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Maggie Z.

7 Reviews
Fremont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Awarded Mu Phi Epsilon International Competition from Mu Phi Epsilon International Competition
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Maggie Z.

7 Reviews
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My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

About Maggie

My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano les

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Hailan
As a adult student, I have a bit advantage at understanding the theory relatively easily. Maybe also have the willingness to practice on my own. But on the other side, the stiffness of fingers and the frustration of “I know I should do that but just couldn’t “ are common scenarios too. Maggie could adjust the pace and the materials based on my progress which helps a lot. She is also put equally emphasis on both technic and the understanding of music itself, which makes studying piano a vey enjoyable experience.
Emma Y.
The lesson went by really well. Maggie is a really good teacher, she is patient and efficient. My daughter really enjoyed her lesson.
Tiffany
Maggie came to teach my 5 year old daughter her very first lesson. I was impressed with how much she covered in a half hour! My daughter was really not interested but Maggie was patient and able to get her hold the violin, learn it's parts, play some notes and even read a line of music! Kudos to Maggie.

Xuelai W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Enligsh, Chinese Mandarin, Chinese Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Collaborative Piano from Arizona State University
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Xuelai W.

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About Xuelai

Dr. Xuelai Chinese pianist, Xuelai, recently relocated to Pittsburgh from Phoenix. She is a sought-after collaborative pianist, chamber musician, vocal coach, and church musician. Her passion and experience for both instrumental and vocal collaboration have led her to share the stage with renown a

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Rae L.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Rae L.

27 Reviews
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I will provide you the learning materials, although you could send me the files that you are interested in learning or need help with.

About Rae

I offer online sessions for standard Mandarin Chinese. There are two types of sessions that I provide. One is homework help, test preparation, etc. You can send me the documents that you want to work on. The other type of session that I do is structured lessons with vocabulary, sentences, dialogues

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Jocelyn M.
It’s only been 3 sessions with Rae but I feel happy about the lessons. I always feel accomplished at the end of the lesson and I learn so much with her. She is super patient and kind. If you are looking for a Mandarin teacher give Rae a try.
John
Rae is a wonderful teacher. She is both thorough and patient.
Christina T.
Wow I am totally mind blown!! Rae is the sweetest, will work around your schedule regardless of you time zone, and customizes the lesson plan to your needs! Looking forward more great things!

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Ian S.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
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Ian S.

41 Reviews
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I majored in Mandarin Chinese at Rutgers University and also studied Chinese at Donghai University in Taiwan. I have excellent pronunciation, and can help you also master Mandarin pronunciation, as well as grammar, sentence structure, reading and writing, etc. Chinese is an amazing yet very difficult language. Let me help you build a great foundation for becoming fluent and expressing yourself in Chinese!

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 staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on p

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Bill
Ian is a talented, knowledgeable and thoughtful instructor. He listens to your needs and comes up with a plan to help you achieve what your looking for. Very personable and connects with his students immediately. Highly recommend.
Gary T.
I've learnt so much within a month! I'm so excited for the future! He's great!
Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
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Rae L.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • B.A. Economics from Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, China
  • Teaches Beginner
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Rae L.

27 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

I will provide you the learning materials, although you could send me the files that you are interested in learning or need help with.

About Rae

I offer online sessions for standard Mandarin Chinese. There are two types of sessions that I provide. One is homework help, test preparation, etc. You can send me the documents that you want to work on. The other type of session that I do is structured lessons with vocabulary, sentences, dialogues

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Jocelyn M.
It’s only been 3 sessions with Rae but I feel happy about the lessons. I always feel accomplished at the end of the lesson and I learn so much with her. She is super patient and kind. If you are looking for a Mandarin teacher give Rae a try.
John
Rae is a wonderful teacher. She is both thorough and patient.
Christina T.
Wow I am totally mind blown!! Rae is the sweetest, will work around your schedule regardless of you time zone, and customizes the lesson plan to your needs! Looking forward more great things!
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Guifang X.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, Jun Hua (a tropical island dialect), Korean, Cantonese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Elizabeth Jones Scholarship from University of New Hampshire
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Guifang X.

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Online Mandarin Teacher

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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Tyler
We could not be happier with the lessons, preparation and structure. Our child enjoys the study and is enthused. The ease with which virtual sessions and textbooks are integrated is refreshing and aligns with what we expect outside of our local school district
LaTisha
Guifang is very patient and helpful. I am looking forward to our remaining lessons.
Henry
Guifang is an outstanding teacher. I started at zero and did not know where to start. She has planned out my learning journey and got me up to speed really fast. She makes the lessons fun and engaging. The lessons have been tailored to my needs.

Guifang's experience as a teacher shines through in her lessons.

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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in Pleasanton, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Pleasanton is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $59 and $90 per hour.
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$52 average
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$63 average
60 min
$75 average

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"She was patient as this was our first lesson with Lella for our 7-year old daughter and our daughter froze up and would barely participate."
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Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"My daughter really enjoyed the class. Thanks Lin!"
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Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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"Tammy is outstanding, diligent and very patient!"
David
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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"Lella is a fantastic instructor. She's been very helpful in my pronunciation and comprehension of Chinese and is also a lot of fun to work with. I'd highly recommend her."
Gus Agudelo
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"It has been a pleasure working with Lynn over the past several weeks for violin and mandarin lessons for my children. Lynn is organized, professional and very responsive to questions. She also pays close attention to each child's learning style and is quick to make changes to her lesson plans or teaching strategies to maximize learning for each child. We are very grateful to have found such an attentive teacher."
Christine
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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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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"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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"mrs. lyn is very patient and helps me in a way that is easy to understand. even though i take online classes, she still can easily help me understand where to put my fingers without having to be there in person. i am also able to give her pieces that i am learning from my school orchestra, and i am able to further improve on skills i learn at school. she allows me to go at my own pace, so i am not rushed. i have greatly improved since i first started taking classes with her, and i am glad to have such a helpful teacher! :)"
richa
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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"Lin has been tutoring my son (8 years old) in Mandarin each week for 6 months. She's wonderful! She's a fluent native speaker, kind, patient, friendly, and flexible. She helps my son do his homework and write his journal. My son looks forward to seeing Lin each week. I highly recommend Lin to anyone."
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Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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"I highly recommend Ms. Lin as a Chinese teacher/tutor. My children, aged 2 and 4, and I have been studying Chinese with Ms. Lin for over 3 months and I have learned greatly in a short period of time.
Ms. Lin is very professional and works well with people of all ages and levels. I have observed her teaching my children, who are beginners, every week and she is able to be playful with them and firm at the same time, making their learning fun. As for her ability to teach an adult like myself (an intermediate level with experience living in China), she has extensive knowledge of the Chinese language and culture and is able to make learning such a difficult language interesting and simple. She is also very patient, reliable and organized. Most importantly, Ms. Lin is very passionate about teaching Chinese. Such passion, combining with her knowledge of the subject, especially makes learning exciting and stimulating."
loirey
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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