Main Profile profile for Yu Yifang

Yifang Yu
(Beijing, China)
Chinese Teacher
Program Year: 
2009-2010
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Bio: 
Yu Yifang is from Beijing and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Education from Hubei University. She has been teaching English since 2004 at the Asia-Pacific Experimental School in Beijing (1,600 students and 200 teachers). Ms. Yu is one of the editors of “TOEFL - An Examination of Vocabulary,” and, in 2006, she won first prize in the second National Teaching Ability Competition in Beijing. In 2007, she was named the “Excellent Teacher in the New Curriculum Reform” in Xicheng District in Beijing and was named the school’s leading English teacher for the 2007-2008 school year. Her cross-cultural and experience with international educators includes teaching basic Chinese to English teachers from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the United States as she has worked with them. She was hosted by Brent Elementary School in Washington, DC.