Yu Bo is from Beijing, China and holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Language from Capital Normal University of China. He has been teaching English at Beijing No. 4 High School (2,100 students and 150 teachers), one of the most prestigious high schools in China, since 2008. In addition to the English Language courses that he teaches, he conducts elective courses on Chinese Traditional Culture, as well as Beijing Tourism. He believes that family is very important, and in his spare time he enjoys singing, playing traditional instruments, badminton, and traveling. Mr. Yu’s goal for participating in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program is to bring traditional Chinese culture to U.S. classrooms. He is also looking to learn about American teaching methodologies, as well as U.S. customs and traditions, from his new colleagues.