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About Lella L.

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San Francisco, CA
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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 States in 2013, where I have continued to play piano and have joined a local band. I am happy to continue sharing my love of music with my students here.

I began tutoring Mandarin in January 2015. As a native speaker, I can guide you to a very high level, and help you learn to speak with a proper Chinese accent.

Please note: Online classes are available for Mandarin Chinese only. Piano lessons are only available in person.
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Maxine M. August 10, 2018
· Piano · In studio
Friendly introduction to piano for this beginner
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Mo March 6, 2017
· Piano · In studio
5 stars' teacher
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Kayli September 21, 2016
· Piano · In studio
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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Lella L.

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About Matt G.

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Pensacola, FL

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I have lived in China for 4 years and my wife is Chinese. With our combined experience we will have no problem bringing your Chinese up to any level you like.

About Matt
I went to Pensacola Catholic High and graduated in 2003. I then attended and Auburn University, where I became a Christian, and graduated in 2007. Once I finished, I went overseas to teach English and do missions. I taught in Thailand from 2003-2007 and then in China from 2012-2016. I have been teaching since that time and am back home now to get my Master's degree in TESOL. I enjoy teaching people and watching their confidence grow as they learn new skills and develop new abilities. My teaching style is relaxing but challenging; as much as possible, I encourage and motivate students to have a love of learning, not just of this subject but of learning in general.
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Richard July 19, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
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Lucia June 28, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
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Manisha April 27, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · Online
He was really understanding to the fact that I haven't been speaking much Chinese for the past 6 months. He went at a good pace and helped me understand all the vocabulary.
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Matt G.

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About Vivian S.

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Miami, FL
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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 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!
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Vivian S.

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$34 / 30-min

About Yajuan M.

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Practice listening and speaking Mandarin Chinese skills with a native speaker, a former radio host, a 20 years of classroom teacher in a variety topics that relate to current events in the world.
Reading exercised are equally emphasized in the lessons learning.
Writing skills will be embedded in emails writing or message exchanging.
Students are encouraged to explore their learning needs and learning interests. In other words, the teacher tailors the curriculum and meet learners' learning desire in every possible way.

About Yajuan
I gained my BA in Chinese Language and Culture, first MA in Chinese Language and Literature, second MA in Education (from Bucknell University, PA).
I have been teaching American students, from kindergarteners to adults, for the past 19 years at a variety of schools settings including colleges/universities, private high schools, public middle/high schools, and summer immersion language programs.
I am the Master teacher for the New England New Teachers' Association to train all the new Mandarin Chinese teachers for the independent schools in the New England area.
My former students went to Middleburry College, Swarthmore College, Oberlin College... and some of them had become Ambassadors of America.
I am a sophisticated Mandarin Chinese teacher who has many interests and the love of teaching the language and passion on language learning
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Matvei January 10, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · In studio
Very good teacher. I really like having lessons with her at school. She is super nice and gives very clear explanations on the lessons.
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Anya January 10, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · In studio
Ms. Min is a wonderful teacher! She is patient and makes learning Chinese enjoyable and interesting. My reading skills have improved immensely under her teaching.
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Robin January 10, 2019
· Mandarin Chinese · In studio
I have been in Ms Min's class for three years. Before I had her as a teacher, I barely knew how to speak, read, and write Chinese; now I am able to speak, write and read Chinese! When I am ever confused about any Chinese material, I am able to reach out for her help which really boosted by Chinese skills. Her class is filled with activities that most Chinese classes do not have. Chinese class with Ms Min is definitely one of my favourite classes at school.
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Yajuan M.

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About Linzhao L.

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Eugene, OR
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Born from China, highly experienced in Chinese, very kindly.

About Linzhao
I'm good with Chinese calligraphy, if you interested in, I can teach you this one too.
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Linzhao L.

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About Christina P.

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Do you want to learn a new language? Are you interested in Mandarin Chinese? I can introduce you into the world of Mandarin! I'm a native Chinese speaker, and I can also speak Korean and English. I can teach pinyin, vocabulary, speaking and reading! I can make study plan for you, but if you have your own material, I can also help you. I'm excited to get to know you and share my knowledge with you!

About Christina
I was born in South Korea, moved to China when I was 4 and stayed there for 10 years, and moved to America. I can speak native Chinese and fluent Korean and English. I'm very friendly and enjoy helping people with my knowledge.
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Christina P.

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$20 / 60-min

About Jane L.

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Mountain View, CA
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My Mandarin lessons will start with basic vocabulary and phonetics in different themes: greeting, number, family, hobbies, etc. We'll then proceed to the grammar rules and some funny expressions widely used in China. I tailor my Mandarin lessons based on my students needs and their levels. I'd like to teach my students not just the oral communication of the language (i.e. Pinyin) but also the written form, so please let me know if you'd like to only focus on Pinyin or the communication aspect.

About Jane
Hello! My name is Jane and I teach Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese and English as a Second Language (ESL). I'm a native speaker in Mandarin and Cantonese but growing up English had been my worst nightmare until I found my interest in it during high school. I then majored in it at college, graduated with 1st class honor and a few awards, and tutored elementary students to spark their interests in language learning. I'm excited to share my passion and language skills with you!
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Jane L.

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$35 / 60-min

About senyuan W.

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Auburn, AL
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Teaching you how to communicate with Chinese in daily life and have a good experience in my lesson just connect with me!!

About senyuan
Education:
09/2010-06/2014
Tianjin Conservatory of Music
Major: Vocal&opera performance
Course: Musical Theory, sight singing, Ear-rraining,Harmony,music form, Bel canto
09/2015-05/2017
Longy school of music of Bard college
01/2017
Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Major: Vocal
Teacher:
09/2010-06/2014 Maohui
09/2015-12/2016 Robert honeysucker
2017 Kerry deal
Performance Activities:
12/2012
1.Play the role of the landlord in the public performance of opera, La Boheme actress on the Key points in performance.
2. Organized rehearsals for the play, and cultivated better cooperation ability in the process
3. Improve performing skills and cultivated confident stage manners.
05/2015
Took part in the Art Festival of Tianjin Real Estate Development Co. Ltd
1. Major Singer in the chorus, and performed songs including the Mighy River Flows E
astward, Toasting song.
2. Enriched my stage performance experience
12/2015
1. play the role of Alidoro in La Cenerentola.
5/2016
I played the role of the cornet man in the Postcard from Morocco.
From May 27 to June 19, 2016 I took part in Italian summer program, opera concert in Italy, and sang as the character of Dandini in La Cenerentola . I hold the concert Rossini in Urbino and Pesaro.
11/2016
I joined in the Cost fan tutte in Longy school of Bard college, the role of Don Alfonso.
next, I will participate in Winterreise concert and the singing four songs.
2017
I received the offer from Boston conservatory at Berklee, at the same time, I also got scholarship of $10000 and study with Kerry deal.
05/2017
Holding a successful graduation recital in Boston.
Awards:
1.Merit student of Tianjin Conservatory of Music
2. Second Prize in the Vocal competition of 18th school art education month
3. Level 8 certificate for playing clarinet(2009)
Recently program´╝łOpera&Song cycle´╝ë:
Winterreise
Cosi fan tutte
Chansons Gaillardes
Lamico Fritz
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senyuan W.

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$67 / 30-min

About Ava Z.

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Houston, TX
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My name is Ava and I was born and raised in north China. I moved to the US in 2009 and have been here ever since. I used to be a designer, managed various different type of art projects.

My hobbies include traveling and yoga. I am a language lover that willing to learn new language and also passioning with sharing what I know.

With experiences of volunteering as the English and Chinese tutor in various communities. I would like try to teach more people online.

My class is fun and different, I will make specific class plan base on student needs. I will work hard to successfully help my students accomplish their goals. I look forward to hearing from you!

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Ava Z.

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$42 / 30-min

About Abby Y.

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Brighton, MA
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I've been a learner of foreign languages for 15 years, I teach Chinese and English occasionally, as well as volunteer for cross cultural communication organizations to better understand the cultural context of languages. My goal in teaching Mandarin Chinese is to cater to each student's personal goals, be it conversational or to dive deep into the fascinating culture, I'll be able to provide assistance in realizing that goal.

About Abby
I'm a marketing communication student from Beijing, China.
I've been learning English for 15 years, and I came to the US during high school for a cultural exchange program. I think the immersive environment of a foreign language is crucial to the speed and effect of the learning progress. Even though it's not that easy to accomplish in another country, I still try to provide appropriate context to create an environment close to the native scenes. Personally I also study Korean and Spanish, which gives me a perspective on how to learn languages that from different language families, and to study at different ages.
I've been volunteering for the same cultural exchange organization for 8 years, during which time I came to contact with students from different continents and native languages.
I fully understand the obstacles of easing into M
andarin Chinese language system as beginners, getting comfortable with the grammar frame as intermediate learners, as well as the advanced written and spoken skills desired by advanced learners (as a Beijinger, I speak Standard Chinese aka Putonghua).
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Abby Y.

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$42 / 30-min

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