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Speak Mandarin Chinese like it鈥檚 your native language

Learning a different language other than the one you were taught growing up can be notably challenging for anyone. The experience relates to being a kid all over again and starting with a clean slate, trying to understand the words of a foreign dialect through the distinguished sounds of each syllable and carefully contemplating whether it鈥檚 the right pronunciation and articulation, not to mention intonation.

Some languages are hard to learn, others can be harder. The Chinese language, for one, can be considered as one of the most difficult languages to study especially if you鈥檙e an English speaker. It sits right at the top of the shelf alongside Arabic, Russian, and Polish, if that鈥檚 to say something.

Apart from speaking the language, there is also the matter of reading and writing in Chinese which is a completely different story, and both that entail more patience, effort, and understanding. To put into perspective, learning the Chinese language in terms of speaking, reading, and writing can be classified into certain levels. Reading is slightly less taxing than having to write in Chinese, but it still requires an outstanding commitment since all the characters must be taken into memory with utmost accuracy. For writing, all the strokes of the characters must be perfected. A single mistake can alter the meaning of the message and result in miscommunication. Speaking may be considered the easiest among the three aspects of the language, and learning it is just the same as learning any other language.聽

Because of the difficulty associated with learning the Chinese language, whole dedication and commitment is needed to gain mastery of the craft. One is required to invest a generous amount of time and exercise a lot of patience and regard for one鈥檚 self.聽

If you鈥檙e trying to learn Chinese, don鈥檛 be discouraged about the struggles of doing so. In fact, it should motivate you more to learn. Once you have mastered the Chinese language, this could mean great things for you, not just in academics, but also in terms of work opportunities as well as human connections. While quite a handful to learn, it鈥檚 also one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Becoming fluent in the Chinese language creates more merits than you could expect.

Take satisfaction in the many things that learning Chinese can bring you

Being able to communicate through and understand the Chinese language should not be taken for granted. It鈥檚 a skill worth picking up and flaunting. Aside from the occasional bragging rights, there鈥檚 an abundance of advantages that learning this language holds.聽

Instant human connection anywhere in the world. With over 1.2 billion speakers and rapidly growing still, speaking Mandarin easily creates an open line of communication between you and 1.2 billion people wherever you are on this planet.

More job opportunities. Most of the leading companies in the fields of information technology, electronics, digital marketing, and telecommunications are based in Chinese-speaking countries or are founded by Chinese businessmen. If you鈥檙e looking into a career with the best companies in those industries, learning Chinese might just get you there.

Travel easier. Whether you have plans to visit China or any country in Asia, becoming fluent in Mandarin can surely get you around without the fuss. There will be no unwanted miscommunications with a local as well as frustrating experiences. And even if you鈥檙e not traveling to China or Asia, you can expect that speaking Chinese will still become handy as more and more people from China are piling in all over the world.聽

Enjoy Chinese food-- the authentic kind. Even learning Chinese does have its perks in terms of eating and palatability. It鈥檚 a little known secret that restaurants that serve the most authentic Chinese food have little to no English on their menu. If you want to surprise your taste buds with the real thing, you might as well learn Chinese.聽

Stimulate your brain. Studying Chinese, or just about any other language, goes beyond social benefits. It鈥檚 also a form of self-improvement, an accomplished means to exercise your brain. Because the Chinese language, characters, and accents are relatively strange to a first-time learner, the challenges to study stirs the cognitive function of the brain. You鈥檒l be doing yourself a favor by cracking the books of the Chinese language.聽

Get the thrill out of learning Chinese

While you can totally take learning by the reins on your own, studying with a private tutor proves to be better in so many ways.聽

  • A brief introduction to the Chinese language and its history
  • Basic reading in Chinese
  • Learn Chinese characters and strokes
  • Speak Chinese like it鈥檚 your native language with proper pronunciation
  • Basic Chinese used in daily conversations
  • Improve your understanding and Chinese comprehension
  • Engage in simple conversations

Take the first step

Let us meet halfway in your efforts to learn. Study Chinese with the finest teachers and private tutors in Ottawa. With Superprof, you have access to over a dozen available tutors to assist you in your journey to mastering the highly coveted language.聽

Our platform is designed to be an avenue centered on higher learning, self-improvement and commitment. We want to foster a community of passionate learners and educators from every corner of the globe, setting the stage for like-minded individuals who also sustain a hunger for learning and are constantly motivated and looking for ways to do so. Part of our vision is to encourage more people to study Chinese and get rid of the agitations associated with learning it by advocating private tutoring that follows self-paced learning on the part of the students.聽

If you are living with a longing to learn and completely value a cultivated mindset, you can take your baby steps through Superprof. Through our platform, you can choose the tutor that best matches your needs and terms to learn the Chinese language. The first lesson is usually free so there鈥檚 no lesson to not try!


馃挵 How much are Chinese lessons in Ottawa and the surrounding areas?

The cost of Chinese tuition per hour in Ottawa is roughly $28.


The majority of our teachers will give the first class for free. This is a good chance to discuss what you hope to achieve from your private lessons.


The price of Chinese lessons will vary depending on:

  • the qualifications and level of teaching experience of your Chinese tutor
  • Where your lessons will be held (via webcam or at another location such as a library or a caf茅)
  • the frequency of your lessons and the duration of each class
  • the objective of your classes (are you preparing for high school exams? or do you want to get a Chinese language qualification? or maybe you are just learning to speak Chinese for for fun.)

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馃嚚馃嚦 What are the benefits of having a Chinese teacher?

Learning Chinese has a number of benefits. Chinese is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Some advantages of learning to speak a foreign language include increased mental flexibility and improved listening skills.


On Superprof, we have a number of highly experienced Chinese tutors available to offer private tutoring to help you become proficient in the language.


A Chinese tutor can help you work on many things:

  • University entrance prep and past papers
  • Mastering the rules of Chinese grammar
  • Learning the Chinese alphabet and writing Chinese
  • Speaking and pronounciation
  • Spelling and conjugation
  • Giving advice to help you with your course work
  • Reading and comprehension
  • Help with homework
  • Helping you to build confidence in your Chinese abilities.

You can discuss with your tutor what you hope to achieve from your private Chinese lessons.


Working with one of our competent private teachers gives you the occasion to master the Chinese language more efficiently.


Use the search engine to find your Chinese teacher from among 17 private teachers in Ottawa.


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馃捇 Is it possible to take private Chinese lessons online?

Learn to speak Chinese online with a private tutor from Superprof. Connect with native Chinese speakers on Superprof to master the language faster.


Many of our Chinese teachers also offer private online tuition. In fact, about 80% of the private teachers across our platform give Chinese classes via Skype.


To find available lessons online, just select the webcam filter in the search engine to see the available instructors offering online courses in your desired subject.


Online courses via Skype offer you more advantages. You can plan your classes to fit around your schedule and online lessons are often less expensive as the tutor does not need to travel.


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馃懆鈥嶐煆 How many private tutors are available in Ottawa to teach private Chinese courses?

There are currently 17 private Chinese tutors available to give private Chinese lessons in Ottawa in the nearby areas.


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Find a private course in Ottawa from more than 17 Chinese teachers available.

馃懇鈥嶐煄 How can I find a Chinese tutor in my area?

On Superprof, you can browse our range of tutor profiles to find the right solution for your Chinese lessons.


Simply enter your requirements in the search bar to view the list of available tutors offering private courses in your area.


You can check out a tutor's individual adverts and pick the Chinese tutor that suits to your needs.



Once you have found a tutor that you like the look of, you can get in touch with them via a to discuss the details of your course.


In Ottawa and the suburban areas, 17 Chinese tutors are available to offer lessons.


Choose your private course in Ottawa from our range of more than 17 tutors available.