Native English Speaker
Native Mandarin Chinese Speaker
Proficient in Spanish
Conversant in German
Born in Beijing, China
Danni is a TEFL-certified English teacher with backgrounds in many cultures and languages. Born in Beijing, China, she moved to sunny California with her parents at age 15. She went to High School in Irvine, CA, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from University of California - Berkeley.
Danni started assisting her teachers as early as in 3rd grade. In High School, she volunteered as a peer tutor everyday after school. At UC Berkeley, she worked as a musicianship tutor and helped with curriculum design and placement exams. In 2020, Danni lived briefly in Cordoba, Spain before the outbreak of COVID-19. Then, she moved to Leipzig, Germany to start a completely different adventure.
Danni has 4 years of teaching experience in English, Chinese, and music, and is currently working on a TCFL (Teaching Chinese as A Foreign Language) certificate. She also hopes to teach Spanish one day. Danni has also taken courses in Brazilian Portuguese, American Sign Language (ASL), and Persian (Farsi).
Her students think of her as a friendly, easy-going, and inspiring person that pays attention to their individual needs. Danni strives to give students personalized tips and comments so they can enjoy learning and using English in their daily lives.
Other than languages and music, Danni loves cooking, traveling, and being with animals. Other than the 4 countries mentioned above, she has also been to Singapore, Canada, England, Morocco, France, and Finland.
Specialized Areas of Teaching:
TOEFL/IELTS test preparation
High School / University admission preparation
Free Introductory Lesson
Teenagers, Adults, Seniors
Private (One-on-One) and Group Lessons
CV, Resume, and Interviewing Preparation
English for the purpose of traveling
TESOL Test Prep
Conversational Chat Hour
She specializes in teaching Academic English and English through Music.
Danni tailors each lesson to meet the needs of her students.