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National Chiao Tung University (Environmental Engineering)
UC Irvine (PhD)
My name is Cheng-Yao (also goes by Raymond). I graduated from UC Irvine with a Ph.D degree in engineering in 2012. Currently, I work for the government agency in Los Angeles County. During my graduate studies at UC Irvine, I constantly had teaching assistant positions responsible for chemistry laboratory and engineering mathematics courses. After graduation, tutoring high school students in math and science subjects are always my interests as part of my off-work activities. Until now, this is the 5th year I am in this business.
My available tutoring schedule usually will be after 5pm, Monday to Friday, and anytime from 9am to 9pm during the weekend. I am an early person with a regular living schedule.
I am also fluent in speaking Chinese, so that you may request tutoring in Chinese if needed. My name is Cheng-Yao (also goes by Raymond). I graduated from UC Irvine with a Ph.D degree in engineering in 2012. Currently, I work for the government agency in Los Angeles County. During my graduate studies at UC Irvine, I constantly had teaching assistant positions responsible for … Read more
Negotiable hourly rate
He speaks Chinese clear enough for me to understand and follow. Also he is patient to repeat the Chinese whenever I would like to listen to it again.
His response to math questions was very quick and he could provide different faster ways solving questions that took me more than 3 minutes to solve.
He is really patient at listening to my Chinese pronunciation and good at helping me distinguish many similar Chinese characters which look almost completely the same to me.
He is really patient to teach me math in a variety of ways for me to look the insight of math questions. He is also good at making examples for me to practice similar questions so that I feel more confident at facing these in my exam.
He is really nice of providing his math knowledge to help me figure out the problems I have no clues to solve. He is patient to give other similar examples for me to realize the procedures to solve for math problems.
He is very good at organizing the study materials and provides a clear pathway to solving the questions step by step. Besides, he always comes out with a surprising pathway to solve the question quickly.
He did a good job deriving formula step by step for me to understand easily, and he reminded me the conditions the formula can apply.
He is a very nice Chinese tutor - patient to repeat any Chinese I could not understand. He is also friendly with a smile while practicing Chinese with me.
He is very confident at his chemistry knowledge, and he is detail-oriented. He helped me to discover some minor errors in my chemistry homework.
He is very organized in the chemistry subject and provided multiple approaches for me to understand the content. He is really patient whenever I have a question regarding to my homework.
He is very friendly and patient to have practice Chinese conversations with me. His English adequate enough for me to understand Chinese characters and phrases.
He is a great tutor. He is very knowledgeable in chemistry, pleasant, patient and helpful. He has been willing to flex to my schedule, and is upbeat and positive in his approach.
He provided a very organized tutoring session for my algebra II so that I can fully capture the big picture of the circle and parabola equations.
The tutor fully understood the materials, and provided very clear definition on parameters involved in each process for me to understand.
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I was born in Taiwan, and am a native speaker of Chinese.
I completed my education in Taiwan, from elementary school until undergraduate.
My Chinese ability is strong in writing, listening, reading and speaking. I am comfortable reading and using old Chinese language as well.
I have been taking a Chinese teacher position to assist my classmates to improve their Chinese.
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