Jiawan Beyea

Jiawan B.

Whitewater, WI
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Greetings! I'm a native Chinese/Mandarin speaker, and I'm here to help. Students of all ages and levels are welcomed, both simplified and traditional Chinese are okay!

About Jiawan B.

Hi there! This is Jiawan, and I'm here to help you achieve your goal.

A little about me. I was born and raised in Beijing, both my parents are professors. I went to Japan for high school, after that, England. I spent almost five years there, got my Bachelor's and Master's degree. After severn years of living oversea, I went back home in 2010 and worked in a film/animation company for several years. In 2014, I came to the States, finished another Master program at University of Miami. After graduated from UM, I moved to Michigan to live with my boyfriend. Last summer, we just got married. Right now, I’m working as s freelancer for a LA based indie film company. In my spare time, I also write my own stories and scripts.

A little about my Chinese lesson. I started to teach Chinese (both simplified and traditional) as a part-time job since 2007, so I'm pretty confident on it. Student of all ages and levels are welcomed. One thing I would like to point out is unless you have required textbook, I tend not to use any existing learning materials as they always turn out rather boring and disappointing and so out of date. The first session will just be we get to know each other and discuss your goal (and it will be free), then I will design each session and make materials by myself.

A little about my Math lesson. I don't believe that Asian people are better at Math, but I do agree that we have some unique ways to master basic Math, which may make Math easier for grade school student.

A little about my writing lesson. As an international student, I graduated from my bachelor's program with a GPA 3.5, my first master's program with a GPA 3.8, and my second master's program with a GPA 4.0. Academic writing can be tricky, especially for those international students who do not have any experience before. I will show you the rules of academic writing, and you will find out that you don't need a perfect English to get an A for your essay.

A little about my college admissions lesson. To apply for a program is to make yourself different from other candidates and suitable for the program. I did my undergraduate and postgraduate application all by myself, and got accepted by my first choice school. With a little bit luck, let's knock your dream school's door open together.

A little about my IELTS prep class. IELTS is a language level test for non-native English speakers, so to get a higher score, a good foundation is necessary. Also, you need test taking skills and proper trainings to master it. That is why I'm here to help.

Thanks for reading this. If there's anything I could help, please don't hesitate to contact me. Have a nice day!

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David Hagar
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I still have several lessons to go with Jiawan, but she has done an amazing job so far with preparing materials, helping me with pronunciation and tones, and teaching me to write traditional Mandarin characters. As of the time I'm writing this review I still have a fairly shaky grasp on spoken Mandarin, however, I can also definitely tell that I've improved considerably from where I was prior to beginning our lessons. Picking out words and phrases while watching Taiwanese/Chinese dramas has also become a lot easier for me.

I definitely recommend taking lessons with Jiawan. She is friendly, professional, and I look forward to our weekly meetings since she has helped to make learning Mandarin a fun process for me. Two thumbs up!

Posted Jan 7, 2019
Olivia B.
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Thank you so much for the great job tutoring!

Posted Sep 17, 2018

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Experience

Free Lancer
Oct 2016 - Present

Private Company

Education

Master of Arts in Communication Studies
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016

University of Miami

Master of Arts in Advertising Design Management
Sep 2009 - Sep 2010

University of Southampton

Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Marketing Communication
Sep 2006 - Jun 2009

University of Bedfordshire

Languages

Chinese

Fluent / Native Proficiency

English

Professional Proficiency

Japanese

Limited Proficiency

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