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Cristina H.

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

6 Reviews
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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!
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Christy T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Christy T.

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I grew up in Chinese Mainland, Mandarin is my mother language but I also could speak very fluent English~through many years of chinese traditional education, I found the way that teacher taught chinese was really useful and effective especially for chinese student~ I truly think it is also gonna be very effective for people who wants to learn Mandarin as second or third language~ I am truly chinese character lover, and chinese culture lover

About Christy

My name is Christy😉 I grew up in Chinese mainland~ Mandarin is my mother language~ I truly believe that Mandarin is a very beautiful language in the world, and I truly love chinese culture and want to share this amazing culture to anyone who wants to learn chinese and chinese culture~ I got my Man

Joy S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joy S.

31 Reviews
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Mastering the fundamentals is essential to language learning. I focus on building a strong foundation of accurate sounds and tones, using familiar examples to make connections stick. Step by step, we cover everyday essentials, including numbers, colors, greetings, and phrases and expressions that will help you feel confident in Chinese-speaking environments.

About Joy

I am a graduate of UC San Diego (bachelor of arts, sociology) and UCLA (master of public policy). As a child of immigrant parents, I value diversity and love learning languages. I read, write and speak Spanish fluently, and have intermediate command of both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese in reading

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Tatiana Lune B.
She is very patient.
Julie
Very informative. I enjoyed the lesson very much.
ron
straight up explanations for beginners..easy to understand when to use what..will continue with her....practise makes perfect!! Ron

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Bill L.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill L.

27 Reviews
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Grew up in America (born in Taiwan) for over 13 years and native speaker of both English and Mandardin Chinese.

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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Jayden
Bill was great as support in completing a school project regarding app inventing.
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Jingci L.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 40; Female: 5 to 50
  • Awarded Piano Competition Award from US & Asia
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Jingci L.

11 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

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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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.

Lella L.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin, Chinese, English
  • Awarded Excellent Group Award from Chinese Society for Music Education
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lella L.

20 Reviews
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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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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Portland is $60. 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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"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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"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."
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Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"GraceJ is patient and she expands on written material. So far, my experience has been great.."
Dawn
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"I am taking Mandarin lessons from Grace because I am adopting a child from China and want to have some basic communication skills. I have never been good at learning languages, and I was hesitant because I know Mandarin is one of the most difficult languages to learn. After just 3 lessons, I am learning and I love it! I have had so much fun with Grace! She is a fabulous teacher. She is patient, kind and personable. She presents the material so that it is understandable. I am actually learning and remembering what I learned. I originally planned to take 10 one-hour lessons so I have a good basic knowledge, but I am absolutely going to continue taking lessons with her when the 10th is done. The time I spend with Grace just flies by, and I look forward to our lessons. I am so thrilled that I found Grace, and relieved that she is able to present the material to me in a such fun and comprehensible way.

I chose to take lessons with Grace because she teaches people of all ages. I am 51 years old. When my child arrives home from China this year, he will be approximately 2 years old. I look forward to taking lessons in the future with my child and having Grace teach both of us. Learning about China and the language will help my child and me connect to each other and to his culture and homeland. Thank you, Grace, for helping me on my adoption journey and beyond!"
Trish
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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"Ali is great! Patient, knowledgeable and flexible"
Iyore
Took Mandarin lessons from Ali Y.
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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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"Tammy is amazing...my 12yr.old is so excited to be learning a new language"
Tyson
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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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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"wonderful tutor! always patient and sweet!"
Eileen
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
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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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