowering them to explore, engage, and excel in the language and culture, anytime and anywhere.


To become a top-of-mind Mandarin learning community, where learners of all levels can connect, support, and inspire each other.


Our Story

We embarked on the “Ni Hao Ma” journey, driven by a profound objective: to bridge the Mandarin learning gap in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. We pinpointed systemic challenges, including a lack of professional expertise, inconsistencies in curriculum, rigid teaching methodologies, and an absence of cultural context.

“Ni Hao Ma” was born to address these challenges, offering students a premier, contemporary learning experience. Our commitment to excellence is evident as we position native instructors at the forefront. Our tailor-made in-house materials cater to individual needs, ensuring impactful learning. More than just language, we delve into cultural immersion through activities and camps.

Additionally, we leverage modern technology for a seamless and effective learning experience, granting our students easy access to digital review resources.

“Ni Hao Ma” stands as a hallmark of quality. By transforming Mandarin education with technological and cultural insights, we aim to foster advanced critical thinking, ignite creative innovation, and instill unwavering confidence in our students.




At our learning lab, 100% of our teachers are native Mandarin speakers, ensuring a top-tier language experience. This feature guarantees students the opportunity to learn Mandarin exclusively from those who embody the language’s nuances, cultural richness, and authenticity. Whether in virtual classrooms or face-to-face sessions, our commitment to providing an exclusively native-led education sets us apart, making your language journey truly effective.

Discover the flexibility of Ni Hao Ma’s innovative learning approach, offering a seamless blend of offline-to-online (O2O) and hybrid learning experiences. Whether you choose to attend classes on-site or virtually, our O2O learning model ensures a consistent and immersive Mandarin education. Experience the same engaging and interactive virtual classes as on-site, bringing the classroom atmosphere to you, wherever you choose to learn. Enjoy the best of both worlds with Ni Hao Ma’s dynamic O2O and hybrid learning solutions.

Get a cutting-edge Mandarin learning experience with Ni Hao Ma’s Next-Gen Education. Explore flipped classes that invert the tradition, providing a fresh perspective. Immerse yourself in digital tools and resources, including e-books, live videos, and online games, enhancing the learning journey. Cultivate a deep understanding of Mandarin through cultural immersion, all in a modern and progressive educational environment.

Experience excellence with our professional native faculty and pedagogy. Our in-house proprietary curriculum, crafted to international standards, sets us apart. This feature ensures students receive education of the highest quality. Discover a curriculum designed to elevate your language proficiency and cultural understanding, exclusively available at our learning lab.

Introducing our team of Educational Consultants, committed to providing exceptional support. With a focus on thoughtful service, we create a safe and supportive environment for every student. Our student-centric approach ensures that every student receives personalized guidance, making their educational journey both efficient and captivating. At the heart of our services lies a dedication to fostering growth, and creating an educational experience that goes beyond the ordinary.

Start your global Mandarin learning journey with Ni Hao Ma’s virtual classrooms seamlessly connecting students across the world. Learn Mandarin anywhere, anytime, as our online platform brings live classes led by native teachers based in Taiwan and China right to your fingertips. Experience the power of global connection, breaking geographical boundaries to make Mandarin education accessible and engaging for learners worldwide. Join us and unlock the possibilities of international language learning.

Welcome to Thao Dien Center of Ni Hao Ma Mandarin Learning Lab, where Mandarin learning meets modern comfort! Our center opened in February 2022 and boasts four modern classrooms designed for an immersive learning experience, nestled in a convenient location opposite the BIS Junior Campus. For our learners, we offer an open-space library and working bar with a snack counter, creating a vibrant and engaging atmosphere for exploration, relaxation, and learning. Discover the perfect blend of convenience and contemporary learning at our Thao Dien Center for all learners.

Conveniently located just 100 meters from SSIS, we provide a dynamic environment for language excellence. Immerse yourself in an ideal study environment, where spacious open areas provide a comfortable spot for both kids and adults to sit back, relax, and delve into Mandarin learning. Experience the perfect blend of functionality and aesthetics at our Phu My Hung Center, redefining the way you approach language education.


Our Learning Network



Ni Hao Ma is a trusted Mandarin learning destination endorsed by reputable international schools and parents. Chosen as their official partner, we also collaborate with certified teacher training schools. Our esteemed partnerships extend to renowned universities in China and Taiwan, showcasing our commitment to top-notch Mandarin education.

  • Northwest Normal University (西北师范大学)
  • Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages (文藻外語大學)

1. Vietnam International Schools

  • British International School Ho Chi Minh City (BIS)
  • Wellspring Saigon International Bilingual School
  • British Vietnamese International School Ho Chi Minh City (BVIS)
  • ABC International School (ABCIS)
  • WisdomLand
  • Australian International School Saigon (AIS)
  • Saigon South International School (SSIS)

2. Vietnam Private Schools

  • Victoria Nam Sài Gòn – Victoria Saigon South School VSSS
  • ROYAL SCHOOL – Bilingual school
  • Vstar
  • International Han Institute (漢華國際中文學院)
  • Imex Pan Pacific Group (IPPG)
  • Lien Son Group