Mandarin Language Department Head

Annie Cui

It is better to teach a man to fish than to give him a fish, and she is very passionate about spreading Chinese language and culture to the world.

Biography

Annie Cui graduated from Shenyang Normal University in 2008 with a degree in English and education. While completing course work for her bachelor’s degree, she took up a half-year internship in a Chinese public middle school, working as a homeroom teacher.

She currently holds two official teaching certificates, a National Teacher Certificate and a Certificate for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Ms. Cui came to DAIS in the fall of 2009. She believes that it is better to teach a man to fish than to give him a fish, and she is very passionate about spreading Chinese language and culture to the world.

The Start of School Year

The start date for all DAIS divisions has been moved from August 5th to September 1st. We continue to monitor the recent Covid-19 outbreak in the Dalian area and will report to the community any impact that this outbreak may have on the start of the school year.