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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 States in 2013, where I have continued to play piano and have joined a local band. I am happy to continue sharing my love of music with my students here.

I began tutoring Mandarin in January 2015. As a native speaker, I can guide you to a very high level, and help you learn to speak with a proper Chinese accent.

Please note: Online classes are available for Mandarin Chinese only. Piano lessons are only available in person.

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August 10, 2018
Maxine M.
Friendly introduction to piano for this beginner
March 6, 2017
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5 stars' teacher
September 21, 2016
Kayli
We just had our first lesson and we hit a few bumps but my daughter has never had music instruction before so we're giving it another go next week to see if things go more smoothly. 3 stars above says meets expectations, and though it didn't, I just hesitate to give someone 2 stars based on one lesson.
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My daughter (K) just turned 5 but is pretty mature for her age and has expressed an interest in learning the piano so we signed up for individual lessons with Lella. At the start of class I mentioned again (I had noted it at booking time as well) that K has had zero experience with music instruction. Immediately Lella sat with K on the piano bench and started explaining treble clef sign, bass clef sign and what hands they relate to. Lella also has a thick accent as I was trying to follow along with her explanations with a little difficulty. She even asked if K speaks Chinese and I said "no" so she said "you're Indian right?" My daughter would look around from time to time while Lella was explaining at which point Lella would just keep seeing "Pay attention sweetie!" Then she asked my daughter to write the numbers 1-5 in a book and when she said she didn't know how to write the number 2, Lella laughed and said "you know, but you forgot right" so I spoke up and explained "no she has not been taught to write her numbers yet, but she can read/recognize them" to which Lella seemed very surprised, so I felt the need to say, "she's still in preschool. But if you write them she'll be able to tell you what they are." So then Lella switched to counts, explaining about the values of different notes. She asked my daughter if she had questions, to which my daughter said "I think I understand what you're saying, if it's just a circle that means four, but if it's a circle with a line..." And before she could finish her thought Lella said "no that's not a line, it's a stem". At another point when Lella asked if she had any questions, my daughter slowly said "yes... what's velour?" And when Lella looked confused I had to step in and explain that Lella was saying "value", the amount of counts for a note. By the end of the half hour lesson, Lella had reached her explanation of middle C, which she described to my daughter saying "this is middle C because it's in the middle, there are two black keys, then on the left is C. Can you find another one?" When K didn't respond right away, she repeated herself, and again another time. So I said "she really has had no previous music experience, I think you need to even explain to her that those are called keys, like there are black keys, white keys..." And Lella just looked at me confused.
At the end of the lesson I agreed to buy the theory book so we can practice that at home, and Lella asked if I can sit in on the next lesson to help explain things to my daughter, because she "doesn't really focus". I agreed to sit in on the lesson, for my own benefit so I can help her with HW since I also don't have music experience. But I also mentioned to Lella that her accent is quite strong and I think my daughter was having trouble understanding her, and Lella seemed surprised by that comment.
I don't know... it says on Lella's profile that she has worked with young kids but I can't really see how the class was any different from how she would teach me, an adult with no prior music experience.
Oh! I forgot to mention something so basic - when we met Lella she thought I was someone else so I re-introduced myself and introduced my daughter. Then as we were saying goodbye at the end of class I realized Lella had never introduced herself to my daughter, so I asked "oh, what would you like K to call you, Ms. Li, or Lella? Ms. Lella?" She said Lella was fine so I turned to K and said "Tell Lella bye K." It just hit me, I mean that's something about creating a relationship with a young student. Speaking to them directly, making that connection. Lella was really smiley which gave the impression she was friendly but she never really made a connection with K who is the student, not me.

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Yuexin C.

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I'm a Comparative Literature major at Colorado College. I'm bilingual, patient, and know how to encourage new language students.

About Yuexin

Hi! I am an undergraduate student at Colorado College, majoring in Comparative Literature and Music. I am from Shenzhen, China, and moved to the U.S. when I was 18.

I play the banjo, do all forms of arts, and have a never-dying crave for traveling. I lived in Brazil and Finland for a little while. I have a talent in learning new languages and am passionate about teaching them.

I have taught Chinese to people of all age. I specialize in teaching listening and speaking. If you would like to take lessons with me in person, then I am good at teaching reading and writing as well. My strength is in my patience for my students. I understand that learning a new language, especially Chinese, is not an overnight progress. As a language learner myself, I emphasize with the frustration, yet the excitement of learning the language and the cultu

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So trust me! Let yourself or your child be in good hands.
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February 19, 2019
Sarah
I'm really enjoying my lessons with Yuexin. She's very patient and is able to answer all my questions. She's also happy to customize the lesson to suit my interests; for example, we took some time to go over voice lines in a video game that were in Chinese and then work on the pronunciation and pinyin for them.

The textbook and workbook she had me get have been helpful, and I've been supplementing by practicing on my own using Duolingo. I think the combination has been really effective for learning the language. Yuexin has been great for correcting my pronunciation and teaching me how native speakers would actually speak and write.
December 21, 2017
Lilian C.
Yuexin is an excellent Mandarin teacher for kids. My 8 year-old has started lessons and is progressing well. Yuexin researched and picked out a good textbook for kids. She is patient, clear, and easy to schedule with. We are happy!
October 13, 2017
Nick
Yuexin is a fantastic teacher. She is very good at teaching all things China, whether that's teaching mandarin or giving out helpful tips about China. Great teacher.

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Yuexin C.

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I am an local Chinese who does not have accent. I had teaching experience for 3years.I know how to let people understand better.And I love to show everyone Chinese culture.I am have strong interesting in many area.I am sure that we could find some common topics to make the lesson fun together.

About Echo

Hi My name is Echo. My Chinese name is Zhang Jun. I lived in US for two years and has moved back to China since August . I came to America because my husband is American. So I came to know his family and culture.

In China I used to be English teacher for kids through 5-12 for 3 years.I really love teaching.

When I was in America ,many friends around me are very interested in Chinese culture. So that made me think to be a Chinese teacher. Also I always love to answer their questions about my culture and feel really happy to share it. I have many interest. I like traveling, doing Yoga and meditation, writing, painting and watching Chinese TV shows.
please do not worry about the distance. I would get your email through TakeLessons or my email and In China we use an app called Wechat. If you would like to download one that will hel

p us talk also.

I am sure you will learn a lot!
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October 7, 2018
Katrina
Echo is always very patient and helpful. The class is informative and fun too! She is a wonderful teacher.
March 27, 2018
Katrina
I have been meeting with Echo for about six weeks. She is a great teacher and adapts well to my learning style and goals. She is very encouraging and i always enjoy my Mandarin lessons with her.
February 17, 2018
Katrina
Echo is a wonderful teacher. She communicates well before and during the class so I know what to expect. She also listens to my goals and what I want to learn during our lessons and incorporates them into the lesson plans. Great first class! I am excited to learn more next week and I'm looking forward to studying this week. Thank you.

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I can make a hard or boring subject easy and enjoyable to learn. My priority is student success - I work to make it happen. My ability comes from extensive experience, a history of student success, and personal achievement in the subject.

About Allen

Having trouble with a subject? Whether you want to work on improving your grade or aiming for your next 4.0, I'm here to help. From simple to complex, we'll work on it in a way that makes sense to you and allows you to be successful in your class.

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July 11, 2019
Rachel K.
Allen is such a great tutor! I took organic chemistry and he helped me understand a lot of concepts and was very patient

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Allen M.

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I can help with your Chinese homework and I can also teach Chinese grammar, alphabet, and pronunciation. I have an exclusive vast amount of Chinese learning materials to help you study. I will make learning plans for students based on their interests and levels. Before class, I will prepare learning materials for the students in advance. I can teach students Chinese in terms of linguistics and cultural aspects.

About HAIYING

I was born in the southern part of China. I am a native Chinese speaker and I am fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese. My bachelor degree was Applied translation studies so I am good at translating Chinese to English as well as English to Chinese. I had been a tutor in China since 2015. I got my master’s degree in TESOL from the State University of New York at Fredonia. I can help with your Chinese homework and I can also teach Chinese grammar, alphabet, and pronunciation.

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June 29, 2019
Emily
Haiying is a nice and patient teacher. I gained a lot of help from her in my Mandarin study. Definitely will buy more lesson from her.

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Meixu L.

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Trust me, I will be your most loved Chinese teacher.

About Meixu

I am a professional cellist with more than 20 years of performing experience and teaching professionally for more than 10 years. I completed my Master of Music at Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music with a scholarship. Additionally, I received a Professional Studies Diploma which is the highest level of performance at The New School Mannes School of Music which is a top conservatory in New York with scholarship as well.

I am performing with top orchestras at the notable concert venues in the US every year, such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center as both soloist and principal cellist with various orchestras. Now I am the principal cellist of The Asian Cultural Symphony Orchestra. In 2017, I presented and produced my own charity recital at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall with not only classic music with piano but

also trios with Chinese traditional instruments for the world premiere pieces which composed by the famous Chinese composers. All the proceeds of the concert are donated to UNICEF. My charity concerts tour spread across more than a dozen states and cities of the US. I have been interviewed and reported by newspapers, magazines, news, TV programs and other media at home and abroad.
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October 2, 2019
Carissa
She teaches well and makes sure that you fully understand the lesson/technique. Her constructive criticisms really help and allows you to grow and improve.
September 30, 2019
Wendy
I really learn a lot from her. She is very precise and makes sure I understand how to play each piece, and she is always very patient with me.
September 30, 2019
Fan
I seriously love her since she is so patient and nice.

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I am a Chinese educator who strongly believes that "Teaching and learning should bring joy". All I have done in the past 6 years as a professional Chinese teacher is to support my students to be successful. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each individual. If you have been looking for learning from someone who is creative and professional--Let's get started!

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A creative, fun, and professional Chinese language educator:)

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I keep students engaged in language learning. I am a native Beijing, China. I have more than 10 years teaching experience in Chinese and 5 years in math/algebra. I have rich experiences with children and young adults and adults. I am currently working in classrooms at a public school.

About Jingbo

I am specialized in math and Chinese tutoring. I work for special education in public schools and I am an Mandarin, Chinese instructor. As an enthusiastic and educated professional with a commitment to facilitating outstanding first educational experiences for young children, I am poised to significantly impact your school in this role.

Creating friendly and welcoming environments, incorporating diverse materials, and helping students learn to thrive in new settings are just a few of the areas in which I excel. I have a deep passion and willingness to make a positive difference in students’ lives, inspire the confidence to be successful, and share the courage to get through difficulties. I have dedicated my life to help students in need and to improve their lives and I love to make a difference in the classroom. I am bilingual in both Ch

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Cheryl
"My first lesson was very helpful. I’m looking forward to my next lessons. Very good instructor."
Sasha
"she is amazing, she takes it slow on the first lesson and and she is patient for you to finish,and she takes it a step at a time not rush through it"
Matt
"Sharon was very patient with me as I learned to speak Chinese, especially needed in the beginning when my Chinese was not good. She is very good at workin
g on the tones and that was a relief to me because it was difficult!"
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Myriam
"Excellent teacher! My son, George (12), felt very comfortable with Guifang. My son had no prior experience with the Mandarin Chinese language, and Guifang
was able to introduce him to the language in a manner that did not leave him feeling intimidated about trying something new. Guifang also supplied him with extra materials (video , quizlet, voice recorder) via email.She was easy to reach and very flexible on scheduling lessons. We plan on continuing to work with Guifang and would highly recommend her to other students. Highly impressed!"
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Raquel
"Alina is wonderful. There's just no substitute for a professional teacher like her if you really want to learn a language. I think this is especially true
for a language that is as difficult and foreign (to an English speaker at least) as Mandarin. Thanks to Alina, I finally have gotten the hang of the tones and am learning the characters for real. I LOVE the textbook she teaches out of--it's part of a very thorough series of Chinese language-learning textbooks, the sort you would use in an actual class at a university or in an immersion program. In addition, she prepares pdfs which she sends me to supplement the textbook vocabulary/grammar. We're on chapter 6 now and I'm feeling very excited and motivated because after years of wanting to learn Mandarin and dabbling casually with various materials, I feel that I've finally begun to make progress.

Alina, in addition to being a great teacher, is also a very warm and considerate person. She won't make you feel pressured or uncomfortable if you aren't perfectly prepared for your lesson. She's also been very conscientious about sending materials, being on time for our lessons, and making sure that I understood all of the lesson material, even if it means going a little over the designated hour. I highly recommend her to anyone who is serious about learning Mandarin."
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Abakar Brahim
"Great teacher, awesome class. Thanks a lot."
Lillianna
"Only had one lesson so far but she's nice"
Amanda
"Sonia was concise and clear-I'm learning quickly from her."
Taeyup Kim
"Kelvin was very kind and supportive of what I wanted to accomplish. I look forward to continuing on my Chinese lessons with him."

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