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Jingci L.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Awarded Piano Competition Award from US & Asia
  • Master of Music from Mannes School of Music
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Jingci L.

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1. Fun lesson
2. With music inspiration
3. Learn what you want
4. Relaxing and productive

About Jingci

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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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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Larry W.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin, French, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Political science from Byu Idaho
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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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Ian S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Guifang X.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Jun Hua (a tropical island dialect), Cantonese
  • Awarded Elizabeth Jones Scholarship from University of New Hampshire
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Guifang X.

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I have more than nine years of language teaching experience. I have learned five languages over the years in China and overseas. I started tutoring Chinese students (age 8-16) English and Chinese when I was 19 and I founded my first summer camp in China when I was 20. Students who had registered for my summer camp increased from 25 in 2010 to 86 in 2016. I've gained very valuable skills and perspectives in teaching, not just as a teacher, but also as a student--students are my teachers too--I've learned there are always places that I can improve and better help them learn languages. Students' "needs" and "wants" are prioritized. It helps students achieve their goals while combined with students' "lacks" in lesson planning. Students should get involved in the lesson planning process.

About Guifang

Currently, I'm a full time Mandarin Chinese teacher at a school in Phoenix. I teach K-8 grades students Chinese speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation through presentations, visual arts, songs and other various types of activities. I also run a after school Chinese club. Other than m

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Alika
So far having a great experience! My daughter is enjoying class and it’s really helping to supplement her Mandarin course in grade school.
Ryan A.
Guifang was very patient and an excellent instructor. I'd be happy to have another lesson with her.
Alex
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.

Lella L.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin, Chinese, English
  • Awarded Excellent Group Award from Chinese Society for Music Education
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 20; Female: 5 to 70
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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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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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Grace J.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grace J.

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An experienced, patient, sweet and funny Mandarin Chinese tutor to all levels and ages, I have been teaching and tutoring this language over 10 years. I am originally from China, a native Mandarin Chinese speaker with a master degree.
I can help students from primary to college improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing ability, and achieve a high score in their final Chinese test.
I can help students prepare for the AP Chinese Language and Culture Exam.
I can help worked people have a good understanding of this language.
I can tailor customized lessons to satisfy students’ specific requirements and levels, such as conversational Chinese, retail field Chinese, systematically beginner’s Chinese, etc…
I can teach people Business Chinese as well since I had the law background knowledge from China.
What book series I use the most is to teach high school, college students, and adults Integrated Chinese series.
What I like the most is to teach children because my ...

About Grace

An experienced, patient, sweet and funny Chinese tutor to all levels and ages, I have been teaching and tutoring Chinese language over 10 years. I am originally from China, a native Mandarin Chinese speaker with a master degree. I studied in a law school, got my master degree and lawyer license,

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October G.
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.
Jacquelyn M.
Very patient with my four year old.
Rebecca E.
Grace is very patient and knowledgeable. I am learning how to read, write, speak and understand the language and with her teaching skills I’m surprised at how fast I’m learning it. Would definitely recommend her.

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Average Cost of Online Mandarin Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons 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 $120 per hour.
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$47 average
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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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"Very kind and patient!"
Michael
Took Mandarin lessons from Jasmine L.
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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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"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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"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 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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"We feel very lucky to have found Grace. She is very patient and obviously has a genuine concern for her students. Ally looks forward to her lesson time and we hope she will begin practicing learned concepts daily. The summer may afford more time to focus on Mandarin."
Ally
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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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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"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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