What makes our team of Dedicated Mandarin Teachers engaging and successful?
We ensure that our teachers possess sufficient experience, international exposure and of course, a deep love for languages. What sets us apart is our excellent mix of native and non-native speakers, which creates a unique blend of different cultural approaches of pedagogies. This allows our teachers to learn from each other and grow as a cohesive unit.
Aihua has successfully taught thousands of students from all corners of the globe over her past eight years at Agape School of Education. Her talents have brought her opportunities to facilitate corporate courses for embassies and the government. However, she also excels as an individual tutor as her experience allows her to quickly identify a student’s weak points and coach them to success.
With a Master’s degree from the National University of Singapore, Christina is no stranger to the academic world. Her lifelong passion for languages drove her to pick up several languages, including completing a programme at Waseda University’s Center for Japanese Studies in Tokyo.
Her unique learning journey, global exposure and experience working with business partners from China and Japan in manufacturing, high tech and financial sectors make her a lively yet educational teacher. She believes a strong bond between teacher and student helps each student to achieve greater success in his or her own learning journey. Christina is also a freelance writer with regular contributions to blogs and newspaper 联合早报.
Christina teaches Business Chinese, Conversational Mandarin, Beginners Mandarin for Community Integration, Creative Chinese Writing at Agape School of Education.
Joan is a highly experienced teacher who has taught language to children, adults, and corporate courses. Having been with Agape School of Education for 10 years, she is skilled at using analogies to explain points and developing holistic lessons which inspire her students to love the language. Her enthusiasm and patience help her connect her students with Mandarin. Joan is dedicated to providing her students with a strong holistic knowledge.
Ray Lin obtained his Bachelors degree majoring in English from the Guangdong University for Foreign Studies in Guangzhou China. He later gained his Master’s Degree in Cultural Management from the Institut d'Etudes Supérieures des Arts and the MBA from the INSEEC Business School in Paris, France.
Since early in Paris, he started his teaching career for years. With excel understanding of cross-culture, he has been teaching many students from different countries. Now, Ray focuses on teaching integrated Chinese, customized Business Chinese and conversational Chinese.
His group and individual classes include both beginner and advanced learners. As the specialized course, his integrated lessons are not only on language but also on culture and current speech of China.
Being an excellent bilinguist, he understands the common frustrations of learning a language. Therefore, the course is conducted fully by English for student’s better understanding.
Ray is not just a teacher, but a window to the Chinese language and culture.