Jian-Zhun
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    Mandarin, Chinese language acquisitions, HSK exams

    I specialize in tutoring Chinese mandarin, my mother tongue, since 13 years (5 years for kids under 12; 3 and 2 years respectively for Oxford and Sorbonne students; 3 years in the design of pedagogy at international schools).
    Highlights include HSK preparations, writing, and speaking. Aurélien Boissier who passed his national diplomacy exam at Paris in spring 2017 is a convincing successful story of my efficient teaching (this announcement has his consent).
    With my Ph.D in Oxford, I am also comfortable to teach English. Besides, I've passion to share my knowledge in Chinese philosophy (esp. Yi Jing) and Asian cooking.
    Jian-Zhun

    Extra information

    Chinese is not that difficult if you find the right teacher. According to your needs and level, I tailor my pedagogy. Normally I suggest 2 hr, 2+1 hr, or 2+2 hr for each session.
    Prices listed here on Apprentus are for your reference. More details of my pricing policies are as follows:
    1. For the first 3 times/sessions it's a probationary period between us An exam in the first session is to verify your level/needs and our strategy to work together.
    2. It depends on what you want to improve.
    a) phonetics and pronunciation; b) Chinese character writing and etymology; c) integrated approach to distinguish similar or confusing characters, pronunciations, and their literal meanings; d) conversation and dialogue (including vocabularies); e) idiomatic expressions, proverbs, and literatures; f) business Chinese; g) essay writing and correction; h) proofreading.
    3. Feel free to discuss with me a package which suits both your needs and budget. The most important is that you improve your Chinese, isn't?

    Location

    At student's location: Around Lausanne, Switzerland
    At student's location: Around Geneva, Switzerland
    Online via webcam

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    General info

    Skills:

    Chinese:
    Chinese for adults, School

    Age:

    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:

    60 minutes
    120 minutes

    The class is taught in:

    English, French, Chinese

    About Me

    *Strategic and operational, conceptual and practical, empathic and logic
    *Proven track record in optimising quality in language teaching
    *Proficiency in methodology, well-structured based on learners' needs
    *Various materials and methods to be applied according to learners' levels
    *Identified and strengthened learners' weakness

    Education

    Ph.D. in Management, University of Oxford
    Master in Education, National Taiwan Normal University
    B.A. in Education, University of Taipei (formally Taipei Municipal University of Education)

    Experience / Qualifications

    5 years of hands-on experience in teaching international students
    (English native speakers: 3 years; francophonie: 2 years)
    3 years of administration to run international education programmes

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    Availability of a typical week

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    from $43.95Online via webcam
    from $65.93At student's home

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