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Kelvin L.

Bolingbrook, IL
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Susan H.

Chicago, IL
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Jersey City, NJ
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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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Austin July 23, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
My son had a great first lesson. We are excited for next week.
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Holly Mills July 21, 2015
Violin · Online
Verified Student
Kelvin is a very good teacher always trying to meet students where they are.
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Brian F. July 9, 2015
Viola · Online
Verified Student
I had a great first lesson with Kelvin! He's fast and efficient and knows how to maximize the online time slot! This is gonna be fun!!!
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Susan H.

Chicago, IL

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Shanda C. May 19, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Susan is a great teacher! Susan is very patient when it comes to a students learning and her sweet demeanor only accentuates the teaching skills she has. Susan definitely knows whats she's doing and I love the bubbly energy that she give's off!
Me and my son love the lessons with Susan and I would highly recommend her to others!
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Mark H. November 25, 2014
Piano · Online
Verified Student
I have taken piano from Susan for 6 months now and have enjoyed everything about our online lessons. Susan is super gifted not only as a pianist, but also as a teacher who can make you feel good about yourself after the lesson has just flown by. Susan's pleasant personality and calm demeanor are an added bonus. I know whoever considers Susan as a teacher will not be disappointed and in fact will be ultimately delighted.
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PenneyK September 29, 2010
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Susan, you are a great piano teacher and I am so glad that my son's first piano lessons were with you! He really enjoys it and you, but unfortunately we have fallen on some unforeseen financial difficulties in the last couple of week and I am not sure that we can continue lessons until things get better for us. I am very disappointed and I know Steele is as well. Take good care and thank you for showing us that this is something we should pursue in the future!Penney
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Ian S.

Jersey City, NJ

I majored in Mandarin Chinese back in college (many years ago...) and also studied Chinese at Tunghai University (东海大学). I have excellent pronunciation, and can help you also master Mandarin pronunciation, as well as grammar and sentence structure.

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Katherine B. October 29, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I can sum up my opinion of Ian in one word, WONDERFUL !! I started piano lesson as a way to help me get thru the grieving process because I had just lost my husband. Ian is a very caring and understanding human being. His patience is amazing! In just 2 months, with his instruction, I was not only able to play basic tunes on the piano, BUT, I wrote a song. Pretty cool !! :)
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Karim S. October 29, 2014
Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Ian is extremely talented and explains concepts in a way that is easy to understand. This is particularly important for online lessons!!!
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Kuy Hun K. September 28, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Awesome. I've only taken a few classes so far, but the exercises that Ian give me have really helped me get better and I constantly feel progress.

Lin X.

Santa Clara, CA
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Tammy Y.

New York, NY
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Jessica H.

San Jose, CA
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Lin X.

Santa Clara, CA

I have been teaching children and adults Chinese for years in South Bay Area. I am experienced in customized private Chinese lessons for students of different age.
My class is a student-friendly, one-to-one, in-home private lesson. I will introduce a most-fit textbook for you with a lot of supplementary learning materials provided. My lessons are different from some after-school programs which only focus on reading and writing. In my class, you will have opportunities to do scenario simulation, role play, journals, and/or study through a short video. I put a lot of emphasis on culture understanding, reading, and speaking, in order to help students succeed in Chinese communication under daily or business circumstances.

1) Entry level lessons-- A lot of emphasis on daily conversation practice, Chinese culture introduction, grammar, vocabulary building, sentence formation, accent reduction, pinyin, and simple character writing. 
2) Intermediate - advanced level lessons-- The lesson

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greg M. June 9, 2015
Mandarin · In studio
Lin has been tutoring my son (8 years old) in Mandarin each week for 6 months. She's wonderful! She's a fluent native speaker, kind, patient, friendly, and flexible. She helps my son do his homework and write his journal. My son looks forward to seeing Lin each week. I highly recommend Lin to anyone.
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Becca P. February 28, 2015
Violin · In home
Lin is an amazing violin teacher. We feel so blessed to have found her. She is punctual, knowledgeable, and fantastic at what she does. She is very encouraging and has been wonderful with our 6 year old. She makes learning fun and easy to understand. Our daughter looks forward each week to seeing her and we have been amazed at her progress. We highly recommend her for anyone looking for a teacher.
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Tammy Y.

New York, NY

I have been speaking Mandarin since I was born, and I've been taught Mandarin formally for over 10 years. Mandarin is becoming ever-increasingly popular, but it's not an easy language. With patience and hard work, I'll teach you the basics - from the alphabet, intonations, and simple sentences. If you'd like to learn to read or write, we can definitely do that too!

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Mary S. January 8, 2015
Chinese · Online
Verified Student
We are absolutely thrilled with our experience with Tammy. My two sons meet with her online to review the Mandarin language they take at school. The extra 30 min. a week of conversation and tone work is invaluable. I would rate Tammy a 10/10 as she sends highlights, a review and suggestions of study for the week after each lesson. If a person can have teenage boys look forward to "extra" Chinese weekly, they deserve a medal!
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christian N. May 12, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
Great Teacher for Toddler

Tammy is great with children. My son was immediately at ease and she really went out of her way to make his first piano lessons fun and comfortable. She has a natural gift with children and a great singing voice.
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Shawn Y. April 7, 2014
Classical Piano
Verified Student
Daughters first lesson

Tammy was patient, personable and let's not forget an amazing pianist...she made my daughters first lesson a wonderful experience. Look no further, Tammy Y is it!!!!
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Jessica H.

San Jose, CA

I am a Mandarin speaker who has years of coaching experience .
I am very patient and easy going teacher! I can be more serious and push a student to get ahead, or simply teach to have fun - to appreciate and enjoy what they are doing.I have learned, is to expect the best, pay closest attention to the students - to what they are ready for, what they want, what they are struggling with, and have a good sense of humor.

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Kevin L. August 17, 2014
Chinese · In home
Great teacher with great personality!
She speaks the most standard Mandarin I ever heard .
Very beautiful tone as well !
I enjoyed working with her .
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Tina X. August 17, 2014
I knew Jessica would be the best choice after reading her About Me section... She has been my son's piano teacher since last year. We worked very well since then. My son loves play piano . She is very sweet and patient piano teacher I ever seen.
I would like to recommend her to all my friends.
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Ken M. August 15, 2014
Piano · In home
Jessica is an awesome Music and Piano teacher! She has a lot of experience both as a musician and teacher. She is very patient, keeps things fun and challenging! I especially like how she illustrates musical concepts and dynamics. She seems to be comfortable with teaching both adults and children ( I am an adult, and she also teaches my kids). I highly recommend her!!!! You will learn a lot and be inspired!

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