Basic Chinese

  • A beginning course designed for young adult students.

  • Emphasize building up vocabulary and sentence patterns in communicative contexts

  • Improve reading, writing, listening and speaking abilities.


Hui-Ling Haldeman, 林慧玲 老師













Current -
Ohio State Mandarin Chinese teacher's license certified since 2005
Cleveland State University, Chinese/Japanese language & culture adjunct faculty since 2015
Twinsburg City School, Mandarin Chinese language teacher since 2018
College Board AP Chinese Grader since 2012
Chinese Academy of Cleveland, Chinese teacher for 14 years

Previous Teaching Experience-
Henry Ford Motor Headquarter, Chinese/Japanese language & culture instructor
GM Company, Japanese language & culture instructor
Hiram College, Chinese/ Japanese language & culture instructor
Hathaway Brown School, Mandarin Chinese teacher
Magnificat High School, Mandarin Chinese teacher
Chagrin Falls Village Exempted School, Mandarin Chinese teacher

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It's easy to learn daily Chinese with our experienced native Chinese speaking teacher. 

Image by Mimi Thian

Asynchronous Culture Class

Through Chinese traditional Festivals, Chinese slang, Chinese music and songs, students will explore Chinese culture and language.

Eating Dim Sum