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Sarah Huang

Mandarin Chinese Teacher 


A highly organized and energetic Mandarin Chinese teacher who is experienced in working with other cultures and seeking more opportunities in teaching the Mandarin language.  

Sarah strives to tailor the lesson for all levels and comfortable with applying new technology to language learning. Her teaching-related professional qualifications included Diploma in Translation and Interpretation in English/Chinese and two certifications in TCSOL (Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages). She has great intensity in creative learning and teaching languages. 

Sarah also holds a B.B.A. Degree in Operation Management. She had worked for different sales related positions amongst the retail and business oriented companies before she determined to pursue teaching as a long term career.

Sarah's sample Teaching material & in-class activity

  • Hand-made board game to facilitate the young learner and adult to review the  numbers, colors and basic questions in Mandarin. 
  • Sample PowerPoint Presentation for visual learning 
  • Youtube videos.


Sep 2013Apr 2014

Diploma in Interpretation and Translation in English/ Chinese

Simon Fraser University

-On-site interpretation practice.

-Translation projects.

Aug 2008Jun 2012

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Management and Operations 

Fort Hays State University


Jul 2015Dec 2015

TCSOL (Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages)

IATCSOL(International Association for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages)

Jul 2015Dec 2015

TCFL (Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language)

Pearson-EDI- International Han Institue (IHI) 

Work History

April 2016Present

Mandarin Instructor

International House Vancouver

-Provided beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons to the small group of busy professionals (Age 23-55) by using communicative teaching approach.
-Provided Mandarin lessons to juniors (Age 12-15)
-Regular administration work for instructors, such as creating outlines, provide self-evaluation sheets, time sheets and etc.

Feb 2016Present

Chinese Teacher 

Key Language Training 

-Provide one-on-one Chinese classes to senior adults on weekdays.
-Created customized lesson plans based on each students' learning objectives.

Feb 2016Present

Mandarin Teacher 

Crocodile Mandarin School 

-Mandarin teacher assistant to toddlers and pre-school kids on weekends.
-Provided private small group lessons to adults by using communicative teaching approach, including songs, in-class activities and mini-field trip.
-Provide non-academic group lesson to toddlers and pre-school kids by using Montessori teaching method

Apr 2015Present

Private Tutor

- Provided informal simplified and traditional Chinese classes to the Mandarin Language as a second language speakers adults.

- Provided informal English sessions to ESL students.

.-Prepared customized learning materials on Google Doc 

-Taught  via Skype. and Google Hangout as alternative. 

- Used the online learning tool such as Quizlet, Memerize, podcasts, videos and Show Document online whiteboard (for Chinese characters learning) to maximize the learning results.

- Created own curriculum. 

- Created spreadsheet for the income taxes.

Apr 2015Aug 2015

Administrative Receptionist

Jasdi Magnetics

- General office administrative support includes switchboard operation, reply customers e-mails regarding the quotations and more, photocopying, scanning and file the document according to Jasdi's guidelines.
-Record keeping and Inventory maintenance by using software "Quickbooks"
-Calculating the quotes on excel spreadsheet based on customers requirements.
-Preparing the magnets samples for the customers. Ready-to-send.

Apr 2014Apr 2015

Customer Service

Shoppers Drug Mart



Language Teaching, Website Administration,  Translation, Interpretation, Office Administration and Customer Service.