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Abby G.

Irving, TX

$45/hr

I started teaching Mandarin as a Second Language since 2007

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I started teaching Mandarin as a Second Language since 2007

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I graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a Master's degree in teaching in December 2012. I am originally from China. I have been teaching Mandarin as a Second Language since 2007, including working as a full time Mandarin teacher at an international school for three years and at a Christian school in Fort Worth for one year. I think that it is interesting to identify cultural differences between the East and the West and to examine them with my students using Chinese.

Except for tutoring, my real teaching experience began in my junior year of college. I volunteered for a year at Jingzhou Special School as part-time English teacher for kids who were deaf. Although there were minor difficulties in communicating with these children, their desire to learn impressed me a lot. I taught them by writing on the board and with limited sign language. I had a huge sense of achievement every time that they learned to speak a sentence or even a single word. I was so touched when I received a New Year's card from some of my students on which they wrote that they learned a lot from me and that they hoped to continue learning from me in the future. Sadly, I needed to leave that city after graduation. My calling to teach was reaching out to me, even at that early stage in my life.

Language:
Chinese
Corporate Training:
Chinese

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Chinese

I taught Chinese to International students as a second language for 3 years in Shanghai. Now I am a graduate student at Dallas Baptist University majoring in Arts of Teaching.

Yangtze University
Dallas Baptist University
Master's

Education

Yangtze University

Dallas Baptist University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Abby will travel within 5 miles of Irving, TX 75039.


About Abby

I graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a Master's degree in teaching in December 2012. I am originally from China. I have been teaching Mandarin as a Second Language since 2007, including working as a full time Mandarin teacher at an international school for three years and at a Christian school in Fort Worth for one year. I think that it is interesting to identify cultural differences between the East and the West and to examine them with my students using Chinese.

Except for tutoring, my real teaching experience began in my junior year of college. I volunteered for a year at Jingzhou Special School as part-time English teacher for kids who were deaf. Although there were minor difficulties in communicating with these children, their desire to learn impressed me a lot. I taught them by writing on the board and with limited sign language. I had a huge sense of achievement every time that they learned to speak a sentence or even a single word. I was so touched when I received a New Year's card from some of my students on which they wrote that they learned a lot from me and that they hoped to continue learning from me in the future. Sadly, I needed to leave that city after graduation. My calling to teach was reaching out to me, even at that early stage in my life.

Education

Yangtze University
Dallas Baptist University
Master's

Education

Yangtze University

Dallas Baptist University (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Irving, TX 75039

Abby’s Subjects

Language:
Chinese
Corporate Training:
Chinese

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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