Samuel Yan is from Nanjing China where he received his pre-university education.
In 2008 he went to France for study at the University of Aix-Marseille, and in 2010 received his Bachelor’s Degree majoring in International Journalism.
Samuel then continued in France for post-graduate study, where he received from Kedge Business School (Bordeaux) in 2012 the Master’s Degree in International Business.
Samuel received intensive training in teaching Chinese language for speakers of other languages while at the University of Aix-Marseille, and in 2010 he became a Language Assistant in the Chinese Department. Surrounded by interested students from different countries around the world, Samuel was always pleased to introduce Chinese culture and language to them.
Samuel's teaching experience and positive interaction with his students during this time firmly established his love of the Mandarin teaching profession. Through his teaching in France, Samuel established friendships with many students, and he received much appreciation for his working with them.
Samuel speaks English, French and basic Japanese. He loves reading, traveling, and social networking.