1. Preschoolers


Introduce young beginners to Chinese basics, keep them interested and make learning Chinese fun! 

  • Chinese phonetics, Hanyu pinyin
  • 4 tones and neutral tone
  • basic vocabularies in different topics using flashcards, charts, simple text and exercise
  • sentences making
  • basic conversations and key questions
  • story-telling, speech and drama 
  • show and tell
  • Chinese songs and rhymes
  • fun games & activities



2. Primary and secondary school students


All international schools and local school Chinese syllabus in Singapore; YCT, HSK, PSLE, IGCSE, IB,  O/A level etc.   My tuition lessons help your kids with


  • homework
  • tests
  • coursework
  • school exams and open exams preparation : PSLE, O level, A level, IB, IGCSE, GCSE, SAT, YCT, HSK and others
  • comprehensive coaching in reading, writing, speaking and listening to top their school results. Apart from their school textbooks, I use a variety of interesting and authoritative learning materials, stories, articles and role playing to keep your kids interested and accelerate their Chinese learning.  Learning how to do essay writing is never easier with my step by step and systemic teaching method.  Your kids will get great results fast like many others. For speaking and listening, I will first thoroughly go through with your kids all the school materials to ensure they have firm understanding of the topics before I engage them with my custom-made topical dialogues that boast their confidence in speaking real life Chinese, I also source up to date assessment books to reinforce their essential literacy skills. News, interesting video clips, audio listening practice will be used as part of the learning.   I also prepare useful worksheets to enhance their reading comprehension and provide them with plenty of composition exercises to help your kids prepare well for any tests or exams.  


3. Conversational Mandarin


No one speaks Chinese at home? No problem, I can help ! I will teach your kids standard Chinese pronunciation, hanyu pinyin, the four tones,  everyday vocabularies, social and everyday Mandarin in various topics.  Your children's conversational skills and speaking confidence will progress to language fluency with my specially designed interesting learning materials with particular references to Chinese cultural points. By engaging them in different situaional topics, they are well prepared for any exam topics at school or in everyday real life conversations. 



4. Chinese cultural classes and fun activities 


I will also engage your kids in fun learning activities beyond their textbooks so they can truly appreciate and enjoy Chinese language.    I offer to take them out to field trips like going to  the Chinatown, celebrating different Chinese festivals,  ordering food at the hawker centres, shoppig for clothes at the malls,  introducing them great Chinese classics at the libraries, visiting Chinese art galleries, savoring Chinese tea and snacks at the teahouse, attending a live Chinese orchestrate concert, learning how to cook a simple fried rice or noodle dish, watching Chinese movies and many other interesting places and activities to put Chinese in action.   I connect easily with kids, I am able to inspire their desire to learn and sustain their interest with fun and rewarding learning experience! 






1. Conversational social Mandarin (all levels from basic to advance)


Comprehensive topics, easy to follow, well designed and carefully selected learning materials for your individual learning needs, progress at your own learning pace, flexible timing and frequency to suit your schedule.  I also tailor make your HSK level 1 -6 exams preparations if getting an official Chinese credential is your goal.  All my  students aced HSK with flying colors and most obtained full scores.  I will guide you step by step and go through all the practice sets thoroughly with clear explanations. Results proven with plenty of students' testimonials!


2. Business Mandarin


Doing business in China? Dealing with Chinese or Singaporean Chinese coworkers, suppliers or personnel? Not only do you need to know your everyday Chinese vocabularies, you will also need to learn related business topics to help you communicate and deal effectively with us. I can help you bridge the cultural gap, better understand your Chinese counterparts and create a platform of knowledge and understanding with them that is crucial for effective communication, closing deals and improve relationships!


You can choose which topics to learn or what skills to focus on, e.g. travel Chinese, getting around, job interviews, contract and correspondence, negotiations, business presentation, telephone calls, quotations, speech etc.  Lessons will cover cultural knowledge, etiquettes, Chinese customs and norms to help you understand the business context and how business is done in China. 


Lessons are customized to cater to your profession and industry.  If you are keen to keep your finger on the pulse on what is happening in China, we can read and study current news and articles from newspapers,  magazines or online journals. My master degree in information studies and work experience as a national library reference librarian made me a seasoned researcher who knows where are the best business information sources.   I am a trained translator and interpreter in Chinese English languages too, my bilingual ability will help you get the most from lessons and progress fast.  Moreover my business background in economics and finance equipped me with business vocabularies, savvy and practical field knowledge, business concepts and the know-how in the real business world.


I am the ideal Chinese Language and Cultural trainer for your business and professional needs. If you need a seasoned professional to help you with translation or interpretation, for example crafting your Chinese speech, preparing work presentations, business correspondences and business calls etc. I am here for you.   



3. Chinese Proficiency Test 


Whether you are applying to study in universities in China, enhancing your career prospect by learning Chinese, upgrading your CV, seek better understanding of your Chinese friends or colleagues, there are plenty of reasons taking Chinse proficiency tests like BCT, HSK to up your game.  I can help you prepare and ace them.   All my students aced their open exams after my customised tutorage and special teaching methods and excellent learning materials.  Please check my testimonials and my LinkedIn recommendations, great results speak for themselves!



4.  Chinese cultural activities 


You can't learn a language without learning its culture, let me take you to a whole new world of Chinese civilizations and its rich heritage of novels, stories, poems, literature, drama and even films. We will have fun learning together.  It will not be your usual ordinary classroom textbook boring lessons! I make it a point for my lessons to be enjoyable! We will have fun together while learning and appreciating Chinese cultures through language. 


I go extra mile by taking your Chinese learning outside classroom to embrace our culture .  We can visit Chinese restaurants or eateries to try different Chinese dishes, or enjoying a simple hawker fare at the hawker center and understand the origin of hawker culture here, catching Chinese movies, concerts, Chinese opera during the Huayi Chinese festival of Arts or visiting a Chinese temple to have a glimpse of our faith. We could also visit Chinese art galleries or visit a tea house in  Chinatown to relax over a cup of Chinese tea. How about admiring the full moon while munching on sweet delicious mooncake during the mid Autumn festival or enjoying some Chinese dumplings during CNY or the special rice dumplings during the Dragon boat festivals? We could also watch a Dragon boat racing by the Singapore river to indulge in the festivity,  the choice is yours. And if you are into singing, I can teach you some popular Chinese songs with YouTube videos or going to Karaoke lounge to learn a few Pop songs to impress your Chinese counterparts or simply for your own entertainment.  


Ever wonder how to recite a classic Chinese poem and what they mean and its origin and background story behind?  How about making your own Chinese dumplings, steam bun or other mouth-watering treats? I can teach you how to make various Chinese dishes or snacks.  So after my demonstration classes, you can cook for your friends and families! 


So whatever you fancy, there are so many activities we can do together to help you learn and embrace Chinese in your life!  And if you know what you want, what industry or particular areas you want to focus on learning, we can work out together a customized learning plan,  just the right one for you.  I am flexible and fluid. Alternatively, if you are happy to follow my recommended structure course, I have plenty of authoritative learning materials for you to choose from.  I only choose the best learning programs and materials, they have helped many of my students achieve A star and fluency in much shorter time.  Using the right materials for your specific learning need is the key. I know where to look. 






Corporate and executive Chinese language training 

  • one on one
  • group

I design the training course specific to your industry and trade, catering to your training needs. I only use highly effective and useful learning materials.  My post-graduate diploma in HRM equips me with the effective training skills.   Companies and executives that I have trained over the years come from different trades and businesses, like the World Bank, Credit Suisse, UBS, RBS, Standard chartered, BNP, Aviva, Ernest & Young, KPMG, The Embassy of the Netherlands, The Embassy of Oman, CLSA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, ABN-AMRO, Deutsche Bank, Gartner, Fuji Xerox,  Jones Lane Lasalle,  Rolls Royce, Global Therapeutic System, PaNalytical, Lloyd's, Sulzer, Lion Global Capital, Sony Ericsson, Resorts World Sentosa, Madame Tussauds Singapore, Conergy, Ashurst, Far East energy, SPG global, Vietnam airlines, Indus Capital, Argus Media, Microsoft, Eternit, Telstra, Atkins Acuity, TDK-Epc, Heidmar, Transmedic, Spearsystem, Intouch, DPS Process System, EMC, Vertex Standard, Total SMB Offshore, Saipem, RWD, REC Wafer, WorldSportGroup, Confero, Redwood group Asia, Acergy, BD Medical, DailyFX, Rio Tinto, Marsh, Lufthansa Asia Pacific, RS components, Alcon, and many more. They have joy learning from me. Their learning objectives achieved and many refer new students to me.  Please check my linkedin reviews. 


Whether your company is looking to train your staff on Social Mandarin,  Business Mandarin or industry-specific Mandarin to prepare them for their new roles or enhance job performance in China trade, I have the right skill, experience and excellent training programs for them. Not only will they learn the language, they will also become familiar with Chinese customs and etiquette, this cultural insight will help them understand Chinese people and solve cultural differences issues and thus improve business and performance. Many of my executive students got promoted because they have applied their new China knowledge to improve the bottom line.  Knowledge is power!


 I taught Chinese language and culture at the Netherlands Embassy of Singapore for the past eight years.  Ambassardor Vonno and her senior staff members were among my happy students, recommendation given by the Embassy.  (In the Reference page)  





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