I’m Jen, and I am a professionally trained Canadian teacher and have taught in schools in Canada and recently in England, for the past 5 years. I am now offering in person and online Mandarin Chinese lessons via online platforms of your choosing (what’s app, LINE, wechat, skype, facetime), with lessons tailored to suit your needs and ability! Please e-mail me about a free 15 minute trial lesson! Student Demographics: Age: as long as you are willing to learn! Kids to adults Level: beginner to advanced (HSK1-6) In person one-on-one lesson format: Location: at your home, or a public place of your choosing- café, library, somewhere quiet Learning Materials: provided (but please bring your own writing equipment and some extra paper to write on) Price: GBP 40/hr; on weekdays, weekends GBP 45/hr; payment options: cash only or online transfers Online lesson format: Location: the comfort of your own home Learning materials: shared with you via google drive Price: GBP 35/hr on weekdays, GBP 40/hr on weekends; payment options: online transfers Lesson content: A)beginner: ideal for those just getting to know the basics of the language, carrying out simple conversations and writing (simple greetings, numbers, colors, days of the week etc) B) intermediate: ideal for those who want to learn Mandarin for traveling purposes, business settings, those who already have a basic understanding of the language and wish to further enhance their skills in reading and writing and speaking (asking for directions, greeting clients, ordering at restaurants, table manners, conversations over the phone etc) C) advanced: ideal for those who are working/ living in an environment where daily Mandarin skills are a must, whether it is for work or interactions with Mandarin speaking people (professionally communicating with clients etc) D) Language helper: No time for in-person or online lessons? I can provide help via online platform such as whatsapp, LINE, wechat, text messages etc to correct your errors. I can also send voice messages in addition Education background: Degree in Psychology and biological sciences Degree in Education University of Alberta Teaching Format: The lessons I provide are always adapted to suit the student’s needs and ability. My focus is to assist the student to feel successful and find success in learning Mandarin! Growing up in a bilingual environment and having gone through the language acquisition process, I can fully relate to the challenges students face when studying a new language and the importance of lessons that are practical in the real world. I strive to achieve a relaxed learning atmosphere where I use humor, current topics during discussions and writing exercises to help students apply the knowledge acquired. I emphasize on the practical use of the language, so my lessons will be aligned with that concept in mind. Why me? I take pride in helping you on the journey of learning Mandarin, to assist you in achieving your language goals! Whether that is preparing for the HSK test, becoming more fluent in your conversation skills, or writing an e-mail to your client, I dedicate my time to ensure that all your questions are answered to the best of my ability! I want you to feel at ease learning Mandarin with me, knowing that I am on your side!
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