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Private In-Home and Online Mandarin Chinese Tutoring

Receive personally tailored Mandarin Chinese lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting. We help you connect with in-home and online tutoring that offers flexible scheduling and your choice of locations.

Reach out to Varsity Tutors for more information on how you or your student can sign up for Tampa Chinese tutoring. Private mentoring is a great way for students and adult learners to improve their Chinese proficiency. Whether you are starting from the basics or you want to supplement your current Chinese studies, we can help.

How can a Tampa Chinese tutor near me help me or my student?

Chinese is widely considered to be one of the most difficult languages to learn. It can be especially difficult for native English speakers, as it has very few similarities to English. There are many new things to learn, such as tones and a new script. However, studying Chinese can prove to be very beneficial. It is the most commonly spoken language in the world. Knowing Chinese can help you connect with travelers and native speakers in your area or with locals if you travel to China or other countries where Chinese is spoken, such as Taiwan and Singapore. Studying Chinese can also be useful if you do business in China or are entering the world of finance.

Something that students of Chinese often struggle with is its tones. Chinese is a tonal language. The same word can have different meanings depending on which tone is used. Mandarin Chinese has four tones, but other dialects can have up to nine. Your Tampa Chinese tutor can go over tones with you so that you get better at using them.

Tampa Chinese tutors can also help you improve your Chinese grammar. Chinese grammar rules are very different from English. However, once you understand them, it can actually make things easier for you. For example, words remain the same whether they have a plural or singular form. Understanding this can also help you understand Chinese speakers when they speak English.

Another area private Tampa Chinese tutors can help you or your student with is written Chinese. There is no Chinese alphabet. Rather, there are over 50,000 characters that make up written Chinese. It is the only modern pictographic language. Each symbol represents one syllable. This can be overwhelming, as around 20,000 characters are used regularly, but 2,500 characters make up the majority of written Chinese. Your mentor can help you focus on the characters which matter the most and only move on to the lesser used characters once you are ready.More importantly, your tutor can help you take advantage of Pinyin, a way to use the English alphabet phonetically to communicate in Mandarin and other Chinese dialects.

Tampa Chinese tutors can also help you improve your pronunciation. One of the benefits of studying with a private mentor is that you can get an opportunity to practice your Chinese regularly, which is important for improving fluency and reducing hesitation when speaking. Your instructor can provide you with instant feedback and correct any mistakes you make with grammar or pronunciation.

A private Tampa Chinese tutor can use a variety of techniques to help you learn. They can cater their sessions to your learning style. For example, if you are a visual learner, they can use flashcards. They can introduce reading materials that cover topics you are interested in to make the sessions more enjoyable. Your instructor can recommend books and resources for you to read during your free time to help you learn. They can encourage you to continue improving your Chinese and to reach for your goals.

You can ask questions and study at a pace you are comfortable with. If you are struggling with a certain concept, you can ask your mentor to spend more time on it and only move on when you feel ready.

Will I be able to fit Tampa Chinese tutoring into my schedule?

There are several options for improving your Chinese in Tampa. Private instruction is available both online and in person. The benefit of choosing private instruction is the flexibility it can offer. Regardless of your schedule and whether you want to study in the morning, at night, or on weekends, we can connect you with a mentor who can work with you.

If you opt for online instruction, you will be able to use our Live Learning Platform to meet your Tampa Chinese tutor. As long as you have access to the internet, you will be able to see, hear, and speak with your instructor as if you were sitting across from them at the same table using our video chat tool. There is also a virtual whiteboard that the instructor can use to write down the meaning of words. The live document editor can be used by your instructor and yourself collaboratively for things such as learning how to use Chinese symbols correctly. Your instructor can use integrated practice problems to give you a chance to challenge yourself and assess your skills. Also, you can always go back and watch recordings of previous sessions to refresh your memory.

We can also arrange in-person tutoring, such as at your home, your favorite cafe, or a local library, such as the Charles J. Fendig Public Library.

Online courses are also available. If you sign up for an interactive course, you can study with other students in our virtual classroom under the tutelage of a trained professional. As there are different course sections taking place at different times, you're more likely to find something that fits your schedule.

How can I sign up to study with a Tampa Chinese tutor near me?

For more information on how you can sign up for Tampa Chinese tutoring, reach out to Varsity Tutors. Our educational consultants will be happy to answer your questions and help you find a tutor who can work with you. Speak with them about your goals and tell them what your current level of Chinese proficiency is. Whether you want to connect with a tutor for your student to supplement their in-school Chinese classes or you want to practice Chinese yourself with a fluent speaker, we can help. Give us a call today and you can meet with your instructor in as little as 24 hours.

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

Mandarin Chinese Tutoring review by Emily in Tampa, FL
The student and I had worked on Mandarin vocabulary as well as his research paper for his English class. We went through his essay to proofread and he made strong points throughout the paper. Aside from the few run-on sentences and some grammatical errors here and there, we were able to add more to the paper and finalize everything.
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Mandarin Chinese Tutoring review by Wan Wen (Jovana) in Tampa, FL
I helped the student with her weekly Mandarin dialogue. I corrected her spelling and accent. Had her repeat the dialogue multiple times until she could memorize as much as possible. Then we did a role play for the dialogue so that she could practice line by line. By the end of the session, she's able to recite most of the dialogue.
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Mandarin Chinese Tutoring review by Jane in Tampa, FL
Chapter 15 is the most difficult chapter in the book so we needed to spend a little more time on this chapter. We reviewed the exercises and the extra section of "how do Chinese people say these..." We also spent time drilling on tones exercises. Our goal is to have the student to speak like he's been living in China for a year.
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Mandarin Chinese Tutoring review by Chen Chen in Tampa, FL
Checked her writing homework that I found she had one Chinese character wrong, and then, I taught her again and made her to write that word many time to reinforce her memory. We review what we learned last week, which she remembers it very well. Taught her more new characters, tested her pinyin. Played Chinese games. I will check her new homework again. In general, after tutoring her for less than a month. She is learning and picking up the language very fast!
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Mandarin Chinese Tutoring review by Xinjie in Tampa, FL
We reviewed Chinese Pinyin again and it seems like she knows it all well but, I'm still going to practice it with her. I also reviewed things like mom, dad, water, animal words etc. I taught her more animal words and body parts. Her pronunciation is really impressive and she's a quick learner. We played games in order to keep her focused and interested. It was good.
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Mandarin Chinese Tutoring review by Kathleen in Tampa, FL
This was my first tutoring session with the student, so I spent time getting to understand her background in Chinese and figure out her and her mother's goals for the sessions. She has great handwriting and loves learning characters, so writing characters will be an emphasis going forward. Today, we worked on greetings, numbers, and talking about ages, and she learned really quickly. Next week we'll expand by adding vocabulary about family members.
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