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Popular Online Chinese Teachers

Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL
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Ian S.

Jersey City, NJ
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Kan W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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Kelvin L. Bolingbrook, IL

"I've been teaching Chinese for 15 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of Chinese culture, study abroad in Asia, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro!
Chinese language learning materials as part of an integrated curriculum designed to motivate students in non-native Chinese environments to start speaking Chinese.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis.
I am very comfortable with all aspects of the current music syllabus, including teaching musical concepts (such as duration, pitch, dynamics, tone color, texture and structure) as well as performance, composition. I am fully qualified, with a Bachelor of Education in Music, Double Masters in music performance and education from University of Nottingham.
I am proficient in classical, jazz and Celtic fiddle violin and possess solid skills in piano (grade 8-13) Royal conservatory system.
Throughout my teaching career, I have been ...

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Hong Z. December 6, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Mr. Kelvin is a very skillful musician and a passionate teacher. Just a couple of months into learning piano, the 30 minute weekly lesson at Mr. Kelvin's studio became a fun activity my 5 year old daughter is enjoying every week. I can tell that she is having fun every time at Mr. Kelvin's studio, and she just loves learning piano there.
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Sebastian N. September 20, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Very good teacher, with a lots of compassion.Mr. Kelvin is paying attention to details which makes my daughter better violin player.
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Melissa T. September 2, 2014
Violin · Online
Verified Student
Kudos to Kelvin! He played an integral part in preparing Nick for his audition with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra in Atlanta. The best part is that Nick passed the audition and will be joining the orchestra later this month. Kelvin and Nick have a great connection. He truly supports my son's love of music.
Ian S. Jersey City, NJ

I majored in Mandarin Chinese back in college (many years ago...) and also studied Chinese at Tunghai University (œ海大学). I have excellent pronunciation, and can help you also master Mandarin pronunciation, as well as grammar and sentence structure.

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a teacher at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 26 years experience in guitar and 30 years in piano, Ian has studied and performed with several award-winning music artists, and has written and recorded over one hundred songs. He plays and teaches a variety of styles on both the guitar and the piano, from classical to jazz to rock. Ian is patient, friendly, and loves sharing the gift of music.

Ian was the guitarist in the Princeton University Jazz Ensemble for 3 seasons, was selected from a nationwide pool of musicians to perform at a special music event at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and was the ...

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Katherine B. October 29, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I can sum up my opinion of Ian in one word, WONDERFUL !! I started piano lesson as a way to help me get thru the grieving process because I had just lost my husband. Ian is a very caring and understanding human being. His patience is amazing! In just 2 months, with his instruction, I was not only able to play basic tunes on the piano, BUT, I wrote a song. Pretty cool !! :)
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Karim S. October 29, 2014
Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Ian is extremely talented and explains concepts in a way that is easy to understand. This is particularly important for online lessons!!!
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Kuy Hun K. September 28, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Awesome. I've only taken a few classes so far, but the exercises that Ian give me have really helped me get better and I constantly feel progress.
Kan W. Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Chinese is my first language, and it is one of the most beautiful language in the world, I know a lot of people feel hesitate about its difficulty to learn, but once you pass the pivotal point, you will love it!!
I have strong ability to read and write Mandarin speedily and fluently. Be able to express and write ideas clearly and logically.
I worked as a copy editor in a newspaper company for one year in China, won the Chinese Solicit Essays (the First Place) in 2004. I have been learn 5 thousand years of Chinese poetry. I have been taught over 20 foreigners in China. I will make it easy for you!

Teach kids Chinese in very funny way make them happy about this amazing language and also give them good foundation knowledge and good grammar.
I do believe that you will enjoy this beautiful language!

About Kan

€œThe concertmaster, Kan, handled her difficult solos with disarming ease.€ -Mark Swed
Music Critic
October 23, 2008 LA Times

Acclaimed by the LA Times as a soloist Kan has been a concertmaster in various orchestras, as Shanghai Youth Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and MJD International Symphony Orchestra, she has collaborated with numerous renowned musicians, including Seiji Ozawa, Mstislav L. Rostropovich, Lang Lang, Yundi Li, and Josep Carreras among others. Kan earned Bachelorƒ¢‚€‚™s Degree from Shanghai ...

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Robert P. December 16, 2014
Chinese · Online
Verified Student
Kan, is excellent. She goes beyond the time allotted if I am having difficulty and customizes the lesson to teach me things I need.
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Jayne B. October 13, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
I am getting a late start in music and I thought I would like to learn the violin, until I realized my passion is actually for drums and that it probably wouldn't be a good idea to try to do both. So I only took violin lessons twice. But I have to say that I was very excited about what I was learning from Kan. She is an excellent teacher and she makes learning the violin fun. She is also very insightful and understanding of new students' limitations. I would recommend her to anyone desiring to learn the violin.
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Flordeliza P. September 30, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Kan is definitely one of the best teacher I've ever had! Aside from the fact that she's already a naturally talented teacher, she's also extremely patient and determined for her students' to learn. She makes sure that her students understand the materials that they're covering for the day, and she explains everything thoroughly and carefully as much as she can. I didn't have any musical background when we started about 4 months ago but I'm now learning in a surprisingly accelerated rate all because of her teaching techniques: Daily finger practice, sight reading, and repetition of difficult parts.

Tammy Y.

New York, NY
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Hrachuhi A.

Tujunga, CA
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Amberley W.

Augusta, GA
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Tammy Y. New York, NY

I have been speaking Mandarin since I was born - my maternal grandmother speaks it! Even though Mandarin is becoming ever-increasingly popular, it's not an easy language. With patience and hard work, I'll teach you the basics - from the alphabet, intonations, and simple sentences. If you'd like to learn to read or write, we can definitely do that too!

About Tammy

I believe EVERYONE should have the opportunity to learn music, especially children, in a fun and enjoyable way! As someone who grew up around music (my mother is a music teacher!) I wish to give that chance to others.

I started playing the piano at around the age of four, and helped out as a substitute teacher at my mother's music school back in Singapore while in High School. I left shortly after to pursue music at Berklee College of Music, where I graduated summa cum laude in August 2013, armed with a Bachelor's of Music in Piano Performance and Contemporary Writing and Production!

Over the years, I have had several private students ranging from children as young as four years old, to teenagers and adults. I have been told that I am very bubbly and friendly (yay!), which ...

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christian N. May 12, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
Great Teacher for Toddler

Tammy is great with children. My son was immediately at ease and she really went out of her way to make his first piano lessons fun and comfortable. She has a natural gift with children and a great singing voice.
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Shawn Y. April 7, 2014
Classical Piano
Verified Student
Daughters first lesson

Tammy was patient, personable and let's not forget an amazing pianist...she made my daughters first lesson a wonderful experience. Look no further, Tammy Y is it!!!!
Hrachuhi A. Tujunga, CA

Teaching reading, writing, speaking from beginner to advanced levels

About Hrachuhi

I am very friendly,with a great experience for more than 10 years, great communication skills and love my job a lot.

Amberley W. Augusta, GA

I am a Mandarin (Chinese) instructor in college and a Chinese tutor. I have Chinese teacher certification from Washington University in St. Louis.

My goal is that you should be able to:
1. hear and produce Chinese accurately, so that they can be easily understood by native speakers;
2. perform such communicative acts as giving and asking for directions, talking about daily schedules; request objects, offer a favor, suggest activities

About Amberley

Hi,

My name is Amberley. I am a Mandarin (Chinese) instructor in college and a Chinese tutor. I have Chinese teacher certification from Washington University in St. Louis. Also, I taught Chinese, Math, Chemistry, and Science as a teacher for 7 years in Taiwan.

My tutoring methods will help you develop skills in Mandarin. You will be expected to perform in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Chinese at a basic level of proficiency.

My goal is that you should be able to:
1. hear and produce Chinese accurately, so that they can be easily understood by native speakers;

2. perform such basic communicative acts as greetings, self-introduction, identifying items and people, purchasing items, ordering at a restaurant, giving and asking for directions, talking about daily ...

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