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Chinese, Mandarin Teacher & Tutor: Emily Quirk

Private lessons, classes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States or online via telephone, email, text chat, voice chat, video conferencing.

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 Profile of Emily Quirk Date: July 2, 2009 
The Basics
Name: Emily Quirk
Feedback rating: No student feedback
Self-study lessons: No online lessons
Language(s) to teach:
Chinese, Mandarin

(N) = Also native language of teacher.
City: Milwaukee
State, province or region: Wisconsin
Country: United States
Services:
  • Teaching
  • Tutoring
  • Lessons delivery:
  • Live in person
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Text chat
  • Voice chat
  • Video conferencing
  •  
    Program Summary
    Class sizes available:
  • Private Lessons
  • 2-3 students
  • Student proficiency levels:
  • Beginner
  • Facets available:
  • Grammar
  • Conversation
  •  


    Teaching Approach


    After teaching English to elementary, middle school, high school and adult students in one-on-one classes, I have found that this style of learning a second language is best. We can practice basic Chinese conversation, using simple sentence patterns and vocabulary. I will provide engaging class materials that cater to each student's level and interests.


    Program Description


    After studying the four skills of Mandarin Chinese for three years and living in Taiwan for six, I have a keen insight to learning Chinese language and culture. Although native English speakers encounter certain grammar and pronunciation issues, reading and writing Chinese characters are equally challenging; through learning simple dialog, reading short sentences and writing common characters, these challenges can be overcome.


    Teaching Experience


    I taught English overseas at the YMCA in Taiwan for six years and with the Peace Corps in Morocco for one year.


    Teacher Training


    credit earned toward English-as-a-Second-Language certification (the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

    B.A. in Anthropology (the American University, Washington, DC)


    Frequently Asked Questions


    What is your teaching schedule?
    Monday thru Friday, morning and afternoon classes. Saturday and Sunday, morning classes.

    What is your payment policy?
    Paying in cash would be best.

    What other experience makes you an effective teacher?
    My own experience studying Mandarin for three years in Taiwan and America.

    What kinds of materials will I need to bring to class?
    I will provide any necessary materials, though students may bring their own school textbook.



    Cost of Lessons


    $15/hour


    Activity


    Profile Creation: July 2, 2009
    Profile Last Edit: July 2, 2009
    Last Login: September 2, 2012

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