Class: Chinese Conversation Level 1
Back in 2000, Tsai-En had been a film and TV commercial producer for several years. One day, she had a chance to sub classes for her friend who was teaching English and turn out that she loved teaching as much as being a producer. She then made a life shift and has been teaching ESL and Chinese as a second or foreign language for more than 10 years.
She believes that learning should be fun and meaningful. Therefore, she always doing her best on building student-centered classroom and use a variety of teaching strategies to help students to learn. She takes extra miles for her students because she believe there is always a better way to teach and to support her students. Therefore, she is not only teaching, but also attending professional classes and workshops to improve her own teaching. In addition, she enjoy giving back to the community, so she would volunteer to host culture event and classes at the library and she host webinar and goes around to present at different conferences to share her knowledge and experiences with other teachers.
She teaches students from 2 year old to more than 65 year old. She teaches Business Chinese, Mandarin, Chinese Business Etiquette,Chinese culture, and parent-child classes. The most unique program is her Raising Bilingual Children program, in which she works with parents directly and provide knowledge and practical advise on how to raise bilingual children with reduce risk of language delay.