Gu Lin is from Yibin, China and received her bachelor’s degree from the Department of English Translation from Sichuan Normal University. She has been teaching English as a second language at No.1 High School of Yibin, Sichuan, China since 2009. She is also a leader of the English Teaching and Research Group. She was awarded “National Excellent Supervisor” in 2015 and has won the first Prize of Senior High English Teachers' Class Assessment in Yibin in 2016. Ms. Gu enjoys traveling, mountain climbing, listening to music, and spending time with her niece. During her year in the U.S., she looked forward to celebrating Christmas, attending an American basketball game and sharing her cultural holidays with the students. Her primary objective for participating in TCLP was to experience different cultures and education systems. She was hosted by Vista Heritage Global Academy in Santa Ana, CA.