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Michael S.

Arkansas City, KS

$65/hour

Chinese teacher in language, culture, history and literature

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Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
Chinese Language
San Francisco State University
Master's
The University of Rochester
PhD

Education

Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China (Chinese Language)

San Francisco State University (Master's)

The University of Rochester (PhD)

About Michael

Michael graduated from Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing City, China with a BA degree in Chinese language and literature. He studied in San Francisco State University and graduated in 1983 with a MA degree in anthropology. As a straight-A student, he earned Lewis Henry Morgan Fellowship and studied anthropology in the University of Rochester, Rochester New York and graduated in 1993 with a Ph. D. degree.
Michael had taught Chinese language and culture in San Francisco State University and the University of Rochester. He moved to New York City in 1992 and established Young Chinese American Education Center, an after-school and summer-school while he taught Chinese and ESL for New York public high schools, especially, Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers in downtown Manhattan, New York City. He relocated himself from New York City to Oklahoma in the year of 2006. He taught Chinese in Enid High School, Edison High School, Bixby Public Schools and Norman North High school in the passed six years.

Michael graduated from Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing City, China with a BA degree in Chinese language and literature. He studied in San Francisco State University Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Arkansas City, KS 67005
In-person lessons
Language:
Chinese

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Chinese

I have more than 10 years teaching and tutoring experience in the area of Chinese language. Since the students are different, the teaching should be different. The most important is that the teacher should always know what his students are interested in the area of his or her learning. The teacher should keep what the students have learnt and use it (not just repeat it) in the process to learn new things. Also, to point out the differences between Chinese and English is always an interesting thing for the students to learn the new language.

Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
Chinese Language
San Francisco State University
Master's
The University of Rochester
PhD

Education

Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China (Chinese Language)

San Francisco State University (Master's)

The University of Rochester (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 20 miles of Arkansas City, KS 67005.