Christina Li, a high school passout who had just finished her 12th Grade from Mac Robertson Girls High School, Australia, came to volunteering for the Teaching Project in Shanghai.
She has always been intrigued about volunteering with children, and finally, after completing high school, sho got the opportunity to travel abroad and live her dreams.
Christina was teaching at an old primary school that was set up by Mr. Chen, a famous educational expert in Shanghai, in 1928. The school has nearly 900 students at present. The aim of this educational institution is to help children find their way of happiness and always stick to it. Christina was gladly a part of this venture for a period of time and contributed in the best possible way.
Christina usually preferred bigger groups because that way the students interacted more with each other and could learn from each other’s mistakes. She paid a lot of attention to the students’ pronunciations, she considered oral English to be very important for the students. She always helped every student to correct their pronunciation over and over again.
Christina also prepared games and puzzles for students, in order to keep them engaged. Her main aim was to gather the attention of the class and get them involved in the activities.
Christina is immensely interested in knowing more about the Chinese culture, and she explored Shanghai thoroughly, during her volunteering trip.