It will depend on your motive. We can start by everyday phrases and grammar and slowly get you to a communicable level.
Currently studying philosophy in ucl, I come from Hong Kong and am naturally fluent in both mandarin and cantonese.
chinese lessons closeby? Here's a selection of tutor listings that you can check out.
|at his home||at your home||By webcam|
|1 hour||Not available||£20||£20|