Ms. June Marshall holds a BA (Hons) degree in Teaching English as a Second Language and an MA in Mandarin education. She has taught Mandarin at international schools in Hong Kong, Beijing and Seoul. Through her international experience she has become familiar with both the MYP and IB curricula. At the Diploma Level she has taught both the Mandarin ab initio and Chinese B courses. June believes that learning Mandarin is greatly enhanced when students become better acquainted with Chinese culture. She grew up in Taiwan and has experienced a number of diverse cultures, having lived in Turkey, the United States, Canada, Hong Kong SAR, China, and Korea. In her free time June enjoys travelling, hiking, practicing yoga and mindfulness meditation, reading, and listening to jazz and classical music.