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Michelle R.

1 Review
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2011
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Michelle R.

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会说中文吗?I painstakingly studied every day while living in Shanghai, and after three years I was able to pass the HSK4. I love the strange tones, the inflections, the writing, the reading, all of it. I have plenty of materials to help students study each character and put together the strange grammar.

About Michelle

Hi! I'm Michelle, a world traveler/teacher who's here to help bring her experience and energy to students back home in California. I officially began teaching in 2011, though I had been tutoring since before even that. I've taught various subjects such as test prep, English, history, and langua

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she was good
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Jingci L.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Master of Music from Mannes School of Music
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jingci L.

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About Eli

Piano Competition Awards: 2019 Grand Prix London International Music Competition, First Place Winner, London 2018 III Future Star International Piano Competition, 3rd Prize Winner, Young Master Division, New York 2018 North International Music Competition, 1st Prize winner, Solo Piano XI, S

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Lloyd
Amazing !
Agnes
My 4.5 year old daughter had her first piano lesson with Jingci. I had learned how to play piano when I was a kid, so I could tell Jingci knows how to teach the basic foundation very well. She's firm yet patient and got my daughter to follow her instructions even though her attention span isn't that great at her age.
Sally
Ms. Liu is so kind and patient. Great to know her and study with her.

Joy S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Joy S.

31 Reviews
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Mastering the fundamentals is essential to language learning. I focus on building a strong foundation of accurate sounds and tones, using familiar examples to make connections stick. Step by step, we cover everyday essentials, including numbers, colors, greetings, and phrases and expressions that will help you feel confident in Chinese-speaking environments.

About Joy

I am a graduate of UC San Diego (bachelor of arts, sociology) and UCLA (master of public policy). As a child of immigrant parents, I value diversity and love learning languages. I read, write and speak Spanish fluently, and have intermediate command of both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese in reading

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Nehemiah K.
fantastico
Tatiana Lune B.
She is very patient.
Julie
Very informative. I enjoyed the lesson very much.

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Cristina H.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, mandrine
  • Awarded First prize of Taipei viola competition from National Taiwan Government
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cristina H.

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I am a native mandarin speaker, and write traditional character as well not simplify. A passionate and patient teacher, I love to teach mandarin and my hometown culture in the same. Hope we can enjoy and communicate through language learning,

About Cristina

I am Cristina, Violin Piano Music teacher, recording artist and educator. Classical trained from Piano and Violin when I was 5 and switched to viola after high school. I earned Advanced Certificate and Music Performance Master degreed from New York University where I also teach private lesson as

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Sue
My son has been taking lessons from Cristina for 2 years and wow has he progressed. He loves his lessons, can read music, and is playing well. The struggle is getting him to practice! Cristina has a great blend of warmth, knowledge and discipline that works well for my 6,7, and now 8 year old son. I highly recommend her.
Sarah
Our 8 year old had been taking violin for two years and was about to the point of quitting due to the lack of motivational teaching. I went in search of a teacher that could motivate her while still progressing rapidly each week! My daughter is so eager to please Cristina, because she makes the lessons fun and interesting. When I check in to see how the lesson is going, my daughter is engaged, and answering questions correctly which tells me she's still paying attention - even in the evening hours when she's tired. Cristina mixes classical and popular music as well. I still have to ask my daughter to practice each night but she pulls out her violin on her own a couple of times a week as well. It's a complete 180 from where we were 8 months ago. Cristina is a rare find and I'd recommend her to anyone who wants to ensure their child is getting the best violin training while being inspired!
Everett
Our 11 year old daughter, Drew, started with Cristina for a little over a year, and has made some amazing progress from not knowing how to play, to having great intonation and musicality. Cristina teaches our daughter in a way that works with her interests and learning style, rather than having a regimented curriculum. I think this has allowed Drew to be way more excited about playing.

i've been playing music all my life but since i'm a square parent, it's hard for me to teach drew :) Cristina does a great job giving her guidance during the lesson.
i would highly recommend her as a teacher!

Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
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I've been teaching Chinese for almost 8 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of Chinese language, culture and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start learning and speaking simple practical Chinese characters and sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to write and speak Chinese fluently.I typically use worksheets, living textbooks,Chinese songs, role play and more. I love working with students of all experience levels.

About Sandy

Having taught Chinese Language Skills in the private sector, primary, secondary and college institutions for a number of years in China, has not only given me great confidence to teach in a classroom setting, but has inherently brought an instructor comfort that feels natural to me. In addition, f

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Walker
My kids are enjoying leaning Chinese!
Jackie G.
My daughter had a great experience and is looking forward to the next lesson.
Nolan M.
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.

Bill L.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
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Bill L.

29 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

Grew up in America (born in Taiwan) for over 13 years and native speaker of both English and Mandardin Chinese.

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Vikas N.
Bill is good at teaching. Only thing class room technology did not work.
Jayden
Bill was great as support in completing a school project regarding app inventing.

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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in Playa Vista, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Playa Vista 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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$42 average
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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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"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 have an English speaking 2nd grader who has been working with Grace for 4 weeks now. Carson is very comfortable in class with Grace. He is doing well. She even recommended a text book that I was completely unaware of. We have lived in China for the last 6 months and are now back in USA working with Grace to improve his basis. Carson 1st Lanuage is English. She is very patient."
Bridgee
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"Our first lesson went well. My seven yr old daughter enjoyed the lesson. She even insisted on teaching me a few words later that day. We are looking forward to future lessons."
October
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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"GraceJ is patient and she expands on written material. So far, my experience has been great.."
Dawn
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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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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"Grace is fantastic. She speaks very clearly and works with you on each lesson at a very manageable pace. She is good at praising when you get things like pronunciation or tones correct, which is really helpful because they are difficult. She is also not afraid to stop you and have you repeat something if you botch it. I really enjoy my lessons."
Daniel
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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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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"Grace has been a phenomenal instructor for my 9th grade daughter. Working twice a week with her online, my daughter is enjoying her lessons and truly learning! From the start Grace made sure she was on the same page with my daughters school as far as cirriculum, expectations and milestones to be met. Although we were hesitant at first thinking online instruction would feel “robotic” like, Grace is anything but! My daughter says she is warm and friendly. They interact as sny student & teacher would exchanging pleasantries about their days. Grace humanizes the experience which is so important when taking lessons online. We are very pleased with Grace and my daughter is always looking forward to her next lesson!!"
Katie
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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