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Lessons offered by Lihong
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • Chez le professeur
Taught subjects
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Oral expression - Chinese
  • Vocabulary - Chinese
  • Written comprehension - Chinese
  • Written expression - Chinese
Levels
  • All Levels

A native Mandarin speaking and writing teacher offering Mandarin lessons in London

Methodology

I used to be a journalist working for a newspaper for 6 years, I have excellent Chinese speaking and writing skills and can teacher Mandarin speaking for the beginner, improved and advanced students, and I also can teach children too.

Background

just started teaching recently, but did some Business Chinese Teacher training courses at Lse organized by Confucius Institute for Business London. I am teaching 3 adults students at moment.
Furthermore, I just graduated from University of Westminster in 2017 majored in Media Management, and got my MA degree. I also studied in Kunming College from 1988--1991 majored in Chinese Language and Literature. Moreover, I got my BA degree from China School of Journalism in 1997. I am qualified as a Mandarin teacher.

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £120
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £250

Details

I prefer to teach at my place, I would like to pay for the student's transport fare if they travel to my area to have lessons.

Lessons offered by Lihong
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
Chez le professeur
Taught subjects
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Oral expression - Chinese
  • Vocabulary - Chinese
  • Written comprehension - Chinese
  • Written expression - Chinese
Levels
  • All Levels

Rates

Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £120
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £250

Details

I prefer to teach at my place, I would like to pay for the student's transport fare if they travel to my area to have lessons.

Lihong's CV

Summary

I am a British citizen, I have English passport and NI. I completed my MA courses at University of Westminster in September 2017, my major is Media Management. Before starting the MA, I have been working for a Chinese newspaper--Kunming Daily for 6 years after I graduating from China School of Journalism with a bachelor degree in 1997. Before that I have been working as a secretary in Tang Chi Government General Office after graduating from Kunming College in Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China with the major of Chinese Language and Literature. During that time, I had been appointed as the head of Youth League Committee in charge of young people’s events and activities. So in the past years, I improved my leadership and management skills not only in media industry but also in social organizations.

Education & Qualifications

09/2016 – 09/2017, University of Westminster Harrow Campus
Major: MA, Media Management.

09/2010 -09/2011, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), Marketing foundation
courses.

09/1995 – 09/1997, China School of Journalism.
Major: BA, Journalism.

09/1988 – 09/1991, Kunming College, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China.
Major: Diploma, Chinese Language and Literature.

Employment History

09/1997 – 09/2003, Kunming Daily (newspaper).

I have been working as a financial journalist in charge of Economy page, reported and edited relevant news and events.

During this time, I have been working as a Night Shift Editor too in General Editorial Department for 6 months, in charge of editing articles on each page.

09/1991 – 09/1995, Tang Chi County Government, Kunming city, Yunnan province, China

I have been working as a Secretary in government General Office and had been appointed as the head of Youth League Committee at the same time, in charge of writing and editing all kinds of documents of Tang Chi Government and The Youth League Committee, taking responsibility for young people’s events, activities and meetings; running all kinds of training program for local young people.

09/2005 - 01/2010, was running our own company in Kunming city and Beijing city in China.

During my careers, based on evaluations given by my employers and colleagues, I am good at communicating, organizing, creating, and negotiating with other people, motivating myself and others to achieve goals. I am also a hard-working and persistent person, I always have patient and confident to do everything, never give up whatever how hard it is. I commonly finished works with high quality under high pressure and in time. Furthermore, I am a time punctual, energetic, enthusiastic, expressive, reliable, kind, friendly, humorous and easy-going person. I am also an open-minded person.

Skills

I am a native Mandarin speaker, I was born in China, and educated in Kunming city, a beautiful city in south of China and Beijing, the Capital of China, I have been living and working in this two cities for many years, so I know good about Chinese culture and Language. I can speak fluent Mandarin and write formal well-structured Chines articles. As I was a journalist before, I am good at writing, many of my pieces of articles printed on newspapers have ever got a lot of awards. For example, “Go together for a soul dating “has ever Got the third place at “Yunnan Province TV Newspapers excellent essay competition” and “Had an another beautiful view “has ever got “Good News Award in Kunming City” and so on.
I have been living London for 8 years, I am an UK resident already. I just graduated from University of Westminster in September 2017 with a master degree of Media Management. I have been studying English in China for more than 10 years, and then continue studying English in London taking most of my free time, I am still having some English Business and Advanced courses at moment in Islington Centre for English (ICE), a local English school which is near my house. so I can speak and write in English smoothly. And I have already settled down in London and become a British citizen, I have an English passport which makes me travel and work in the UK and Europe even world easily. I can drive, I have Chinese and English driving licenses and my own car in the UK, I can work from distance to distance.

On the other hand, I have ever been running own companies with my husband in China for many years, our business got very successful, which makes me developed my knowledge and skills in marketing and management fields as well.

I am good at playing basketball. I was the capital of Kunming College basketball team, and I had ever led our team to win Champion for three times in College Competitions. This experience helps me not only to improve my leadership and management skills in a team, but also to get a healthy body to adjust high-pressure works. I am a good table tennis player too.

I have good organization and coordination skills, I have ever been assessed by the teachers and classmates as “outstanding student leader and excellent league leader” in college and university. I have good leadership ability in organizing all sorts of activities and events according to many years working experiences.

I have experienced computer skills, I am good at using Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
I can run social media platforms efficiently and actively.

Hobbies and Interests

I really enjoy watching all sorts of documentaries and classical movies, TV programmes and etc., all these show me how a good video should be made to catch audiences and customers eyes, for example, how to create an attractive topics and how to select sources and how to organize storytelling and so on. Furthermore, in order to improve my relevant knowledge, I did some fashion photography and portrait photography courses from City Academy.


I like swimming, I go swimming almost everyday, I am membership of Virgin Active for 7 years. Sswimming makes me keep fit and get more energy to handle with huge works. I am always doing more exercises when I have time, do more exercises make me look in good shape and feel confident to do everything well.

Meanwhile, I do love listening music and watching films, it makes me keep up with the trend of pop culture and learn some new technologies and things, such as AR and VR films. I also like dancing and singing, I did some evening dance and singing courses in evening.

I spent most of my holidays on travelling, travel around world make me know more multicultural and geographical knowledge.

I am a foodie too, I love food so much, I would like to try all kinds of foods, trying different foods make me know some countries’ food make skills and culture, make me to be an open-minded and understanding person, I usually like to think and do things standing in other people’s position.

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