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Meet The Team

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Ms. Lydia Yang

Founder & General Manager

Work Experience

Lydia joined Mandarin training industry in 2008.

 

Over the years Lydia has worked as Mandarin teacher, Course consultant, Centre Manager, Area Manager for International Educational Groups, Co-founder of Mandarin House HK and London School before Mandarin Time was founded.

Recommendations

Lydia is recommended by many international school and University Chinese teachers in Hong Kong like Hong Kong UniversityHKUST, ISF, CIS, Harrow International school and more, many of them have worked with or known Lydia personally.

Lydia and its team have been providing tailor-made corporate trainings for over 200 companies in HK, from multi-national companies like HSBC, BlackRock, Google, Skadden to Start-ups like Neat, IT companies, and law firms of all sizes, some of the clients Lydia and her team are serving includes Universities, embassies and government.

How does Mandarin Time differentiate herself with others?

Our Full-time Teachers

Mandarin Time has the biggest Mandarin full-time teachers' team in HK.

100% of our teachers are degree holders in Teaching Chinese As Foreign Language or related majors, we receive 60%-75% of our students from word of mouth each month.

Mandarin Time Member Club

We have engaged 6 full-time teachers, over 10,000 hours in developing Member Club where our Member students can access 700+ Video lessons, 500+Audios and many other complimentary learning tools on our platform.

Revolutionary Teaching Method

Mandarin Time has developed a teaching method where we combine Online and Offline study, which enables students to save 1/2 of classroom learning time, enjoy the maximum flexibility, and save 1/2 of their tuition per level.

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Ms. Iris Tai 

Specialized in Conversational Chinese, HSK Preparation Cours, 香港人普通話, Business&Law Mandarin

 

  • Master Degree in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language from Poly U HK

  • Bachelor Degree in Chinese Literature and Language

  • 6000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Editor of Mandarin Time Video Lessons

  • Co-Editor for Mandarin Time Mandarin For Lawyers Book

  • Co-Editor for Mandarin Time Hanzi Book

  • To watch Iris's sample video class, please click here: HSK 1 Chapter 4-A, HSK 2 Chapter 7-B

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Ms. Suzie Gong

Specialised in Conversational Chinese, HSK Prep Course, and Business Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language at Poly U HK

  • Bachelor Degree in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language

  • 6000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Editor of HSK 3&4 Video Lessons

  • Co-Editor for Mandarin Time Law Mandarin Teaching Materials

  • To watch Suzie's sample video class, please click here: HSK 4 Chapter 11-A, HSK 4 Chapter 12-A

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Ms. Rebecca Hou

Specialised in Conversational Mandarin, HSK, Business & Law Mandarin, and Kids&Teens Mandarin

  • Bachelor and Master Degree in Psychology and Economics at Peking University北京大学

  • MBA candidate for Chinese University Of Hong Kong

  • Over 7 years’ Mandarin teaching experience in Beijing, London,US and Hong Kong

  • Worked as Full-time Mandarin Teacher and later Education supervisor in UK

  • 1 Year Head Teacher at Mandarin Time

Mandarin Time Teacher Leo

Mr. Leo Lu

Former HSK Examiner, Specialized in Business Chinese, HSK Preparation Course, Mandarin For Lawyers

 

  • Master Degree in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language from University of Hong Kong

  • Former University Chinese Teacher from One of the best Chinese Universities

  • 8000+ hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Editor of Mandarin Time Video Lessons

  • Editor for Mandarin Time Business Chinese Book

  • Editor for Mandarin Time Hanzi Books

  • To watch Leo's sample video class, please click here: HSK 2 Chapter 8-A, HSK 3 Chapter 15-A

Mandarin Time teacher Yvonne

Ms. Yvonne Bai

Specialised in Elementary& Intermediate Level Mandarin, Conversational Mandarin, Business Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Arts and Chinese Literature

  • 10000 Hours’ teaching experience

  • Former Chinese Teacher at Yun Nan University

  • Co-Editor for Business Chinese Learning Materials at Mandarin Time

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Ms. Doris Dong

Specialised in Kids&Teens Mandarin, Conversational Mandarin, and Business&Law Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Chinese Literature at The Education University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor Degree in Broadcasting &Media

  • Previously working as a Professional TV Broadcaster in China

  • 4500+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Co-Editor for Video Lessons&Teaching materials for Kids at Mandarin Time

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Ms. Ellen Liang

Specialised in Conversational Mandarin, Cantonese class, Kids&Teen Courses

  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resources Management at City University of HongKong

  • 5000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Native Mandarin speaker

  • She is also fluent in Cantonese and English

  • Received Mandarin Time Teachers' 3-months-Training program

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Ms. Luna Hao

Specialized in Conversational Mandarin, Kids&Teens Mandarin, and Business Mandarin

  • Master Degree in International Studies at HK Lingnan University

  • Bachelor Degree in Management Business Administration at Ocean University of China  

  • Obtained the International Chinese Language Teachers Certificate  

  • 4000+ Hours’ Teaching Chinese Experience for adults and teenagers in Kenya, Korea, Beijing, HongKong since 2013

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Ms. Parisa Yang

Specialised in Kids & teens Mandarin, Conversational Mandarin

  • Bachelor Degree in English for professional communication at Chu Hai College of Higher Education in Hong Kong

  • 4000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Previously worked as a president in a Charitable foundation for 3 years, took responsibility of managing Mandarin Summer Camp of local and foreign teenagers

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Ms. Annie Liang

Specialised in Conversational Mandarin, and Business & Law Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Management and Business Law at Hesser College, USA

  • She got the Certificates in Putonghua Teaching and Teaching Chinese as a second language from The University of Hong Kong and Beijing Language and Culture University separately

  • 5+ years teaching experience for non-Mandarin speakers, especially professionals in Business and Law

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Ms. April Wu

Specialised in Conversational Course, and Business&Law Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia

  • 10000+ Hours' teaching experience

  • Previously working as an English and Chinese speech trainer in Neusoft

  • Received Mandarin Time Business Teacher's trainings&6 Levels' Conversational Class training

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 Ms. Rachel Liu

 Specialized in Kids&Teens Mandarin

  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics of Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Engaging all the types of Kids&Teens class (1-on-1 private class, group class and camps) in Mandarin Time school, the age of students in the range from 3-15yrs

  • 5000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

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 Ms. Lily Si

 Specialized in Conversational Course, and Business Chinese

  • Master Degree of Early Childhood Education in Chinese University Of HK

  • Bachelor Degree in Teaching Chinese As Foreign Language

  • 5000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Native Mandarin speaker, Fluent in English

  • Our popular group class teacher for Intermediate&Advanced Mandarin levels

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Ms. Ann Jia

Specialized in Conversational Mandarin, Kids&Teens Mandarin & Cantonese Class

  • Master Degree in Fashion Design of Sichuan University

  • Obtained the IPA Certificate of Professional Competency Senior Chinese Language Teacher

  • 5+ years teaching experience of preparation of academic Chinese competition

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Ms. Cindy Xu

Specialized in Conversational Mandarin, HSK and Business Chinese

  • Master Degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Bachelor Degree in Japanese Studies in Fujian Normal University in Mainland China

  • 3000+ teaching hours’Mandarin experience

  • Native in Mandarin, Fluent in English, Japanese, Cantonese, Cindy is a delightful teacher and a linguist who speaks multiple languages fluently

Mandarin Time teacher Ying

Ms. Cai Ying

Specialized in Business Chinese, HSK Preparation Course, Conversational Mandarin, Mandarin For Lawyers, 香港人学普通话

  • Bachelor Degree in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language

  • Master Degree in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language at Poly U HK

  • Native Mandarin speaker from Beijing

  • 10000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Former Chinese Teacher at East China Normal University

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Ms. Chenoa Sun

Specialized in Kids & Teens Mandarin 

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  • Graduated from Beijing Film Academy

  • Master Degree in Children Psychology at HongKong Baptist University

  • Previously working as a level 10 dance teacher of Beijing Dance Academy

  • 4000+ Hours’ teaching experience

  • Received Mandarin Time Kids' Class Systematic trainings

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Ms. Anny Chen

Specialize in Conversational Mandarin, HSK preparation Course

  • Master Degree of Environmental Engineering of Southern Yangtze university

  • An invigilator for final exams of Y11, Y12 and Y13 at DBIS during May and June 2019

  • 5000+ Hours’Teaching Experience

  • Former-international program director in International Department of Jinan University, and also taught undergraduate international students

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Ms. Lynn Qiu

Specialized in Business Chinese, HSK Preparation Course, Conversational Mandarin, Kids Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language at HKUST

  • Bachelor Degree in Teaching Chinese as Foreign Language

  • 6000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Co-Editor for Video Lessons&Teaching materials for Kids at Mandarin Time

  • Co-Editor for Mandarin Time Business Chinese textbooks and Hanzi books

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Ms. Scarlett Shen

Specialized in kids&Teens Mandarin

  • Master Degree in TCSFL at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Former Mandarin Teaching Assistant in an international kindergarten in HK

  • 3500+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

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Ms. Sissi Chang

Editor of the Most widely used Chinese Book for all HK International School --      < Chinese Made Easy > & < Chinese Made Easy for Kids >

Specialised in Kids'Mandarin, Private Teacher for Kids&Teens

  • Master Degree in Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition at Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor Degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language

  • 6000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Co-Editor for Video Lessons&Teaching materials for Kids at Mandarin Time

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Ms. Chilly Li

Specialised in Conversational Chinese, Cantonese class, Kidss&Teens Mandarin class

  • Master Degree in Education at the Education University of Hong Kong

  • Master Degree in Education at the University of Lorraine, France

  • 3000+ hours Teaching Experience

  • Former copywriter at Phoenix TV

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Ms. Lucie Xiong

Specialised in HSK preparation Course, Conversational Chinese, Business Chinese

  • Graduated from Fudan University (Shanghai ) and La Sorbonne (Paris)

  • 15 years experience of mandarin teaching in France

  • Chinese culture communication ambassador of French association in HK&Macao

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Ms. Sabrine Li

Specialised in Conversational Chinese, Business Chinese, Kids&Teens Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Information System of Toulouse University in France

  • Bachelor Degree in Economic and Social Administration of Toulouse University

  • 3000+ hours teaching experience

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Ms. Anna Cui

Specialized in Conversational Chinese, Business Chinese

  • Master Degree in Translation and Technology at the University College London

  • Bachelor Degree in Chinese and Bilingual Studies at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • 3000+ hours Teaching Experience

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Ms. Kira Lin

Specialized in Conversational Chinese, Business Chinese, Kids Mandarin

  • Bachelor Degree in Linguistics at The City University Of Hong Kong

  • Summer Camp Leading Teacher

  • 3000+ hours Teaching Experience