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About Lin X.

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Belmont, CA
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I have been teaching Chinese in bay area for many years. I am very experienced in customizing private lessons for students of different age with a wide variety of needs. For more information, please contact: lartstutor at gmail, or leave an online message. I am looking forward to working with you:)

Background:
I am a Chinese native speaker with a Master degree in Education. I've also got a teaching credential to teach in public schools in China. I am experienced in customizing lessons for both children and adults. In my class, students' "needs" and "wants" are prioritized. It helps students achieve their goals while combined with students' "lacks" in lesson planning. Therefore, I've gained a lot of successful teaching experiences in designing lessons targeting students' goals and expectations. My Chinese class has covered topics from kids Chinese to adult Business Chinese.

Course benefits include:
- 1-on-1, or 1-on-more customized private lessons
- Most flexible option and ...

About Lin
I have been teaching Chinese and Violin in bay area for years. I am very experienced in customizing private lessons for students of different age with various needs. If you have any question regarding my course, please contact: lartstutor at gmail or send a message online.

My class is designed in a student-friendly way. I will always discuss your learning goals and expectations at the very beginning; I believe a mutual understanding of the big picture between the student and the teacher will serve a good start. I enjoy exchanging ideas with my students in the class and let them dive deeper into the subject through this two-way communication. In my class, you can learn with joy, making a steady progress step by step. I will also introduce a most-fit textbook to you, with plenty of supplementary learning materials provided, as well as a
customized teaching plan offered based on your goals and learning progress.
Course benefits include:
- 1-on-1, or 1-on-more tailor-made executive private tutoring lessons
- Most flexible option and suited to busy lifestyles
- Having lessons on your preferred timetable
- Focusing solely on your learning requirements and obstacles
- Opportunities to practice in the class with timely feedback

Now I am accepting new students in both violin and Chinese class. If you have any question regarding my course, please contact: lartstutor at gmail or send a message online.
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Shan Z. May 19, 2019
· Violin · In studio
I am an adult. I have been learning violin from Lynn for about half a year. I really like her and her classes. She is very nice, always very patient and she even extended her class for a couple times without any extra charge. My violin skills have improved a lot since it is very easy to communicate with her and she can always find out my weakness and help me overcome it soon. Although most her students are kids, but she adjust the learning progress to make me learn faster. Before I took her class, I thought I might give up learning violin, but by taking her classes, I am always passionate about learning it. Besides, we communicate in Mandarin, which is very convenient to me. I highly recommend Lynn for teaching violin.
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Sam April 9, 2019
· Violin · In studio
Lin is patient and encouraging. My son enjoys the lessons and is motivated to practice and improve.
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Maxwell H. February 23, 2019
· Violin · In home
Highly recommend for my son of 4years and since his first class only, he tells me he learned a lot then and will love to appreciate and learn more in the future sessions with teacher Lynn.
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Lin X.

Belmont, CA 94002
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About Qin L.

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San Francisco, CA
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Basic conversations, vocabularies, and pinyin

About Qin
Hi, there! My name is Qin and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2003 and have loved helping my students learn English, Chinese including Mandarin and Cantonese to better in communication with others. I am also available to help with basic sewings since I study in Fashion Design. I'm a fun and patient, and my teaching style is learning as you play, I look forward to helping you reach your goals!
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Qin L.

San Francisco, CA 94134
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$35 / 60-min

About Lily S.

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Provo, UT
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I've been studying Mandarin for ten years and have lived in China several times for different periods. I'd love to help you get started with your Chinese.

About Lily
I've been sewing since I was 13. I've sewn things over the years such as dresses, pajamas. I do a lot of tailoring things too. I just love to sew, and I love teaching people to sew too!

The way that I teach is to help the student develop their own style. I have students work on their own individual projects that they pick out while asking me questions that they might have while they are doing their project.

However, if they would like there is an option for me to develop lessons for the student on certain sewing techniques that the student could learn. Although, be aware that learning how to sew takes time and that all the techniques of sewing cannot be done all at once.

Then, there is the third option that the lesson could be a mix of the student doing what they want (choosing their own project) and learning some pre-designed
techniques.

My first goal is to give my students all of the tools they need to feel confident from the very first lesson. I would like for all of my students within the first lesson to finish either of two basic projects (pajama pants or a draw string bag).

My lessons are not like videos you may find online. Meaning projects will take longer than you think they will. I will work with you to properly construct a quality finished project without too many frustrations and in a timely manner. I recommend buying lessons in 90 minute packages, since sewing always takes longer than expected.

THE BEGINNER SEWER

In these lessons we will go over the following, which can be adapted to how you want:

- Sewing safety and how to use a machine
- Learn about the sewing tools you'll be using
- How to read, cut out, layout, and follow a basic pattern instructions
- How to pin and sew a seam, finish seams and sew hems
- Learn to sew on an elastic band (to pajamas or for a tote).
- Learn how to unpick your projects when a mistake is made.
- Learn how to do a basic stitch and the gather stitch.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS:
- Pajamas
- Sewing Tote
- Basic Dress
- Pillow case

THE INTERMEDIATE SEWER
- Cement what you learned in the while a beginner.
- Learn to hand sew hems etc.
- Learn about different fabrics and when to use them.
- Sew a basic zipper onto clothes or bags.
- Learn about the different foots.
- Learn to do other stitches
-TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Intermediate Dresses/ Clothes
- Bags
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THE ADVANCED SEWER
- Work on your own projects you choose with help.
- Work with harder fabrics.
-Use a zipper foot to sew an invisible zipper.
- Learn to do advanced stitches
-Learn about pleats and darts.
- TAKE AWAY PROJECTS
- Prom dress
- Suits
- Formal Coats
- Backpacks

Whether it is for a hobby, to decorate your house, to prepare for design school, or to make your own clothes, I can teach you from the very basic sewing skills, to more advance topics such as modifying your patterns to make clothes that fit.
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Yvonne April 17, 2019
· WordPress · Online
Learned a lot. Thank you Lily
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Liz April 4, 2019
· Adobe Illustrator · Online
Fantastic experience, Lily is very clear friendly communicator and is patient and thoughtful with her instruction. Really customized the lesson to my wants and needs and looking forward to our next session!
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Martha March 21, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
Good first lesson, I look forward to working with her as we get better acquainted.
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Lily S.

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$25 / 60-min

About winston C.

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San Jose, CA
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I am a native speaker with over 15 years of teaching experience to a large group of students

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I am great teacher
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winston C.

San Jose, CA 95129
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$75 / 30-min

About Sara W.

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Saratoga, CA
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My undergraduate was media communication at the University of California, Berkeley, and master of public policy management at the University of Southern California. My past experience has included working in the media industry and educational institutions.
I believe open-mindedness always offers people new gates. I tell myself the world is full of endless possibilities and infinite possibilities. Therefore, I like to present and teach students with innovative way.
In my class, I will combine current Chinese pop culture, media and video clips to teach. Wish to start from something fun! Let's explore the Chinese language and culture together.

About Sara
Please search for sarawh.github.io/index.
and get to know more about me!
Thank you
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Sara W.

Saratoga, CA 95070
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$42 / 30-min
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About Judy D.

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Jamestown, NC
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As a native Mandarin speaker from Beijing, I have been working as university Mandarin professor for the past 11 years here in NC. I created Minor program at my university. I had my own language academy in HK and I have taught people of all ages and levels. I did my graduate study in Education in Paris, France. I have a lot of teaching experience. I speak fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, French and English. I can teach Mandarin in any other three languages.

About Judy
As a native Mandarin speaker from Beijing, I have been working as a university professor in High Point, NC for the past 11 years. I created the Chinese minor at my university. I started with my own academy in Hong Kong, and I was teaching people of all ages and levels. With the income earned from this academy within a short period of one year, I went to Paris to do my study in French and graduate study afterwards in Education. After graduation, I came to the US to teach. I have a lot of experience. I speak fluent Mandarin (mother tongue), Cantonese, French and English. I can teach Mandarin in any of the language mentioned.
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Dads April 2, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · In home
Judy is an excellent teacher. My son enjoyed taking lessons with her. Her passion and knowledge of Madarin really encourages my son to fully engage during the class.
I am really happy with the progress my son is making on his Madarin. He has improved so much.

Thank you so much Judy
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Eric April 1, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · In studio
Judy Danley is the most professional, caring, and hard working teacher I have ever had. Her dedication should be an example for all other educators. I have had the pleasure of learning Mandarin from Judy Danley for four years. She is a fun teacher and always finds new ways to challenge her students. After four years of learning from her in the US, I felt comfortable moving to China and currently work for Walt Disney International in the People's Republic of China. Judy Danley is an amazing teacher that gave me the skills and confidence to be able to achieve my dreams.
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About Jane L.

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Mountain View, CA
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My Mandarin lessons will start with basic vocabulary and phonetics in different themes: greeting, number, family, hobbies, etc. We'll then proceed to the grammar rules and some funny expressions widely used in China. I tailor my Mandarin lessons based on my students needs and their levels. I'd like to teach my students not just the oral communication of the language (i.e. Pinyin) but also the written form, so please let me know if you'd like to only focus on Pinyin or the communication aspect.

About Jane
Hello! My name is Jane and I teach Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese and English as a Second Language (ESL). I'm a native speaker in Mandarin and Cantonese but growing up English had been my worst nightmare until I found my interest in it during high school. I then majored in it at college, graduated with 1st class honor and a few awards, and tutored elementary students to spark their interests in language learning. I'm excited to share my passion and language skills with you!
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Jane L.

Mountain View, CA 94041
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$35 / 60-min

About Bing H.

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San Francisco, CA
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I’m a native Mandarin speaker from Beijing, China. As from the capital, I speak the most standard Chinese with no accent. I would teach you all the knowledge you need to know in the most simple way. Start to build your Mandarin skill today!

About Bing
I’m currently a finance major senior, I’m good at math, plus I’m chinese. So I’m good at math and Mandarin lol.
I never think anyone can’t do certain things because they are too hard, or they are not interested. It’s either previous teacher doesn’t know how to teach, or you didn’t pay attention. But you are here! So I guess I can take this chance, and tell you that all the knowledges you are learning today, are tools for you to better get to know the world, and prepare for solving problems from life, or future work. They are powerful tools, but they are only tools. If you fail for now, don’t feel disappointed because I’m here to help you master using the tool, and well control it!
So let’s kill them with the easiest way, and be well prepared for the future challenges! ;)
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Bing H.

San Francisco, CA 94111
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$34 / 30-min

About Lina C.

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Needham Heights, MA
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I was born in Shanghai, China.
I moved to the States with my family when I was 3.
My family is very traditional; therefore, we speak Mandarin Chinese at home.
I am also fluent in the Shanghainese and Suzhou dialect.
In high school, I tutored a family with 3 elementary boys in Mandarin for 2 years.
I was happy to see improvement in both speaking and writing.

About Lina
Hi! I was born in Shanghai, China and moved to the states when I was 3.
My family is very traditional; therefore, we speak Mandarin Chinese at home.

A little about myself:
I am a Needham High School 2015 Graduate.
I recently graduated from Wagner College with a bachelor's degree in Chemistry and concentration in Accounting.

Teaching Experience:
In high school, I babysat 4 kids on-call for two years. At the same time,I tutored 3 of them Mandarin Chinese.

I hope to teach and share my language with others :)
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Lina C.

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$50 / 30-min

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