Is there an easy way to learn Mandarin?
This is a difficult question to answer. Chinese has been regarded by many as among the most difficult languages to learn in the world, and to master it is a challenge, even to some native Chinese who did not get to learn the language young enough.
Put it simply, it is unlikely that you can learn the language overnight.
It requires determination and hard work.
If you can have a conducive environment to immerse yourself in, all the better!
You need a good program, and ample opportunities to listen, speak and write.
There are, nevertheless, relatively effective ways to learn the language. Among them is to nibble a small bite at time. Among the program that enable to do this is LearnChineseIn5Minutes.net. You may want to check it out.