1 of 7

Connect with hundreds of tutors like Dan

Personalized Learning • Professional Tutoring

150,000+ clients. 4.9 / 5.0 Rating of Tutoring Sessions

Who needs a tutor?
How soon do you need tutoring?
What is your name?
What is your zip code?
What is your email address?
What is your phone number?
Featured by
Tutors from
A photo of Dan, a tutor from Portland State University

Dan

Certified Tutor

Call us today to connect with a top tutor
(888) 888-0446

I am a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese. I have two degrees of teaching Chinese as a second language and teaching English as a second language. With my background I have more experience with some problems that non-native Chinese speakers could have. I have been teaching Chinese with non-native speakers for two years, and recently I have been teaching Chinese with little kids. I've found that before age 6, kids can quickly and correctly learn tones, and after 6 they can learn characters and strokes and better understand sentence structure. No matter what ages my students are, I like to use games and role playing to practice with them, because it's fun and applicable to real-life conversations. I like to have students practice writing and discuss the history and background of the Chinese culture, so they can understand the meaning of the Chinese characters and language in a better way. If students don't understand the history, Chinese can be hard for them to remember. I also like to focus on practicing conversations in my tutoring sessions, and it is highly emphasized in my teaching.

Connect with a tutor like Dan

Dan’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Portland State University - Bachelor in Arts, Linguistics

Hobbies

Music, reading, animals

Tutoring Subjects

Conversational Mandarin

Languages

Mandarin Chinese

Mandarin Chinese 1

Mandarin Chinese 2

Mandarin Chinese 3

Mandarin Chinese 4


Connect with a tutor like Dan