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|David||Dr. Zhuo||09 Jun 2022||Chinese||It would be better if we could do things at a faster pace.|
|David||Dr. Zhuo||16 Mar 2022||Chinese||It would be better if we could do things a bit faster, overall very good class.|
|David||Dr. Zhuo||09 Mar 2022||Chinese||Very good class|
|David||Dr. Zhuo||07 Mar 2022||Chinese||Amazing class, however it would be better if we could only speak in English when necessary.|
|David||Dr. Zhuo||02 Mar 2022||Chinese||It would be bette if we could speak less English and do explanation in Chinese, very good class.|
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Spires' Chinese tutoring FAQs
Why study Chinese?
China is an economic superpower. The country's economy is now the second largest in the world after the US and continues to grow at 8-10% per year. A good reason to learn Chinese is the ability to communicate with the country's 1.4 billion inhabitants. More than 90% of China, or about 790 million people, speak Mandarin. This means that learning Chinese will open doors for you to the world's most populous nation and the world's most lucrative market.
Chinese is one of the most difficult languages to learn and translate. This makes knowledge of the Chinese language so valuable. Moreover, learning Chinese can be a rewarding experience for travellers who want to connect with the roots of a completely different culture steeped in ancient tradition, but at the forefront of the global economy.
What university degrees is Chinese useful for?
If you have studied Chinese and have mastered this wonderful language, then you can apply for a Bachelor's degree with a focus on Chinese politics, economics, history or archaeology. But not only that, you can also pursue a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chinese linguistics.
In addition, you can also use your Chinese skills for all kinds of university degrees in China, if you were to pursue study abroad opportunities.
What careers can studying Chinese lead to?
Studying Chinese can lead to a variety of careers as so many companies do business there in one sector or another. It is very likely that in the globalised world, there will be increasing opportunities for people who speak languages other than English.
China has become a huge market and business leaders are looking for people who can successfully navigate Chinese culture. You may be giving yourself a future-facing advantage in life. Secondly, there are many jobs for teachers who are fluent in both English and Chinese. So you can either teach English to Chinese students or Chinese to English students.
Finally, you can also work as a translator or Chinese linguistics specialist for government agencies and other private institutions.
There is an increasing need for senior and management staff who speak Chinese, and it is unlikely to slow. If you work in a larger corporate organisation you could become a very valuable employee if you are fluent in both Chinese and English. Learning Chinese will enable you to communicate and do business with literally billions of people you may not be able to otherwise, that is a lot of opportunities.
Teachers will take the time to assess your starting point then develop a personalised syllabus to work towards your objectives. Online classes will focus on your areas of weakness and on developing the confidence you need to achieve your goals. Lessons will also push students in areas that they are already comfortable in, encouraging constant improvement and developing positive learning habits.
Why Choose Spires’ Tutoring?
We only hire 4% of the teachers that apply to Spires and they are all professional and experienced school and university level educators. Many have qualifications from top universities and institutions in the UK, USA, and around the world. All have a Ph.D., MSc, Ma, BSc, or Ba in their chosen field.
We have a lot of repeat students and you can check out the high star ratings our clients leave.
Because tutors set their rates via an auction system, our prices are more competitive than many other companies. Our online classroom is stable and fun to learn through. It has an interactive whiteboard and students can access recordings of classes at any time. They use webcam video chat when being taught.
Spires deals with all of the matching, scheduling, payments, and administration, we take all of the hassles out of organising support and allow online students to focus purely on learning.
You can find a professional tutor in four easy steps:
1. Use the Find A Tutor feature to create a post outlining your needs and requirements. You can choose from subject, level, price, and expertise.
2. Find your perfect tutor from our wide variety of skilled professors and educators. After you filter your search results using the Find A Tutor feature you can choose to ‘view profile’ of the best choices for your needs.
You can then see reviews and star rating, including total hours taught for Spires and the price per hr.
3. Have your face-to-face class. This can be done whenever and wherever you are, it’s all online- neither you nor the tutor travels!
4. Replay the classes afterward for any missed information at your own pace and convenience.
Private help is that easy!
No, it doesn’t! It’s all done online whenever and wherever you are. All you have to do is pick your ideal mentor and speak to them to arrange the best time for you to have video lessons.It doesn’t matter at all if they are miles and miles (or kilometre and kilometre) away from you!
Who will my tutor be for online Mandarin tuition?
This is all up to you. You have a huge choice. You can look through our member tutor profiles, check online student reviews and bids, their qualifications and backgrounds, hourly rates, hours taught, other subjects they teach - and even check out if they have many repeat students.
Then, communicate with your favourites to see if they are right for your needs and learning style. You can have a free video call by webcam, usually over zoom. Then you pick the person you’d like to help with your studies and schedule your first webcam video lesson!
We currently have over 7 Chinese tutors with academic and professional experience specialising in a wide range of topics from GCSEs to postgraduate support, and everything in between.
What qualifications do tutors need?
All of our tutors must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree and have tutoring experience. Most have higher degrees on top of that, in specialised areas such as Master’s degrees or PhDs. All of our tutors are DBS checked or have had equivalent background checks.
What is the role of a tutor?
It is their responsibility to guide you to understand the subject you have chosen. Using their expertise in the chosen topic and their teaching experience they will help you to understand, analyse and use the content of the Chinese classes to apply at a later date, whether it is at your chosen university, your career or in your day-to-day life.
Tuition is priced according to level:
The average price per hour ranges based on the tutors’ experience, expertise, and student’s level.
The average tutor price per hr is £40/$53/€45 per hour depending on a teachers’ experience and students’ level of study. This is higher than other areas in the UK due to the increased living costs that come with London life.
What happens when I send a message?
Once you’ve used the Find A Tutor feature to find your best online Chinese tutor, you can contact them with any questions you might even meet in advance. A tutor should respond to you within 24 hrs with an answer and the hr they are available. If your selected teacher isn’t able to fit you into their schedule we will recommend others that fit your specifications. After a tutor replies, you can then schedule a free webcam meet and if you are satisfied you can go ahead and schedule your first online video lesson classes!
Can I get GCSE Chinese tutoring online?
Yes, you can! We have a selection of professionals with GCSE tutoring experience with a background in AQA, CCEA, OCR, Edexcel and other awarding bodies.
Can I book an online Chinese tutor for iGCSE support?
Yes, you can! We have a selection of professional tutors with primary and secondary school experience. All you need to do is login and send a message, and arrange your first video call. If they fit all your specifications and needs, go ahead and book your first lesson.
Do your online tutors use GCSE Chinese past papers?
Yes, they do! All our tutors prepare a bespoke syllabus tailored to the needs of the student. Using published past papers will allow you to perfect your exam technique and ensure that you give yourself a better chance of performing well when taking the exam.
Do your tutors use iGCSE Chinese coursebooks?
Yes, they do! Our teachers can help you with any published coursebook your school is using. They will also provide you with any extra materials you may need to focus on in your weaker areas.
Do your tutors offer Online A-level Chinese tutoring?
Yes, they do! We have a selection of Mandarin tutors with A-level experience with a background in AQA, CCEA, OCR, Edexcel and other awarding bodies. Just use the filter to look for A-Level tutors and feel free to message the ones you like to ask if they provide the help that you need before scheduling a lesson.
Do your tutors use A-level Chinese past papers?
Yes, they do! Your teacher will then tailor a syllabus based on your specific needs and provide any extra material, such as published past papers.
Can I book an A-level Chinese tutor online?
Yes, you can! We have a selection of professional tutors with A-level teaching experience as well as other further education courses such as BTECs and HNDs. All you need to do is pick your preferred educator, send them a message and arrange your first zoom meeting. If they fit all your specifications and needs, go ahead and book your first online lesson.
Can I arrange Chinese tuition to help with revision?
Yes, you can! Our database of Chinese teachers offers a wide range of specialisations and expertise. Just use the filter to search for Chinese tutors for your level and browse through available candidates. You can read their description and reviews as well as communicate with them about your needs before you schedule a lesson.
Do you offer Chinese admissions tutoring?
Yes, we do! Our database of Chinese teachers offers a wide range of tutors offering admissions help at various levels such as UCAS, Oxbridge Entrance, and even IELTS and TOEFL preparation for non-native speakers.
Yes, you can! We have a selection of University level tutors who can provide assignment help as well as admissions help and exam preparation. Just communicate with your tutor before telling them your specific needs.
Do you offer Chinese tuition for international students?
Yes, we do! With Spires, you can find experienced teachers familiar with the US University system in a whole range of subjects. The same goes for the US high-school system as well as the Australian, South African, Canadian, and New Zealand University and school systems.
Do you offer online Chinese tutoring for adult learners?
Yes, we do! Our database of Chinese experts offers a wide range of specialisations and expertise. Just use the Find A Tutor feature to search for Mandarin tutors for your level and browse through available candidates.
You can choose from a wide range of specialisations whether you are preparing for a university entrance exam, looking to advance your career or just to brush up on your analytical and writing skills. We are confident you will be able to find what you are looking for from over a hundred professional academics in our network.
Is 'Chinese tutor wanted' a suitable title for my advert?
Although this is maybe not the worst bad opening line, we strongly recommend that you give it some more thought. What do you need? What are you trying to achieve? Think about what level you are and what you need to improve on, whether you need help with GCSE level guidance, or help with a University admissions letter, put it in your advert.
For example, a great opening for many of our clients could be: ‘Chinese support required to help with Oxbridge Admissions Test’. The more details, the better the match!
How can I help my child learn Chinese?
The first step to learning is to pick up a book! A tutor can provide the right guidance, material, and support to learn more efficiently and effectively with clear goals, objectives, and noticeable results. Finding the perfect Chinese tutor with Spires is the right step in ensuring your child engages with Mandarin!
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