Mandarin Time-The brand you can trust! 

Meet The Team

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.

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

Ms. Suzie Gong

Specialised in Kids&Teens Mandarin, 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

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

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

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. Shine Shao

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

  • Master Degree in MA Media and Public Relationships at Newcastle University in the UK

  • Bachelor Degree in Broadcasting and Media

  • 4000+ hours' teaching experience 

  • Worked as a TV show Producer and Anchor in China

  • Co-Editor for the teaching materials of Business Chinese at Mandarin Time

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

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

  • 3000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

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

Ms. Rebecca Hou

Specialised in Conversational Mandarin, Business & Law Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Psychology and Economics at Peking University

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

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

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

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

 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

Ms. Rita Yang

Specialized in Mandarin for Kids and Teens, Conversational Mandarin, and Advanced Mandarin

  • Master Degree in Chinese Literature at HK Baptist University

  • Native Mandarin Speaker  

  • 4000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

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

  • Co-Editor for the teaching materials of Business Chinese at Mandarin Time

Ms. Cai Ying

Specialised 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

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

Ms. Anny Chen

Degree 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

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

Ms. Cyan Cao

Specialized in Conversational Mandarin, HSK Preparation Course

  • Master Degree in Chinese Studies at Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Bachelor Degree in English

  • 5000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Co-Editor for Conversational Chinese Video Lessons for Adults

  • To watch Cyan's sample video class, please click here: HSK 1 Chapter 15-A, HSK 3 Chapter 12-A

Ms. Stephanie Luo

Specialised in Kids&Teens Mandarin, Cantonese class

  • Bachelor Degree in Chinese and History study at City University of Hong Kong

  • 1500+ Hours’Teaching Experience

  • Summer Camp Assistant Teacher in 2019&2020

  • Mandarin, Cantonese are both her native language, she is also fluent in English

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

Ms. Alma Wu

Specialised in Cantonese class, and Kids&Teens Mandarin

  • Bachelor Degree in Chinese and History study at Hong Kong Baptist University

  • 1500+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

  • Native Mandarin speaker, she is also fluent in English&Cantonese

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

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

 Ms. Jessie Yang

 Specialized in Business Mandarin, Conversational Chinese, HSK

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

  • Bachelor Degree in Linguistics and German

  • 3000+ Hours’ Teaching Experience

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

Ms. Sammi Wang

Specialised in Cantonese Class, 廣東話課程

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

  • Bachelor Degree in Chinese and Bilingual Studies (specialized in Linguistics and Speech Sciences)

  • Sammi is one of the very few professional Cantonese teachers in HK who learnt Cantonese alphabet systematically, and is experienced in teaching Cantonese to both Mandarin speakers and English speakers

 Ms. Iana Wang

 Specialized in Cantonese & Japanese Class

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Studies from University of South Australia

  • Native Cantonese speaker and speak fluent Japanese,English and Mandarin

  • Iana has worked and lived 2 years in Japan, and has 6000+ hours experience in teaching Japanese, she has been working as a professional Japanese teacher for over 10 years

ABOUT US

Mandarin Time School specialises in teaching Adults, Kids and Companies Mandarin in HK. 

On top of Regular Mandarin courses, we are also proud to offer:

Mandarin Time Member Club

The world's largest Mandarin Online learning platform, providing 700+Video lessons to its Member Students

Mandarin Time APP

We will officially publish Mandarin Time APP autumn 2020 where students can learn Mandarin online with real teachers and AI technology anytime anywhere!

LEARN WITH US

ADULT COURSES

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Mandarin Time School

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Central Campus

14/F, World Trust Tower, 50 Stanley Street,Central, Hong Kong

2 mins to walk from Central MTR station 

Discovery Bay Campus 

South Plaza, Discovery Bay

1 min from the DB Pier&Bus Terminal

Opening Hour

Monday - Saturday 8:30 - 20:30

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