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Yancey D.

(1)
Milpitas, CA
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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A practical step by step approach to learning Mandarin or Shanghainese.

About Yancey

Teaching Mandarin as a Second Language wasmy second major back in college. I obtained BA degree from East China Normal Universiry, where Mandatin teaching is the best program over there. I used to tutor both math and Mandarin. I have great passion for teaching and tutoring. I also speak Shanghain

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November 19, 2018
Jake
Yancey is professional, knowledgeable and patient. If you really want to learn Mandarin she is an excellent teacher.
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Kelvin L.

(135)
Mandarin Chinese
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
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Kelvin L.

(135)

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"I've been teaching Chinese for 15 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of Chinese culture, study abroad in Asia, and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start speaking simple sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to conjugate like a pro!
Chinese language learning materials as part of an integrated curriculum designed to motivate students in non-native Chinese environments to start speaking Chinese.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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December 6, 2019
Carey
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November 12, 2019
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October 13, 2019
William
My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can.
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Sandy Q.

(3)
Mandarin Chinese
Starting at $20
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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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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September 23, 2018
Walker
My kids are enjoying leaning Chinese!
January 30, 2018
Jackie G.
My daughter had a great experience and is looking forward to the next lesson.
October 13, 2015
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.

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Yuan G.

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Mandarin Chinese
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Online Mandarin Chinese Teacher

Hello my name is Yuan from China.
I am so happy you are interested Chinese. I am easygoing, patient and willing to communicate with you and become friends with you. I am sure I will do my best to improve your speaking, reading, listening and writing. If you interested, contact me soon!

About Yuan

I would like to be friends with each other and share our interesting stories.

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Lella L.

(18)
Mandarin Chinese
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Mandarin, Chinese, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 20; Female: 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I am both patient and enthusiastic as a teacher. I speak Mandarin Chinese as my native language, and can help my students progress to a high level. Once I have determined the student's level, I work with them to help them improve according to their goals.

About Lella

I studied Musicology and Piano Performance at the Shandong Normal University School of Music, where I graduated with my BA in 2005. I taught music and established a band at a property management institute while a student there, and established my own practice after I graduated. I came to the United

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August 10, 2018
Maxine M.
Friendly introduction to piano for this beginner
March 6, 2017
Mo
5 stars' teacher
September 21, 2016
Kayli
We just had our first lesson and we hit a few bumps but my daughter has never had music instruction before so we're giving it another go next week to see if things go more smoothly. 3 stars above says meets expectations, and though it didn't, I just hesitate to give someone 2 stars based on one lesson.
Here are some details from class:
My daughter (K) just turned 5 but is pretty mature for her age and has expressed an interest in learning the piano so we signed up for individual lessons with Lella. At the start of class I mentioned again (I had noted it at booking time as well) that K has had zero experience with music instruction. Immediately Lella sat with K on the piano bench and started explaining treble clef sign, bass clef sign and what hands they relate to. Lella also has a thick accent as I was trying to follow along with her explanations with a little difficulty. She even asked if K speaks Chinese and I said "no" so she said "you're Indian right?" My daughter would look around from time to time while Lella was explaining at which point Lella would just keep seeing "Pay attention sweetie!" Then she asked my daughter to write the numbers 1-5 in a book and when she said she didn't know how to write the number 2, Lella laughed and said "you know, but you forgot right" so I spoke up and explained "no she has not been taught to write her numbers yet, but she can read/recognize them" to which Lella seemed very surprised, so I felt the need to say, "she's still in preschool. But if you write them she'll be able to tell you what they are." So then Lella switched to counts, explaining about the values of different notes. She asked my daughter if she had questions, to which my daughter said "I think I understand what you're saying, if it's just a circle that means four, but if it's a circle with a line..." And before she could finish her thought Lella said "no that's not a line, it's a stem". At another point when Lella asked if she had any questions, my daughter slowly said "yes... what's velour?" And when Lella looked confused I had to step in and explain that Lella was saying "value", the amount of counts for a note. By the end of the half hour lesson, Lella had reached her explanation of middle C, which she described to my daughter saying "this is middle C because it's in the middle, there are two black keys, then on the left is C. Can you find another one?" When K didn't respond right away, she repeated herself, and again another time. So I said "she really has had no previous music experience, I think you need to even explain to her that those are called keys, like there are black keys, white keys..." And Lella just looked at me confused.
At the end of the lesson I agreed to buy the theory book so we can practice that at home, and Lella asked if I can sit in on the next lesson to help explain things to my daughter, because she "doesn't really focus". I agreed to sit in on the lesson, for my own benefit so I can help her with HW since I also don't have music experience. But I also mentioned to Lella that her accent is quite strong and I think my daughter was having trouble understanding her, and Lella seemed surprised by that comment.
I don't know... it says on Lella's profile that she has worked with young kids but I can't really see how the class was any different from how she would teach me, an adult with no prior music experience.
Oh! I forgot to mention something so basic - when we met Lella she thought I was someone else so I re-introduced myself and introduced my daughter. Then as we were saying goodbye at the end of class I realized Lella had never introduced herself to my daughter, so I asked "oh, what would you like K to call you, Ms. Li, or Lella? Ms. Lella?" She said Lella was fine so I turned to K and said "Tell Lella bye K." It just hit me, I mean that's something about creating a relationship with a young student. Speaking to them directly, making that connection. Lella was really smiley which gave the impression she was friendly but she never really made a connection with K who is the student, not me.
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Vivian S.

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Mandarin Chinese
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Online Mandarin Chinese Teacher

I am a native Chinese speaker and an experienced Mandarin Chinese teacher. I am fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese, and can teach you either Chinese language. I have 20 years of tutoring experience. I received many awards in China because of my teaching. I love teaching and nothing can satisfy me more then when I see my students learning and improving. I like to help them with what they don't understand and see how they can overcome their weakness and be successful. I use many different techniques to help my students learn and always enjoy seeing them overcome a learning obstacle or become proficient in their language skills. My teaching is to learn happily, and feel the joy of learning. No matter what your age- from teenagers to adults- to motivate you to learn is the first important thing I will do. I am patient and extremely social and friendly. I know how to teach and communicate with people properly. I love working with adults and children! let me know how I can help you!

About Vivian

I am a native Chinese speaker and an experienced Mandarin Chinese teacher. I am fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese, and can teach you either Chinese language. I have 20 years of tutoring experience. I received many awards in China because of my teaching. I love teaching and nothing can satisfy m

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Average Cost of Mandarin Chinese Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Chinese lessons in San Francisco is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $109 per hour.
30 min
$38 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$63 average

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"I had my first lesson with Kelvin and it was very good. Kelvin made me feel very comfortable and we focused on the various tones used in learning and speaking Mandarin. I look forward to my next class this coming weekend."
- Dennis
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Kelvin L.
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"She did very well with our son. Great introductory class!
He really enjoyed it and I think he will learn this very well."
- George
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Ying W.
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"Excellent teacher! My son, George (12), felt very comfortable with Guifang. My son had no prior experience with the Mandarin Chinese language, and Guifang was able to introduce him to the language in a manner that did not leave him feeling intimidated about trying something new. Guifang also supplied him with extra materials (video , quizlet, voice recorder) via email.She was easy to reach and very flexible on scheduling lessons. We plan on continuing to work with Guifang and would highly recommend her to other students. Highly impressed!"
- Myriam
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"Great lesson."
- Abakar Brahim
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from HaiBo S.
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"Very knowledgeable on subject. Made me feel comfortable with the language."
- Ken
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Grace J.
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"Great Lesson!"
- Brooklyn
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Matt G.
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"Very nice, friendly and thoughtful teacher. She always tries to accommodate me and my busy school schedule."
- Ha-My
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Lella L.
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"Great teacher, awesome class. Thanks a lot."
- Abakar Brahim
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from HaiBo S.
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"Excellent hand tailored lessons specifically for me. Enjoy each and every lesson."
- Lillianna
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Matt G.
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"Very Nice Teacher Has Me In A Very Good level Teaches me and my brother for 45 min and its good in those 45 min I learn a lot 😊"
- Jonathan
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Grace J.
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