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Tammy Y.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tammy Y.

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With the current COVID-19 virus crisis, I have been shifting all my students to online classes. Check out my pictures to see my online classroom set up, or feel free to send me a message if you have questions! :)

Mandarin is a musical language that's quickly taking over the world, you'll have lots of fun learning this language.

I was born and raised in Singapore, and am fluent in both English and Mandarin. I can read, write and speak at a bilingual, native proficiency in English and professional proficiency in Mandarin.

I'll teach you depending on your level and age. For kids, I use fun, interactive storytelling. For the adults, I'll dive into concepts like the origins of the language, nuances of the intonations, all the while teaching you vocabulary and sentence structure. I'll also adjust my lessons based on your feedback, your learning style and your goals!

About Tammy

With the current COVID-19 virus crisis, I have been shifting all my students to online classes. Check out my pictures to see my online classroom set up, or feel free to send me a message if you have questions! :) *I conduct group lessons for young children, which I am unable to state on my profi

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Lucia (Lu) R.
My girls loved their first piano lesson and are looking forward to more. Tammy has great energy, which is needed for virtual lessons. Was unsure if booking online lessons but so glad we did.
Jillian
Tammy is a wonderful instructor. She is very friendly and empathetic. My daughter loves her guitar lessons and is very motivated to practice on her own! ;-)
Chase H.
My child loved his first lesson with Tammy! She is detail oriented, fun and thorough. Supper happy for my child.
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Matt G.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin, Thai
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matt G.

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I have lived in China for 4 years and my wife is Chinese. With our combined experience we will have no problem bringing your Chinese up to any level you like.

About Matt

I went to Pensacola Catholic High and graduated in 2003. I then attended and Auburn University, where I became a Christian, and graduated in 2007. Once I finished, I went overseas to teach English and do missions. I taught in Thailand from 2003-2007 and then in China from 2012-2016. I have been tea

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My experience learning with Matt was memorable. He's genuine and cares about your progress. When something seems to not work, he will try a different approach to the learning target.
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Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Kelvin L.

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"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.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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My son is enjoying working with Kelvin
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Cynthia P.
We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
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Sonia H.

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  • Foreign languages and Literature from National Chung Hsing University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Sonia H.

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Mandarin can be really challenging for most people. By using logic and the similarities with your native language, I can make it way easier for you to understand the grammar and use the language.
As a native Mandarin speaker, you'll have a great environment and full knowledge of the language from me.

About Sonia

I'm enthusiastic about teaching and sharing different culture to my students. Growing up in Asian culture makes me capable of telling the difference between western and eastern life styles. With more than 13 years of teaching experience, I have very solid teaching background and discover the easies

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James C.
Oh geez! I've completely forgotten to write this for months now!

I've had Miss Sonia as a mandarin teacher since last August. She's incredibly patient and will do a lot of work on her own end to find useful materials for her pupils to help them grasp certain concepts.

I have a tendency to overload myself with work, school, and life duties, leaving not much time to study as I would like, and she's been very patient in that regard. Often incorporating "review" days that do, in fact, review key concepts, but always branch out into other concepts, leading to increased comprehension through repetition as well as further learning.

As we all know, actually learning a language requires a LOT of work and effort to step out of comfort zones, and my big problem is simply learning time management. Once I get that down, I'm positive I could advance quickly with her tutelage.

I would highly recommend her for anyone looking to understand the language and culture surrounding it. :D
Amanda
Sonia was concise and clear-I'm learning quickly from her.
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Larry W.

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  • Speaks Mandarin, French, English
  • Political science from Byu Idaho
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Larry W.

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Students can expect to set goals for each week and to be given assignments to practice in between lessons.

About Larry

Larry is a native of Taiwan, and speaks English & Mandarin fluently. He teaches Mandarin Chinese in any of the boroughs of New York City, online, or at his home location. He prepares each lesson and holds students accountable for practicing before each lesson. The Better Chinese method is one metho

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Zhao Yang L.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded First Song Contest for Russian and Chinese singers from Song Contest Winner
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Zhao Yang L.

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I am a professional qualified Mandarin Chinese tutor who has seven years of experience with one-on-one teaching Mandarin as well as teaching in a classroom setting. I have taught Chinese to students aged 5-18 at a Chinese Language Specialty School in Moscow and to adults. I also prepared students for each level of Chinese proficiency qualifications (YCT, HSK).
Certifications: Master's degree in Linguistics (Theory and Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages); HSK Level 6

About Zhao Yang

Hi! 你好!Привет! My name is Evgeniya (Zhao Yang)! I am multilingual and I specialize in tutoring Mandarin Chinese, Russian and ESL. You have a genuine interest in learning Mandarin or Russian, you would love to explore the language, to learn more about the culture, people, history...

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Nathaniel F.
Good introduction for a 8 year old!
Nykyiah J.
Highly recommended. Lessons are clearly instructed and Zhao takes time to ensure content is received with understanding before moving on.

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The average cost of 60-minute Chinese lessons is $57. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $101 per hour.
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"Excellent, Excellent, Excellent! He cares about his students. Very accommodating. My son has a hard time being focused but he has managed to stay focused on his lesson and is always looking forward to his next one."
Angelis
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Matt G.
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"Matt is patient with beginning students. I am trying to learn Chinese which is difficult but he helps make it sound so easy. His teaching methods are exceptional."
Sally
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Matt G.
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"Guifang really goes above and beyond. I especially like the extra videos she makes with the dog and look forward to seeing more of those."
Alex
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"I practice speaking Chinese with her and she's a very good teacher. She has a genuine passion for teaching and is a great help"
Alex
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Guifang X.
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"I had my first lesson with Kelvin and it was very good. Kelvin made me feel very comfortable and we focused on the various tones used in learning and speaking Mandarin. I look forward to my next class this coming weekend."
Dennis
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Fantastic learning - Grace was very patient, helped me with pronunciation, and allowed me to focus on listening/speaking. I loved it!"
Christian
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Grace J.
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"At first I was very apprehensive with the online format as never tried that before, but needn't as XiaoMing was an excellent teacher. Helped me to translate passages in simple Chinese for me to make in my presentation. Corrected me on my tones which I needed. A clever guy who is flexible to do Business Chinese or Conversational Chinese. Recommended."
Jonathan
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Xiaoming T.
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"Very good at explaining mandarin concept, very patient, good lesson pacing!"
Chris
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Grace J.
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"Kan, is excellent. She goes beyond the time allotted if I am having difficulty and customizes the lesson to teach me things I need."
Robert
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Kan W.
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"I highly recommend Tammy as a Chinese tutor. She listens to her students’ needs, and adapts teaching methods to help them achieve their goals. She’s focused, disciplined, and amicable."
Eric
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Tammy G.
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