Private Language Tutoring for Adults

Grow your Mandarin Chinese language skills with an expert native-speaker Chinese instructor from China Institute.  If you’re looking for something completely integrated and tailored to your specific needs, 1:1 private tutoring might be your choice. Whether online or in-person, we can help you with: 

  • Speaking and Fluency Development 
  • Pronunciation / Accent Modification 
  • Listening Comprehension 
  • Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar, and Writing
  • Chinese for Special Purposes
  • Test Prep (e.g., HSK) 
  • And more…

Both individual and small-group options are available. Get a personalized lesson plan and regular check-ins to help you reach your goals.  

Book more hours and earn more free lessons! Private lessons are booked in blocks of a minimum of 10 hours to begin with. Complimentary extra hours will be automatically added to your package if more than 20 hours are purchased at one time. A paid trial lesson is also available upon request. 

Take your next step and reach out today! 

For more information about the Private Tutoring Program for adults, please contact Fei Xue at 


Contact us today for any questions regarding classes!

Private Language Tutoring for Children

Private tutoring through China Institute offers a flexible and personalized alternative to group classes! Give your child the opportunity to learn Chinese one-on-one, at your preferred time, and according to your child’s individual needs. Our experienced teachers will design a custom-made syllabus addressing your child’s specific learning style and objectives. With a user-friendly online platform, our program provides students with an engaging and effective language learning experience. We also offer personally tailored Mandarin Chinese SAT II & AP Test Prep lessons from exceptional instructors in one-on-one or small group settings!

In response to COVID-19, China Institute now offers digital learning options for children and teens via ZOOM. Lessons and 1-on-1 options include 1-hour sessions on: Chinese language, AP Chinese, and SAT II.

Half-hour tutoring now available for toddlers (with a minimal package of 5 hours)

New Language Students: If you are uncertain of your child’s Chinese level, we would be happy to schedule a free assessment to determine the best tutor and how to develop the best custom curriculum.

Please contact our program director Yonglian Xiao at or call (212) 744-8181, ext. 110 to schedule your child’s assessment today or learn more about signing up for tutoring packages for children.

Watch student testimonials here.

Please note that we have a 24 hours cancellation policy for all private tutoring sessions (online and in-person). Should you need to reschedule or cancel a tutoring lesson, we ask that you inform us at least 24 hours in advance, so our teachers can allocate their time accordingly. Failure to comply with our policy will result in a cancellation fee of $20-$45, depending on the length of the session.


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