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Our Chinese teachers and staff

Our Chinese teachers are what make GoEast Mandarin loved by thousands of Chinese learners around the world. Since 2012, students have continuously given us high-reviews and renewed their classes with us.

To support our Chinese language teachers, we have a team of course and curriculum developers, language consultants, and other office staff.

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Core team of Chinese teachers

All our teachers are:

  • Among top 5% of Mandarin teachers
  • True language lovers, and choose to teach Chinese not as a part-time job but for their life-long career
  • BS, MS, or PhD degree holders in foreign language
  • Average 7 years experience teaching Chinese to foreign students
  • 2 month intensive training program before teaching
  • Consistenly score high reviews from their students
Winona

Winona Liu (刘科含 Liú Kēhán)

Senior Chinese Teacher 高级汉语教师

With a master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, Winona has taught more than 8000 hours and is familiar with materials of every level. Her teaching methods are fun and effective. She also does teachers training and pedagogy. She also is a big fan of documentary movies and KTV.

Anna

Anna Zhang (张震 Zhāng Zhèn)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Anna Zhang graduated from Heilongjiang University with a master degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She has been working as a Chinese teacher since 2017. She taught students in universities and also private schools. She is very patient and her classes are engaging.

Victoria

Victoria Zhu (Zhu Yuqi) 朱玉祺

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Victoria graduated from Shenyang University with a master degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She has been working in the field of education since 2015 and taught Chinese in Ukraine for 3 years. Her classes are structured and engaging. She is patient and confident to help you discover how fascinating and fun Mandarin and Chinese culture can be. She is also a big fan of basketball.

Vinny

Vinny (Wang Wei) 王维

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Vinny graduated from Jilin International Studies University with a master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language and from Yuncheng University with a bachelor degree in Chinese Language and Literature. Her teaching methods are adaptable and engaging. She is confident to help you discover how fascinating and fun Mandarin and Chinese culture can be.

Shishi

Shishi Li (Shīshī Lí 黎诗诗)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Shishi graduated from Beijing Language and Culture University with a master degree and The University of International Business and Economics with a bachelor degree, both majoring in Teaching Chinese as a second language. She went to Japan to work as a Chinese teacher at the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in 2019, where she not only taught classes but also organized lots of culture events. She has extensive experience in teaching Chinese to foreign students. She is kind and patient in her class. You might explore more than expected with her.

Mia GoEast

Mia Luo (罗蕊佳 Luó Ruǐjiā)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Mia Luo graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Teaching from Guizhou Normal College in Guiyang, China. After being an English teacher, she started to teach Chinese in Sweden. Now she has been teaching Chinese for more than 6 years. She also graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Chinese studies from Lund University, Sweden. She is well prepared for each of her lessons. She is super kind and friendly. You will enjoy your lessons with her.

Bella

Bella Jin (Jin Suojing) 金所静

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Bella came from spring city Kunming, she studied teaching Chinese at University. She had over two-year experience teaching Chinese to foreigners. She is kind and patient. She is passionate about Chinese language teaching. She will do her best to help you learn Chinese.

Ellie

Ellie Liu (刘晓丹 Liú Xiǎodān)

Senior Chinese Teacher 高级汉语教师

Ellie first joined GoEast in 2014 and has always received great reviews from students. She went to the United Kingdom for 1 year to teach Chinese at the University of Nottingham in 2015. She now teaches and does teacher training online and in Shanghai, and stars in our YouTube series called Beyond Class.

Vivian

Vivian Feng (冯煜 Féng Yù)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Vivian graduated from Dalian University of Foreign Languages with a master degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She has been working in the field of education since 2016 and taught Chinese in Peru for a year. Her classes are structured and engaging.

Andie

Andie Ma (马萍 Mǎ Píng)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Andie graduated from Northwest University with a master degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She has been working in the field of education since 2018 and taught Chinese in Philippin for a year. Her classes are well designed and engaging. Her personality is kind and patient.

Jaxon

Jaxon Guo (Guo Mengran) 郭萌冉

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Jaxon graduated from Zhejiang University of Science and Technology with a master degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. He used to teach Chinese in Thailand. His passion and big smile will take you on a Chinese journey with a lot of fun!

Claire GoEast

Claire Chen (陈怡君 Chén Yíjūn)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Claire Chen graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language from Huanggang Normal University. She started to teach Chinese when she was in college, which made her determined to be a Chinese teacher. She started working as a Chinese teacher in 2019 and has sharpened her teaching skills rapidly after that. Her teaching style is very interactive. She is patient, flexible and professional.

Vivian

Vivian Guo (郭国滟 Guō Guóyàn)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Vivian holds a bachelor degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She has been teaching Chinese since 2013. She also has a lot of experience in training new Chinese teachers. Her classes are fun and structured.

GoEast

Dannille Chang (Chang Danni常丹妮)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Dannille graduated from Guangzhou University with a master degree in Teaching Chinese to non-native speakers and Xianyang Normal University with a degree in Teaching Chinese As Second Language. She is cheerful and lively. The professional qualities of a Chinese teacher as a foreign language were fully demonstrated in her classroom. Let’s explore the world of Chinese with her.

Core team of curriculum designers

Our curriculum designers (who also teach to have first-hand experience) help improve existing courses, and design new courses. They make sure every lesson delivered is up to our teaching quality standards, and care about your learning process as much as your teachers.

Michael

Michael Wang (王 如迅 Wáng Rúxùn)

Senior Researcher 高级教研

Teacher Michael has been teaching Chinese since 2008 and he used to work in China’s largest tech-educational company as a product manager for 3 years. He’s familar with all kinds of textbooks and padagogies for Chinese language learning. He is leading the development our blended courses and business courses. Not only he is a great teacher and researcher, but also a good video game player.

Lily

Lily Li (李晓映 Lǐ Xiǎoyìng)

Researcher, 教研

Graduated form Beijing Normal University. Lily started working as a Chinese teacher since 2016 and has gained teaching experience rapidly. Her teaching style is relaxing, interactive and systematic. She designs new activities and tools for our teachers to use.

Clytie

Clytie Yuan (袁家晟 Yuán Jiāshèng)

Researcher教研

Teacher Clytie has a master’s degree in Teaching Chinese As a Second language. She has been teaching Chinese since 2011 and is passionate about it. She upgrades our courses and tests constantly based on new situations and analyzes learning datas for our students.

Our Chinese language consultants

Our language consultants (who also teach to stay sharp) help Chinese language students manage and achieve their learning goals. To do so they’ll consider learning methods, available time, previous experience, etcetera. They also feedback to teachers to improve teaching quality.

Maria

Maria Mao (毛瑞 Máo Ruì)

Senior Language Consultant 高级课程顾问

Maria graduated from renowned Beijing Foreign Studies University with degrees in English, Teaching Chinese and a great sense of humor. She has been teaching Chinese since 2007 and becomes our language consultant in 2016. She knows all types of learners and always listen to your needs and create the most suitable courses for you.

Liz

Liz Zhao (赵灵 Zhào Líng)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Liz Zhao holds a master degree in Education in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language from Yunnan University. Before she joined GoEast, she taught Chinese for one year in Myanmar and also had trained students from different backgrounds with private lessons. Her teaching style if fun and relaxing with a good structure.

Emily

Emily Wang (王蓉 Wáng Róng)

Senior Language Consultant 高级课程顾问

Emily attended China’s best language university to pursue her passion in linguistics and education. She has been teaching Chinese since 2007 to students of various nationalities and backgrounds, from primary school kids to company CEOs. She becomes our Language Consultant in 2015 with excellent teaching management skills. She will be there to motivate you, celebrate your learning milestones and take care of your needs all the time, along with your teacher, our academy team, and our community team!

Lynn

Lynn Ji (季玲 Jì Líng)

Language Consultant 课程顾问

Lynn studied Teaching Chinese as a second language at Shanghai Normal University. She has been teaching since 2014. She becomes a language consultant in 2017 and she is super helpful and always consider our students, it seems like that she responds to our students’ needs 24/7!

Community and support

Our support staff is working hard to make sure you are learning in a lively and friendly environment and never feel lonely.

Lia

Lia Li (李佳 Lǐ jiā)

Administrative assistant 行政助理

Lia works at the backend of GoEast team to support the faculty and students. Lia makes sure our classrooms —whether used for offline or online class — are supplied with electricity and internet, and that we have a super comfortable place to work. She assists staff and students in dozens of ways. Talk to her to have a real test of whether you’ve reached HSK6!

Jaap Grolleman

Jaap Grolleman (雅普Yǎpǔ)

Student advisor 学生顾问

Jaap graduated as a Bachelor of Arts from Willem de Kooning Art Academy in Rotterdam and worked in communication roles in Amsterdam and Shanghai. Jaap studies at GoEast from level 0 to now HSK4+, so he makes sure our students’ needs are heard in our meetings! He organises online and offline events for our students, searching for other great deals/opportunities for our students.

Jane

Jane Luo (罗琼 Luó Qióng)

Teacher Recruiter 老师招聘官

Jane graduated from Fudan University with a master degree in Chinese Linguistics and has been teaching Chinese for over a decade and taught hundreds of students. She is searching for great Chinese teachers globally for our students.

Yvonne

Yvonne Yan

Educational product manager 教育产品经理

Working in the academic and product team in major online educational companies for years, Yvonne holds a comprehensive perspective on understanding target users’ needs/learning objectives, developing blended educational product accordingly, and delivering high-standard service to ensure the results. She is also passionate about solving problems in creative ways, and believes in lifetime learning.

Contact us for any questions related to Chinese language education

Contact us for learning Mandarin, partnerships or anything else.

Email: coursecenter@goeast.cn

Yangpu campus
No 194-196 Zhengmin Road
Yangpu District, Shanghai
T + 86-021-6512-9300

French Concession campus
Lane 147 Yongfu Lu, Building 63
Xuhui District, Shanghai
T + 86-021-5435-6358

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123 Slater Street, 6th Floor
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H2
T: +16137204588


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