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Samuel B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Madarin, English
  • Ph.D. chemistry from University of South Florida
  • Teaching since 2011
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Samuel B.

5 Reviews
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I am also a chinese poet and song writer. Can teach from basic to advanced.

About Samuel

Independent musician. Love flute from spirit and soul. 1. Played flute for > 20 years. 2. Have >6 years of teaching students. Interest driven study. 3. Have abundant knowledge in flute, guitar and other instrument of multiple genres. 4. As a Chinese, I speak mandarin/English and can teach ch

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Annika T.
Samuel is very patient with my daughter. Samuel create a fun environment for student to learn. Definitely love his positive energy and love for music!!!
Zoe ..
Samuel is very patient; he has a great personality and well prepared for my kid's class. I'd highly recommend Samuel.
Emma
Sam is great with my 10 year old daughter. He is easy going and makes the flute lessons fun and my daughter enjoys her weekly hour lesson. We let Sam know what our goals were and he has created a plan accordingly.

Sam can do both in-home and online lessons. The in-home lessons are great, no need to travel.

Overall Sam is a great teach and very affordable.

Joy S.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Joy S.

34 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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She is very patient.
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Bill L.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Masters in Computer Science (Machine learning/Artificial Intelligence) from Georgia Tech
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Bill L.

34 Reviews
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Grew up in Taiwan and America, and native speaker of both English and Mandarin Chinese. I have close to 10 years of tutoring experience to students ranging from children to adults.

I recommend just starting with a single lesson to see if we are good fits for each other, and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals!

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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Bill is very knowledgeable about Java and really goes the extra mile to help a student learn.

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Ying W.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ying W.

24 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

I am from China. Both Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese Chinese are my native languages. Want to learn Chinese? Speak Chinese fast and easily? Learn how to read and write Chinese characters? Get to know the Chinese culture, customs and traditions? Let’s get started!

About Ying

My name is Ying. I am from China. I was born and brought up in China. Moved to North America in 2014. My native language is Chinese, I speak both Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese. I graduated from University of International Business and Economics in Beijing China and received a Bachelor’s degree

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Cole S.
Tonight was my sons first lesson. He loved Ying and is looking forward to his next lesson!
Kelvin J.
Ying knows her stuff.If you do the work she assign you you will learn it. If you push yourself she motivates you.
Modesayo
Ying is very patient and knowledgeable

Lin X.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese/Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lin X.

47 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

I have been teaching Chinese in bay area for many years. I am very experienced in customizing private lessons for students of different age with a wide variety of needs. For more information, please contact: lartstutor at gmail, or leave an online message. I am looking forward to working with you:)

Background:
I am a Chinese native speaker with a Master degree in Education. I've also got a teaching credential to teach in public schools in China. I am experienced in customizing lessons for both children and adults. In my class, students' "needs" and "wants" are prioritized. It helps students achieve their goals while combined with students' "lacks" in lesson planning. Therefore, I've gained a lot of successful teaching experiences in designing lessons targeting students' goals and expectations. My Chinese class has covered topics from kids Chinese to adult Business Chinese.

Course benefits include:
- 1-on-1, or 1-on-more customized private lessons
- Most flexible option and ...

About Lin

I have been teaching Chinese and Violin in bay area for years. I am very experienced in customizing private lessons for students of different age with various needs. If you have any question regarding my course, please contact: lartstutor at gmail or send a message online. My class is designed i

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Eri H.
Ms. Lin has been a great teacher for my daughter. I highly recommend her!
Isha
Ms.Lin has been teaching me for almost as long as I have been playing the violin. She has been very helpful and always focuses on what we have trouble with. In class , our needs are prioritized and we go at whatever pace fits us best. Overall, this violin class has been incredibly helpful and I look forward to each lesson!!
Jenny K.
I have both of my kids (Age 11, 13) taking in-person and online classes with Teacher Lin. Kids initially were quite resistant to have 1-on-1 Chinese lessons - but after the first lesson - they both said "1 hour already? That's fast!". Both thought that while they already know some level of Chinese from a few years in Chinese school, Teacher Lin is able to reinforce the grammatical and technical foundation of the language - while making it engaging.

The online classes are very easy to attend and as effective. It is a great option when we need to stay at home without missing anything.
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Ian S.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ian S.

41 Reviews
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Online Mandarin Teacher

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 in New Jersey. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on p

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Bill
Ian is a talented, knowledgeable and thoughtful instructor. He listens to your needs and comes up with a plan to help you achieve what your looking for. Very personable and connects with his students immediately. Highly recommend.
Gary T.
I've learnt so much within a month! I'm so excited for the future! He's great!
Hayati
Even it was my first lesson I can feel the progress and I am confident about achieving my goal. Thanks Ian!!

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Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Pittsburgh is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $59 and $90 per hour.
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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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"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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"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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"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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"Ms. Lin has been a great teacher for my daughter. I highly recommend her!"
Eri
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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"Very patient with my 7 year old and encourages him when he gets embarrassed."
Wilcox
Took Mandarin lessons from Lella L.
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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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"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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"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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"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."
greg
Took Mandarin lessons from Lin X.
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