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Samuel B.

5 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Madarin, English
  • Ph.D. chemistry from University of South Florida
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 55; Female: 7 and up
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Samuel B.

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I am also a chinese poet and song writer. Can teach from basic to advanced.

About Samuel

Independent musician. Love flute from spirit and soul. 1. Played flute for > 20 years. 2. Have >6 years of teaching students. Interest driven study. 3. Have abundant knowledge in flute, guitar and other instrument of multiple genres. 4. As a Chinese, I speak mandarin/English and can teach ch

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Annika T.
Samuel is very patient with my daughter. Samuel create a fun environment for student to learn. Definitely love his positive energy and love for music!!!
Zoe ..
Samuel is very patient; he has a great personality and well prepared for my kid's class. I'd highly recommend Samuel.
Emma
Sam is great with my 10 year old daughter. He is easy going and makes the flute lessons fun and my daughter enjoys her weekly hour lesson. We let Sam know what our goals were and he has created a plan accordingly.

Sam can do both in-home and online lessons. The in-home lessons are great, no need to travel.

Overall Sam is a great teach and very affordable.
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Larry W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin, French, English
  • Political science from Byu Idaho
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Larry W.

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Students can expect to set goals for each week and to be given assignments to practice in between lessons.

About Larry

Larry is a native of Taiwan, and speaks English & Mandarin fluently. He teaches Mandarin Chinese in any of the boroughs of New York City, online, or at his home location. He prepares each lesson and holds students accountable for practicing before each lesson. The Better Chinese method is one metho

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Guifang X.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Jun Hua (a tropical island dialect), Cantonese
  • Awarded Elizabeth Jones Scholarship from University of New Hampshire
  • Writing M.F.A. from University of New Hampshire
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Guifang X.

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I have more than nine years of language teaching experience. I have learned five languages over the years in China and overseas. I started tutoring Chinese students (age 8-16) English and Chinese when I was 19 and I founded my first summer camp in China when I was 20. Students who had registered for my summer camp increased from 25 in 2010 to 86 in 2016. I've gained very valuable skills and perspectives in teaching, not just as a teacher, but also as a student--students are my teachers too--I've learned there are always places that I can improve and better help them learn languages. Students' "needs" and "wants" are prioritized. It helps students achieve their goals while combined with students' "lacks" in lesson planning. Students should get involved in the lesson planning process.

About Guifang

Currently, I'm a full time Mandarin Chinese teacher at a school in Phoenix. I teach K-8 grades students Chinese speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation through presentations, visual arts, songs and other various types of activities. I also run a after school Chinese club. Other than m

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Alika
So far having a great experience! My daughter is enjoying class and it’s really helping to supplement her Mandarin course in grade school.
Ryan A.
Guifang was very patient and an excellent instructor. I'd be happy to have another lesson with her.
Alex
Guifang really goes above and beyond. I especially like the extra videos she makes with the dog and look forward to seeing more of those.

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Grace J.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Grace J.

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An experienced, patient, sweet and funny Mandarin Chinese tutor to all levels and ages, I have been teaching and tutoring this language over 10 years. I am originally from China, a native Mandarin Chinese speaker with a master degree.
I can help students from primary to college improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing ability, and achieve a high score in their final Chinese test.
I can help students prepare for the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam.
I can help worked people have a good understanding of this language.
I can tailor customized lessons to satisfy students’ specific requirements and levels, such as conversational Chinese, retail field Chinese, systematically beginner’s Chinese, etc…
I can teach people Business Chinese as well since I had the law background knowledge from China.
What book series I use the most is to teach high school, college students, and adults Integrated Chinese series.
What I like the most is to teach children because my ...

About Grace

An experienced, patient, sweet and funny Chinese tutor to all levels and ages, I have been teaching and tutoring Chinese language over 10 years. I am originally from China, a native Mandarin Chinese speaker with a master degree. I studied in a law school, got my master degree and lawyer license,

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Melody M.
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Grace is an A+ teacher and goes above and beyond for her students. Her lesson plans match my needs perfectly and I really appreciate the time and care she puts into each session.
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Tammy G.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese(Mandarin), English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tammy G.

9 Reviews
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If you plan to use Chinese at work, we can focus our lessons around dialogue and vocabulary that relates directly to your job or industry. If you are a student and want to improve your academic performance in Chinese, I can train you to utilize more efficient ways of studying and practicing. If you would like to gain exposure to or build a foundation in Mandarin Chinese, I can also help you accomplish this.

About Tammy

I am a native Chinese speaker with a BA in English and MBA in Global Management from Thunderbird. I worked as an English to Chinese translator for 2 years in the Ministry of Commerce in Beijing, and volunteered as an interpreter for the City of Austin. During graduate school, I was a Chinese tuto

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Tyson W.
Tammy is amazing...my 12yr.old is so excited to be learning a new language
David
Tammy is outstanding, diligent and very patient!
Olivia
Tammy is a great teacher. My 11 and 13 year old daughters look forward to each lesson and learning the intricacies of Mandarin.

Molly W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, cantonese
  • Awarded 2014 singing festival "scholarship award- Third Place" from National Association of teacher of singing
  • MA in music performance from CSU east bay
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Molly W.

1 Review
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Native speaker of Mandarin. Can teach from beginner to advance level.

About molly

My name is Molly Wu. I hold a master degree of music performance in voice and I am a well trained pianist as well. Who am I ? I discovered my interest toward music in my early childhood, and started taking piano lesson when I was 4. Music help me get through many difficulties and always be my

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Nina W.
Ms. Molly is wonderful!!! She started teaching my father classical voice lessons about a month ago. She uses Cantonese to communicate with my father because that is his first language. She is very patient and understanding and since my father doesn't drive anymore, she offered to buy music books that he needs for his lessons (we reimburse her for the cost, of course). I would highly recommend her!!!

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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in Berkeley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Berkeley is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $80 per hour.
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$31 average
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$42 average
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$55 average

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"She is teaching our 4y old child and our child star pick in up words, numbers and songs very easy. Lella is very good teacher."
Pavlin
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"Tammy is amazing...my 12yr.old is so excited to be learning a new language"
Tyson
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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"Ms. Qi is a very accessible and diligent teacher. My son can be difficult, but she found ways to quickly connect with him and get him to open up. She accommodated his need for assistance with his regular work, but encouraged us to "start again" with Chinese which is probably a good idea. Very much appreciate her experience and enthusiasm."
Nolan
Took Mandarin lessons from Sandy Q.
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"My son was struggling in his second year of high school honors Mandarin. He had immediate improvement in his grade and confidence level once Mark began tutoring him. Mark is very reliable, flexible with scheduling, personable, and very prompt in responding to email. I highly recommend him."
Jill
Took Mandarin lessons from Mark G.
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"Grace is an excellent instructor. She is thorough and has helped me to to lay a solid foundation with the Mandarin language. The extras are the charts and the explanations and cultural highlights. The bonuses--she cares and she is patient. I highly recommend her as a 老师. She is a teacher.😌"
Dawn
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"Very patient with my 7 year old and encourages him when he gets embarrassed."
Wilcox
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"Grace is an A+ teacher and goes above and beyond for her students. Her lesson plans match my needs perfectly and I really appreciate the time and care she puts into each session."
Sadie
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"I am taking Mandarin lessons from Grace because I am adopting a child from China and want to have some basic communication skills. I have never been good at learning languages, and I was hesitant because I know Mandarin is one of the most difficult languages to learn. After just 3 lessons, I am learning and I love it! I have had so much fun with Grace! She is a fabulous teacher. She is patient, kind and personable. She presents the material so that it is understandable. I am actually learning and remembering what I learned. I originally planned to take 10 one-hour lessons so I have a good basic knowledge, but I am absolutely going to continue taking lessons with her when the 10th is done. The time I spend with Grace just flies by, and I look forward to our lessons. I am so thrilled that I found Grace, and relieved that she is able to present the material to me in a such fun and comprehensible way.

I chose to take lessons with Grace because she teaches people of all ages. I am 51 years old. When my child arrives home from China this year, he will be approximately 2 years old. I look forward to taking lessons in the future with my child and having Grace teach both of us. Learning about China and the language will help my child and me connect to each other and to his culture and homeland. Thank you, Grace, for helping me on my adoption journey and beyond!"
Trish
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"I found that J.Q. was a quality tutor. He adapted to what I needed to focus on for Mandarin, which was tones, and as such I was able to improve my foundation. He also has a good knowledge of the language apart from just being fluent, and could answer any question I had. I definitely recommend him."
Sean
Took Mandarin lessons from J.Q. W.
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"I look forward to my classes with Grace every week. She is an amazing teacher. I am so thankful I found her. I would recommend her without hesitation to anyone who desires to learn a new language! I have been telling all my friends about how much fun I am having with my lessons. Thank you, Grace!!"
Emilee
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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