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Ian S.

38 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ian S.

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I majored in Mandarin Chinese at Rutgers University and also studied Chinese at Donghai University in Taiwan. I have excellent pronunciation, and can help you also master Mandarin pronunciation, as well as grammar, sentence structure, reading and writing, etc. Chinese is an amazing yet very difficult language. Let me help you build a great foundation for becoming fluent and expressing yourself in Chinese!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on piano, Ian has

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Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.
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J.Q. W.

3 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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J.Q. W.

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I make language learning fun and effective, using established techniques for effective and rapid language acquisition. I prefer to teach speaking and listening together with reading and writing, but some students prefer only to learn to speak, which is also fine. It can be faster to get up and running with conversations, but with less deep an understanding of the language.

As a native English speaker who lived in mainland China for over 8 years, I have the unique ability to explain pronunciation and other issues clearly from a foreigner's perspective. I can help you understand quickly and easily how to form the sounds we don't have in English, as well as visualize the tone systems that are characteristic of Mandarin Chinese.

About J.Q.

I studied jazz trumpet performance at Oberlin Conservatory (Bachelors, '02) and The Juilliard School (Masters '17). I studied Mandarin Chinese at Oberlin College (Bachelors, '02). I lived and worked in Shanghai, China, from 2003 to 2010. I've been teaching music and language lessons for over 15

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April Stace
I have literally looked for years for the right trumpet teacher for my 12 year old son. JQ is a treasure. He challenges the student appropriately but is also gentle and understanding about the realities of life for a 12 year old in NYC. Cannot recommend him highly enough. Very skilled teacher, performer, and totally on point with showing up, planning ahead, etc.
Joey
Fantastic trumpet instructor. JQ is patient, receptive, encouraging—the list goes on. He's helped me go from literally not being able to make a decent note to playing a little shindig on New Year's for my family. Highly recommended. I'm still taking lessons!
Sean
I found that J.Q. was a quality tutor. He adapted to what I needed to focus on for Mandarin, which was tones, and as such I was able to improve my foundation. He also has a good knowledge of the language apart from just being fluent, and could answer any question I had. I definitely recommend him.
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Jingci L.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 40; Female: 5 to 50
  • Awarded Piano Competition Award from US & Asia
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Jingci L.

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About Eli

Piano Competition Awards: 2019 Grand Prix London International Music Competition, First Place Winner, London 2018 III Future Star International Piano Competition, 3rd Prize Winner, Young Master Division, New York 2018 North International Music Competition, 1st Prize winner, Solo Piano XI, S

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Lloyd
Amazing !
Agnes
My 4.5 year old daughter had her first piano lesson with Jingci. I had learned how to play piano when I was a kid, so I could tell Jingci knows how to teach the basic foundation very well. She's firm yet patient and got my daughter to follow her instructions even though her attention span isn't that great at her age.
Sally
Ms. Liu is so kind and patient. Great to know her and study with her.

Meet Online Mandarin Teachers Serving Cliffside Park, NJ

Rae L.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2018
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Rae L.

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I will provide you the learning materials, although you could send me the files that you are interested in learning or need help with.

About Rae

I offer online sessions with standard Mandarin Chinese and simplified Chinese characters. There are two types of sessions that I provide. One is homework help, test preparation, etc. You can send me the documents that you want to work on. The other type of session that I do is structured lessons wi

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Nathan V.
I really enjoyed it and I’m very eager to continue learning!! Highly recommend :))
Andrew B.
Rae is an excellent tutor. I would recommend her to anyone wishing to learn Mandarin. The lessons are complete and comprehensive. She made learning very easy. She is very patient, even with slow learners like myself 😊. I look forward to learning more from her!
Ashley
Rae tutors our daughter. They work on vocabulary and simple reading. She makes the lesson informative and fun for our daughter. She is really patient and has been flexible with the schedule. We highly recommend her as a tutor for Chinese!

Joy S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaching since 2014
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Joy S.

33 Reviews
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Mastering the fundamentals is essential to language learning. I focus on building a strong foundation of accurate sounds and tones, using familiar examples to make connections stick. Step by step, we cover everyday essentials, including numbers, colors, greetings, and phrases and expressions that will help you feel confident in Chinese-speaking environments.

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

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Nehemiah K.
fantastico
Tatiana Lune B.
She is very patient.
Julie
Very informative. I enjoyed the lesson very much.
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Ian S.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ian S.

39 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

I majored in Mandarin Chinese at Rutgers University and also studied Chinese at Donghai University in Taiwan. I have excellent pronunciation, and can help you also master Mandarin pronunciation, as well as grammar, sentence structure, reading and writing, etc. Chinese is an amazing yet very difficult language. Let me help you build a great foundation for becoming fluent and expressing yourself in Chinese!

About Ian

A lifelong musician and songwriter, Ian S. has extensive experience teaching guitar and piano to students age 3 and up both as a private music instructor and as a staff music instructor at the Institute of Music for Children in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on p

Recent Reviews
Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
Xiaoqi
Ian is fantastic teacher. He was so patient with my toddler daughter. And when she became fuzzy during the class, Ian could be so creative to always come out with a way to calm her down and redirect her attention to other musical things. I would love him to be my daughter’s music teacher for as long as possible if I did not have to move.
laura R.
Ian is very knowledgeable and is great in explaining theory and great in demonstrating so you can understand.

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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in Cliffside Park, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Cliffside Park is $54. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $80 per hour.
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$41 average
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"Lella is a fantastic instructor. She's been very helpful in my pronunciation and comprehension of Chinese and is also a lot of fun to work with. I'd highly recommend her."
Gus Agudelo
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"Ali is great! Patient, knowledgeable and flexible"
Iyore
Took Mandarin lessons from Ali Y.
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"She is teaching our 4y old child and our child star pick in up words, numbers and songs very easy. Lella is very good teacher."
Pavlin
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"Both of my kids are middle schoolers and have had a wonderful experience! So thankful we found her!"
Luke
Took Mandarin lessons from Guifang X.
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"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."
Zoe
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"Ms. Qi is a very accessible and diligent teacher. My son can be difficult, but she found ways to quickly connect with him and get him to open up. She accommodated his need for assistance with his regular work, but encouraged us to "start again" with Chinese which is probably a good idea. Very much appreciate her experience and enthusiasm."
Nolan
Took Mandarin lessons from Sandy Q.
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"First lesson went very well. She is patient and very helpful. I know exactly how to prepare for the next lesson!"
Jamie
Took Mandarin lessons from Joy S.
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"I found that J.Q. was a quality tutor. He adapted to what I needed to focus on for Mandarin, which was tones, and as such I was able to improve my foundation. He also has a good knowledge of the language apart from just being fluent, and could answer any question I had. I definitely recommend him."
Sean
Took Mandarin lessons from J.Q. W.
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"Very patient with my 7 year old and encourages him when he gets embarrassed."
Wilcox
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"Guifang is an excellent teacher. her classes are well organized with step-by-step lessons. We have been using her services for our 9-year old daughter for the past few months and actually increased the frequency to 2 classes a week. She also makes the lessons fun, which is quite critical for children."
Lionel
Took Mandarin lessons from Guifang X.
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