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Popular Mandarin Teachers in San Diego, CA

Lin X.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese/Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Lin X.

47 Reviews
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Private Mandarin Teacher

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 i

Recent Reviews
Eri H.
Ms. Lin has been a great teacher for my daughter. I highly recommend her!
Isha
Ms.Lin has been teaching me for almost as long as I have been playing the violin. She has been very helpful and always focuses on what we have trouble with. In class , our needs are prioritized and we go at whatever pace fits us best. Overall, this violin class has been incredibly helpful and I look forward to each lesson!!
Jenny K.
I have both of my kids (Age 11, 13) taking in-person and online classes with Teacher Lin. Kids initially were quite resistant to have 1-on-1 Chinese lessons - but after the first lesson - they both said "1 hour already? That's fast!". Both thought that while they already know some level of Chinese from a few years in Chinese school, Teacher Lin is able to reinforce the grammatical and technical foundation of the language - while making it engaging.

The online classes are very easy to attend and as effective. It is a great option when we need to stay at home without missing anything.

Joy S.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
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Joy S.

34 Reviews
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Private Mandarin Teacher

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.
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Rae L.

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

27 Reviews
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Private 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!

Meet Online Mandarin Teachers Serving San Diego, CA

Lin X.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese/Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 6 and up
Teaching Locations:
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Lin X.

47 Reviews
Book Now
Online Mandarin Teacher

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 i

Recent Reviews
Eri H.
Ms. Lin has been a great teacher for my daughter. I highly recommend her!
Isha
Ms.Lin has been teaching me for almost as long as I have been playing the violin. She has been very helpful and always focuses on what we have trouble with. In class , our needs are prioritized and we go at whatever pace fits us best. Overall, this violin class has been incredibly helpful and I look forward to each lesson!!
Jenny K.
I have both of my kids (Age 11, 13) taking in-person and online classes with Teacher Lin. Kids initially were quite resistant to have 1-on-1 Chinese lessons - but after the first lesson - they both said "1 hour already? That's fast!". Both thought that while they already know some level of Chinese from a few years in Chinese school, Teacher Lin is able to reinforce the grammatical and technical foundation of the language - while making it engaging.

The online classes are very easy to attend and as effective. It is a great option when we need to stay at home without missing anything.
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Bill L.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill L.

34 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

Grew up in Taiwan and America, and native speaker of both English and Mandarin Chinese. I have close to 10 years of tutoring experience to students ranging from children to adults.

I recommend just starting with a single lesson to see if we are good fits for each other, and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals!

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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Caroline I.
Bill is very knowledgeable about Java and really goes the extra mile to help a student learn.

Joy S.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaches students 18 and up
Teaching Locations:
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Joy S.

34 Reviews
Book Now
Online Mandarin Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
mary
Nehemiah K.
fantastico
Tatiana Lune B.
She is very patient.

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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in San Diego is $73. 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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"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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"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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"Tammy is a great teacher. My 11 and 13 year old daughters look forward to each lesson and learning the intricacies of Mandarin."
Olivia
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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"My daughter really enjoyed the class. Thanks Lin!"
Rhea
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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"Guifang is an excellent teacher. her classes are well organized with step-by-step lessons. We have been using her services for our 9-year old daughter for the past few months and actually increased the frequency to 2 classes a week. She also makes the lessons fun, which is quite critical for children."
Lionel
Took Mandarin lessons from Guifang X.
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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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"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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"Besides my regular lesson plan,Tammy's gone above and beyond by helping me create a wedding toast for my son's wedding."
Deborah Cameron
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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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."
Zoe
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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