My teaching method is interactive and positive. I base my classes on Task-based Learning. I approach topics by warming up the conversation with familiar things and leading to new learning materials, then expanding the topic with depth and breadth, thus to stimulate learners' interest. I believe learning only happens with motivation.
I am an English and Chinese language teacher since 2013. Teaching Chinese as a foreign language in Rwanda and Ireland programs. Trainer for HSK4 (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, Chinese language test for foreigners Band 4). My research interest lies in Second language acquisition and computer-aided pedagogy.
If the student wants to prepare and practice for HSK 5 or 6, the hourly rate would be higher.
2007-2011 BA in English Language and Literature at Beijing International Studies University
2011-2012 MA in Chinese Linguistics and Language Acquisition in Chinese University of Hongkong
2012.6 - 2012.8 Summer Chinese language Camp by Columbia University in Beijing (CIB) Language teacher for Language teaching and tutoring, activity arrangement, fieldwork coordinator.
2016 Achievement award of university research Flipped Class in International Tourism English course for summer school
2018.01 project - The construction and application of Chinese interlanguage corpus for African students--an empirical study based on the corpus annotation of HSK dynamic composition Corpus. Sichuan Provincial Department of Education. 2017-2019. Project No. 18SB0018
I highly recommend Carol. She was my English teacher who really has a passion for teaching. The best teacher in my life, not one of the best. Before she taught me I barely can speak, but now I can speak fluent English. It's difficult to find a teacher who not only knows Chinese but also knows how to teach. There she is, she is the one you are looking for.
Fantastic teacher. Makes classes fun and interesting so you learn alot without it feeling like a chore. I was able to have a number of conversations with Chinese people who didn't know any English due to how effective Carol's teaching methods are. 10/10 would recommend Carol for anyone seeking mandarin lessons as she is an effective and friendly teacher.
Having been to her classes I know she is a great teacher. Not only is she a great Mandarin teacher but she makes class fun and she is very funny too which always makes things stick better for me. Of all the teachers I have had, Carol made the biggest impact in the shortest amount of time and always knew the best way to push you to the next level of understanding in the subject both personally and as a group/class. I couldn't recommend her highly enough.
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