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Terry
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Terry
« Dan is a great teacher. Knowledgeable, caring, and enthusiastic. I treasure the memory of my classes with him, and encourage you all to seek him out. He is also a great scholar, with many important publications, so he has experience with all sorts of academic writing. »
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Lessons offered by Dan
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at their home
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • Adult Education
  • College
  • University

Retired UBC professor of Chinese studies, religion and history wants to tutor English for $25/hour. Prefer to work at my home in the Kerrisdale area of Vancouver, B.C., the better to care for my wife,

Methodology

I am a retired UBC professor of History, Chinese Studies and Comparative Religion with 31 years of teaching and tutoring experience, looking for a part-time job tutoring English in my Kerrisdale apartment or nearby. Native speaker of English; also speak fluent Mandarin Chinese and some Spanish. Ph.D, University of Chicago.

Background

Have been teaching and tutoring for 31 years., at UBC, Oberlin College, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Cheng Chih University in Taiwan. Have had hundreds of students who have graduated from university and gone on to work at various jobs. Some are now university professors.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : $ 0/h
Lessons offered by Dan
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at their home
Taught subjects
  • Academic tutoring
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • Adult Education
  • College
  • University

Dan's Resume

I have the following degrees: B.A. B.D., M.A, Ph.D
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Have published many books and academic articles

Can supply CV and photo if needed

The 2 reviews on Dan
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2 recommendations

Terry

Dan is a great teacher. Knowledgeable, caring, and enthusiastic. I treasure the memory of my classes with him, and encourage you all to seek him out. He is also a great scholar, with many important publications, so he has experience with all sorts of academic writing.

Sarai

Dan is an incredible teacher. When I was completing a lengthy research paper, Dan edited my work and challenged my thoughts- pushing them to the next level. He's really incredible. I highly recommend him!!

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