Mark Alan Peter is a native of Southern California, who now calls home Columbia, South California. He has 3 earned degrees along with several certificates including a Masters in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Intercultural Studies. Mr. Peter has traveled to over 30 countries and lived in 5. He’s taught every age group from Kindergarten to adults. His university positions include: Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade, Shanghai Polytechnic University, Ningxia Teacher’s University, University of South Carolina and now HFNU. Mr. Peter has also studied Mandarin at the Shanghai Teacher’s University and Northeast Teacher’s University. He considers it the hardest thing he’s ever done in his life. Mark has taught: Speaking/Listening, Grammar/Writing, Reading, Film, Comparative Cultures, Debate and The Society and Culture of Major English-Speaking Countries His hobbies include: stamp, book and coin collecting, drama, politics and blogging. He’s married to a native girl of Hunan Province.