My name is Zhao Yang! I specialize in tutoring Mandarin Chinese, Russian and ESL. I have four years of experience with one-on-one teaching as well as teaching in a classroom setting. I have taught Mandarin Chinese and English to students from 1st to 11th grade at a Chinese Language Specialty School in Moscow and to second year university students.
At my lessons, I have creativity and do my best to build an exciting and interesting learning experience. In practice I utilize interactive teaching methods and activities to motivate students to learn and communicate in a foreign language. I often use visual aids, such as software tools or videos and make students feel that learning a foreign language is fun and interesting.
I believe culture is a crucial concept in language teaching, in a certain sense language learning is culture learning. So my lessons always include a basic cultural section where I introduce culture and customs to the students.
I am happy that my passion for learning foreign languages became my profession. Teaching foreign languages for me is a Never-Ending Professional Development Journey. It’s a profession that allows me to be creative, work with a variety of different people, travel all over the world and inspire students not only academically but personally as well.
Mandarin Chinese Tutoring to studens of all ages and levels
Mandarin Chinese/ ESL/Russian tutoring to students of all ages and levels
Taught Chinese to students aged 6-17
Prepared daily plans for activities and lessons
Created regular tests and quizzes for students
Conducted small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs
Organized extra-curricular activities related to Chinese language, culture, traditions
Helped students to prepare for language tests, international linguistic competitions, Chinese proficiency qualifications (YCT, HSK)
Prepared students for “Chinese Bridge” competition (2 students were awarded)
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