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Samuel B.

5 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Madarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Voice of Florida 4th place from Voice of Florida committe
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Samuel B.

5 Reviews
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Private Mandarin Teacher

I am also a chinese poet and song writer. Can teach from basic to advanced.

About Samuel

Independent musician. Love flute from spirit and soul. 1. Played flute for > 20 years. 2. Have >6 years of teaching students. Interest driven study. 3. Have abundant knowledge in flute, guitar and other instrument of multiple genres. 4. As a Chinese, I speak mandarin/English and can teach ch

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Annika T.
Samuel is very patient with my daughter. Samuel create a fun environment for student to learn. Definitely love his positive energy and love for music!!!
Zoe ..
Samuel is very patient; he has a great personality and well prepared for my kid's class. I'd highly recommend Samuel.
Emma
Sam is great with my 10 year old daughter. He is easy going and makes the flute lessons fun and my daughter enjoys her weekly hour lesson. We let Sam know what our goals were and he has created a plan accordingly.

Sam can do both in-home and online lessons. The in-home lessons are great, no need to travel.

Overall Sam is a great teach and very affordable.

Joy S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaching since 2014
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Joy S.

31 Reviews
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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.
Julie
Very informative. I enjoyed the lesson very much.

Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
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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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Jeff L.
Teacher assumed I knew something about origami but it was a beginner lesson. Video feed from teacher's end was terrible. I think that the first object was too difficult. That said, the teacher tried hard and sincerely, but we both just ended up frustrated.
Walker
My kids are enjoying leaning Chinese!
Jackie G.
My daughter had a great experience and is looking forward to the next lesson.

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Tammy G.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese(Mandarin), English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Tammy G.

9 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

If you plan to use Chinese at work, we can focus our lessons around dialogue and vocabulary that relates directly to your job or industry. If you are a student and want to improve your academic performance in Chinese, I can train you to utilize more efficient ways of studying and practicing. If you would like to gain exposure to or build a foundation in Mandarin Chinese, I can also help you accomplish this.

About Tammy

I am a native Chinese speaker with a BA in English and MBA in Global Management from Thunderbird. I worked as an English to Chinese translator for 2 years in the Ministry of Commerce in Beijing, and volunteered as an interpreter for the City of Austin. During graduate school, I was a Chinese tuto

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Tyson W.
Tammy is amazing...my 12yr.old is so excited to be learning a new language
David
Tammy is outstanding, diligent and very patient!
Olivia
Tammy is a great teacher. My 11 and 13 year old daughters look forward to each lesson and learning the intricacies of Mandarin.

Samuel B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Madarin, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Voice of Florida 4th place from Voice of Florida committe
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Samuel B.

5 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

I am also a chinese poet and song writer. Can teach from basic to advanced.

About Samuel

Independent musician. Love flute from spirit and soul. 1. Played flute for > 20 years. 2. Have >6 years of teaching students. Interest driven study. 3. Have abundant knowledge in flute, guitar and other instrument of multiple genres. 4. As a Chinese, I speak mandarin/English and can teach ch

Recent Reviews
Annika T.
Samuel is very patient with my daughter. Samuel create a fun environment for student to learn. Definitely love his positive energy and love for music!!!
Zoe ..
Samuel is very patient; he has a great personality and well prepared for my kid's class. I'd highly recommend Samuel.
Emma
Sam is great with my 10 year old daughter. He is easy going and makes the flute lessons fun and my daughter enjoys her weekly hour lesson. We let Sam know what our goals were and he has created a plan accordingly.

Sam can do both in-home and online lessons. The in-home lessons are great, no need to travel.

Overall Sam is a great teach and very affordable.

Bill L.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Bill L.

31 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

Grew up in America (born in Taiwan) for over 13 years and native speaker of both English and Mandardin Chinese.

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.
Caroline I.
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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in San Francisco is $57. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $80 per hour.
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$43 average
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$57 average

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"Both of my kids are middle schoolers and have had a wonderful experience! So thankful we found her!"
Luke
Took Mandarin lessons from Guifang 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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"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."
Nolan
Took Mandarin lessons from Sandy Q.
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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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"I just started working with Lin and I'm enjoying the lessons. As an instructor Lin is very patient, organized and professional. She has her lessons planned out and ready from the start. I'm looking forward to future lessons with her."
Ben
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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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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"Ms. Lin has been a great teacher for my daughter. I highly recommend her!"
Eri
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin 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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"I found that J.Q. was a quality tutor. He adapted to what I needed to focus on for Mandarin, which was tones, and as such I was able to improve my foundation. He also has a good knowledge of the language apart from just being fluent, and could answer any question I had. I definitely recommend him."
Sean
Took Mandarin lessons from J.Q. W.
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"Ms. Xue makes learning Mandarin fun for my kids (4th and 6th grade) and really focuses on ensuring that they understand the topic at hand before moving on to the next lesson. She also focuses on positive reinforcement which my kids (and most people) thrive under. I would highly recommend Ms. Xue for you!"
Michael
Took Mandarin lessons from Guifang X.
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