John earned his BA degree at Tunghai University, Taiwan, and his TCSOL (Teaching of Chinese to Speakers of other languages) certificate at National Taiwan University, Taiwan. John is a traveler who has been to over 20 countries around the world and is willing to share his experience about how important languages, being open-minded, and courage are. He is also a keen runner who has completed his first full marathon in 2018 in Chiang Rai and has finished several half or mini-marathon events in Thailand. John has been instrumental in curriculum development and design in Mandarin as an Additional Language at SBS. He is enthusiastic about teaching and developing student potential and helping students to connect better to the better with language.