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Ian S.

38 Reviews
Jersey City, NJ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
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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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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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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.

Cristina H.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, mandrine
  • Master of Music Performance from New York University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Cristina H.

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I am a native mandarin speaker, and write traditional character as well not simplify. A passionate and patient teacher, I love to teach mandarin and my hometown culture in the same. Hope we can enjoy and communicate through language learning,

About Cristina

I am Cristina, Violin Piano Music teacher, recording artist and educator. Classical trained from Piano and Violin when I was 5 and switched to viola after high school. I earned Advanced Certificate and Music Performance Master degreed from New York University where I also teach private lesson as

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Sue
My son has been taking lessons from Cristina for 2 years and wow has he progressed. He loves his lessons, can read music, and is playing well. The struggle is getting him to practice! Cristina has a great blend of warmth, knowledge and discipline that works well for my 6,7, and now 8 year old son. I highly recommend her.
Sarah
Our 8 year old had been taking violin for two years and was about to the point of quitting due to the lack of motivational teaching. I went in search of a teacher that could motivate her while still progressing rapidly each week! My daughter is so eager to please Cristina, because she makes the lessons fun and interesting. When I check in to see how the lesson is going, my daughter is engaged, and answering questions correctly which tells me she's still paying attention - even in the evening hours when she's tired. Cristina mixes classical and popular music as well. I still have to ask my daughter to practice each night but she pulls out her violin on her own a couple of times a week as well. It's a complete 180 from where we were 8 months ago. Cristina is a rare find and I'd recommend her to anyone who wants to ensure their child is getting the best violin training while being inspired!
Everett
Our 11 year old daughter, Drew, started with Cristina for a little over a year, and has made some amazing progress from not knowing how to play, to having great intonation and musicality. Cristina teaches our daughter in a way that works with her interests and learning style, rather than having a regimented curriculum. I think this has allowed Drew to be way more excited about playing.

i've been playing music all my life but since i'm a square parent, it's hard for me to teach drew :) Cristina does a great job giving her guidance during the lesson.
i would highly recommend her as a teacher!

Meet Online Mandarin Teachers Serving Ridgewood, NJ

Sandy Q.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor Degree, Chinese language & Literature from China Central Normal University
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Sandy Q.

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I've been teaching Chinese for almost 8 years and my students have gone on to develop a deep love of Chinese language, culture and more! Within the first few lessons, you'll start learning and speaking simple practical Chinese characters and sentences and as time goes on, you'll be able to write and speak Chinese fluently.I typically use worksheets, living textbooks,Chinese songs, role play and more. I love working with students of all experience levels.

About Sandy

Having taught Chinese Language Skills in the private sector, primary, secondary and college institutions for a number of years in China, has not only given me great confidence to teach in a classroom setting, but has inherently brought an instructor comfort that feels natural to me. In addition, f

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Walker
My kids are enjoying leaning Chinese!
Jackie G.
My daughter had a great experience and is looking forward to the next lesson.
Nolan M.
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.

Lella L.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin, Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Lella L.

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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

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Stephanie -.
My boys loved it and can't wait until next week!
John M.
Great teacher. Started with the basics.
Maxine M.
Friendly introduction to piano for this beginner
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Ying W.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ying W.

21 Reviews
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I am from China. Both Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese Chinese are my native languages. Want to learn Chinese? Speak Chinese fast and easily? Learn how to read and write Chinese characters? Get to know the Chinese culture, customs and traditions? Let’s get started!

About Ying

My name is Ying. I am from China. I was born and brought up in China. Moved to North America in 2014. My native language is Chinese, I speak both Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese. I graduated from University of International Business and Economics in Beijing China and received a Bachelor’s degree

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Qasim M.
Just had our first lesson. My son has already learnt several phrases. Very grateful!
Elise
Ying is so patient and very helpful with my daughter. She teachers from my daughters school book and helps her with projects. It the perfect support she needs in class.
Dylan
Ying is a great teacher and I really enjoy our lessons. I'm a beginner, and she's always very encouraging and patient. I recommend her, 100%!

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The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Ridgewood is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $80 per hour.
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"Wonderful person and FANTASTIC teacher. Quick to correct pronunciation and even more quick to complement and encourage. I was very lucky to pick Jasmine - a very up-beat personality. By the way, her English grammar is perfect."
Vaughn
Took Mandarin lessons from Jasmine L.
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"Our first lesson went well. My seven yr old daughter enjoyed the lesson. She even insisted on teaching me a few words later that day. We are looking forward to future lessons."
October
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"Tammy is outstanding, diligent and very patient!"
David
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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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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"She is very good and knows what she is doing. So far I'm a couple of weeks in and i can speak very basic mandarin. It has been enjoyable and I would strongly recommend her for others."
Binyomin
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"I look forward to my classes with Grace every week. She is an amazing teacher. I am so thankful I found her. I would recommend her without hesitation to anyone who desires to learn a new language! I have been telling all my friends about how much fun I am having with my lessons. Thank you, Grace!!"
Emilee
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"Besides my regular lesson plan,Tammy's gone above and beyond by helping me create a wedding toast for my son's wedding."
Deborah Cameron
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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"I have an English speaking 2nd grader who has been working with Grace for 4 weeks now. Carson is very comfortable in class with Grace. He is doing well. She even recommended a text book that I was completely unaware of. We have lived in China for the last 6 months and are now back in USA working with Grace to improve his basis. Carson 1st Lanuage is English. She is very patient."
Bridgee
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"Yuexin is a fantastic teacher. She is very good at teaching all things China, whether that's teaching mandarin or giving out helpful tips about China. Great teacher."
Nick
Took Mandarin lessons from Yuexin C.
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"Grace has been a phenomenal instructor for my 9th grade daughter. Working twice a week with her online, my daughter is enjoying her lessons and truly learning! From the start Grace made sure she was on the same page with my daughters school as far as cirriculum, expectations and milestones to be met. Although we were hesitant at first thinking online instruction would feel “robotic” like, Grace is anything but! My daughter says she is warm and friendly. They interact as sny student & teacher would exchanging pleasantries about their days. Grace humanizes the experience which is so important when taking lessons online. We are very pleased with Grace and my daughter is always looking forward to her next lesson!!"
Katie
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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