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CTCSOL Certified Mandarin Chinese teacher_ Learn Chinese Language and Culture in a systematic and fun way

Hi, I'm Shan. Glad to meet you here!

I was born and brought up in China. I specialize in teaching Mandarin Chinese to both absolute beginners and advanced-level students. No matter you are preparing for future career, HSK exams or out of pure interest, your goal will be achieved with my professional instruction.

My class is well organized and fun. Step by step, you will be able to speak Mandarin Chinese fluently!

Three key characteristics of my class:

- Communication oriented
- Culturally related
- Visually stimulating


Ready to start? Send me a message!

Extra information

* I would appreciate it if you could include your motivation and Chinese learning experience in your message.
* Face-to-face lessons are only possible in a public place (Cafe, Library etc.), not in a private home.

Location

Online via webcam
At student's location: Around Amsterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Rotterdam, Netherlands
At student's location: Around Breda, Netherlands
At student's location: Around The Hague, Netherlands

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General info

Skills:
Chinese:
Chinese for adults, School
Age:
Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:Chinese, English, Dutch

About Me

I am a certified Mandarin Chinese teacher and have lived in Netherlands for more than seven years. With great passion and good experience in Chinese teaching and intercultural communication coaching, I can help you both mastering Mandarin and deeply understanding the culture and society.

Education

Researcher in Intercultural Communication in Utrecht University, the Netherlands

Master in Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

Bachelor in Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

Experience / Qualifications

Mandarin Chinese Teaching experience both in China and the Netherlands.

Field research experience in China

International companies experience in the Netherlands.

Hobbies: Cycling, Documentary, Exploring the unknown

Reviews (15)

Vriendelijk, bekwaam, en weet ongedwongen het onderste uit de kan te halen.
I am an absolute beginner and am very happy with the way Shan is helping me getting the foundation right. She throws in some Chinese culture as well because she knows I like it! Happy to be on my learning journey with her.
She really knows what she is teaching.
Super nice teacher, very easy to understand!
Shan is an amazing teacher. She has a great tailored teaching system and is well prepared. I definitely recommend her to other students.
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Are you having some trouble to prepare the university/ college economics exam by yourself? Then send me a message. I have good experience in tutoring university/ college students in Micro & Macro Economics. My goal is to keep students challenged, but not overwhelmed. With my help, my student is more confident to work on their economic exams.
Hi, I'm Shan. Glad to meet you here! I was born and brought up in China. I specialize in teaching Chinese as a second language. No matter you are preparing for future career, HSK exams or out of pure interest, your goal will be achieved with my professional instruction. My class is well organized and fun. Step by step, you will be able to speak Mandarin Chinese fluently! Three key characteristics of my class: * Communication oriented * Cultural related * Tailor-made study materials Ready to start? Send me a message!
Hi, I'm Shan. Glad to meet you here. I was born and brought up in China. I specialize in teaching Chinese as a second language. No matter you are preparing for future career, HSK exams or out of pure interest, your goal will be achieved with my professional instruction. My class is well organized and fun. Step by step, you will be able to speak Mandarin Chinese fluently! Three key characteristics of my class: * Communication oriented * Cultural related * Multisensory learning Ready to start? Send me a message!

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Online reputation

  • Instructor since March 2019
  • 2 repeat students
  • Phone number verified

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Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

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