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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.

AI Empowered Self-Paced Course

We have engaged 6 full-time teachers, over 2 years in developing our AI empowered online learning platform-Self Paced Course, where students can learn HSK, Business Chinese, Conversational Chinese all in ONE course.

Revolutionary Teaching Method

Our 4-Step-Teaching method provides students with the most flexible and efficient way to learn Mandarin , it enables students to save 1/2 of classroom learning time, and save 1/2 of their tuition per level.

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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

  • 5000+ 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

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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  

  • 6000+ Hours’ Teaching Chinese Experience for adults and teenagers in Kenya, Korea, Beijing, HongKong since 2013

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

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

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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

  • 10000+Hours' 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. Sheena Zheng

Specialized in Conversational Course, Kids Mandarin and Business Chinese

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

  •  Bachelor Degree in Chinese Linguistics&Literature

  •  Native in Mandarin, Fluent in English, Cantonese

  •  3000+ Teaching hours’Mandarin experience

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Ms. Mia Li

Specialized in Conversational Course, Kids Mandarin and Business Chinese

 

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

  • Bachelor Degree in Pre-school Education of Northeast Normal University

  • Former international kindergarten teacher

  • Former international flight attendant

  • Combine education with music education and games, and teach in a way that children can enjoy

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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. 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

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Ms. Cher Xiang

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

  • Master Degree in Teaching Chinese As Foreign Language From Poly University of HongKong

  • Bachelor Degree in Teaching Chinese As Foreign Language From Hunan Normal University

  • Hanban Certificate Holder As Professional Chinese Teacher For Foreign Students

  • Chinese High School Teacher Certificate Holder

  • Taught Chinese As Foreign Language In Spain, Czech and China Since 2018

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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. 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

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. Sissi Chen Specialized in Kids & Teens Mandarin 

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  • Graduated from The Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA, French: meaning "Grenoble Alps University") 

  • Bachelor Degree in Management and Economics

  • 7 Years' teaching experience, 2 years as French teacher, 5 years as Mandarin teacher

  • 4000+ Hours’ teaching experience teaching mandarin

  • Mandarin teacher for both French International School and Mandarin Time 

  • 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. Jess Hou

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

  • Bachelor Degree in Chinese Language&Literature from Beijing Normal University

  • First Class B Level held for PSC Mandarin proficiency test(一级乙等)

  • 9 Years' teaching experience in both adult and kids' courses

  • Expert in Mandarin exams such as HSK, PSC, GAPSK, KPCC, IB Chinese

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Ms. Lu Fan 

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

  • Bachelor Degree in Chinese Language&Literature from The Chinese University Of Hong Kong 

  • Master Degree in Advertising and Social Science from The Chinese University Of Hong Kong 

  • Received the Degree with 1st Honours in 2015 &2017 From College Dean

  • 4 Years' teaching experience in both adult and kids' courses

  • Native in Mandarin, Fluent in Cantonese and English

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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