Shanshan Cao

Shanshan C.

Cupertino, CA
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Lesson Details

Mandarin Chinese

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

I've worked with students from all age groups and different language proficiency levels. I specialize in teaching listening and speaking as well as test-prep, such as HSK, AP Chinese.

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Shanshan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 7 to 60

Teaching since:
June 2010

Hello, I am Shanshan, a passionate language teacher! I've been teaching since 2010. With expertise in linguistics and language teaching, I have taught Chinese and ESL to different groups from elementary school students to adults aged from 18-70. I am a native Chinese speaker and proficient in English. Teaching has been the most rewarding thing to do in my life! Can't wait to help you to improve your Chinese!


Chinese Instructor
Mar 2015 - Present
SF Language Services

• Create and deliver beginner Chinese lessons one-on-one based on textbook Chinese Made Easy
• Design assignment and assessment using high technology to serve student’s listening and speaking needs
• Complete progress reports and other documents as required and submit to the company

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ESL Teaching Assistant
Nov 2013 - Dec 2014
Eastside Learning Center

• Taught ESL Beginner Class and assisted individual students or groups under the supervision of host teacher
• Attended weekly meetings with host teacher to analyze teaching practices

Chinese Instructor
Jan 2014 - Jun 2014
Beijing Chinese Language Academy

• Presented lessons to adult learners and young learners at the beginning and intermediate Mandarin level
• Designed evaluation materials and classroom activities for students
• Created and delivered lessons to HSK test takers


Sep 2013 - Dec 2014
University of Southern California
Teaching Chinese as a second language
Sep 2009 - Jul 2013
Xi'an International Studies University


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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4 Reviews

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Krishna K. Sep 24, 2015
Mandarin Chinese · Online

Really good at teaching Chinese

Nelson Jul 29, 2015
Mandarin Chinese · In studio

Awesome instructor!

Alex W. Jun 12, 2015
Mandarin Chinese · In studio

Great teacher

Alex W. Jun 12, 2015
Mandarin Chinese · In studio

Very good and easy to work with

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