Please answer the following questions for us to develop a plan with a quote for you. Thanks and cheers!
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Name of the learner (for whom we'll develop the plan)
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Name (of the person filling out this form, if different from above)
So we know how to address you when replying
Feel free to type in more than one if needed
Where is the learner based?
Let us know the learner's city/county and state (or the zip code) so we can develop a realistic plan considering how far you are from us and the time difference.
What is the learner's age?
Less than 10
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Age determines how we learn a foreign language. Please kindly indicate the age range of the learner so we can make a better plan!
How long has the learner been learning Chinese?
The Guided Chinese News Study requires basic language skills such as recognizing minimum 50-100 words.
Where did the learner learn Chinese?
Does the learner understand Pinyin or Zhuyin?
Would the learner like to study in Simplified or Traditional scripts?
What are the learning goals?
Improve Chinese reading and spoken skills? Prepare for a trip to China? Communite with relatives and friends who speak Chinese? Interested in China and want to be on top of things?
How long do you want the learning plan to last?
More than 8 weeks
The learning plan is on a weekly basis with a minimum of 3 weeks.
How many Chinese news article(s) do you want to master per week?
Please take a look at sample articles to decide your workload. https://www.thechairmansbao.com/
What are the learner's preferred form(s) of contact to receive teaching instruction and practicing conversations besides ongoing email communication (multiple choices allowed)?
Phone calls (audio)
Video calls (mobile/computer)
We'll provide a link to video calls if you choose this option.
If Other, please specify:
Are there any other learning activities you would like to add to your plan?
Learn how to order food in a Chinese restaurant? Study a book about China? Make a travel plan? Deep dive into any area of interest? Let us know and we'll try our best to help!
How did you hear about Mrs. Plumberg's Newsroom?
Family and friends
If My school or Other, please specify name of school or other sources:
Anything else you want us to know? Any questions?
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