Tracy Foster joined our projects in Xi’An and Beijing in the summer of 2017. Please read on to view their feedback:

Could you please tell us about some of your most enjoyable moments of the trip?

I enjoyed teaching my class a song for their graduation performance and spending time with the other participants and staff on the tour days.

Which were the highlights of the lessons, cultural excursions and outdoor activities?

As for cultural exchange, I really enjoyed how some of the students were so fascinated by English culture and were very eager to learn. As for the outdoor activities, I enjoyed seeing how frenziedly competitive the children were.

How would you say the overall experience has benefited you?

I feel it has benefited me very much as a person, which was one of my main goals.

What was the best thing about your experience in China?

Learning about Chinese culture and meeting new people.

Would you recommend participating to a friend and if so why?

Yes, because it will give them the chance to learn new skills and meet new people.