A brief introduction to Zhang Xixue, an English teacher
Zhang Xixue, a senior English teacher with thirty years of teaching, is also a Party member. In 2001, he was chosen as one of the National Backbone teachers to receive training in Wuhan and the United Kingdom.
Born into a farmer’s family on September 27, 1966, Zhang Xixue knew all the hardships of life and decided to go all out to change his life. He firmly believed hard work would pay off in the end and his dream would come true through his own efforts. He began his career as an English teacher in July, 1983. Ever since then, he has been working with great passion regardless of his working conditions.
While at college, Mr. Zhang devoted all himself to improving his professional competence. He graduated with excellent grades, especially with his firm mastery of a large vocabulary, English grammar, good pronunciation and intonation and so on, which laid a firm foundation for his future work.
Mr. Zhang has his own unique ways of teaching English. He can use very simple words the students have learned to explain to his students the difficult words, phrases and sentence patterns they are learning, thus making it easier for his students to learn the English language. Besides, he loves and cares for his students, being friendly to them all the while and never trying to hurt them in any way.
Having been teaching for thirty years so far, Mr. Zhang is an experienced teacher. He knows the theories and practice in his own field. Nevertheless, he is always sparing no effort to make his work more interesting and more efficient. He has been reading all kinds of books on his profession and books relevant to his teaching work, especially those written by native speakers of English. In this way, he has improved his professional competence and his students can also benefit from it a lot.
Mr. Zhang is a modest man and a man of few words, yet he is humorous in life and work. Though life is hard, he firmly believes life will change for the better, and that’s why he is always so enthusiastic and has a good sense of humor.
Mr. Zhang is a good colleague for the other teachers of the school. He is straightforward and easy-going and that’s why they usually find him easy to work with. He loves and respects his fellow teachers and the leaders of the school. He is always willing to help others as much as he can just as he always does for his students.
Besides his teaching work, Mr. Zhang has also been working hard to involve himself in the teaching research of his field. He has got several articles and books published by various publishing houses and magazines.
Mr. Zhang loves his school, regarding it as a very important part of his life. He thinks it an honor to work in such a prestigious school. He feels happy to work in this school and he warmly invites all the students from different junior school to study here.
Mr. Zhang is a man of ambition. He is always trying to make his work perfect, always improving himself to make himself popular with his students for his excellent work. He has a dream that one day, through his and his colleagues’ hard work, this school will be well-known in China and even all over the world.
Knowledge is power and knowledge can make this world a better place to live. Mr. Zhang believes in this and he wishes all of his students to have knowledge to change this world for the better. Welcome to this school, and Mr. Zhang, all the other teachers and this school will surely provide all of you with the platform on which to realize all your dreams, and we will fulfill our dream, China dream.