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The Best Chinese Tutors in California

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Ye L.
60/hour

Davis, CA

Native Chinese Speaker

I’m Chinese and native speaker. I was used to be an anchor in China so I speak the most proper mandarin compare to most of other Chinese. I also have experience work in UCDavis Chinese department for tutor. And I’m not... read more

60/hour
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I’m Chinese and native speaker. I was used to be an anchor in China so I speak the most proper mandarin compare to most of other Chinese. I also have experience work in UCDavis Chinese department for tutor. And I’m not... read more

Yan X.
50/hour

Cypress, CA

Experienced Mandarin/Chinese Teacher would like to tutor

I have a Chinese Teaching Credential in China. read more

50/hour
4.6 (5)
7 hours tutoring Chinese out of 7 hours
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I have a Chinese Teaching Credential in China. read more

Norton E.
30/hour

Folsom, CA

MA in Chinese w/ 12+ yrs tutoring students in all age groups

I speak Chinese-Mandarin fluently. I read and write Chinese characters and Pinyin. I have an M.A. in Chinese language and linguistics. I have been speaking Mandarin and reading and writing Chinese in both social and... read more

30/hour
5.0 (31)
115 hours tutoring Chinese out of 121 hours
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I speak Chinese-Mandarin fluently. I read and write Chinese characters and Pinyin. I have an M.A. in Chinese language and linguistics. I have been speaking Mandarin and reading and writing Chinese in both social and... read more

Yan M.
50/hour

Chula Vista, CA

Chinese Language Teacher and Scholar

I have substantial experience teaching both college and pre-college students. I have been teaching Chinese theatre history, theory, and performance since 2006 in both Chinese and English. From Aug. 2018 to Dec. 2020, I worked as a... read more

50/hour
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I have substantial experience teaching both college and pre-college students. I have been teaching Chinese theatre history, theory, and performance since 2006 in both Chinese and English. From Aug. 2018 to Dec. 2020, I worked as a... read more

Jie Z.
35/hour

Chino Hills, CA

Licensed Chinese Mandarin Teacher|Native Speaker

I am skilled at customizing the lessons to meet the need of students and adjusting based on students' proficiency levels and embedding Chinese culture into Chinese language learning. I am specializing in tutoring... read more

35/hour
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I am skilled at customizing the lessons to meet the need of students and adjusting based on students' proficiency levels and embedding Chinese culture into Chinese language learning. I am specializing in tutoring... read more

LING D.
35/hour

Arcadia, CA

Mandarin Conversation with Radio Program Hostess

Based on my educational background, I have full of confidence about the knowledge of Chinese culture. If you want to learn/practice Mandarin and know more about Chinese culture by talking and chatting, do not hesitate to... read more

35/hour
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Based on my educational background, I have full of confidence about the knowledge of Chinese culture. If you want to learn/practice Mandarin and know more about Chinese culture by talking and chatting, do not hesitate to... read more

Tingting Y.
50/hour

Saratoga, CA

Professional Mandarin teacher

I speak standard mandarin and hold a professional mandarin certification in China. I have been tutoring Chinese before I moved to the USA! I also taught my husband to speak Chinese and now he is doing great! read more

50/hour
27 hours tutoring Chinese out of 27 hours
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I speak standard mandarin and hold a professional mandarin certification in China. I have been tutoring Chinese before I moved to the USA! I also taught my husband to speak Chinese and now he is doing great! read more

Vicky L.
40/hour

La Puente, CA

Chinese I Major Teaching Chinese as Second Language

The full-time job is related the Education for International Students. I finished my bachelor Degree in Top University of China. The major is Teaching Chinese as a Second Language. And I also finished the Master Degree in Education of... read more

40/hour
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The full-time job is related the Education for International Students. I finished my bachelor Degree in Top University of China. The major is Teaching Chinese as a Second Language. And I also finished the Master Degree in Education of... read more

Lilian Z.
50/hour

Long Beach, CA

Experienced Language Teacher with 20+ Years of Teaching Experience

After immigrating to the United States, I obtained a CDECE certificate, then I teach Mandarin in Chinese immersion preschools. The age of my tutoring students is from toddlers to adults. I cherish China's long history and splendid... read more

50/hour
1 hours tutoring Chinese out of 1 hours
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After immigrating to the United States, I obtained a CDECE certificate, then I teach Mandarin in Chinese immersion preschools. The age of my tutoring students is from toddlers to adults. I cherish China's long history and splendid... read more

Sylvia Z.
55/hour

San Jose, CA

Graphic novel artist / Illustrator/ Graphic designer

I’m an MFA graduate, graphic novel artist, illustrator and graphic designer based in Hong Kong and California, who specializes in drawing, storytelling and depicting emotion through illustration and comics. I love drawing a lot and am looking... read more

55/hour
5.0 (174)
519 hours tutoring
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I’m an MFA graduate, graphic novel artist, illustrator and graphic designer based in Hong Kong and California, who specializes in drawing, storytelling and depicting emotion through illustration and comics. I love drawing a lot and am looking... read more

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