I know that it's hard to learn and master a foreign language without help. I have had experiences in language tutoring. I'm very happy helping others in their studies. Both my language level and my teaching skills will guarantee the quality and efficiency of the tutoring.
Undergraduate Degree: Fudan University Shanghai China - Bachelors, French Language & Literature
Graduate Degree: Fudan University - Masters, French Language & Literature
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Set a good communication between us, try to understand the student's goal and needs, and clarify the basic rules to follow in all sessions.
What is your teaching philosophy?
Interactivity between teacher and student is most important.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Help the student find his or her own way to solve problems.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Let the student see progress through efforts.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
I'd change methods.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
I'd start from simple text, with more Q&A practice.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
I'd keep students active during the whole session.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
Let them see the real progress through their own efforts.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
Let students prepare before the class, and encourage them to bring questions then help them to get the right answer.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
Encourage every small bit of progress.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
Talk to the student like a friend, and watch carefully for his evolution during study.
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
I'd change materials and methods, if necessary, to reach better results.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
It depends on the student's needs.