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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL
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Kan W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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Falls Church, VA
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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL

"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.

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Heather R. February 3, 2016
Drawing · In studio
Verified Student
Kelvin is very patient. He helped my son get rid of his mental block, and he is very comfortable with drawing now. He is a great teacher!
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Julie W. January 6, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
I was very excited to be taking lessons, I played when I was a little girl, & my husband knew this & bought me a violin for Christmas so I could play again... but I was nervous if I would be able to learn since I'm not young! Mr Lin is a great teacher, he is very patient, & made me feel very comfortable... and I'm teachable! Yeah! I did good... I'm going to keep practicing, and can't wait for my next lesson!
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Perry Adkins January 4, 2016
Piano · Online
Verified Student
As an older beginner, Kelvin made me very comfortable. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Kan W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Chinese is my first language, and it is one of the most beautiful language in the world, I know a lot of people feel hesitate about its difficulty to learn, but once you pass the pivotal point, you will love it!!
I have strong ability to read and write Mandarin speedily and fluently. Be able to express and write ideas clearly and logically.
I worked as a copy editor in a newspaper company for one year in China, won the Chinese Solicit Essays (the First Place) in 2004. I have been learn 5 thousand years of Chinese poetry. I have been taught over 20 foreigners in China. I will make it easy for you!

Teach kids Chinese in very funny way make them happy about this amazing language and also give them good foundation knowledge and good grammar.
I do believe that you will enjoy this beautiful language!

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Elaine G. September 25, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
My daughter loves Kan as her teacher. She gets her really excited and motivates her to get through her books which makes learning super easy. She is fabulous and I would recommend her to anybody.
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Paul L. April 29, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
Kan is very helpful and friendly. Whenever my daughter needed some extra help, she was always willing to stay longer to help.
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Elaine G. April 2, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
My 10 year old niece has had 5 lesson so far on the violin. When I asked her if she wanted to try a different teacher she said "No Way"! She likes the violin and really likes Kan.
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Tammy G.

Falls Church, VA

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.

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Deborah Cameron December 5, 2015
Mandarin · Online
Verified Student
Besides my regular lesson plan,Tammy's gone above and beyond by helping me create a wedding toast for my son's wedding.
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Deborah Cameron October 6, 2015
Mandarin · Online
Verified Student
Tammy was prompt, very helpful, able to answer any of my questions and flexible with her schedule. I'm very happy that I'm working with her.
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Mario C. July 27, 2015
Mandarin · Online
Verified Student
She was perfect!

Lella L.

San Francisco, CA
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XIAOCHEN S.

Sunnyvale, CA
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Fiona L.

Henderson, NV
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Lella L.

San Francisco, CA

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.

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Zoe January 27, 2016
Mandarin · Online
Verified Student
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.
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Lilianna M. January 19, 2016
Mandarin · Online
Verified Student
Not at all what I expected. I wanted my beginner 5 year old with no mandarin experience learn a few words and sentences so she can speak with her Grandparents in HK. Lella was very nice but she expected my 5 year old to catch on after she said the numbers once or twice, of course she's not going to remember it on her first day. Lella explained, usually her students have some mandarin experience or school beforehand. It was very hard to understand her. Scheduling the right times were a pain. She wanted us to go buy a beginners book to help learn mandarin. Which I explained to her already what our experience level was and what we wanted out of the classes beforehand. If I wanted to buy a book then I'd do that and learn from YouTube. Waste of $15 for one session. I bought 4 sessions but I'm switching to a new teacher. I hope it's better with the next one. I should have known you get what you pay for.
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Wilcox A. November 19, 2015
Mandarin · Online
Verified Student
Very patient with my 7 year old and encourages him when he gets embarrassed.
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XIAOCHEN S.

Sunnyvale, CA

I have 6 years of Mandarin teaching experience. In my class, I use project based learning to help students improve Mandarin communicative skills.Chinese language could be challenging for new beginners and I have great experience in designing lessons for students to ease into Character writing and interpersonal speaking. The knowledge will be taught in a efficient and systematic way. It makes learning productive and meaningful.Learning Mandarin will not only be cool, but fun too!

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Christina July 28, 2015
Chinese · In studio
Ms. Song is the best Chinese teacher I have ever had. She is nice, patient and fun! She made Chinese learning very interesting and easier for me. After taking class from her for a couple monthes, I have learned a lot and improved greatly in listening, speaking and even writing. I lover her class!!
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Fiona L.

Henderson, NV

I am a native speaker in Mandarin Chinese. I have tutored college students that studied the Chinese language.

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Susie January 10, 2016
Chinese · In studio
She is super nice and experienced. I would recommend everyone to take lessons with her.Fiona is the best!
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Sasha January 9, 2016
Chinese · Online
I came to Fiona to learn Chinese because I knew that really speaking back and forth with someone else was going to be the key to properly learning the language...not just reading some book or listening to some audio tapes.

I am so glad I did because Fiona is the best teacher ever! She is so nice and friendly that I was totally at ease with her online instruction. She was understanding and patient with me as I tried to grip concepts. If I was having difficulty with my pronunciation (as is quite difficult when learning Chinese), she was able to patiently work with me as I practiced until I had it mastered. It was her patience that really made me comfortable with having her as a teacher.

But I think the most important thing that made her a great teacher was her passion for teaching. She is very knowledgeable and it really shows how dedicated she is when it comes to passing on her knowledge to others. It is really as simple as she wants to teach, and she wants me to learn as best as possible.

So I actually felt the need to write this review about Fiona because looking back on my experience learning Chinese from her, I don't think I could have possibly chosen a better teacher.

Fiona is awesome! Thanks Fiona!

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