Welcome to our FIRST podcast interview. Today we are very excited to have Zier Liu from Keats Chinese School as our guest. Zier Liu is the vice chairman and a Chinese teacher at Keats Chinese School. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan Business School.
Zier enjoys working at Keats School and helping students to improve their Mandarin Chinese. You will all probably know Keats Chinese School as it is mentioned in our daily Podcasts, but today we finally got a chance to talk to their vice chairman about some better ways to learn Mandarin Chinese.
In this Podcast, we talk about:
(1) the difference between learning Mandarin Chinese online and learning Mandarin Chinese in China; some pros and cons
(2) the typical process about going to China to study as a foreign student (school selection, tuition fees, visa etc)
(3) how to improve your Mandarin Chinese quickly and what frequent mistakes Zier sees foreign students at Keats Chinese School make
(4) some great Chinese learning resources Zier recommends
(5) a free give-away and bonus for all of our Learn Mandarin Now Listeners!
Resources recommended in the interview:
(1) Learn Mandarin Now Podcasts
(2) Chinese learning book by Keats Chinese School—now you can get it for free. Email Zier(email@example.com) to get the book (simply say you are a Learn Mandarin Now Podcast listener)
Free give-away and great bonus from Zier:
(1) free assessment of your Mandarin Chinese for our listeners: Zier very kindly offers a free assessment of your Chinese abilities to each and every one of our Podcast listeners. The assessments will be conducted by a real Chinese teacher from Keats School via Skype—and there will be no sales pitch involved! Thanks Zier! Whether you have been studying Chinese for a while or are just getting started, we encourage you to take advantage of this great opportunity. It’s important to see where your Chinese level is right now. Get in touch with Zier to reserve a time slot via her email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(2) or, if you want to get in touch with Zier, either to ask some questions about going to China to study or just to say Hello, feel free to get in touch with her through one of the ways shown below, and she will personally reply to every email and message ☺
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