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$40/h
1st lesson free!
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Lesson formats available..
  • One-to-one
  • Group Lessons
Lessons can be held..
  • at their place
  • at your place
  • by webcam
Subjects taught
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Oral expression - Chinese
  • Vocabulary - Chinese
  • Oral comprehension - Chinese
  • Written comprehension - Chinese
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Adult
  • Kids

Enjoy well-structured Chinese Mandarin lessons with a talented teacher who knows how to help people learn!

Methodology

I prefer to teach students who aim to have high-level Mandarin skills, but I am also happy to teach students who just want to learn enough to get by on a trip to China.

I believe that language lessons should be structured and focused, interesting and engaging, and with a focus on real-context input (we need to get a strong 'feeling' for the language.)

I believe that most people struggle with motivation and knowing how to study at home, so I also help my students with their own self-study skills.

Background

I bring the learning skills of a professional classical musician and advanced language learner to my teaching. I have years of experience teaching language learning (and music), and have taught in private language schools in Australia, China and Japan, and at two universities overseas.

Rates

Travel Fee : $10
Rate for online lessons : $35/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $190
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $380

Details

* Travel charge will differ according to distance travelled.
* Cancellation fee ($20) only charged if cancellation is made on the day of the lesson.

Lesson formats available..
One-to-one
Group Lessons
Lessons can be held..
at their place
at your place
via webcam
Subjects taught
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Oral expression - Chinese
  • Vocabulary - Chinese
  • Oral comprehension - Chinese
  • Written comprehension - Chinese
Levels
  • Primary School
  • Early High School
  • Year 10
  • Year 11-12
  • TAFE
  • Adult
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma/Certificate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD
  • Early childhood education
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Professional
  • Adult
  • Kids

Andrew's CV

Qualifications:

*HSK LEVEL 6 AND HSKK ADVANCED CERTIFICATES (highest-level Chinese language level tests, both written and oral — I know how to learn Chinese to a level where I can understand university lectures, and be a guest panellist on TV shows)

*TESOL CERTIFICATE IV (English teaching qualification)

*Bachelor of music and Graduate certificate of international business (I'm educated and I know how to learn! Mastering a musical instrument requires high-level learning skills and study skills.)

Experience:
-- English lecturer — BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND BUSINESS (2017)
-- English teacher — LEXIS ENGLISH (2014 - 2017)
-- English lecturer — PYONGYANG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (2012 (July), 2013 (March--July), 2014 (July), 2015 (July), 2017 (July), 2018 (July)
-- Orchestral Musician — QUEENSLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (2009 – 2010 (Casual), 2011 (Contract))

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