Michelle P.

Marietta, GA

$40/hr

English and Beginning Mandarin. Fun retention methods. TESOL certified

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Kennesaw State University
Sophmore year
Graduate Coursework

Education

Kennesaw State University

Sophmore year (Graduate Coursework)

About Michelle

Hello. My name is Michelle. I recently spent 1.5 years in Mainland China working to improve my Chinese, previously spending about 4 years studying the language. Since then I have taken a week long TESOL course teaching me how to be an effective teacher. Taking a step back from nose-in-the-book traditional teaching methods and getting my students to interact more, even for my shy students. The nice thing about private tutoring is that we can find material and methods that make you feel comfortable, not an entire classroom.

I can teach you the basics: Mandarin tones, PinYin, several conversations, vocabulary building. Lets get started! I look forward to hearing from you.

Michelle
Hello. My name is Michelle. I recently spent 1.5 years in Mainland China working to improve my Chinese, previously spending about 4 years studying the language. Since then I have taken a week long TESOL course teaching me how to be… Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Marietta, GA 30062
In-person lessons
English:
ESL/ESOL
Language:
Chinese,
ESL/ESOL
Homeschool:
ESL/ESOL
Corporate Training:
Chinese,
ESL/ESOL

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Chinese

My name is Michelle. I am an American citizen, I have spent the past 5 years learning Mandarin Chinese, the last 2 years in China. It takes several years on average to master this ancient language. However I'd love to apply some of my teaching methods to assist you in a Beginning to Intermediate language program. My goal get you prepared for using the language, and getting around in a day-to-day setting. The following is a short resume of Language courses, Teaching courses and teaching experience I have undergone to be a qualified tutor for you!

-Kennesaw State University, Continuing Education- Beginning Mandarin Nov 2008
-Pimsleur Mandarin Chinese Audio CD series- ongoing
-2 years in Mainland China, private tutoring and in class; everyday use and experience June2010- April 2012
-TMS School- ongoing weekly public speaking school; teaching effective communication, public speaking
-TESOL Certification- Week long course. Teaching over 35 methods to make any learning environment, effective, positive, and memorable.


I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Kennesaw State University
Sophmore year
Graduate Coursework

Education

Kennesaw State University

Sophmore year (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michelle will travel within 25 miles of Marietta, GA 30062.

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