Shirley is an enthusiastic Mandarin and English teacher, who has experience in teaching both English and Chinese to different ages. After graduating from Southwest University in China, Shirley received her bachelor’s degree in Chinese language and literature and the Teacher Certification, which certified by Chinese Ministry of Education. In the meantime, she received the professional qualification certificate of international Chinese language teachers, certified by tcfl certification awarding committee, international Chinese language teachers association (ICA). Her attended the Mandarin Level Test in China during her college, and achieved the highest level, which is the professional announcer level in China.After working as an English instructor in Beijing for two years, she obtained her master’s Degree in foreign language education from the University of Pittsburgh. Through her master’s degree program, Shirley has many pedagogy knowledges and methods to assess different proficiency level of language learners, for her as the teacher to create appropriate lesson plans.
TESOL Certificate Teacher’s Certificate of China Advanced Speaking English trainer 10 years bilingual teaching experience General Manager of Changzhi Gorgeous Cultural Exchange Co., LtdAfter working as an English instructor in Beijing for two years, she obtained her master’s Degree in foreign language education from the University of Pittsburgh. Through her master’s degree program, Shirley has many pedagogy knowledges and methods to assess different proficiency level of language learners, for her as the teacher to create appropriate lesson plans. .
is a passionate Mandarin teacher, specializes in teaching basic foundational building blocks for non-native speakers to learn Chinese. She has successfully helped hundreds of students pass the HSK test. She also has a love for the Chinese arts and calligraphy.
Having been raised in both China and the US, Harry is bicultural as well as highly proficient in both languages and has successfully prepared students for their AP Chinese exams in the US. Because of his background, he believes that language should be learned together with culture, and will make it a point to contextualize the Chinese characters and vocabulary with his students from the very beginning. He spends time personalizing individual lesson plans to help students reach their goals. Harry has his education from UCLA and Arcadia High School.
INDIVIDUAL ONLINE SESSIONS
Private 60 min $37
Private 25 min $23
GROUP ONLINE SESSIONS
Semi Private or group 60 min ($20)
Conversational class x 1 = $15
PACKAGES (cash, Zelle or Venmo only)
Conversation class x 6 = $60
Private 60 min x 12 = $380; 60 min x 24 = $720
Private 25 min x 10 = $230 (recommended for beginner 6yrs and under). x 20 = $440
Group class 60 min x 6 weeks $100 per student, 2 students minimum
Semi private 60 min x 12 (twice/wk) + convo x 6 = $250
Semi private 60 min x 12 (twice/wk) $200
Small group 60 min x 12 (once/wk) = $225
Semi private 60 min x 12 + convo x 12 (once/wk) = $310