Meet the Staff at Key Babel Institute

After a few years in a planner, Key Babel Institute was finally born in 2020. Starting with Chinese Mandarin, we plan to continue and expand our offerings for years to come. Check out our founding team and watch us grow.

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Kiana 林雅欣

Chinese Language Teacher

Originally from Atlanta, GA, Kiana has spent over a decade teaching languages both in and out of the formal classroom setting. She leverages her BA in Asian Studies by learning overseas while completing translation assignments. She has lived in various cities in both S. Korea and China, strategically positioning herself to engage closely in culturally rich situations.

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Eric 王帅

Chinese Resource Teacher

Eric spends most of his time in Shanghai, China where he records our audio material. He has spent many years helping Chinese learners adjust their speaking style to match local nuances. While his background in marketing and sales keeps him busy, he's never too busy to add to our language and etiquette education.

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Nelly 邓利珍

Chinese Resource Teacher

Ms. Nelly has spent the past 10 years putting her Early Education degree to good use in Chinese kindergartens. She also studied music and various education methodologies. She currently resides with her family in Guangzhou as a kindergarten teacher while adding nostalgic melodies and fun stories to our curriculum.