Recent Tutoring Session Reviews
"We spent some time reviewing what was done in the previous lesson. After, I introduced the topic of dates and days of the week including months and years. It seemed to be easy for her to complete, so I will be giving a quiz during our next meeting before introducing another topic."
"Student 1 and I worked on writing numbers and the words "month" and "date" to form a date. Student 2 and I worked on memorizing five more animals. Student 3 and I reviewed colors using objects in the house."
"The student and I went over a quiz and the homework assigned last session. Then we also reviewed Lesson Six through Lesson Eight. I assigned some homework for the test next week."
"We finished Chapter 13. The student continues improving the conversation in Chinese. He learned how to ask for direction and how to give the directions in terms of traveling from one place to another."
"In today's lesson, we introduced the Chinese words for delineating times of day and studied their use."
"We reviewed how to introduce oneself, then went over vocabulary, telling time and saying the date. I introduced numbers from 1000-9999."
"Chapters 15-18. Worked on using xihuan (to like) in several situations. Still working on basic character recognition. Much improvement."
"We began by introducing ourselves and I got a little background on why the students want to learn Chinese. After that, I began with the basics of Chinese pronunciation (learning the Romanization system Pinyin) and had them practice that for homework."
"The article we read today is "Think Inside the Box". It's a pretty interesting article, I assigned the student to finish it on his own time."
"We started a conversation in Mandarin Chinese the moment we met. He is smart and willing to learn. His level of Mandarin in terms of speaking is good. Need to work on the tone. We talked about his friends, favorite toys, and Chinese zodiacs. I was able to correct him in some words' pronunciation. We also worked on some Chinese homework that was assigned by summer school."
"We went over first few sections of a Chinese textbook, and went over the beginning of Chinese proficiency exam."