Cecilia is a native of Beijing, China and is trained in the official broadcast-style of the "Chinese National Language" form of Mandarin Chinese. She is an accomplished editor and writer for several newspapers and magazines. Her teaching specialty include speaking, reading, writing Chinese, cross-culture management and Chinese culture study/training. She has experience in curriculum development, teaching and training from Pre-k to adults.
Cecilia is a graduate of the Graduate School of Communications at the University of Texas at Austin and the Graduate School of Business at Harvard University. She also earned a professional Development course Certificate from Graduate school of Education at Harvard University. She has extensive experience working for technology firms in Austin and worked with partners and customers in more than 60 countries worldwide. She has been a Mandarin Chinese teacher for students from Pre-k to adults. Cecilia believes that cultural exchange plays an important key role in today's global economy and delivers language instruction with a focus on cultural knowledge and practical applications.
Her teaching philosophy is to use differentiated instruction with vivacious style that encourages deep understanding and makes learning a fun experience. Moreover, her ability to relate and understand people allows her to be an effective communicator and instructor to students of all ages. She is also a Chinese Ink/Brush Calligrapher.
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