TEACHING AND TOURING IN CHINA depicts the exciting journey of a husband and wife who visited China to experience world famous places in Beijing and Xi’an and teach Chinese high school students conversational English. This is a great book and guide to read if you plan to travel or teach in China or simply wish to learn more about the famous places and people of today’s China.
About John C. Zappia
Author John C.Zappia was born 1938 in Pittsburgh (East Liberty), Pennsylvania. Grew up in North Hills (Shaler Township), Pennsylvania. Attended Saint Anne Elementary School in Millvale, Pa. Graduated from Shaler High School, Glenshaw, Pa. in 1956. Served in U.S. Marine Corps from 1956 to 1959. Married Nancy Leach from Monongahela, Pa. in 1961. Current family: Children- Tammy, Jeff, Dana, Jay. Grandchildren: Timothy, Alex, Rana, Christa, Adam, Gia. Great Grandchildren: Haleigh, Hannah, Hayden, Logan. Graduated from University of Pittsburgh in 1976 with BS degree in Business Administration. Attended University of Wisconsin, Madison, Graduate School of Banking – Graduated in 1985. Worked at PNC Bank, Pittsburgh, Pa. for 38 years. Read more
Excerpt from the Book
It was about two years since we left Ostuni, Italy on July 24, 2004 where my wife, Nancy and I taught conversational English under the Global Volunteers service program. Read more