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Popular Mandarin Teachers in Philadelphia, PA

Tammy G.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese(Mandarin), English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Tammy G.

9 Reviews
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If you plan to use Chinese at work, we can focus our lessons around dialogue and vocabulary that relates directly to your job or industry. If you are a student and want to improve your academic performance in Chinese, I can train you to utilize more efficient ways of studying and practicing. If you would like to gain exposure to or build a foundation in Mandarin Chinese, I can also help you accomplish this.

About Tammy

I am a native Chinese speaker with a BA in English and MBA in Global Management from Thunderbird. I worked as an English to Chinese translator for 2 years in the Ministry of Commerce in Beijing, and volunteered as an interpreter for the City of Austin. During graduate school, I was a Chinese tuto

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Tyson W.
Tammy is amazing...my 12yr.old is so excited to be learning a new language
David
Tammy is outstanding, diligent and very patient!
Olivia
Tammy is a great teacher. My 11 and 13 year old daughters look forward to each lesson and learning the intricacies of Mandarin.
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Guifang X.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, Jun Hua (a tropical island dialect), Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 30
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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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Braden
Guifang has been such a great teacher (老师) ever since I started with her a few weeks ago. She takes her time and is very patient, what I love the most though is that there is no rush in trying to fit a schedule with her and she adapts the lessons to the students liking or skill set.

Learning a new language takes time, especially with Chinese where there is so much cultural backgrounds and history of language and I feel that Guifang understands this. She really makes the learning experience stress free as well as enjoyable.
Shai V.
Guifang is an excellent instructor. She understands the difficulties in learning Chinese and addresses them well.
Bailee
I learn a lot from her!

Michael M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from CSUSB
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Michael M.

1 Review
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I lived in China for over 2 years. I studied Chinese in two different cities (Qingdao and Yiwu). I have many Chinese friends and learned much of the Mandarin that I know through immersion. I have also done a lot of traveling in China and have studied Chinese culture and music.
I use the book "New Practical Chinese Reader," Anki (flashcards), Pleco (dictionary), and HSK 1-4 vocabulary. I prefer to emphasize pronunciation and conversational speaking as they tend to have the biggest impact on day to day use.

About Michael

My name is Michael Millenheft. I have been playing drums, guitar and piano for 12 years. I have played in multiple bands throughout Southern California and China. I am currently a graduate music student living in Boston, MA. I taught high school and elementary school music in China for 2+ years

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Matt P.
Great first lesson with Michael. Looking forward to making progress over the near future. He listened to my goals and was able to work with me on a learning plan.

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Sandy Q.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

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.

1 Review
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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
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Rae L.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Rae L.

25 Reviews
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I will provide you the learning materials, although you could send me the files that you are interested in learning or need help with.

About Rae

I offer online sessions with standard Mandarin Chinese and simplified Chinese characters. There are two types of sessions that I provide. One is homework help, test preparation, etc. You can send me the documents that you want to work on. The other type of session that I do is structured lessons wi

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Christina T.
Wow I am totally mind blown!! Rae is the sweetest, will work around your schedule regardless of you time zone, and customizes the lesson plan to your needs! Looking forward more great things!
Koneda
Instructor Rae was very patient with me. I feel more confident and eager to practice what I learned from the first lesson.
Nathan V.
I really enjoyed it and I’m very eager to continue learning!! Highly recommend :))

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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Philadelphia is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $80 per hour.
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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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"Tammy is a great teacher. My 11 and 13 year old daughters look forward to each lesson and learning the intricacies of Mandarin."
Olivia
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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"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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"Ali is great! Patient, knowledgeable and flexible"
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Took Mandarin lessons from Ali Y.
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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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"Ms. Qi is a very accessible and diligent teacher. My son can be difficult, but she found ways to quickly connect with him and get him to open up. She accommodated his need for assistance with his regular work, but encouraged us to "start again" with Chinese which is probably a good idea. Very much appreciate her experience and enthusiasm."
Nolan
Took Mandarin lessons from Sandy Q.
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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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"Tammy is outstanding, diligent and very patient!"
David
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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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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