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About Joy S.

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Upper Darby, PA
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Mastering fundamentals is extremely important when learning a language. This is especially true for Chinese. We'll first practice the basic sounds and tones. Then we'll learn practical travel Chinese--practicing simple conversations. Once you get your footing, we'll expand your vocabulary and understanding of grammar.

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, writing, and speech.

Photography has been one of my main areas of focus for over ten years. I am trained in both film and digital formats and specialize in demystifying the DSLR so that you gain a good understanding of manual settings and how to use each to improve your photos.

Caring, compassion, and understanding are essential for learning and I strive to do my best in these areas.
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ron May 10, 2019
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straight up explanations for beginners..easy to understand when to use what..will continue with her....practise makes perfect!! Ron
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Marietta S. April 15, 2019
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About Michael H.

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I majored in Chinese Literature and Language at the University of California Irvine and studied abroad for a year on a full scholarship at one of the top universities in China: Beijing Normal University. I love teaching languages because it is a window to learning different cultures and parts of our world.

About Michael
I graduated from the University of California Irvine. I have been teaching for over 15 years. I teach health, emotional healing, and languages: Chinese and ESL. I use digital flashcards that I have created to help my Chinese and ESL students continue practicing and applying the language they are learning in between lessons. Helping others grow and learn is my life's greatest passion.

Chinese:
I majored in Chinese Literature and Language at the University of California Irvine and studied abroad for a year on a full scholarship at one of the top universities in China: Beijing Normal University. I can teach all ages well even if you do not have any background.

ESL:
I have a TESOL degree and also fluently speak Chinese and Korean. which helps my Chinese and Korean students learn English much faster from me than from other ESL teach
ers who do not speak these languages. I have a great passion for teaching and understand how to help my students master the English language by learning through application. Learning a language is like putting pieces of a puzzle together. Once you know how the puzzle pieces of a language work and interact with each other, you have the critical foundation for mastering any language.

Health & Life Coaching:
I have a practice called Heal From the Ground Up where I target the underlying root causes of my clients' body and mind related health problems, in particular: depression, PTSD, ADHD, anxiety disorders, emotional stress, detoxification, hormone imbalance, candida, digestion, nutrition. exercise, medication induced nutrient depletion, and more.
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Afiya November 29, 2018
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Amazing teacher!
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Steven November 19, 2018
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I really enjoyed my first lesson with Michael. Although I have no background in learning Chinese Michael made learning a new language, which I was at first intimidated by, very easy to understand. After the first class, I felt excited because I was already making basic sentences. I am looking forward to many more classes with Michael!
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About Guifang X.

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Phoenix, AZ
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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
I have 10 years of language teaching experience. I have learned eight languages and dialects over the years in China and overseas. I started tutoring Chinese students (age 8-16) English and Chinese in 2009 and I founded my first summer camp in China in 2010. Students who had registered for my summer camp increased from 25 in 2010 to 86 in 2016. I've gained very valuable skills and perspectives in teaching, not just as a teacher, but also as a student--students are my teachers too--I've learned there are always places that I can improve and better help them learn languages. Students' "needs" and "wants" are prioritized. It helps students achieve their goals while combined with students' "lacks" in lesson planning. Students should get involved in the lesson planning process.

Interest is the best teacher. When I taught non-native Chinese
speakers (in China, South Korea and the U.S) Chinese, it seemed it stimulated their curiosity and interest to learn Chinese when cultural elements were introduced--such as characters' origin and visualization, historical contexts and cultural traditions. I hope that approach can also bring you an enjoyable experience learning a new language!

To help you be able to use Chinese, our language learning is mainly through interactive and communicative approaches. Talk! Talk! Talk! Please don't be shy. It's okay to make mistakes. Learning from mistakes is also a very effective way to learn a new language. We can make more contextualized dialogues based on whatever textbook you are using now. Or we can produce functional conversation based on everyday topics that you are interested. Lesson plans are customized and they can be flexible.

Ready to get on the boat and sail on the sea of Chinese? :)
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Ethan July 2, 2019
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My son had a great first lesson with Guifang. She is so patient and she makes the lesson fun.
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Winnie A. June 7, 2019
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Guigand is excellent--a great teacherand patient!
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Cheryl F. May 12, 2019
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My first lesson was very helpful. I’m looking forward to my next lessons. Very good instructor.
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About HaiBo S.

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Pensacola, FL
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About HaiBo
I taught Chinese with many foreigners in China and Indonesia and America.
I like to teach Chinese.

I am from China, I am a christian. I came to America almost one year now.
I am getting a certification in biblical counselling
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Abakar Brahim A. June 21, 2019
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Great lesson.
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Abakar Brahim A. June 14, 2019
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Great class. Thanks a lot.
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Abakar Brahim A. May 31, 2019
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GREAT CLASS
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About An Z.

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Allston, MA
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I am fluent and professional in Mandarin and fluent in English. I can teach you the skills necessary to speak natural and correct Mandarin Chinese

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I’m a professional and fluent Mandarin Chinese speaker, with English as my second language. I can teach and tutor Chinese learners at any level, and help you perfect your pronunciation. I also accept other work, such as translations.
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About Sonia H.

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Winchester, CA
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Mandarin can be really challenging for most people. By using logic and the similarities with your native language, I can make it way easier for you to understand the grammar and use the language.
As a native Mandarin speaker, you'll have a great environment and full knowledge of the language from me.

About Sonia
I'm enthusiastic about teaching and sharing different culture to my students. Growing up in Asian culture makes me capable of telling the difference between western and eastern life styles. With more than 13 years of teaching experience, I have very solid teaching background and discover the easiest way of learning a new language by logic and constant practice.
I enjoy creating different situations and encouraging students to think and talk. I'm sure you'll have fun and find it interesting to dig deeper more about the language and culture.
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Amanda June 19, 2019
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Sonia was concise and clear-I'm learning quickly from her.
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About Chaowei H.

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New York, NY

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Grew up in China and graduated from one of the best universities in China. Learning Mandarin is more about learning Chinese culture than the words. Chinese is a very logical language and you will have a lot of fun learning with me.

About Chaowei
Before I came to New York, I taught English at a local training center in Shanghai,China.

I started teaching Mandarin to a few Canadians and Americans when I was in university more than 10 years ago. And we still keep in touch now. Learning language is more about learning the culture. I am fascinated by the differences and similarities between Chinese culture and American Culture. And discovering those differences or similarities will create a big curiosity which will be very beneficial and effective when you learn the language.

In fact, many people don't know or never notice that Chinese is a very logical language and full of Chinese traditional wisdom. Even you don't agree China is becoming more and and more influential in the world, learning some Chinese culture and oriental philosophy will be an interesting journey.

You will hav
e a lot of fun learning Chinese with me!
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Chaowei H.

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About Janet D.

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Chesterfield, MO
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I’m native Mandarin Chinese speaker. I have experience and flexible schedule. I’m caring and patient, having passion for teaching Mandarin and related Chinese Culture.

About Janet
I’m a native Mandarin speaker and have been living in US for more than 20 years. I love traditional Chinese Culture and have a passion for teaching Mandarin and Introducing you to a Culture over 5,000 years. You’ll get to know the Oriental wisdoms through learning Mandarin.
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Janet D.

Chesterfield, MO 63017
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About Charlotte M.

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Fuquay Varina, NC

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I grew up in a tutoring business family and Mandarin Chinese is my mother tongue. Before I immigrated to the United States, I was a TV journalist in Taiwan. I also have my Master's from Georgetown University. I mastered Mandarin Chinese in both personal and professional dialects. I have been tutoring Math, English and Mandarin Chinese on and off for over 26 years. I adjust my teaching methods based on each student's personality to make the learning experience fun and easy. I'm also very fluent in English so I can explain the meaning of Mandarin characters better for students to understand easily. I believe language is a practical tool and learning Mandarin Chinese should be a joyful experience. I teach all levels from beginners to advancer, just tell me how you want to learn, and I will accommodate to your needs to help you learn Mandarin Chinese.

About Charlotte
Hello, nice to meet you here! Charlotte is my English name that a priest pricked up for me when I traveled to Italy in the 90's, it means little and womanly which is opposites from my Chinese name(I'll tell you how to write it after you select me as your tutor). My Chinese name is very manly and positive just like my personality-- positive and a Tom boy.

I was born and grew up in a tutoring business family in Taiwan ( the free, democratic, USA-like small island next to China), Mandarin Chinese is my mother tongue. I was a TV journalist in Taiwan before I came to the USA to pursue my Master degree at Georgetown University in 2002. After the graduation I started working in American global corporations and lived between Taiwan and USA on and off due to works until I met my American husband in 2012 and I am an American citizen now .

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rrently I'm an entrepreneur after my global marketing professional careers in American globalized corporations. I guess I was born with tutoring gene so I have passions about education and feel like sharing my knowledge about Mandarin Chinese with people who are interested in learning it will be fun and rewarding. It might also help people from two different cultures understand each other better.

In my leaseiure time, I love gardening, birds watching, hiking, jogging, photographing and traveling. I never smoke, never do drugs and don't really drink. I am into healthy and organic life style. I especially love children and love being with them. I also like to make new friends and having interesting conversations about everything and the world.
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About Meiling W.

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Madison, WI

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As an international student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, language is always one of my most familiar tools. From my past experience of tutoring high schoolers and adults, I believe a language is not only about vocabulary, grammar or accent, but also built by the culture and history behind. I'd like to help students to not only be good at a language, but also get to know the the people and the place that make the language valuable. Learning a language should never be boring while we discover the mysterious origin of every rule and word together.

About Meiling
I always introduce myself as a people person. Since elementary school, I have involved in various activities that enable me to interact with people. The interaction or communication among people makes the society and our lives more fun and fulfilled, and we cannot accomplish this without languages.

I started to tutor in high school, and I loved getting to know diverse people and exploring the connotation and history of a language. Also, the passion those students had inspired me to not stop learning. I interned at an English learning club in Shanghai, and most of the students there are adults. Though there were differences, I managed to help them get interested in a language and learn it without pressure.

My goal is simple. I’d like to help people learn and make them happy. Teaching is such a challenging but unique way for me to a
pproach my goal.
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Meiling W.

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