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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 y

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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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Cristina H.

9 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Mandrine
  • Master of Music Performance from New York University
  • Awarded First prize of Taipei viola competition from National Taiwan
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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 Steinway Certificated Educator and professional with 10+ years of music teaching experience. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for teaching lessons in a variety of musical instruments, as well as for charting the development of lesson plans and curricula and motivating and encour

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Miles
First lesson for my 11 year old son with Christina. She has a very nice studio that my son was very comfortable in. She identified his level and sent him home with much more difficult pieces than his previous teachers. He has been practicing more because it is more difficult but also he seems to enjoy the challenge which she created for him. Thanks Christina, I am looking forward to watching him progress under your guidance.
faigy
cristina is the violin teacher of my dreams! she is proffesional,kind, patient(a very necessary train in violin stady ) yet quick. a real all in one! with such a teacher u can truly reach far
Kavita
Such a wonderful teacher ! Christina is kind and so patient with kids who are learning music. She is so smart and her knowledge in music is amazing. My daughter has progressed significantly in the last few months with Christina , at a much better pace than all her previous years learning with other tutors. She is training my daughter for ABRSM exam too . Christina has great communication skills and always lets us know the ways to help kids learn better. Her positivity and graceful presence has made my daughters passion for music increase immensely !! Great teacher !!! Highly recommended!!
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
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Grew up in Taiwan and America, and native speaker of both English and Mandarin Chinese. I have close to 10 years of tutoring experience to students ranging from children to adults.

I recommend just starting with a single 15-minute lesson to see if we are good fits for each other and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals! My long-term pricing is negotiable if we work together for an extended time.

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have! However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. This is where a tutor would come in handy.

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Anthony
My son loves his class! Bill teaches well to my 9 year old, my son understands him, has fun and is learning so much. I couldn't be happier.
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Ian S.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. Chinese from Rutgers University
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Ian S.

41 Reviews
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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 in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on pi

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Bill
Ian is a talented, knowledgeable and thoughtful instructor. He listens to your needs and comes up with a plan to help you achieve what your looking for. Very personable and connects with his students immediately. Highly recommend.
Gary T.
I've learnt so much within a month! I'm so excited for the future! He's great!
Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!
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Maggie Z.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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Maggie Z.

10 Reviews
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My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

About Maggie

My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano less

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Hailan
As a adult student, I have a bit advantage at understanding the theory relatively easily. Maybe also have the willingness to practice on my own. But on the other side, the stiffness of fingers and the frustration of “I know I should do that but just couldn’t “ are common scenarios too. Maggie could adjust the pace and the materials based on my progress which helps a lot. She is also put equally emphasis on both technic and the understanding of music itself, which makes studying piano a vey enjoyable experience.
Emma Y.
The lesson went by really well. Maggie is a really good teacher, she is patient and efficient. My daughter really enjoyed her lesson.
Tiffany
Maggie came to teach my 5 year old daughter her very first lesson. I was impressed with how much she covered in a half hour! My daughter was really not interested but Maggie was patient and able to get her hold the violin, learn it's parts, play some notes and even read a line of music! Kudos to Maggie.
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Ying W.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelor in Management from University of International Business and Economics
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Ying W.

26 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 degre

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Marilyn
It was fun, and Ying was patient and willing to customize the lesson based on my experience with Mandarin and my interests.
Jill
Ting is very easy to work with. My reason for getting a tutor is primarily for verbal practice. However I’ve found Ying to be great at explaining the formatting of the Mandarin sentence structure.
Cole S.
Tonight was my sons first lesson. He loved Ying and is looking forward to his next lesson!

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The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Astoria is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $84 per hour.
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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."
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Took Mandarin lessons from Guifang X.
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"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."
Deborah Cameron
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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"Very patient with my 7 year old and encourages him when he gets embarrassed."
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Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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"Tammy is outstanding, diligent and very patient!"
David
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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"Ms. Xue makes learning Mandarin fun for my kids (4th and 6th grade) and really focuses on ensuring that they understand the topic at hand before moving on to the next lesson. She also focuses on positive reinforcement which my kids (and most people) thrive under. I would highly recommend Ms. Xue for you!"
Michael
Took Mandarin lessons from Guifang X.
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"As a adult student, I have a bit advantage at understanding the theory relatively easily. Maybe also have the willingness to practice on my own. But on the other side, the stiffness of fingers and the frustration of “I know I should do that but just couldn’t “ are common scenarios too. Maggie could adjust the pace and the materials based on my progress which helps a lot. She is also put equally emphasis on both technic and the understanding of music itself, which makes studying piano a vey enjoyable experience."
Hailan
Took Mandarin lessons from Maggie Z.
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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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"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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"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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