Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"Introduced "Family members" and "Please..."; Reviewed basic greetings, numbers and "please give me a glass of..."; Did workbook; 30 min of prep"
"We began by going over the homework the student had done from last time, and he asked me a few lingering questions. Next, we went on to a new dialogue and learned some new grammar points. Finally, we conversed in Mandarin for a while."
"I wanted the student ready for new semester, so we agreed to do a quick review of Book 1 before continuing the new chapters. I asked the student to start practicing the characters, so he can refresh what he learned before."
"I spoke to the student over the phone and was able to get a better idea of what he was looking for regarding his design. From the conversation, I was also able to provide a better translation."
"This session revolved around fruits and fruit pies. Because the student now has a broader vocabulary, we have a lot more to work with."
"Work on transitions, new vocabulary, and sentences structures. The goal is speak Chinese fluently. I also reviewed some old words and phrases during the session. The student is doing great."
"The student and I had a review old vocabularies and then I taught some new phrases. We learned Chinese through making salad. It was a lot fun."
"Reviewed basic pronunciation of Chinese syllables. Further introduced basic conversation used in Chinese restaurants."
"We put together all the conversation questions from the unit and practiced using them in a full dialogue, and previewed the final lesson of the unit - asking where someone lives."
"I taught all three students how to write Chinese characters for numbers 1-10. I also taught the student some radicals like wood, water, and fire."