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Steven Schmitz

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Inglese
Madrelingua
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Cinese Mandarino
B1

Su di me

I grew up in California, finally graduating college there in 2017! In school I studied Mandarin Chinese and Language Teaching Linguistics, indulging in my love for teaching. I've spent several years informally tutoring and working for the University tutoring program teaching professional English to international students and teaching University staff and faculty in beginning Chinese. I have lived in Taiwan and Mainland China teaching English to High School and College students. Now that I'm back in the states, I hope to continue my language education going to help everyone get strong with English!

My primary approach is creating an environment in which the students feel welcome and comfortable to talk as much as possible. In most learning scenarios, the most quality information comes from being able to apply what you know and correct what isn't working for you! Educating through casual conversation is the ultimate means of becoming comfortable and proficient in a language because you learn how to say what you want to say, and spend lots of time practicing what sounds correct and what does not. In my years studying foreign language, the most helpful situations have been practicing spoken language with someone listening, responding, and correcting what I am saying in a non-stressful way. My goal here is to create that same environment and get everyone talking like a pro!

Lezioni Private

60 minuti

Statistiche insegnante

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Programma

Curriculum

schoolStudi e Formazione

2014 - 2017
B.A. Mandarin, Linguistics for Language Teacher
University of California at Davis - Davis, CA
I studied language education for non-native speakers, with a focus in teaching English as a foreign language.

briefcaseEsperienza Lavorativa

2015 - 2017
Language Tutor
University of California at Davis - Davis, CA
I taught college-level English to Chinese international students as well as introductory Chinese to UC Davis faculty

Lezioni Private

60 minuti