Award-Winning Mandarin Chinese Tutors in Kansas City, MO
Laura ...teachers skip over: fundamentals. I emphasize the need to teach the fundamentals of grammar to allow an easier, clearer, and more natural progression in learning language and building new skills. I also believe that culture and language are inseparable and am especially interested in Chinese folk opera, history, and the development of language and culture over time. Since my study has been done in Northern China, my Mandarin accent is very standard and I'm also...
Missouri State University - BS, Chinese Language and Culture
Robert We all learn differently. As Albert Einstein said, "Study is not the learning of facts but the training of the mind to think." Thomas Edison said only five percent of people think; another 10 percent think they think; and 85 percent would rather die than think. Let me help you be one of the five.... We all learn differently and at our own pace. Also, we often know more than we think we do. We just need to ask the right questions. Tutoring should be about identifying where a student is having problems, and then helping them devise their own strategies to address those problems and find answers on their own.
University of Kansas - Bachelors, History/Economics
London School of Economics - Masters, Economics
Rachel J. ...with a focus on linguistics and cultural difference. Since graduation, I have worked in the field of education. I am a certified language (EFL and Mandarin Chinese)teacher, having taught EFL in the National Open University and Taiwan Academy of Arts. After relocating to the States in 1999, I worked as a language interpreter for various companies. Because of my spouse's work, I lived in Beijing, China for four years. During those years, I was working...
National Chengchi University - BA, Law and Diplomacy
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey - M.ED, Language Education
Sharla ...five years. I lived in China and Taiwan off and on between 2002 and 2010. I've participated in study abroad, Internships abroad, service, and teaching while overseas. I received a BA in Mandarin Chinese from Brigham Young University in 2009 and scored superior on a national oral exam (OPI) in Mandarin. Although Chinese can seem intimidating and difficult, it is in many ways much easier to learn than Latin-based languages such as English and Spanish....
Brigham Young University - BA, Mandarin Chinese
Luo ...is to make learning a self-motivated process for the students and help them enjoy every fresh learning in front of them to reach their full potentials. Every kid has his own ability to learn and solve the problems, so we need to give them all the possible chances to help them progress. How to engage them to a project and have their attentions on it is what the teachers need to think about, but not...
Xi'an University of Finance and Economics - Bachelors, Trade and Economics
Xi'an Jiaotong University - Masters, International Trade
Andrew ...Andrew, and I am looking forward to tutoring you in math, SAT prep, and Chinese! Often times these subjects can seem boring, but with a little bit of humor and creativity, I guarantee we can make progress while having a good time. I graduated from the University of Maryland in 2011 after spending two years studying and working in Beijing, China. In my free time I enjoy reading, traveling, playing basketball, watching movies, mountain climbing,...
University of Maryland - BA, Government and Politics
Yingyan ...high school in Shanghai, an immersion program for young children, and a community college in New York City. I have taught children and adults, individually and in a classroom environment. My teaching is centered on the needs of my students. I have tutored students who were struggling with learning Chinese and have gotten great results with them. I believe that language Teachers should act as facilitators who help students to reach their full potential in...
Sichuan International Studies University - BA, English
Middlebury College - MA, Chinese
Vivian ...as varying levels of Mandarin Chinese. Having recently gone through the law school application process, I am acutely aware of the stress that many law school applicants experience. I would like to help lessen that stress by teaching my students how to effectively master the LSAT. Specifically, my teaching strategies focus on improving individualized note-taking techniques as well as deliberating over prior mistakes. By understanding the types of questions that tend to give you the...
Barnard College Columbia University - Bachelors, Psychology and Political Science
UCLA School of Law - Current Grad Student, J.D.
Paul ...to my professional experience in China, I would be happy to help with learning business Chinese. I am also excited to advise students on Chinese cultural/historical elements, and give advice about living, studying, working, or traveling in China. I hope I can have the opportunity to help you learn Chinese as I have! In terms of my hobbies and interests, I really enjoy history and international affairs. I also really like writing, traveling, and tea.
George Washington University - BA, Asian Studies & International Affairs
New York University - MS, Chinese Translation
Ann ...Psychology. While I tutor a broad range of subjects, I am most passionate about Mathematics (Statistics and Algebra) and Chinese. In my experience, I have found that the best way to help a student learn is to find what works best for them. I firmly believe there is not just one method of learning and that by adjusting my teaching methods to cater to my students, it will allow them to best learn and understand...
Brigham Young University - BS, Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - MA, Clinical Counseling