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Chang Yen is a Chinese Language Instructor for Chinese Now!, working with adults and particularly our high-level students. Ms. Chang has taught Chinese at the university level in the United States for over twenty years, including at the University of Michigan and George Washington University. She has also taught classes to the staff of the US Department of Commerce. She was born and raised in Taiwan, where she completed her university studies. She then taught at the Stanford University Language Center in Taipei, before relocating to the US. Ms. Chang also works as a broadcaster for Voice of America and resides in Rockville, Maryland.
Yu Bo (English name: Maria) is a Chinese language instructor for Chinese Now! She was born in Changchun, Jilin, China. She received her bachelor’s degree in education technology and pedagogical techniques and her master’s degree in education from Jilin Normal University. Yu Bo holds China’s highest Chinese language education certificate, the Certificate for Teachers of Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages from the Confucius Institute Headquarters. She taught Chinese language and culture to foreign students at Central China Normal University. Yu Bo has also worked as a private tutor, teaching foreign students Chinese in person and online. She has helped students of all ages, nationalities, and levels better understand the Chinese language. Yu Bo enjoys teaching Chinese, for it is her belief that language learning allows us to stop being strangers and start being friends.
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