Yixin ‘Irena’ Hu

Mandarin & ESL

Yixin ‘Irena’ Hu is from China and graduated from Sichuan International Studies University in Beijing with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Culture. She earned a M.A. in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Biola University with highest honors. As a bilingual person in both Mandarin Chinese and English, she takes great pleasure in motivating her students to improve their English language proficiency and creating conditions that help them become autonomous and life-long learners.

“I enjoy discovering the complexity of the English language alongside my students and knowing them as unique individuals who come to Eldorado Emerson with different personalities and learning styles.”