MA in Language Ed
Certified in 3 US States
Former Assistant Professor at DLI
TPRS/CI Chinese Teacher
As an experienced Mandarin Chinese teacher, I teach Chinese beginner learners who want to communicate with native Chinese speakers with confidence, within their first 30 lessons, via the Comprehensible Input teaching methodology.
I use 90% of the target language starting from the first lesson
I target most high frequency vocabulary so you can use them daily
I help you internalize the content through personalized questions and answers
I provide meaningful, fun and culturally related input
Do I have
Master in World Language Education (MA)
August 2013 - May 2016
University of Oklahoma | Norman, OK
Oklahoma Teacher Certificate
Texas Teacher Certificate
Colorado Teacher Certificate
Bachelor in Mandarin Linguistics (BA)
September 2009 - June 2013
South China Normal University | Guangzhou, Guangdong
Certificate of Chinese Mandarin Proficiency (Grade A)
Am I the
DEFENSE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE - Monterey, CA
August 2018 - September 2019
Assistant Professor. Improved the Chinese language proficiency of 12 adult learners from levels 0 - 3, in 64 weeks helping them pass the final DLPT (Defense Language Proficiency Test).
MCAULIFFE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL - Denver, CO
July 2017 - August 2018
IB Chinese Teacher. Advanced the IB (International Baccalaureate) language curriculum by designing and implementing IB learning activities for 96 middle school students with Chinese language levels I - IV.
INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP OF TEXAS - Dallas, TX
August 2016 - August 2017
Chinese Language Teacher. Applied proven methods and created unique opportunities to motivate 110 high school students in Chinese language levels from I - IV in an extremely challenging trilingual language environment.