"The success of Chinese teaching is not only about how well students learn but also about how we build their interest in the language."
Isabella Yi was born in China and lived there for more than 20 years before coming to Australia. She loved learning the Chinese language at school and developed a strong passion for teaching, which she pursued at university. She is postgraduate trained in Chinese Language Teaching with several qualification.
Isabella loves Mandarin Chinese and she loves to share her passion with others. She believes that learning Chinese is not just about learning the language but also about immersing yourself in the Chinese culture and way of life, which includes the history, values, beliefs, and customs of the Chinese people.
Being bilingual and having a bi-cultural perspective are Isabella’s ultimate goals for her students. In her classes she aims to create a relaxing and stimulating environment and she avoids repetitive reading and writing exercises.