Sino-African ties guide Yale grad teaching in Hunan

Editor:ĠĊğÀÇÚ
Source:chinadaily.com.cn
Updated:2018-09-17 09:41:44

Matthew Carl Coetzee meets with Chinese teachers. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

ĦĦĦĦMatthew Carl Coetzee has worked at Yali High School in Changsha, Hunan province, as an English teacher since the start of the new semester in September.

ĦĦĦĦBorn in South Africa, the 23-year-old graduated from Yale University in the United States, majoring in sociology.

ĦĦĦĦHe said he knew since childhood that the friendship between China and Africa runs a long course, and he is grateful for the opportunity to teach in China. He said he will incorporate the friendship in every class he teaches.

Matthew Carl Coetzee talks with students at Yali High School in Changsha, Hunan province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Matthew Carl Coetzee points to a sentence while teaching at Yali High School in Changsha, Hunan province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Matthew Carl Coetzee writes on the blackboard at Yali High School in Changsha, Hunan province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Matthew Carl Coetzee and other foreign teachers in the school pose for a photo at Yali High School in Changsha, Hunan province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Matthew Carl Coetzee poses for a photo at Yali High School in Changsha, Hunan province. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]