Mandarin Lessons in Pittsburgh. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable Mandarin lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice Mandarin.”

Popular Mandarin Teachers in Pittsburgh, PA

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Ian S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Ian S.

38 Reviews
Book Now
Private 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. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on piano, Ian has

Recent Reviews
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.
Shehryar ghori

Joy S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Sociology from University of California, San Diego
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Joy S.

31 Reviews
Book Now
Private Mandarin Teacher

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

Recent Reviews
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
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Mark G.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Global Supply Chain & Operations Management from University of South Carolina - Moore School of Business
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Mark G.

28 Reviews
Book Now
Private Mandarin Teacher

I spent one year living and studying Mandarin - Chinese in Beijing, China. I understand firsthand the difficulties that native English speakers face while learning this daunting language.

Through fun activities, important homework assignments, and the use of music, I help students overcome their fears and start speaking Mandarin from day one!

Message me for a sample lesson plan or to discuss group rates.

Zai Jian!

Mark

About Mark

Mark G. is available for online lessons for students around the world! He is currently in Maui as a Yoga Instructor, and loves to teach Yoga, Languages, and Health & Wellness! Mark has been studying languages for over 25 years and has been teaching English and Spanish as a second language for ov

Recent Reviews
Buzz
Marcos es un maestro bueno!
John
I took beginning Spanish from Mark. He directed me to a book on Spanish Verbs which I purchased and he was helpful in guiding me on how to study with it. I also had some Spanish correspondence which he translated for me. He has a pleasant personality and willingly answers questions. I highly recommend him.
Michael

Meet Online Mandarin Teachers Serving Pittsburgh, PA

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ian S.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 3 and up
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Ian S.

38 Reviews
Book Now
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. With 28 years of experience on the guitar and 32 years on piano, Ian has

Recent Reviews
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.
Shehryar ghori
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Larry W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin, French, English
  • Political science from Byu Idaho
  • Teaching since 2013
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Larry W.

Book Now
Online Mandarin Teacher

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

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Grace J.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Master from university in China
  • Teaching since 2005
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Grace J.

44 Reviews
Book Now
Online Mandarin Teacher

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,

Recent Reviews
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.

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing Mandarin teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream Mandarin teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Mandarin Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute Mandarin lessons in Pittsburgh 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.
30 min
$35 average
45 min
$47 average
60 min
$59 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect Mandarin teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each Mandarin lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Mandarin Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_237360_pi_9634c41d573e9c533fcd292448b50782e8c6fb8a
"Wonderful person and FANTASTIC teacher. Quick to correct pronunciation and even more quick to complement and encourage. I was very lucky to pick Jasmine - a very up-beat personality. By the way, her English grammar is perfect."
Vaughn
Took Mandarin lessons from Jasmine L.
Profile_111128_pi_IMG_2904
"Tammy is outstanding, diligent and very patient!"
David
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
Profile_111128_pi_IMG_2904
"Tammy is amazing...my 12yr.old is so excited to be learning a new language"
Tyson
Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
Profile_91920_pi_12%20%283%29
"Grace is fantastic. She speaks very clearly and works with you on each lesson at a very manageable pace. She is good at praising when you get things like pronunciation or tones correct, which is really helpful because they are difficult. She is also not afraid to stop you and have you repeat something if you botch it. I really enjoy my lessons."
Daniel
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
Profile_91920_pi_12%20%283%29
"GraceJ is patient and she expands on written material. So far, my experience has been great.."
Dawn
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
Profile_71740_pi_WP_20141005_004
"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.
Profile_192624_pi_20190425_JoyS%20001
"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.
Profile_237360_pi_9634c41d573e9c533fcd292448b50782e8c6fb8a
"Very kind and patient!"
Michael
Took Mandarin lessons from Jasmine L.
Profile_91920_pi_12%20%283%29
"Grace is an excellent instructor. She is thorough and has helped me to to lay a solid foundation with the Mandarin language. The extras are the charts and the explanations and cultural highlights. The bonuses--she cares and she is patient. I highly recommend her as a 老师. She is a teacher.😌"
Dawn
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
Profile_91920_pi_12%20%283%29
"Very helpful teacher... And cheerful personality :-) I'm two lessons in so just starting to feel more confident w simple dialogue and hope to get better."
lauren
Took Mandarin lessons from Grace J.
View More
View Less