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Tina C.

San Francisco, CA

$75/hour

Duke Grad for ESL and Mandarin Chinese

5.0 average from 4 ratings
Great Interaction
— Caroline, San Francisco, CA on 10/18/16

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Duke University
Economics

Education

Duke University (Economics)

About Tina

Having just moved back from Shanghai after working there for 4 years, I'm excited to help students and adults learn a second language - whether Mandarin Chinese or ESL!

I graduated from Duke University with a BS in Economics, BA in Comparative Areas Studies, and minor in Chinese. I'm a native Mandarin speaker, growing up in a Taiwanese family on the east coast.

In addition to 4 years in Shanghai, I've also taught English Summer Programs at Beijing Capital Normal University for middle and high school students. I've tutored ESL for families in Taiwan as well.

For tutoring sessions in-person, lessons can go beyond just language learning. Currently, I tutor Mandarin with baking lessons (or baking in Mandarin!) to a twelve-year-old. Combining two lessons in one, we've found this to be a super fun setup. I studied Pastry Arts at The French Culinary Institute in New York City and hope to share my passion for new experiences with students!

Please reach out with any questions or schedule a lesson!
Having just moved back from Shanghai after working there for 4 years, I'm excited to help students and adults learn a second language - whether Mandarin Chinese or Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 6 miles of San Francisco, CA 94116

"Great Interaction"

- Caroline, San Francisco, CA on 10/18/16
English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
Chinese,
ESL/ESOL

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Chinese

I grew up speaking Mandarin Chinese in the home with parents from Taiwan. I've studied abroad in Beijing and have a Chinese Minor from Duke University. Most recently, I lived in Shanghai for 4.5 years, working with Chinese colleagues. I currently tutor middle school students in conversational Mandarin.

Duke University
Economics

Education

Duke University (Economics)

Great Interaction — Covered what I wanted to learn and thoroughly. Great notes after the session. Looking forward to working on more, thank you! ...

— Caroline, San Francisco, CA on 10/18/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Tina will travel within 6 miles of San Francisco, CA 94116.