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    We provide international education to over 1,100 students ages 1-18. We are at the heart of our community, a hub for many expat families in living Beijing.

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    We teach the English National Curriculum, offer a German curriculum at primary level and IB Diploma for Years 12 & 13 students.

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Modern Foreign Languages Department

French, German, Spanish, Korean

  • Linda Worsley

    Linda Bastien Worsley

    Head of Modern Foreign Languages, French Teacher

    Linda Bastien Worsley

    I studied at the Université de La Réunion where I graduated with a Master’s Degree in Language, Literature and Foreign Civilisations with a speciality in English. I spent 12 years in England and completed the PGCE in 2004 at the University of Manchester and gained my first post at a comprehensive secondary school in Salford where I taught French and Spanish for seven years. I have also delivered French at primary schools around Salford.

    I joined The British School of Beijing in 2012 and spent my first year teaching French as a first language as part of the French native programme as well as delivering the curriculum for KS3 and KS4. I thoroughly working with the students and share my passion for languages. 

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  • Alan Jasansky (2)

    Alan Jasansky

    German Teacher, LOTE

    Alan Jasansky

    I work at BSB as a German Teacher. I am based both in Secondary and Primary School.  I teach IB German and Literature, IGCSE German and Year 2 and 3 LOTE German. I come from the Czech Republic where I studied at university Secondary/High School Teaching in subjects German Language/GermanLiterature, and History. I finished my studies with Master's Degree (Hon).

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  • Kate Park

    Kate Park

    Korean Teacher, University Counsellor

    Kate Park

    My role as a Teacher at BSB is to teach secondary students Korean A literature. Out of 15 years of my teaching career, I have been teaching Korean and Chinese students for 10 years in the private sector in Beijing.

    I studied English at the Korean University of Aerospace. I have also completed Korean Education program at the Institute of Foreign Language Studies of Korea University and have a TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) as well as a Business English certificate from the Capilano College in Vancouver.

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  • Lara Soriano 2

    Lara Massaguer Soriano

    Spanish Teacher

    Lara Massaguer Soriano

    I completed a Degree in Spanish Linguistics and Literature in the Autonomous University of Barcelona.  I received my Language and Literature qualifications specialising in Spanish at the same University.  In 2011 I finished a Masters in Spanish Language Teaching with the University of Barcelona.

    I taught Language and Literature in Spain before moving overseas to work as a Spanish teacher at University Language Centre and Orono High School in Minnesota in the USA.  In 2004, I earned a lecturer post at Jilin University in China, and eight years ago I started my career as a Modern Foreign Languages teacher at International Schools.

    I am a trained IB Diploma Programme teacher and I have been teaching Spanish Ab Initio and Language B as well as IGCSE Spanish for several years in Beijing. I was very happy to have the opportunity to join BSB in 2018.

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  • Philipp Mende (3)

    Philipp Mende

    German Teacher, LOTE

    Philipp Mende

    I joined BSB in 2013 as German teacher for native speakers. I have got a degree from Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen, Nuremberg, Germany, followed by a state diploma after two years of practical training in various schools.
     

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