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Natalie Z.

Mandarin / ESL Teacher

Mandarin / ESL Teacher

$55/hour

  • 43 hours tutoring

  • Fremont, CA 94538

About Natalie


Bio

I'm a highly qualified and experienced native Chinese language teacher. I received my Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from University of Surrey, U.K. in 2004. I received College Teacher Qualification by China Education Committee, 2006 to teach English. I was certified as an Intermediate Chinese Language Training Specialist by International Profession Certification Association, 2010. I received California Single Subject Teaching Credential in 2016. I spent 10 years working in Second...

I'm a highly qualified and experienced native Chinese language teacher. I received my Master's degree in Applied Linguistics from University of Surrey, U.K. in 2004. I received College Teacher Qualification by China Education Committee, 2006 to teach English. I was certified as an Intermediate Chinese Language Training Specialist by International Profession Certification Association, 2010. I received California Single Subject Teaching Credential in 2016. I spent 10 years working in Second Language Training Field. From 2005-2015, I served as a lecturer in Department of Foreign Language at Beijing Normal University and Luxun Academy of Fine Arts. I cooperated with Gibbs Diecasting Corp. as a Senior Language Training Specialist in 2008. I have been working as a private Chinese & ESL tutor from 2015 till now.

Class I offer: I accept all level students. I design courses according to your need.
Adult class: GCSE, HSK, AP test training etc.
Business Chinese.
Language and Culture Discovery.
Mandarin speaking, reading, writing, and listening.
Kids class: Afterschool instructor.

Teaching procedure:
I'll assess your current language proficiency level and provide advice on suitable materials. You will receive a report that specifies your training objectives. I will match your lesson plan according to your level and interest. Course contents can be tailor-made to your particular requirements. I will continuously monitor course quality to ensure your needs are being met. I guarantee that you will see a vast improvement in the speaking, listening, reading and writing skills together with an increase in confidence and communicative competence.


Education

Teacher's college of Shenyang University
Education
University of Surrey, U.K.
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $55
  • Rate details: $55/hour -- one on one charge $15 for each additional student.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Fremont, CA 94538
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 2/10/2016

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Chinese

Chinese

I received College Teacher Qualification by China Education Committee, 2006. This certificate allowed me to work in China as a lecturer in college. I was certified as an Intermediate Chinese Language Training Specialist by International Profession Certification Association, 2010. I have spent 11 years working in Second Language Training Field. I worked full time as an ESL teacher and Assistant Professor in Department of Foreign Language at Beijing Normal University and Luxun Academy of Fine Arts from Sep, 2005 to May, 2015. My job responsibility included teaching English grammar, writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills.I developed a range of skills in classroom experience, lesson planning, test design, and efficient skills delivery. I have been working as a Chinese language tutor from 2015 till now.

Language

Chinese

Chinese

I received College Teacher Qualification by China Education Committee, 2006. This certificate allowed me to work in China as a lecturer in college. I was certified as an Intermediate Chinese Language Training Specialist by International Profession Certification Association, 2010. I have spent 11 years working in Second Language Training Field. I worked full time as an ESL teacher and Assistant Professor in Department of Foreign Language at Beijing Normal University and Luxun Academy of Fine Arts from Sep, 2005 to May, 2015. My job responsibility included teaching English grammar, writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills.I developed a range of skills in classroom experience, lesson planning, test design, and efficient skills delivery. I have been working as a Chinese language tutor from 2015 till now.

Summer

Chinese

Chinese

I received College Teacher Qualification by China Education Committee, 2006. This certificate allowed me to work in China as a lecturer in college. I was certified as an Intermediate Chinese Language Training Specialist by International Profession Certification Association, 2010. I have spent 11 years working in Second Language Training Field. I worked full time as an ESL teacher and Assistant Professor in Department of Foreign Language at Beijing Normal University and Luxun Academy of Fine Arts from Sep, 2005 to May, 2015. My job responsibility included teaching English grammar, writing, reading, speaking, and listening skills.I developed a range of skills in classroom experience, lesson planning, test design, and efficient skills delivery. I have been working as a Chinese language tutor from 2015 till now.

Ratings and Reviews


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5.0 (28 ratings)
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Reviews

Natalie is an amazing teacher!

My colleagues and I have been studying Mandarin for about a year with various teachers. Natalie blew us away with on our first lesson with her. She did a quick test to see our level and very quickly seemed to know exactly where to pick up. She's a very experienced teacher who knows how to emphasize pronunciation and she repeats words clearly to help us perfect our speaking.

Holly, 1 lesson with Natalie

Friendly, helpful tutor!

I highly recommend Natalie for Mandarin tutoring! She was very patient, friendly, and efficient with our small group of adults. Looking forward to working with her again.

Sandhya, 1 lesson with Natalie

Knowledgeable and Patient

Natalie has successfully engaged my 13 year old son so that he looks forward to his next lesson with her. I am more than pleased with Natalie's ability to build on his 4 year foundation of Mandarin. I highly recommend Natalie for her patience with a 13 year old boy and excellent teaching style.

Sharon, 12 lessons with Natalie

Prompt, Responsible and Dedicated

Natalie came immediately to our home to teach our Mandarin Chinese-speaking babysitter English. It's a perfect match with personalized instruction and homework that includes flashcards, videos and speaking. I cannot recommend enough.

Teru, 2 lessons with Natalie

Great first lesson in Mandarin!

I met Natalie for the first time yesterday. She understood what I was looking for as a student, and quickly judged my existing ability to find the right level of difficulty. Natalie is a confident but patient teacher. She connects different concepts in Mandarin and explains them in a way that is easy to grasp.

Jonathan, 3 lessons with Natalie

Very encouraging and patient!

Natalie took the time to figure out exactly what I am looking to gain from Chinese tutoring and walked me step by step through her teaching process. Even though I hadn't spoken Chinese in quite some time, she was very patient and encouraging.

Paige, 1 lesson with Natalie

Creative and Patient Tutor

Natalie has been helping me get through the lessons at an accelerated rate for my upcoming business trip to China. I like how she teaches the different characters and how they relate to the words and in pictorial sort of way. She is also very accommodating to my learning speed and adjusts where needed. She engages me outside of our normal class lessons to continue my practice of the language. I enjoy learning Chinese with Natalie!

Jamie, 3 lessons with Natalie

Great Tutor

Natalie is very easy to relate to. She has figured out a plan for my tutorial needs from a short conversation we shared. I continue to look forward working with her to gain confidence speaking Mandarin and expanding my vocabulary base of this language.

Ray, 3 lessons with Natalie
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$55/hour

Natalie Z.

$55/hour

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