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 Profile of Gloria Date: August 13, 2012 - Still seeking? 

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Name: Gloria
Language to learn: Chinese, Cantonese
City: Toronto
State, province or region: Ontario
Country: Canada
Age: 21
Native language: English
Lessons delivery:
  • Live in person


  • Description


    My family is Cantonese, and I know how to understand the language pretty well as far as basic conversation goes. I want to improve my reading and writing, as well as speaking on a more professional and advanced stage because I want to communicate in Cantonese in the future if I return to Hong Kong for jobs or internships. I just don't want to let what I do know about the language now to go to waste. The level I am at would probably be intermediate, but I am not sure. As far as understanding goes, I can watch the news or shows or listen to everyday converstation w/o any problems, but if I try to respond it is a lot harder. Also, my vocabulary is limited to everyday phrases, so in a professional setting, many words/phrases are hard to understand. As far as reading and writing goes, I've had many years of traning for mandarin since I was put into those classes when I was younger and I lived in Beijing and Shanghai, but attended international school, while having private Mandarin lessons at home. So used to be able to read and write in Mandarin pretty well, but 4-5 years w/o practice has made me forget a lot. I also never use/practice Chinese in my everyday life since I don't speak it to people around me. So I feel like I would like to improve on wriitng and reading at a more advanced level, especially with traditional Chinese. I can probably only have a once a week class, but homework or self-study wise, I can be pretty dedicated to review work on my own. Classes wise, I would probably only be available weekends, but this would depend on my school schedule. For a teacher, I guess I'm actually looking for someone more strict, since I really need someone who can nitpick at my pronunciation and mistakes. I like a teacher who is really precise and cares a lot about teaching and the language since I am also passionate about learning. Also, at the same time, I'm an easy-going, quiet kind of person, so I need someone patient and understanding . I also work hard, so I expect a lot of efficiency when it comes to teaching, as in a teacher who understands the student, and of course vice versa.

    Thank you, and I apologize for this long-winded email.

    Oh, and I'd also prefer group lessons, since there can be group conversations .

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