Michael graduated from Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing City, China with a BA degree in Chinese language and literature. He studied in San Francisco State University and graduated in 1983 with a MA degree in anthropology. As a straight-A student, he earned Lewis Henry Morgan Fellowship and studied anthropology in the University of Rochester, Rochester New York and graduated in 1993 with a Ph. D. degree. Michael had taught Chinese language and culture in San Francisco State University and ... [more]
I have more than 10 years teaching and tutoring experience in the area of Chinese language. Since the students are different, the teaching should be different. The most important is that the teacher should always know what his students are interested in the area of his or her learning. The teacher should keep what the students have learnt and use it (not just repeat it) in the process to learn new things. Also, to point out the differences between Chinese and English is always an interesting thing for the students to learn the new language.