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Dr. Bingyin Lei - Chinese Tutor, Leicester

Dr. Bingyin Lei Mandarin Tutor (Leicester)

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  • Central Leicester (LE4) View on map
  • Last Logged In: 15 Jun 2018
  • Sex: Female
  • Can Travel To: Charnwood, Coventry, Hinckley and Bosworth, Oadby and Wigston
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  • Professional Qualification PhD in Education, University of Leicester,UK
  • Professional Qualification Teaching Chinese as a Second Language Certificate (TCSOL), Beijing Language and Culture University, China
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Updated DBS Certiicate
  • Professional Membership Member of ORCID and Society for Education and Training
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Personal Message
I am a native Mandarin speaker/a qualified teacher and have been teaching Chinese for 15 years both in China and the UK.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
I teach simplified Chinese Mandarin and GCSE maths
Tell me about your qualifications.
2010- 2015: PhD Education Research, School of Education, the University of Leicester, UK

2012 – 2013:Teaching Chinese as a Second Language Certificate, Beijing Language and Culture University, China

2008 - 2009: MA International Education, School of Education, the University of Leicester, UK

2007 - 2008: Pre-Master -Human Resource Management, Brittin College, Cambridge, UK

2003 - 2006: First Degree - Business Studies, Hubei University, China

1995 - 1998: Teacher Qualification, Wuhan Normal College, Hubei Province, China
What kind of experience do you have?
2017- Present: Mandarin Teacher, Oakham school, Rutland, Leicestershire, UK

2014 – Present: Director and Tutor, Mandarin classes Leicester - Dr. Lei Chinese Tutoring

2016 : Mandarin and Maths Teacher, Chinese School, Judgemeadow Community College, Leicester, UK

2015: Chinese Mandarin Tutor, Chris Polatch Languages Steady Course Ltd, London, UK

2014: English - Chinese Mandarin translator, School of Psychology, University of Leicester

2013: Chinese Mandarin Interview interpreter, Career Development Service, University of Leicester

2013: Part-time Market Researcher, Montgomery Fox Limited, Leicestershire

2011: Psychological Consultant, Living Knowledge Communities, Hong Kong

2010: Associate Tutor, Save the Children Hong Kong, Sichuan province, China

2004 - 2006: Teaching Fellow, Department of Business, Hubei University, China,

1999 - 2002: Chinese Literature Teacher, Wuhan Secondary School, China
How much do you charge?
£25 per hour
£40 per lesson/2 hours (a minimum booking of 12hours/6 lessons)
£5 per lesson extra fees for travelling to students' place (10 miles)
Discounts available for group lessons ( more than 2 students); termly/yearly learning students etc.
Where do you teach?
I currently teach at my studio, Students Union (on Main campus of University of Leicester), and online learning (Skype).
When are you available?
Wednesdays 12:00 -19:00
Thursdays 15:00 -19:00
Fridays 12:00 -19:00
Saturdays 16:00 -19:00
(Happy to discuss other time slot during school holidays for students)
Which ages and levels do you teach?
5 year old - Adult learners
A1 (Beginners) - Advanced level
Chinese GCSE (all levels)
A-Level Chinese
Cambridge Pre-U A-level
HSK Exams-Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi ( all levels)
IB Ab-initio (all levels)
Exams Preparation
Business Chinese Mandarin
Travelling Chinese Mandarin
Company Training
Mandarin Teacher Training
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, I have an up-to-date DBS certificate
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Skype tutoring.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Member of the China Studies Research Alliance (ChiSRA) research committee, University of Leicester, UK
Organiser of the Chinese Educational Research Association (CERA) research committee, University of London, UK.
Where and with whom did you train?
I have been professionally trained as a Chinese Mandarin teacher in the Beijing Language and Cultural University.
Tell me about some of your current students.
My current students including GCSE Chinese, IB ab-initio Mandarin, A - Level, Cambridge Pre-U Chinese, HSK, Academic language skills and Chinese culture learning. Some of my students after a short period of time under my tuition, they achieved top grades in their exams.
I also teach online lessons and Sunday school 5+ year old students currently.
Do you have a personal message for students?
I design each course to only focused on what you want to achieve. You will benefit from your own tailor-made course. I look forward to being with you on the exciting journey that is simplified Chinese language learning! With a bit of help your Chinese skills will improve in no time. Please do not hesitate to get in touch and ask for a free 2018-2019 Learning Chinese brochure.