Mrs. Thompson was brought up in an intellectual family on a university campus in P. R. China where her parents worked and retired. With full scholarship and passion for English, she earned her Bachelor Degree from Heilongjiang University 黑龙江大学. Before she came to Arizona State University to pursue her Master Degree with scholarship, as a tenure of English lecturer, for nine years she had taught English full-time in Northeast Forestry University东北林业大学，the most prestigious forestry university in Asia, part-time to K-12 graders and in adults' colleges; she had taught Mandarin Chinese as a second language to the foreign scholars. Besides teaching, she had been a part-time student adviser, responsible for students' academic activities; a part-time coordinator of Foreign Affairs Office of Northeast Forestry University, in charge of public relations and interpreting for foreign teachers, experts, visiting scholars and academic researchers. Mrs. Thompson had been teaching 7th and 8th English, Reading, ELD 21 and 23 in Mesa Public Schools since 1999, last century.
In the current school year, Mrs. Thompson is assigned to teach Mandarin Levels I，II, III, and IB I and II in WESTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL.
Welcome every student who is courageous enough to be on board to do theBrain Sport-MANDARIN together with me :)