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Allen M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BS in Chemistry from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
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Allen M.

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I can make a hard or boring subject easy and enjoyable to learn. My priority is student success - I work to make it happen. My ability comes from extensive experience, a history of student success, and personal achievement in the subject.

About Allen

Having trouble with a subject? Whether you want to work on improving your grade or aiming for your next 4.0, I'm here to help. From simple to complex, we'll work on it in a way that makes sense to you and allows you to be successful in your class.

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lacy
Allen was awesome today. 8-8-2020.
Wauneka Pierre
Allen has a warm and calm personality. I absorb clear understanding the knowledge he provided for my first lesson online with him and I look forward with more lessons with him.
Chris M.
Great lesson my son Christopher was truly impressed with Allen’s teaching in Physics.

Lily S.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese, Japanese, French
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Minor in Chinese from BYU
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Lily S.

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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.

I have a whole set of beginner lessons planned out and will work with you to get you speaking with the first lesson. After that we will talk about varies topics that will keep you engaged and learning. Each lesson will consist of vocabulary and activities to cement in that vocabulary. Alternating with grammar lessons with accompanying activities.

I achieved an intermediate-mid on the Chinese OPI exam and have taken 20+ Chinese classes over the years, as well as, minored in Chinese at my university.

About Lily

I teach a variety of subjects, but I am experienced in all of those that I teach. I am open to making your lessons as relevant and specific to your needs. Your lessons are for you - so what are you waiting for let's get started.

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Andrea
Excellent teacher! Explained everything with clarity and care. And it was enjoyable too!
Helen K.
Super helpful!
Kay
Short lesson, but plan on re booking.

Yiju T.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • M.S. Degree in Computer-Based Information Systems from Eastern Michigan University
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Yiju T.

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Teaching has always been my passion. I have been teaching Mandarin for 10 years at various Language Institutes, and taught at private schools in Michigan for total of 5 years. With corporate client experience, I also have been working as a Mandarin instructor in a language company. There are many adult students with different levels who are currently learning Chinese from me. My success stems from enthusiasm, self-motivation, patient, creativity and the ability to communicate with students from diverse backgrounds. It is my goal to combine my range of experience with my ability to make the learning easy and fun.

About Yiju

Nihao. I’m a native-born Chinese who has vast experience of teaching Mandarin to English speakers across all levels and ages. I have been teaching Mandarin for more than 10 years at various Language Institutes, and have taught at private schools for total of 5 years. At schools, I developed and

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Steve
I've had a great experience so far. Yiju is patient, enthusiastic, and fun. Her lessons are easy to get into and the time flies by really fast. She's very engaging on cultural topics, illustrates a variety of ways to say something, and is generally very organized and punctual. She has been very accommodating to my requests and helping me learn in a way that works for me. Since I had my own study materials before I started lessons with her, she has worked with me to practice the material I studied already. I would definitely recommend her.
Alexandria
Wonderful instructor. We look forward to continuing lessons later this year. She was very professional and made my 15 year old daughter comfortable with learning Chinese. She tailored the lessons to fit her aptitude. I would highly recommend her. She also met us at the local community center which was very helpful logistically.
Steve

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Xiaohua R.

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Starting at $17
  • Speaks French, English, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Business-Finance from Brigham Young University - Idaho
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Xiaohua R.

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In my Mandarin Chinese lesson, it won't seem to be a hard language to learn. I will try my best to use simple and clear way to help you learn how to speak Mandarin, and how to write caracters. I have been a Mandarin Tutor for a while in my colledge, and I enjoy helping every students to enjoy learning Mandarin, and realize it is possible to be able to speak it flently!

About Xiaohua

I grew up in Guangdong, it's a province in Southern China. Cantonese and Mandarin are both my native language. I also speak basic French, which I learned in highschool. I'm friendly and seek to help students to find the joy of learning Mandarin and not feel much pressure. I believe that learning a

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Xinqi D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Xinqi D.

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Native Chinese speaker, fluent with English.
You can learn all the Chinese culture and history from me.

About Xinqi

I'm a patient teacher, especially for beginners. Based on my 12 years of playing Bassoon, 8 years learning from music conservatory, and ongoing to apply doctorate degree, I know learning music can be hard and stressful, but it also will be so worthy when you improve and achieve your goal. I taught

Lella L.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin, Chinese, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 20; Female: 5 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lella L.

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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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Stephanie -.
My boys loved it and can't wait until next week!
John M.
Great teacher. Started with the basics.
Maxine M.
Friendly introduction to piano for this beginner

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Average Cost of Mandarin Chinese Lessons in Santa Cruz, CA

The average cost of 60-minute Chinese lessons in Santa Cruz is $57. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $101 per hour.
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$45 average
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$57 average

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"Angela taught me how to speak Chinese! She is a patient and knowledgeable teacher, and made the lessons fun and easy to understand. My grandmother is so proud of me :)"
David
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Angela L.
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"I was ready to get my money back until Take Lesson set me up with this teacher. He is amazing. So interested in the students life and takes the time to structure the lessons around what the student is interested in. Truly an amazing teacher."
Justin
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Great lesson, as always!"
Clara
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"Oh geez! I've completely forgotten to write this for months now!

I've had Miss Sonia as a mandarin teacher since last August. She's incredibly patient and will do a lot of work on her own end to find useful materials for her pupils to help them grasp certain concepts.

I have a tendency to overload myself with work, school, and life duties, leaving not much time to study as I would like, and she's been very patient in that regard. Often incorporating "review" days that do, in fact, review key concepts, but always branch out into other concepts, leading to increased comprehension through repetition as well as further learning.

As we all know, actually learning a language requires a LOT of work and effort to step out of comfort zones, and my big problem is simply learning time management. Once I get that down, I'm positive I could advance quickly with her tutelage.

I would highly recommend her for anyone looking to understand the language and culture surrounding it. :D"
James
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Sonia H.
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"As someone who wasn't able to take Mandarin at my university, it was wonderful to be able to maintain and especially improve my improvisational speaking skills with HaiBo. It's so wonderful to talk about current events and learn relevant vocabulary. I feel that I'm getting more use out of her lessons compared to a traditional class!"
Alexandra
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from HaiBo S.
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"Sharon was very patient with me as I learned to speak Chinese, especially needed in the beginning when my Chinese was not good. She is very good at working on the tones and that was a relief to me because it was difficult!"
Matt
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from HaiBo S.
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"She is an amazing teacher. Very patient and kind! Excellent in every way!"
Rebekah
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from HaiBo S.
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"very pleasant ,professional and knowledgeable , in her teaching approach. highly recommended. I only wish, she was going to be in the states, a few more years. to teach my daughter."
Sasha
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"Good first lesson, I look forward to working with her as we get better acquainted."
Martha
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Lily S.
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"Excellent, the teacher is very calm, talented and know ms how to explain very well.."
Hubert
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Jasmine L.
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