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Looking for an online Chinese tutor? Preply is the leading online language learning platform worldwide. You can choose from 2660 Chinese teachers with an average rating of 4.91 out of 5 stars given by 8931 customers. Book a lesson with a private Chinese teacher today and start learning. Not entirely happy with your tutor? No worries, Preply offers free tutor replacement till you're 100% satisfied.  Looking for a different way to learn a language? Explore Chinese classes or find other resources to learn Chinese online.

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  • Super tutor
    Tutor chinese Veronica J.
    5
    118
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks:

    Certified tutor with 24 years of experience Hello,everyone!I'm Veronica. I’m from Jiangsu, China. I like singing, reading, cooking and doing Tai Chi. Music edifies my sentiment, books expand my vision, delicious food makes me enjoy life better, and doing Tai Chi makes me healthier.
    I am a primary school teacher with 24 years of education and teaching experience.

    Why choose Veronica J.
    "She is very very patient and understanding to the needs of my son's pace and also attentiveness. Her english is perfect and easily understandable. High recommended."
    Omer
    OmerJanuary 19, 2022
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  • Tutor chinese Alice C.

    Alice C.

    China
    Newly joined
    55
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks: +1

    A tutor who is fully patient, positive and good energy. Hello everyone, my name is Alice, my Chinese name is Ya(雅), which means elegant and beautiful in Chinese. I am an authentic Chinese and multilingual learner. Reading is a way for me to relax,and also I enjoy listening to music and practicing guitar in my spare time , they are my source of joy.

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  • Super tutor
    Tutor chinese Hetty H.

    Hetty H.

    China
    5
    220
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks: +2

    Experienced Teacher.  Hello, my name is Hetty and I’m a Chinese teacher with experience teaching Mandarin and Cantonese. I was born and raised in Guangdong and therefore am a native Cantonese speaker but I also speak fluent Mandarin having studied and worked in Hangzhou for 5 years.

    Why choose Hetty H.
    "Hetty has been very helpful and amazingly patient. She's very gentle and easy to talk to. I enjoy learning from her and would highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a Chinese teacher. "
    David
    DavidNovember 1, 2018
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  • Super tutor
    Tutor chinese Mint C.

    Mint C.

    Taiwan
    5
    102
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks:

    Create your own learning environment, and learn Chinese with fun! Language learning is all about personal environment building up, so it's really important to discover what your interest is and inspire your learning motivation!
    Hi, this is Mint!
    I'm enthusiastic and patient to teach/tutor/share the skills, tools and confidence students need to be successful.

    Why choose Mint C.
    "My kids love Mint. He is capable of online applications, switching off on screen. This is exactly what we are looking for. "
    Vicky
    VickyAugust 27, 2020
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  • Tutor chinese Wang Y.

    Wang Y.

    China
    3.5
    39
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks:

    Certified tutor with 4 years of experience Hi! This is Kaia. I am a native Chinese speaker, currently live in Shenzhen, China. I want to tell you a little bit about myself. I love running, traveling, and drinking tea. Most importantly, I enjoy communicating with people from different cultural backgrounds.

    Why choose Wang Y.
    "i like her because she is friendly and easy to talk with "
    空か
    空かApril 8, 2022
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  • Super tutor
    Tutor chinese Jing Q.

    Jing Q.

    China
    5
    126
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks: +1

    Native tutor with abundant teaching experience and great patience and passion. Let's learn Chinese in an interesting and interactive way! Hello, I'm Jing. I'm a native Chinese speaker and a graduate student in English interpreting. Also, I have four years of teaching experience.
    WHAT YOU WILL GET: 👍🏻 Lessons that are customised to your needs and level
    👍🏻Your Chinese level will be improved in a relaxed atmosphere

    Why choose Jing Q.
    "Great tutor. My daughter really enjoys learning Chinese with Jing. Jing is very friendly and professional. I highly recommend her."
    David
    DavidMarch 22, 2021
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  • Tutor chinese Yanling J.

    Yanling J.

    China
    5
    39
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks:

    Five years of teaching experience Hello, I'm Mrs. Shell. I come from Qingdao, China, which is a beautiful coastal city. My mother tongue is Chinese and I like reading, sports and traveling.
    I have been working in kindergarten for five years. I am good at learning Chinese in many fields, such as Chinese pinyin, Chinese character ...

    Why choose Yanling J.
    "I like the free talk topics at the end of classes"
    Lan
    LanJune 22, 2022
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  • Super tutor
    Tutor chinese Katrina F.

    Katrina F.

    Hong Kong
    5
    236
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks: +2

    📚𝐼 𝐻𝑒𝑙𝑝 𝐵𝑒𝑔𝑖𝑛𝑛𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝐿𝑒𝑎𝑟𝑛 𝐶𝑎𝑛𝑡𝑜𝑛𝑒𝑠𝑒 Hello / Hola / 你好 , My name is Katrina, Native Cantonese Speaker from Hong Kong
    ☘︎︎For BEGINNER in Cantonese / Mandarin
    Lesson would focus on basic knowledge : Self introduction , Nationality, Numbers, Family, Greetings, Yes / No questions, Know/Understand, I like. . . , I can speak. . . , etc

    Why choose Katrina F.
    "Katrina is patient, friendly and a great teacher! It is very enjoyable learning new languages with her. "
    Baillie
    BaillieNovember 7, 2020
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  • Super tutor
    Tutor chinese Lily Akira W.
    5
    157
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks: +1

    🐼Over 1,800 hours🔥|Beginner friendly🍀|Adults & Kids🍀|Speak proficient English&Japanese 🍀| Do you think Chinese is DIFFICULT??
    Noooooo! Learning Chinese can be FUN and EASY!!
    【About me】
    📌Over 1800 hours of teaching experience both online & offline.
    📌Have taught students from more than 20 countries, aged 5-60.
    📌Beginner & kid friendly, as I speak proficient English & Japanese.

    Why choose Lily Akira W.
    "she is a very good teacher "
    Bonnie-Jeanne
    Bonnie-JeanneSeptember 28, 2021
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  • Tutor chinese Xueli 叶.

    Xueli 叶.

    China
    5
    63
    HKD
    per hour
      Speaks: +2

    Let's talk with happy Chinese I love learning languages,and enjyoy talking with different people from all over the world. In my lessons,you will have lots of speaking practice because we can talk about any topic that you are intereseted in. On the oter sides,I can do help in improving reading,writing,listening.

    Why choose Xueli 叶.
    "Really friendly and knows how to handle small kids,will definitely continue lessons with her ."
    Shiza
    ShizaJanuary 13, 2022
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Online Mandarin Chinese Lessons: The Most Effective Way to Learn Chinese

Mandarin Chinese is one of the most popular languages to learn today. With over a billion native speakers, it is China’s official dialect as well as an important language for international business people and travelers alike. That said, Mandarin is one of the more challenging languages to master, which makes it vital that you learn it in the most effective way. Whether you’ve studied the language before or you’re just starting out, finding the best online Chinese teacher is the most important step toward fluency. Preply is here to help you choose the perfect private Chinese tutor.

 

At this point, it’s important to consider your goals. Perhaps, you want to learn recreationally in order to watch Chinese movies without subtitles or read books in the original language. Maybe you want a thorough understanding of the language to broker business deals. Or maybe you’re planning a vacation and you want to communicate with locals. Whatever your motivation, a great online Chinese tutor will help you reach your goals.

 

To speak Chinese clearly, correctly and effectively, learning from an expert is key. Over the years, Preply has gathered the best online tutors; they are dedicated, passionate linguistic professionals from around the globe. Among them are native speakers ready to share their deep knowledge of writing, reading and speaking their language. As trained and verified Chinese teachers, they will help you gain the skills you need and provide practical knowledge. The online tutors on Preply are an excellent resource for anyone preparing to learn a language.

Benefits of Online Chinese Lessons

Have you ever tried to learn a language in a physical classroom? In traditional settings, large groups and varying student abilities can present challenges. All too often, students’ goals aren’t met, and they don’t learn the skills they need to succeed.

 

With online lessons, you can have a private tutor who is as dedicated as you. You’ll avoid the pressure and distraction of a physical classroom and you’ll get a truly personalized approach.

 

Online tutoring is an ideal solution. It affords you a private tutor who is dedicated to helping you. You’ll also avoid the pressure and distraction of a physical classroom and receive a truly personalized approach. Additionally, you get to enjoy a teacher's undivided attention to guide you in learning Chinese characters, meanings and pronunciation as well as tones. Targeted learning makes the process faster and more enjoyable.

 

Preply will help you find the right private Chinese tutor and guide you through the learning process. The range of benefits include:

 

  • The best Chinese tutors for your budget
  • Mandarin Chinese lessons online at the perfect time for your busy schedule
  • The ability to learn anywhere
  • A learning plan tailored to your unique goals
  • Online Chinese lessons entirely on you
  • A dedicated customer support team available when you need them

 

It’s never been easier to find a private Chinese tutor online. On Preply, just adjust the search filters to fit your needs. Whatever your budget and availability, there is a range of options. Furthermore, you can take a look at online tutor videos, read reviews, and even connect via online chat prior to booking the first lesson of your online Chinese course.

Your Chinese Tutor Will Immerse You in Knowledge and Culture

The best way to achieve fluency in a complex language like Mandarin is through immersion, but it’s not always the most practical. It’s unlikely that you’ll be able to give up your life and work to go spend a few years in China. That said, when you work with a native speaker through online tutoring, you can replicate the benefits of immersion.

 

During your online Chinese lessons, you’ll develop the basis for a solid foundation in Mandarin. You’ll start to recognize the difference between traditional and simplified Chinese characters. That’s just the beginning though. Guided by your expert Chinese tutor, you’ll learn about the idiosyncrasies unique to this particular language as well as cultural nuances that are not just interesting but also vital to effective communication with native speakers.

 

Private Chinese teachers are the ultimate resource for language learning and helping you truly understand it on a deep and practical level. After all, you want to be able to communicate confidently in Mandarin Chinese.

 

Preply can help you enrich your life with conversations in a new language. With just a few clicks, you can find the right online Chinese tutor for you. Schedule a time for your first online Chinese conversation right now. And if you need help or have any questions, Preply’s support team is available to help.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

💪 How hard is it to become proficient in Mandarin Chinese?

On average, mastering Mandarin Chinese takes 2,200 hours according to the Foreign Service Institute. This means by dedicating 20 hours a week, it’s possible to reach fluency in Chinese in about two years. A great way to reach fluency is to practice regularly with native speakers. If you don't know any native speakers near you, check out language learning websites to find online Chinese tutors. All you need is internet access and a desire to study.
 

🏃 Is there a way to start speaking Chinese faster?

The quickest and most effective way to become fluent in Chinese is to live in a Chinese-speaking country. The need to interact with native speakers will leave you with no choice but to communicate, which will break the language barrier and push you to learn from native speakers quickly. If that is not possible at the moment, use the Internet to access Mandarin magazines and TV shows to enrich your vocabulary and improve your listening skills. Lastly, it’s vital to use what you’ve learned. Fortunately, anyone with an Internet connection can take conversational Chinese lessons online with native speakers on platforms like Preply.
 

💁 Why is Preply the best place to study Chinese online?

On Preply, everyone who wants to master Mandarin Chinese will find a professional tutor who suits their needs. With one-on-one teaching, tutors customize lessons to the needs of each person who wants to become fluent. You can make quick progress because online lessons are accessible at any time you want. What's more, it’s easy to choose a private teacher according to your budget and language objectives, as prices are reasonable and there are many private Chinese tutors to choose from!
 

💵 How much does an online Chinese lesson cost?

Surprisingly, $14 is the average price for a 60-minute lesson with an online Mandarin Chinese tutor on Preply. The more affordable ones charge only $3 per Chinese lesson, with superstars asking up to $90. Tutors set their own Mandarin Chinese lesson prices, which vary based on demand and other factors.
 

🎦 How does online Chinese tutoring work?

For Chinese lessons, students and tutors open the online classroom called Preply Space. This video chat platform also lets you download study materials, track your progress and exchange messages with your Chinese teacher.
 

🧑🏻‍🤝‍🧑🏿 How many people speak Chinese?

Over one billion people around the world speak the Chinese language. Among them are 918 million native speakers.
 

🌍 What countries speak Chinese?

Standard Chinese (also known as Mandarin) is the official language in China, Taiwan and Singapore. It's also spoken as regional language in one more country and spoken in 50 more.
 

🎓 What are the most popular Chinese language tests?

The TOCFL is intended for non-native speakers of Mandarin. If you want to determine your proficiency or want to study, work, or do business in Mandarin Chinese-speaking contexts or countries, you could register for this test. Otherwise, to see how far you've come from working with Preply teachers, you can also consider the popular BCT: Business Chinese test.
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