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    Master Conversational Chinese in No Time with a Native

    As a native Mandarin Chinese speaker and a polyglot myself, I am skilled in keeping the interest of my students and helping them speak foreign languages naturally in the shortest amount of time. Learning languages should be fun, and not dull and textbook-based! I advocate the teaching style of simulating practical day-to-day situations.

    I can teach you speaking and listening and/or reading and writing based on your needs. I teach both pinyin and zhuyin, and both traditional and simplified characters. I have a very friendly and extroverted personality, so you don't have to worry about being bored or wasting your money. Pick me and you will not be disappointed!

    Extra information

    Bring your own materials, or we can find some together online that suit your level.

    Location

    At teacher's location: République - Beaux Arts, 59000 Lille, France
    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

    The class is taught in:

    English, Chinese, Japanese, French

    About Me

    - I have been teaching languages as a private tutor since 2011
    - I specialize in teaching natural speaking in practical situations (at restaurants, events, post office, school, banks), so you can be have conversations in the shortest time and not just know how to read/write
    - I peak four languages - English, Mandarin, Taiwanese and Japanese fluently/ as a native speaker
    - I am learning French and Korean, so I know your struggle as a foreign language learner

    Education

    Université de Lille - Master 2 in E-Commerce (in progress)
    University of Southern California - Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures
    Waseda University - One Year Study Abroad

    Experience / Qualifications

    I have previously lived and worked in California, Japan and Taiwan as:
    - Sales Consultant
    - Data Analyst
    - Software Programmer
    - Creperie Co-owner

    I moved to France in September 2018 to pursue a master degree in E-Commerce.
    As a native English speaker and a polyglot myself, I am skilled in keeping the interest of my students and helping them speak foreign languages naturally in the shortest amount of time. Learning languages should be fun, and not dull and textbook-based! I advocate the teaching style of simulating practical day-to-day situations. Although currently a master student in e-commerce at the Université de Lille, I have seven years of tutoring experience in languages. I have also worked in the software programming field, and also co-invested in a restaurant. Pick me and you will not regret!

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