Joseph joined our programme in Yangshuo (Zhuoyue English College) in the summer of 2017. Please read on for his feedback.
Please can you tell us about some of your most enjoyable moments of the trip?
I had an amazing time teaching the kids, it was extremely rewarding to connect with them and the people of Yangshuo despite the language barrier.
Which were the highlights of the lessons, cultural excursions and outdoor activities?
The highlight for me was being in the classroom teaching! I connected really well with the kids and it was always a blast to teach.
How would you say the overall experience has benefited you?
Going to China has changed my perspective on the world and my life. It was such a profound and emotionally rewarding experience. I have never seen and appreciated so much beauty in my life, whether it was outside or in the classroom.
What was the best thing about your experience in China?
Living in Chaoyang (Yangshuo).
Would you recommend participating to a friend and if so why?
Yes. It was an extremely rewarding, challenging and eye opening experience that I would recommend to everyone.