I have no experience of teaching dogs but if I had to, I would probably use the Silent Method or Silent Way, which involves cuisenaire rods. One of the the main criticisms of the Silent Method is that it lacks meaningful communication, but this could be an advantage in your case.
That's because she's a Meditarranean dog. An East Asian dog won't need words, they will be so senstive to your feelings it will seem like they are reading your mind. An English dog will do what you say but with so much attitude you will wish you hadn't asked them