Hui (Linda) Li

CI Trainer

Master Mandarin Teacher


Phoenix, Arizona
[email protected]


Linda Li has been teaching Mandarin for 20 years at international schools in China, Thailand, India and Singapore. She also taught at North High School, an urban school in Denver, Colorado. She is originally from Shanghai, China.

Linda has been using Comprehension-Based Methods of teaching in her Chinese classrooms since the fall of 2004. She has presented at numerous national and international conferences, conducted workshops and in-service trainings for language teachers around the world, and has been teaching Fluency Fast Mandarin classes since 2006. Her presentations and teachings are based on the work of Dr. Stephen Krashen and Blaine Ray, the inventor of TPRS.

Linda co-authored the Beginning Mandarin Readers: Who is Good Looking? and Goodlooking Is Not Enough, with Dr. Stephen Krashen. She is also the co-author of I Love Learning Chinese (Books 1, 2), containing TPRS teaching materials for beginning Mandarin students. Linda is currently writing a series of stories for beginning Mandarin learners as well as lesson plans. In July 2019, Linda and her family moved back to the U.S. and continues to conduct teacher trainings and workshops worldwide. She currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona.