Ponddy Tutors

makes learning Chinese effective and fun

Our innovative approach combines personalized online tutoring from native speakers with AI-based learning tools to help you progress faster and enjoy learning

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Get matched with courses built for YOUR level and interests

Our patent-pending Affinity Knowledge Learning System (AKLS™) matches you with modules perfectly in line with your level.

All modules are made from fun and engaging themes you will like to learn about.

Progress quickly through weekly online classes with native speakers

Bye bye traditional Chinese school! We designed our courses based on the ACTFL guidelines, so our levels match what you’re used to.

All Teachers are experienced native speakers with CSL teaching credentials.

Feeling stuck? Our web app Ponddy Reader helps you when not in class

Ponddy Reader makes it easy to remember what you learned. It uses a smart dictionary and a collocation tool to help you understand characters in context. And when you’re ready, it suggests new content to discover.

With Ponddy,

we can turn learning Chinese from a barrier to an opportunity.

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Our Courses follow your progress from Beginner to AP levels

  • AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
  • Vocabulary listed here are estimated values, result may vary slightly for each student.
  • AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
  • Vocabulary listed here are estimated values, result may vary slightly for each student.

We've designed classes to help you progress quickly and enjoy learning

Certified teachers who care about you

We only accept 4% of applicants to become teachers with Ponddy Tutors. All our teachers have at least 3 years of experience and a Master’s Degree specializing in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language (CLS)

Engaging classes you’ll look forward to

Classes have a maximum of 3 students and are built around fun activites for you to do with your classmates. Working with a few peers gets you motivated while still getting personalized support from your teacher.

AI-based tools to help you in your journey

With Smart Textbooks, your teacher can follow your progress and ensure the class matches your level. With Ponddy Reader, you can even become your own teacher! The app lets you create your own modules to share with others.

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We set our students up for success

Rob

"Smart Textbooks paired with Ponddy Tutors makes it super easy to learn and retain. And the price per lesson is very reasonable given the included online tools the convenience of online tutoring. My daughter loves it, and I can tell she’s progressing quickly."

Rob, father of 12-year-old

Michelle

"Ponddy's online classes are both fun and convenient. I’ve already recommended it to a couple of my friends."

Michelle, 13

Irene

"I'm inspired by the progress my daughter has made since starting with Ponddy Tutors. She is now more confident and comfortable speaking Chinese at home."

Irene, mother of 15-year-old

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