Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"During this session, the student and I continued to practice identifying character structures. I also had him write a short paragraph about what he wanted to be when he grew up, and translated into a Chinese paragraph. I had explained the sentence structures that were a bit more complex for basic Mandarin understanding, and we finished off with reviewing vocabulary."
"The student and I got to know each other during our first session. We reviewed the material the student learned from sessions with a different tutor. I assigned some homework for her to practice."
"The pupil and I reviewed his homework then went over all the characters from lessons one through four to prepare for the test next week."
"We used a Chinese language learning course to study breakfast-related topics, and reviewed numbers, greeting, dates, times, and directions."
"We read an article about the trend of declining enrollment in U.S. graduate schools among Asians."
"We reviewed like and dislike. We practiced writing Chinese characters of sun, moon, mountain, big and small. We would continue more next week."
"This was our first session. We had some basic conversation to test where his level is at. I have created our tentative weekly lesson plans to accommodate his needs."
"We practiced writing characters, pronunciation, and vocabulary relating to body parts and classroom objects."
"Student one and I reviewed numbers using flashcards: I had her add and subtract numbers by saying the equations out loud in Mandarin. Student two and I reviewed colors and animals. Student three and I went over numbers again."
"In this session we covered 17 lessons. These lessons dealt with animal vocabulary and the Chinese zodiac. The student picked up on this very quickly."
"Chatted with the student regarding what his needs are and what he hopes to gain through the tutoring sessions. The session consisted of conversations in Mandarin about his hobbies, his job and his family. Communicated with the student regarding how the sessions would be structured and that I will be sending him homework and word phrases prior to each session."
"We worked on the writing of the vocabulary in Lesson 18: Sports. Also, we reviewed the grammars in Lession 15 and practiced 2 radicals."