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November 1, 2013

Xiang Gao

Xiang Gao is from Shandong, China. He is 26 years old and he came to America one and a half months ago. He came to America all by himself and he came here for work. In China, he worked as a Kung-Fu Master and now, Xiang works as a Kung-Fu Master in Redmond, Washington.

Xiang speaks Mandarin and he is learning English. He is a very, enthusiastic learner and wants to learn English as quickly as he can. He takes classes at Bellevue College from Monday-Friday and right after class, he goes to work.

Xiang likes everything about America and he likes to watch movies in his free time. He is single and so, he believes he has lots of free time. He believes the best way to learn English is to use it at work, practice at home, watch TV, read books in English and listen to movies in English. Xiang is always practicing his English in the community. He wants to stay in America forever and he’s very happy to be here. At home, he usually cooks Chinese food to eat and he loves being a Kung-Fu Master. He has been a Kung-Fu Master for about ten years. Xiang is an inspiration to many because of his love for life and learning.

Published November 2013

Comments (1)


  1. Kristi Middleton says:

    It’s such a pleasure to have you in class. Your enthusiasm is contagious. Keep up the great work and good luck to you.

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