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Q: How do I find a Chinese tutor?

I've been living in Jinan (Shizhong district) for about two weeks now and I find that listening to recordings over and over aren't really helping. I need someone to converse with and make sure I'm getting tones right and just practice conversational Chinese. I hear that many university students are ready and willing but I want to be clear that I just want to pay someone houry for private lessons, NOT a language exchange. I already teach English all day! Could anyone direct me to how to go about finding someone to tutor me in person? Thanks! 

7 years 7 weeks ago in  Teaching & Learning - Jinan

 
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Ask one of your female students, I'm sure they'd be happy to oblige. And pay them an acceptable rate and no hanky panky! Females speak better Chinese because they aren't so guttural in speech and tend to get the pronunciation right.

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If I am there.I will be your tudor and make some extra money.

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Oh God no! Now she's one of Henry the eight! 

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post a notice in places students hang out like a coffee shop, stating your requirements for a language tutor

you should get a few offers and will be able to make a choice

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I'm native Cantonese speaker from Hong Kong. Also speak fluent Mandarin and English.
I need NOT language exchange either. I dislike English corners and any language corners!indecision

I enjoy traveling and meeting new people though.

 

>>>>> If anyone can show me the China city you live near Shanghai, I can teach Cantonese and Mandarin for free.

 

 

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Me 我可以帮助你 ,你可以加我微信779489274

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