Let's talk in Mandarin
I had been a Mandarin tutors in Taiwan for 2 years (from 1998 -2003). In 2004 , I graduated from Tunghai university . In 2013 , I was enrolled in Hult International Buiness school for EMBA program.
And I started to teach online in 2016.
In addition , I have the certificates
TCSOL Teaching Chinese to other language speaker .
EDI - Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
More about me, I am from Taiwan and have been work in China for 13 years. My position role was the business development director. Because of the previous background, I 'm capable in teaching traditional Chinese zhu yin system, traditional characters, simple Chinese pin yin system and simple Chinese characters.
My background allows me to identify and disseminate instructional strategies to ensure that students learn about the culture . It is my hope that my teaching will allow me to keep the flame of mandarin alive in some way and to inspire students to remain focused on the functional effects of interventions designed to improve speech, language, and communication skills.
Let's talk in Mandarin
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Tunghai University - Bachelors, International Trade
Graduate Degree: Hult International Business School - Masters, Business Adminstration
Traveling, Reading, Movies, Music, Teaching Mandarin
Q & A
What is your teaching philosophy?
When you learn the language, mistakes are never the concern. Practice will make it better.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
1. Get to know the student and expectations. 2. Determine the student's knowledge. 3. Collaborate with the student on a plan of action.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
1. Provide students with opportunities to self-monitor. 2. Provide written and/or oral feedback on classwork and homework. 3. Encourage students to set their own learning goals.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
To help the students to accept that there is more than one answer, enhance learning by planning lectures to increase their understanding. Encourage students to read with more meaning. Finally, help students to become self directed learners.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
1. Read Zhuyin or Pinyin. Print a copy on the first day of class, and read through it twice. At the same time, highlight, and then record the due dates for assignments and threaded discussions in the calendar. 2. Plan weekly study times. Planning a regular study time, blocking off set times each week, is what successful online students do most often.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
1. Ask students to reflect. 2. Ask students to summarize. 3. Practice frequency. 4. Assessment.