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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

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.


Jessica Xiao (肖盼 Xiāo Pàn)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Jessica graduated from Shanghai Normal University with a bachelor ‘s degree in English.She has 3 years of work experience in HR field and more than 1 year work experience in teaching. She is super kind and friendly. You will enjoy your lessons with her.

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 (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.

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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 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.


Jenny Huang (黄淑珍 Huáng Shūzhēn)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Jenny graduated from Tianjin Normal University with a bachelor degree in advertising, and another degree in Chinese Education. She has started teaching Chinese, especially for kids. since the beginning of 2017. She is passionate about her career. She is extremely patient with children and has been teaching children from 6 to 16 years old of different levels from different countries.


Olivia Qiu (邱琪 Qiū Qí)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Olivia graduated from Huaiyin Normal University with a bachelor degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language, and then she obtained a master degree in teaching Chinese from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. Since 2015, she has been tutoring foreign students to learn Chinese. Meanwhile, in 2020, she spent seven months teaching Chinese at the Confucius Institute in Bolivia. She can play the Erhu and also likes Chinese calligraphy, dance and Chinese painting. She is very willing to use her professional knowledge and enthusiasm to help you learn Chinese.

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.


Lilia Ma (马莉 Mǎ Lì)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Lilia graduated with a Master Degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language from Xinjiang University. She has been teaching Chinese since 2013 and she has been teaching at the Confucius Institute at National University of Kyrgyzstan for 2 years and Confucius Institute at Novosibirsk State University for 3 years. Her teaching style is fun and practical with a good structure. She is passionate about Chinese language teaching and Chinese culture. You might explore more than expected with her.


Sophia Sun (孙鹏 Sūn Péng)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Sophia Sun graduated from Tianjin University of Technology and Education with a Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Chinese to speakers of other languages. She has taught adults and children and she has more than 3000 hours of teaching experience.She can analyze the most effective teaching method according to the students’ needs and preferences using the most effective ways to enhance the students’ learning experience.


Elva Zhang (张煦倩 Zhāng Xùqiàn)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Elva graduated from Shanghai Publishing and Printing College.She has worked in the education industry for more than 12 years and has extensive management experience and overseas summer camp management experience.Now, she is also an excellent Chinese teacher . You will enjoy the lessons with her.


Hilda Chen (陈卉 Chén Huì)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Ms Chen Hui is a Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (TCSL) qualified teacher and has been teaching Chinese for 10 years in various countries from Australia to Korea. She is thus familiar with many different cultures and methods to teach to students of different backgrounds and levels. Ms. Chen Hui received her MA in Applied Linguistics at Macquarie University in Sydney and PhD in Applied Linguistics at Korea University. She is fluent in English and Korean and is currently learning Spanish in her free time.

Mandarin Chinese teacher

Karen Shi (时晓明 Shí Xiǎomíng)

Chinese Teacher, GoEast 汉语教师

Karen graduated from Dalian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese Language and Literature. She started teaching Chinese in 2011. She has been to the Philippines and Seychelles as a Chinese teacher. She is very patient, you will learn a lot of interesting Chinese in her class.


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!


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.

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 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.


Qiaoqiao Xin (信乔乔 Xìn Qiáoqiáo)


Qiaoqiao graduated with a Master Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from Yunnan University. She has 9 years of first-line teaching experience and has accumulated over 200 hours of one-to-one online and offline teaching. Received an average of 4.5 (out of 5) points in evaluations from around 200 American university and high school students. She once worked as a Chinese language instructor in Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Shanghai and East China Normal University. She specializes in making personalized learning plans for students of all ages, levels and learning styles.


Clytie Yuan (袁家晟 Yuán Jiāshèng)


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.


Ivy Yang (杨柳青 Yáng Liǔqīng)


Ivy Yang received her Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese to Students of Other Languages from Minzu University of China and in Asian Studies from Seton Hall University. She taught at Princeton University in 2018 and 2019 and taught four times at Princeton in Beijing summer program from 2016 to 2020. She consistently received outstanding student evaluations. Her enthusiasm and sense of humor are appreciated by her students.


Wendy Yin (尹文文 Yin Wenwen)

Researcher, 教研

Wendy graduated from Anhui Normal University with a bachelor’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She has been teaching for more than five years, from level “0” to level “fluent”. As an experienced teacher, she is described as ‘3 Ps’—— professional, patient and popular. You will have a wonderful learning experience with her.

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 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.

Mandarin Chinese teacher

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.

Picture of our Community Manager Dan Zhao

Dan Zhao (赵丹 Zhào Dān)

Language Consultant 课程顾问

Dan graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Bejing Language and Culture University. He has been working in the Education sector since 2013. He is enthusiastic and professional. He has experience in teaching, curriculum design and consulting. He can help students with diverse perspectives.


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 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 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 (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 organizes online and offline events for our students, searching for other great deals/opportunities for our students.

Our administrator Lia ensures everything runs smoothly, from scheduling to materials

Selena (励雅静 Lì yǎjìng)

教务 Academic Affairs

Selena graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Shanghai University of Sport. She started in a medical job, worked at an online company, and now works in education at GoEast. She’s a bridge between departments and adds academic principles everywhere. At the same time, she’s also constantly learning and exploring new projects. You’re welcome to share your novel and interesting things with her!


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 Yan (颜欢 Yán Huān)

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

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Lane 147 Yongfu Lu, Building 63
Xuhui District, Shanghai
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