Ashley Liu is an experienced native tutor, who has been teaching Chinese as a second language for over 3 years. So far, she has taught more than 100 students from all over the world with over 1,000 teaching hours. Her students passed HSK3 (intermediate level) with an average of 294 (out of 300) scores. She has completed the Master Degree of Education at Monash University. Other than Chinese, she is also fluent in English and Russian.
She believes that the trick to learning a new language is spending most of your time in the language, not learning about the language. Practice makes perfect. Just trust the process and have fun!
Zizhu (Josie) Zang was born in the north of China and is a native Mandarin speaker. Her major is Master of Education and graduated from Monash University in 2021. Zizhu has been teaching Chinese for more than two years. She specialises in teaching children's courses, especially Chinese Made Easy series. At the same time, Zizhu also teaches adult classes, and her students can already teach in Chinese when they learn HSK 2. Zizhu has helped many students get good grades. Her students went from zero beginner to passing the HSK2 mock exam with almost full scores in just two months.
In a Mandarin classroom Zizhu uses a variety of methods including role-plays, group activities and games, all designed for students to learn and practise oral and written Chinese.
Xinning (Cynthia) Mao was born in China and is a native Mandarin speaker. She is a professional Chinese teacher with over four years of teaching experience to L2 Chinese learners and over 500 hours in one-on-one Chinese tutoring. She has graduated with a Master of Modern Language Education at the University of Melbourne in 2021, and her undergraduate major was teaching Chinese as a second language.
Xinning has rich experience in teaching both children and adults. In her class, Xinning uses a variety of teaching approaches, such as task-based language teaching and multimodal pedagogies, to help her learners practice oral and written Chinese.
Xuan (Felicity) Lu was born in China and is a native Mandarin speaker. She is a postgraduate st in International Chinese Language Education with a strong background in modern Chinese. She has a Certificate of Mandarin Proficiency and a Certificate for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. And currently, she is interning in an international organization related to international Chinese language education.
She is willing to explore various teaching methods that benefit students and believes that students and teachers will grow together in teaching.
Shiyang (Syon) Zhu is a passionate Mandarin teacher at MasterChinese. He holds a Master's degree in Education from Monash University and is currently on the exciting journey towards a Ph.D. in Media and Communication at RMIT University.
With two years of experience in language instruction, Shiyang brings an authentic touch to his teaching. His teaching philosophy centres around creating an immersive learning environment in an effort to nurture curiosity and build confidence in using Mandarin. When you learn with Shiyang, you're not just mastering a language; you're gaining insights into the vibrant tapestry of Chinese culture and society— Whether you're taking your first step or striving to become a Mandarin master, Shiyang has got you covered.
Yixuan (Pauline) Wang is a native Chinese teacher who has been in the education industry for more than 8 years. She has been teaching Chinese as a second language for more than 1 year. She has completed her Master's degree in Education from Monash. She teaches Chinese at a well-known Chinese education institution in Melbourne and has many students. And she has rich experience in curriculum development.
Language is a bridge to communicate, language is a bridge to understand different cultures, learning a language is not only to master the language but also to understand the culture behind the language. More than that, learning a language is about understanding the culture behind the language.