Mandarin (Chinese)


In Mr Gonski’s “Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools” published in March 2018, one of the key recommendation is “Australian students should receive a world-class school education, tailored to individual learning needs, and relevant to a fast-changing world.” This is very true though not a […]

From Mass learning to tailored education – A view from ...


How much should you pay a tutor?
How much should you pay a language tutor for you or your child? Let’s have a look of the average market rate of a tutor in USA, Australian and China (Beijing). In USA, the hour rate of a tutor ranging from US$30 – US$40 per hour for a high school […]

How much should you pay a language tutor?


Do you want your kids learn Mandarin (Chinese) with a good teacher? Here are some tips on how to find a good Mandarin class for children: SMILE. As requested by some parents, we are going to open a new Mandarin Class for beginners in Term 2, 2018. Date: Saturday (21 […]

New Mandarin Class for Children



Most people are looking for a good Mandarin tutor for themselves or their children. But some people need to find a good Mandarin tutor for the executives. The boss. How to find a good Mandarin tutor for the executives, your boss? You may think it is strange when your boss […]

How to find a good Mandarin tutor for your boss?


It is not easy to persuade your children to start Mandarin study, it is even harder to keep them learning Mandarin. We often hear parents complaining that their children are board with Mandarin classes and do not want to continue. It is a pity that if your children give up […]

How to keep your children learning Mandarin?