Yiju Tang

Yiju T.

Troy, MI
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Yiju delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+

Teaching since:
January 2004

Nihao. I’m a native-born Chinese who has vast experience of teaching Mandarin to English speakers across all levels and ages. I have been teaching Mandarin for more than 10 years at various Language Institutes, and have taught at private schools for total of 5 years. At schools, I developed and implemented CFL curriculum for introductory and advanced level of students. I am currently working as a Chinese instructor at a large international language company. In my class, materials will be designed according to the students' background and needs. I feel fulfilled after spending numerous hours preparing for each and every creative teaching session and then see my students excited and benefited. I come across as a very pleasant and friendly teacher, who has a great passion for teaching my native language.

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Mandarin Instructor
Mar 2018 - Present

Delivered lessons to governmental & professional students at various levels in accordance with Total Immersion method in person and online

Mandarin Teacher
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Notre Dame Preparatory School & Marist Academy

• In alignment with the IB program to develop a foundation in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural awareness
• Designed to strength students’ communicative skills in Chinese and their competency in Chinese culture and customs

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Mandarin Teacher
Sep 2006 - Jun 2014
MDCAC Chinese School

Taught Mandarin for Adults for 6 years and high school students for 2 years

Mandarin Teacher
Aug 2010 - Jul 2013
Cornerstone Schools Association

• Designed communicative activities, tasks and embed more real life situations in the curriculum
• Integrated 5C (Communication, Culture, Connections, Comparisons and Communities) standards in the curriculum for primary and middle students
• Created assignments, tests, and quizzes to assess students’ progress
• Prepared parent meetings to discuss academic progress of students
• Celebrated different kinds of Chinese festivals to learn Chinese cultures and customs

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M.S. Degree in Computer-Based Information Systems
Sep 1990 - Apr 1992
Eastern Michigan University


Chinese Mandarin
Fluent / Native Proficiency

3 Reviews

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Steve Oct 13, 2019
Mandarin Chinese · Online

I've had a great experience so far. Yiju is patient, enthusiastic, and fun. Her lessons are easy to get into and the time flies by really fast. She's very engaging on cultural topics, illustrates a variety of ways to say something, and is generally very organized and punctual. She has been very accommodating to my requests and helping me learn in a way that works for me. Since I had my own study materials before I started lessons with her, she has worked with me to practice the material I studied already. I would definitely recommend her.

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Alexandria Aug 15, 2019
Mandarin Chinese · In studio

Wonderful instructor. We look forward to continuing lessons later this year. She was very professional and made my 15 year old daughter comfortable with learning Chinese. She tailored the lessons to fit her aptitude. I would highly recommend her. She also met us at the local community center which was very helpful logistically.

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Steve Jul 20, 2019
Mandarin Chinese · Online

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