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Qian( Sophie) L.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Qian( Sophie) L.

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As a fully qualified Chinese teacher I have been teaching Mandarin for 17 years in both China and the United States. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of Mandarin skills.

For adult learners, speaking Chinese does not seem easy, but I can help you understand and master the tones of the Chinese phonetic alphabet in a short time. Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and, as time goes by, you'll be able to use Mandarin like a pro!

For young learners, we can start by recognizing the Chinese characters, or singing Chinese children's songs.

If you are an advanced Chinese learner, we can practice reading some Chinese articles and discuss the topics. I also specialize in Chinese writing so, if you need to improve your writing skills, I can help you.

I love working with students of all levels and look forward to seeing you soon.

About Qian( Sophie)

Hello, My name is Qian Li. I have 17 years experience as a Mandarin Chinese teacher in both China and the United States. I have worked in the States teaching Mandarin as a second language to K-12 level and college students for 6 years. I also hosted a Distance Chinese class for beginners at Portland

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Christi
Super great teacher! She helps to make a lesson plan focused on what you need or want, for instance, helping me with conversational Chinese and reviewing characters. Instead of PowerPoint slideshows, she has me prepare little projects like talking about what I did last summer, or talking about my job. It really helps me get used to topics in Chinese that I would regularly speak about. Super friendly and super fun!
Greg Borossay
Teacher Sophie is great. She has been a tutor for me (50+) English speaker learning Mandarin starting with absolutely no knowledge and my daughter (15) who started learning immersion Mandarin at age 4 and is already quite fluent.

From my standpoint Teacher Sophie has been a very diligent and patient tutor willing to spend a great deal of time with a student who needs regular repetition and practice. Given that my business travel requires regular visits to China, Teacher Sophie has focused on practical day to day Mandarin that has proven very helpful as I navigate Maritime business dealings throughout China.

For my daughter, Teacher Sophie has geared up her tutoring to include more intensive vocabulary and a refresher program. Given that my daughter is in a high school now that does not offer Mandarin, this type of refresher course is very valuable.

I strongly recommend Teacher Sophie as a Mandarin tutor at any level of instruction.
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Angela Y.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Mathematics from Moorpark College
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Angela Y.

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大家好!我是Angela,中文名是小丽。我来自中国北京,现在美国读书,同时也是一名初中老师。我喜欢中国文化,也喜欢帮助正在学习中文的你们😊希望通过中文学习,有一天,你可以背个背包,自己去逛胡同、爬长城、品美食、感受中国上下五千年的文明与历史,当然了,还有与当地老百姓的无障碍沟通✌️Let’a Start our Chinese learning journey!

About Angela

Passionate and funny, at the same time, serious and strict. Love to be with students. Good at breaking down complicated problems into different steps, to make things easy to solve. My CMS kids told me that: "Ms. Angela, you are genius!" Well, I just know that I am a Chinese girl, and I enjoy learnin

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My daughter loved her first class with the teacher!
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Leila Q.

Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Degree from New York University
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Leila Q.

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My name is Leila Q. We are going to work together to have fun lessons. I came from Shanghai, China. I graduated from a prestigious University in the USA. I have successfully helped students achieve their learning goals in speaking and writing within a half year, such as pronunciation close to a native, speaking basic Chinese, Improving their school performance, etc. I knew how to help them since I usually have a good relationship with them and motivate their studies.

I love teaching and work with different age groups of students who can be coupled years old to retirees. I started to teach Mandarin Chinese more than ten years ago. I will be so glad to meet you. Please come to try out my lesson!

About Leila

I have successfully helped students achieve their learning goals because I knew how to help them since I usually have a good relationship with them and motivate their studies. I help students confidence with their different levels in memorizing new materials. Every student has their potentials

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Guifang X.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Japanese, Cantonese, Jun Hua (a tropical island dialect), Korean
  • Awarded Elizabeth Jones Scholarship from University of New Hampshire
  • Teaches students 6 to 30
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Guifang X.

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I am a native Chinese speaker. I can speak five languages. I have years of languages (Chinese & English) teaching experience. I am certified to teach in public schools in China. I believe interaction and immersion are effective approaches to learn a new language. Learning a new language with a native speaker is ten times efficient than learning from language apps. Lessons are customized. Communicative language and Chinese culture would be prioritized while making lesson plans. To learn a new language, it's not simply about the language itself. The more you know about the culture, the better you appreciate the language.

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 my

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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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Zhi C.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2021
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Zhi C.

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I am an International student studying in the US, and I understand the difficulty to learn a second language especially there are big gaps like Chinese and English. For me, I will show you my techniques how to speak Chinese.

About Zhi

Hi, this is Zhi and I am an international student studying Computer and Information Science in the US. I am a science man but I am glad to answer all your questions! :)

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Matt G.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin, Thai
  • B.A. in Economics with a minor in Business Management from Auburn University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Matt G.

46 Reviews
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I have lived in China for 4 years and my wife is Chinese. With our combined experience we will have no problem bringing your Chinese up to any level you like. Discounts available for long-term students.

About Matt

I went to Pensacola Catholic High and graduated in 2003. I then attended and Auburn University, where I became a Christian, and graduated in 2007. Once I finished, I went overseas to teach English and do missions. I taught in Thailand from 2003-2007 and then in China from 2012-2016. I have been teac

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Average Cost of Mandarin Chinese Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Chinese lessons in San Diego is $50. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $70 per hour.
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"Kelvin was very kind and supportive of what I wanted to accomplish. I look forward to continuing on my Chinese lessons with him."
Taeyup Kim
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I practice speaking Chinese with her and she's a very good teacher. She has a genuine passion for teaching and is a great help"
Alex
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"Great teacher. Started with the basics."
John
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Lella L.
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"Great class. My 14 year old is new to Mandarin and really enjoyed this experience."
Riley
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Yiqing Z.
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"Teacher is very well organized with a clear plan lesson -objectives for the day and exercises to be completed between lessons to practice the learnings . Teacher brings lots of energy and encouragement to every session which motivates me to keep learning and improve. I will recommend Zhao Yan as a teacher ."
Carlos
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Zhao Yang L.
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"Very happy with the first lesson. This is exactly what I need. Looking forward to the next classes."
Charles
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Zhao Yang L.
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"Guifang is friendly, patient, knowledgeable, and supportive. As a teacher myself, I'm very critical of other teachers, but she far exceeds my high expectations."
Nick
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"My son had a great first lesson with Guifang. She is so patient and she makes the lesson fun."
Ethan
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"Very good Language teacher."
Alex
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Zhao Yang L.
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"Engaging and positive!"
Christina
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Kelvin L.
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