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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.

3 Reviews
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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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!!
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.
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Jingci L.

11 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

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Cristina H.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandrine, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Master of Music Performance from New York University
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Cristina H.

8 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

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 encou

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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!!
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.

Michelle R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2011
  • BA in Psychology from UC Irvine
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Michelle R.

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会说中文吗?I painstakingly studied every day while living in Shanghai, and after three years I was able to pass the HSK4. I love the strange tones, the inflections, the writing, the reading, all of it. I have plenty of materials to help students study each character and put together the strange grammar.

About Michelle

Hi! I'm Michelle, a world traveler/teacher who's here to help bring her experience and energy to students back home in California. I officially began teaching in 2011, though I had been tutoring since before even that. I've taught various subjects such as test prep, English, history, and langua

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kalki, A.
she was good

Sandy Q.

4 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.

4 Reviews
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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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Jeff L.
Teacher assumed I knew something about origami but it was a beginner lesson. Video feed from teacher's end was terrible. I think that the first object was too difficult. That said, the teacher tried hard and sincerely, but we both just ended up frustrated.
Walker
My kids are enjoying leaning Chinese!
Jackie G.
My daughter had a great experience and is looking forward to the next lesson.

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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in New York, NY

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in New York is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $90 per hour.
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"mrs. lyn is very patient and helps me in a way that is easy to understand. even though i take online classes, she still can easily help me understand where to put my fingers without having to be there in person. i am also able to give her pieces that i am learning from my school orchestra, and i am able to further improve on skills i learn at school. she allows me to go at my own pace, so i am not rushed. i have greatly improved since i first started taking classes with her, and i am glad to have such a helpful teacher! :)"
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Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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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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"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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"My daughter really enjoyed the class. Thanks Lin!"
Rhea
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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"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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Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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"I just started working with Lin and I'm enjoying the lessons. As an instructor Lin is very patient, organized and professional. She has her lessons planned out and ready from the start. I'm looking forward to future lessons with her."
Ben
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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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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"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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"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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"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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