Daisy Wong

Daisy W.

Jersey City, NJ

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Daisy delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5 to 40

Teaching since:
August 1998

I am a Certified Mandarin Chinese teacher who has received a B.A. and M.A. of language education from South China Normal University. I am also a Beijing Culture and Language University Teaching Proficiency Certificate of Teaching Chinese as a Second language recipient; Senior Chinese Language teacher certified by International Profession Certification Association.
am very flexible with my teaching methods and materials. I love to tailor my lessons accordin
During years of my teaching experience, I have taught students from young kids to adults, from very beginner to advanced high levels. I am always very flexible with my teaching methods and materials. I tailor my lessons according to students' background and needs. Besides language teaching, I also enrich my lessons with Chinese Culture education. Just let me know your goals about learning Chinese, I am here to help.

Besides teaching Chinese, I also teach classical piano. Grown up in a very musical family, I started to play the piano since I was very young. Although I chose to study linguistic for my college level education, I took piano lessons privately with famous professors from some major music conservatories. I have never given up my piano playing and teaching. In years of the piano teaching career, many of my students have passed the ABRSM piano certification exam with great grades. I also include my piano lessons with ear training and music theory study.

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Experience

Mandarin Chinese teacher
Sep 2016 - Present
Tongyantang Sunday Chinese School

I am the Mandarin Chinese teacher, teaching students from 5-8 years old. The students are from different background. Some are from a family with Chinese speakers as well as those who have no previous exposure to Chinese language.

Mandarin and ESL teacher
Aug 2008 - Jul 2014
The Affiliated School of Macao Univeristy

I had been teaching high school students at this famous local high school until I moved to the USA in 2014 summer.

Education

B.A. & M.A. at 2nd language education
May 1998 - Jun 2011
South China Normal University
Supplementary Program in Primary Education
Dec 1997 - Jul 1998
University of Macao

Languages

Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese and English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Certifications

Senior Chinese Language Teacher
Mar 2013
International Profession Certification Association

The International Profession Certification Association (IPA) is an international association dedicated to the certification of professional qualifications. It is a legally registered entity in US and is one of the most authoritative certification agencies in the world.

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Teaching Proficiency Certificate of Teaching Chinese as a 2nd Language
Aug 2012
Beijing Language and Culture University

This is an intensive training program which is designed for those who have had Mandarin Chinese teaching experience. It focuses more on the theories and methodology of teaching Chinese to speakers of other languages(TCSOL).

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With my students in Macao!

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Shui Jan 14, 2017
Chinese · In studio

My son and his friend has been taking class with Daisy for a year. I am happy to see the improvements over conversation,reading and writing after a year. Daisy is patient with kids and engage the boys with different lesson themes and multimedia. she introduces subjects that the boys can relate to daily so they can use it in a conversation at home..She is also very considerate that the boys has a busy school schedule also. She has good understanding of Chinese language-a difficult language to learn for kids and needs repetitive practice and patient.

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Pimol Jan 13, 2017
Chinese · In studio

My son has been studying Chinese with Daisy for about a year and his Chinese has improved significantly.Daisy's lessons cover writing and reading Chinese characters as well as pin-yin. She also gives tests to ensure he remembers what he has learned. To improve my son's writing she insisted on using writing papers with proper grids and took the time to get them for us. Daisy is a caring and responsible teacher.

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Elaine Jan 10, 2017
Mandarin · Online

Daisy is amazing! She is not only very professional and organized, she is very patient. Whenever I have a new topic I want to discuss, she is very willing to structure the class around that topic.
She also sends detailed notes about the vocabulary that came up in the lesson so you can review it later- very helpful!

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Lucy Jan 10, 2017
Classical Piano · In studio

Andrew has taken Piano lessons with Ms.Wong for 6 months. He really likes the teacher and his skill has improved. Ms.Wong is very knowledgeable and skillful at teaching, I would recommend to take Piano lessons with her.

Ian Jan 8, 2017
Chinese · In studio

I took Chinese lessons with Daisy in order to improve my Chinese skills. She's a very good teacher and spends a lot of time making sure you understand what you're learning. She introduced a lot of new vocabulary and grammar to me, and she conducted the lessons entirely in Mandarin which really improved my listening comprehension. I highly recommend her!

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